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Posted: 5/10/2001 9:44:53 AM EDT
If you are wanting to use lighter bullets, such as a .223 40 gr. bullet, what would be a good twist rate to have in your barrel? Thanks!
Link Posted: 5/10/2001 9:49:06 AM EDT
1 in 9 to 1 in 14.
Link Posted: 5/10/2001 9:51:12 AM EDT
smooth bore.
Link Posted: 5/10/2001 10:10:59 AM EDT
Link Posted: 5/10/2001 10:20:39 AM EDT
Imbrog probably has more womenz then he lets on. I like 1/9 because it's great for 55 gr. and can handle up to 69 gr. Federal Gold Match and probably as low as 50 gr. varmit rounds. If I need extreme accuracy with 40 gr. bullets I would consider 1/12 or slower. In that case, I would go with a bolt gun.
Link Posted: 5/10/2001 10:47:59 AM EDT
Originally Posted By Imbrog|io: 1 in 9 to 1 in 14.
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This would be correct. I tried shooting 40gr out of a 1/7 and the bullets would come apart before they hit the target
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