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Posted: 10/30/2004 4:26:08 PM EDT
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Link Posted: 10/30/2004 6:11:13 PM EDT
What is the Twist Ratio of your Barrel?

MT
Link Posted: 10/30/2004 6:14:15 PM EDT
Depends mostly on your barrel twist rate. Mine is a 1x9, about the slowest rate for that size bullet, and what few rounds I have shot at 200 yds have given impressive results. A 1x8 or 1x7 will probably do even better.
Link Posted: 10/30/2004 7:06:09 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 10/30/2004 7:06:44 PM EDT by SailorDude]
Probably not. My 1/9 lightweight barrel will only hold 2.25" at 300 yards in a light breeze with the 69 SMK's.
Link Posted: 10/31/2004 4:42:09 AM EDT
Depends on your twist rate and barrel legnth. MOST 1/9 16" barrels will stabilize the 69 SMK. Longer or faster twist, and you'll probably do fine. Takes a 1/8+ and 16"+ for reliable accuracy to shoot anything heavier than that.

What do you define as "Accurately"? Use a scope and a rest to determine true accuracy potential.

Tom
Link Posted: 10/31/2004 6:31:41 AM EDT
It will be more accurate than your spelling.
Link Posted: 10/31/2004 6:37:21 AM EDT
I use 69 SMK to shoot all my short line in XC. 80's back at the 600 yard line. 69's will shoot fine out to 300.

Link Posted: 10/31/2004 6:56:58 AM EDT
55 and 62 grains worked fine for me at 500 yards.
Link Posted: 10/31/2004 11:01:00 AM EDT
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