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Do barrel Shrouds really help or are they mostly for looks? I am considering one offered a cabelas, but I was wondering if it really kept the barrel cooler or if it was just for looks? I don't even have the gun yet and I am already getting stuff for it. Based on the good things I read here I have already ordered two PMI 30 round mags and a black warrior muzzle brake. Thanks for any input.
 

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In my opinion, shrouds make the gun look gaudy. If it is functional in cutting down your group sizes, great - do it. Otherwise, its just more junk hanging off your gun.

The barrel gets hot after sustained shooting, I'll give you that, but let's be realistic: how often do you touch your barrel? When I use a varminter rest, I grab the strap right where it connects to the gun, and the gas block gets hot too. Yet - wait, does someone make a shroud for this too?!? :)

Pretty much, they're for show, and can lead to scratches on the barrel as Grinch says.

Now there ARE shrouds that some ppl on this board have made themselves, which actually are functional and increase your accuracy. If you scan the board in the Mini-14 accurizing section, you should be able to find them.
 
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