Barrel Length, Muzzle Velocity and Accuracy How Much Does it Matter?

The Truth about guns recently published a fantastic article that really breaks down the affect barrel length has on both muzzle velocity and accuracy.  When deciding on a barrel, taking into account Dan’s research can help you to achieve the goal of your build or purchase.


A big thanks goes out to Dan Zimmerman for all the hard work and research he did testing and writing this article.


Barrel length is a highly debated topic among gun enthusiasts. Finding the right balance between easy maneuverability and short range engagement vs long range accuracy can be a fine line.


Dan’s article may be a help to those debating what type of gun to buy or build.

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Charles is the editor and lead writer for 248 Shooter, a Michigan based gun, news and gear review site. An avid student, taking classes from top tier trainers around the country. Charles is not LEO, Military or Invested in the companies he reviews. The goal of all articles is to show an gun fan enthusiasts opinions on popular products in the market. The opinions expressed are individual opinions that we hope you enjoy reading and offer a unique user perspective that may be of assistance. Charles shares his love for training as well as experience and opinions on some of the most talked about gear and products used by competitive shooters, military, leo and civilians. Ever a supporter of the Michigan economy, the hunting sports and the 2nd amendment.

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