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Flirting With Fluting

To flute or not to flute, that is the question.

Of these two identical barrels, the spiral fluted one exposes more surface area, but it’s hair splitting in the extreme.

The Bard didn’t have to grapple with that option back in the 17th century, but today’s hunters do. Without question fluted barrels are “in” and it’s been that way for well over a decade now. It’s really quite amazing Continue reading Flirting With Fluting