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Posted: 7/27/2002 11:54:24 AM EST
Hi all

I was wondering what grn os better for a 1 in 9 twist. I seem to find more 55 grn lately and less 62gr on the market. Are the results the same?

thanks
Lojack
Link Posted: 7/27/2002 12:12:23 PM EST
55 gr for plinking, 62 gr for accuracy.

Just check out the FAQ, man...

www.ammo-oracle.com/
Link Posted: 7/27/2002 12:44:25 PM EST
You will have to experiment and see. My Bushy 20" with a 1/9 twist shoots M193 ball inot less than 1", and gets no better than 3" with most SS109. The shorty with an Old Sarge 1/9 will do about 2" with issue sights with either weight. In theory, the heavier bullet whoudl offfer better performance, but keep in mine rifles dont practice theory, just fact.
Link Posted: 7/27/2002 1:29:43 PM EST
DavidC has it right.

For accuracy:
1:12 - 55grn
1:9 - 62grn
1:7 - 69grn
Link Posted: 7/27/2002 2:43:54 PM EST
My BUSHY likes 55 gr. PMP Gazelle box better than Winchester 62 or Federal 62 grain (at 100 yards) 20" barrel 1:9twist
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