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Unread postAuthor: flamerz14 » Sun Jul 29, 2007 6:25 am

Is double-sleeving a 1.5'' pipe for GBs absolutely nessacary? Wiki said unsleeved GB barrells are too brittle..is this true?
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Unread postAuthor: boilingleadbath » Sun Jul 29, 2007 11:06 am

Normal 1.5" (sch 40) pipe has a wall thickness of .19"; 1.5" sdr-21 has a wall thickness of .1".

This does make it weaker, although (especially with short barrels), it's not actually necessary to sleeve it... although it is a good idea.
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Unread postAuthor: MrCrowley » Sun Jul 29, 2007 2:56 pm

In Co-Axials its recommended to sleeve it.
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Unread postAuthor: frankrede » Sun Jul 29, 2007 2:59 pm

If I were you I would at least sleeve the first foot.
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