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Michael
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Thanks for taking the time. Some interesting points. 

I’m no engineer, but I’ve heard that the force required to bend a barrel is very high. So if you’re just referring to temperature then I would think the temperature would have to be very extreme for a very long time.

In a traditional rifle the weakest point would then be the connection points to the breach. Perhaps this is why tuners like AZ permanently “steel-bed” the barrel to the breech?