THESE ARE A BRAND NEW DESIGN OF CONTENDER BARREL THAT ARE SPECIFICALLY MADE FOR THE G2 CONTENDER, THEY WILL NOT WORK ON A G1 (ORIGINAL CONTENDER) FRAME. MARTY
With all the craze in the Midwestern states regarding straight wall cartridges, HausofArms has partnered with MGM (Match Grade Machine) in Utah and has done a special batch of these barrels to fill that need. These are TC Encore Stainless Steel barrels 22" long heavy contour (.810" diameter) chambered in 444 Marlin with a 1 in 20" twist and 5R rifling. These barrels will fit any TC G2 CONTENDER Frame ONLY! These are priced much less than MGM's normal price, and with free shipping in the continental US and free use of credit cards through HausofArms. These barrels are only being offered with the dove tail bushings, and they are compatible with any Contender/G2 Muzzleloader forend.
Dylan at MGM had some velocity testing on these calibers by an independent 3rd party, check out this link it is extremely informative and will answer alot of your questions regarding barrel length and velocity.