At the NBRSA Nationals in 1991 at Midland, I had the good fortune to be shooting next to Ed Shilen. I was needing a new barrel for my Sporter and, of course, when you are shooting next to Ed all week that barrel wound up being a Shilen.
What makes one rifle accurate and another inaccurate? That is a question that many people have asked over the years. The basic principles of rifle accuracy are the same whether you are dealing with a high-grade benchrest rifle or a bolt-action hunting rifle.