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Old 11-13-2012, 10:57 AM #1
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Best barrel money can buy

If money wasn't an issue, what barrel would you buy and why?
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Old 11-13-2012, 11:14 AM #2
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Disruptive death touch or shaft4 all day everyday
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Old 11-13-2012, 01:04 PM #3
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Titanium Longbow - Supposedly, the most accurate barrel ever made.
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Old 11-13-2012, 01:25 PM #4
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High quality Barrels have already proven to have very little to do with accuracy so unless you show proof previous statement is bs.
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Old 11-13-2012, 01:32 PM #5
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High quality Barrels have already proven to have very little to do with accuracy so unless you show proof previous statement is bs.
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Old 11-13-2012, 02:31 PM #6
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Old 11-13-2012, 05:28 PM #7
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Titanium Longbow - Supposedly, the most accurate barrel ever made.
I've used TI Longbows before, and they're really no better than an Ultralite or any other quality barrel. The accuracy difference between any quality barrel is so miniscule that you're better off focusing on other benefits such as efficiency and sound signature reduction. You want better accuracy? Buy better paint.

However, if money were no issue, I'd get a set of CF Boomsticks just because I like the look of them.
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Old 11-13-2012, 05:40 PM #8
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Full kit is like $200, but after watching a broken ball video on YouTube, where accuracy returned after only 20 shots - I'm sold.
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Old 11-13-2012, 06:21 PM #9
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So what about deadly winds, sly and stiffi barrels?
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Old 11-13-2012, 07:00 PM #10
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What about them? They are nice barrels but you're essentially paying for a polished metal tube and Lapco has always made great barrels at a great price.
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Old 11-13-2012, 07:01 PM #11
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I've used TI Longbows before, and they're really no better than an Ultralite or any other quality barrel. The accuracy difference between any quality barrel is so miniscule that you're better off focusing on other benefits such as efficiency and sound signature reduction. You want better accuracy? Buy better paint.

However, if money were no issue, I'd get a set of CF Boomsticks just because I like the look of them.
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Old 11-13-2012, 07:14 PM #12
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If i did not have the Furious barrel i would have bought a kit of those.

I find myself using my Furious barrel more often than not, because it has such great accuracy compared to most other barrels. Of course, paint has alot to do with accuracy, as do the consistency of your marker, but Furious shoots insanely straight. Many others would vouch for it.

I place the Disruptive death touch at second place, mainly because of its quietness and the ridges in the porting may come in handy. I do not have this barrel.
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Old 11-13-2012, 07:34 PM #13
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As of right now, I have the following:

Deadlywinds Fibur
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There are only 2 barrels I still want: TI longbow, and a Crossfire RamRod
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Old 11-13-2012, 07:45 PM #14
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Old 11-13-2012, 09:44 PM #15
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So, considering I'm using tourny paint. What is the best on sound sig. and efficiency. Also what looks the best of the more expensive barrels?

And also how do these higher priced barrels compare to an ultra light(barrel I own)
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Old 11-13-2012, 10:44 PM #16
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A barrel is a barrel pretty much. Your paint makes faaaaaaaar more difference. Yes more ported barrels are quieter and less efficient and longer control bores are more efficient but really unless you have a terrible stock barrel (like a .695 that is 2 inches long and rough on the inside) you're not going to notice much improvement.

Save your money and buy quality paint instead, that will be more noticeable of an improvement.
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Old 11-14-2012, 02:29 AM #17
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So, considering I'm using tourny paint. What is the best on sound sig. and efficiency. Also what looks the best of the more expensive barrels?

And also how do these higher priced barrels compare to an ultra light(barrel I own)
Best sound sig? Thats up to you man. How can we tell you what looks the best too.
Most efficient will be an underbore.

Really, you are worrying too much about this. What is wrong with your UL? Just keep using that and buy the best paint.
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Old 11-14-2012, 07:55 AM #18
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Best sound sig? Thats up to you man. How can we tell you what looks the best too.
Most efficient will be an underbore.

Really, you are worrying too much about this. What is wrong with your UL? Just keep using that and buy the best paint.
I'm not worrying at all. For me personally, if I have the option to increase performance I usually jump on it, but I mostly just wanted to clear up a couple questions I had.

Thanks for the answers guys.
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Old 11-14-2012, 12:05 PM #19
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As of right now, I have the following:

Deadlywinds Fibur
Sly ProMerc Diesel
J&J Edge Kit
Disruptive Deathtouch
Hammerhead MoFo
MacDev Shift
All 3 CFBoomsticks
CP
Furious Lotus
Lucky15
Lucky un1tec
OTP Precision
Kaner
Shaft4

There are only 2 barrels I still want: TI longbow, and a Crossfire RamRod
I'm interested, Which barrel do you use most if you compete or when you want the best results for your set up.?
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Old 11-14-2012, 12:19 PM #20
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I'm interested, Which barrel do you use most if you compete or when you want the best results for your set up.?
90% of the time, I'm using my Deadlywind with SS inserts. I break out my Furious kit, and Lucky15's from time to time, but the Deadlywind is my go to barrel. Haven't had the time to test the Deathtouch yet, hoping it lives up to the hype.

I'm usually shooting 1 of the following: GT, G6R, or S6.5
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Old 11-14-2012, 12:32 PM #21
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I like my furious barrel but the paint is the biggest deciding factor.
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