Warning

 

Close

Confirm Action

Are you sure you wish to do this?

Confirm Cancel
Member Login
Posted: 9/9/2003 8:24:16 AM EDT
Just a quick question: what is the differences between 14.5" and 16" barrels, velocity/power-wise? Is there really much of a difference between the two?

Thanks!
Link Posted: 9/9/2003 8:34:35 AM EDT
Suggest a little [url]www.ammo-oracle.com[/url] reading is in order for ya..... Check out: [blue]Q. At what range will M193 fragment? How about M855?[/blue] In general about 30-40 fps IIRC, but the fragment range above and several other topics will be of interest to ya more than likely if your comparing the 2 barrel lengths. Mike
Link Posted: 9/9/2003 8:39:34 AM EDT
Link Posted: 9/9/2003 8:56:16 AM EDT
Fragmentation range differences is much less the heavier bullet you use. 75-75 grain bullets in a 1-7 twist there would be little difference compared to 16 inch. In 55/62 grain ammo, there is a much higher difference 14.5 vs 16.
Link Posted: 9/9/2003 9:19:05 AM EDT
Thanks for all the info, I had completely forgot about the oracle :(
Link Posted: 9/9/2003 9:27:54 AM EDT
Originally Posted By Sushi_Fugu: Just a quick question: what is the differences between 14.5" and 16" barrels, Thanks!
View Quote
1.5", (I couldn't help it [;D])
Link Posted: 9/9/2003 11:53:40 AM EDT
Keep in mind a 14.5" 1/7 twist barrel using 77 grain Mk 262 ammo will fragment to the same ranges as a 16" 1/9 twist barrel using 55 grain M193 ammo but the Mk 262 from the 14.5" barrel will have larger wound channels at all ranges.
Top Top