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Proof Research 243 Win Tikka Pre-Fit Carbon Fiber Barrel – Multiple Size Options


Proof Research barrels are made to order. If the barrel is not in stock allow at least 12 weeks for shipping. 

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Proof Research 243 Win Tikka Pre-Fit Carbon Fiber Barrel

Proof Research 243 Win Tikka Pre-Fit Carbon Fiber Barrel make it easy to upgrade your current rifle. Proof’s pre-fit Tikka barrels are a relatively easy install with no specialized gunsmithing required. These carbon fiber Tikka pre-fits are available in both of Proof’s Sendero contour for the T3X and Straight Taper for the T3X TAC A1.

Proof’s steel T3X pre-fit barrels are available in the Tikka Lite contour to fit with the factory Tikka T3X stock.

Proof Research Carbon Fiber Rifle Barrel is much lighter, more durable, and accurate than traditional barrels. These barrels will fit into your Savage Rifle. Carbon fiber not only reduces barrel weight by 50% or more but also increases the overall durability. Each barrel features the patented Caliber Matched Gas System (CAMGAS) which gives you a gas system that is tuned specifically for the cartridge and length of the barrel. The result is a recoil impulse that is noticeably softer, less fouling in the receiver, increased reliability of extraction, and less wear and tear on brass. This helps keep you on target and shooting while taking advantage of the latest high performance cartridges.

Why Carbon Fiber?

Carbon fiber has long been hailed across many industries such as aerospace, cycling, alternative energy. It is recognized as a wonder material that makes everything lighter and stronger. When employed in a rifle barrel the benefits extend beyond reducing weight and increasing strength. The Proof Research patented manufacturing process begins with full profile, match grade 416R stainless steel barrel blanks that are made in their firearms division. These blanks are then turned down to a significantly reduced profile greatly reducing weight. This reduced contour barrel is then wrapped with high strength, aerospace grade carbon fiber impregnated with a proprietary matrix resin. This Resin is developed by Proof Research’s advanced composites division, PROOF Research ACD.

The carbon fibers that Proof Research use have a unique ability to diffuse heat along the length of the barrel, much like fiber optics transmit light. Carbon fiber also moves heat very effectively through the wall of the barrel increasing heat transport resulting in barrels that cool faster, maintain accuracy over longer sessions of fire, and live longer. The end result is an a high fiber content composite barrel that is stronger, lighter, as accurate as the finest precision steel barrel, and durable to perform in the most demanding environments. They’re not just lighter, they’re better.

Proof Research 243 Win Tikka Pre-Fit Carbon Fiber Barrel Features

Up to 64% lighter than traditional steel barrels of similar contour

Match grade accuracy

Improved heat dissipation for cooler and longer lasting barrels

No point of impact shift during high volume fire

Reduced harmonic barrel vibration

Unprecedented durability

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Proof Research 243 Win Tikka Pre-Fit Carbon Fiber Barrel


Part Number Length Twist Rate Muzzle Thread Model Contour Weight
114933 26” 8 5/8-24 T3X Sendero 3 lbs 3 oz
114940 26” 8 5/8-24 T3X TAC A1 Straight Taper 3 lbs 4 oz
114926 26” 10 5/8-24 T3X Sendero 3 lbs 3 oz

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