May 6th, 2007

Barrel Weight Calculation Software

Dan Lilja Rifle BarrelsAre you re-barreling a BR rifle and need to know if you will still make weight? Or perhaps you are trying to select the right contour to hit an optimal carry weight for a new varmint rifle? Dan Lilja offers FREE software that will calculate barrel weight for straight contour, straight taper, and radius-tapered barrels. Dan’s software even calculates how fluting alters barrel weight.

For general info on barrel weight calculation for straight and straight tapers, read this article on Lilja’s website. Click HERE for another article explaining weight calculation with barrels that have a radiused (curved) contour section.

Here are the free software programs offered by Dan Lilja. Right click and “Save As”:

Straight Contour (.exe file) | Straight Contour (Excel file)

Contoured Barrels with Radius (Excel file)

Dan Lilja Barrel Contour diagram

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