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Posted: 3/24/2006 6:53:07 PM EDT
Well I have many uppers but no 24's, Now I want one but was wondering which barrel to chose? 1-8 or 1-9 I know it depends on which bullet I'm using but I just want to hear the pros and cons of the two
Link Posted: 3/24/2006 7:38:52 PM EDT
I have the 1/9 and it shoots the 45,55,62, just fine. I have never put anything else in it.
Link Posted: 3/25/2006 2:28:15 AM EDT
I had a choice between 1:8 and 1:12, i chose 1:8.
Link Posted: 3/25/2006 3:02:19 AM EDT
1:8

and get it fluted if you can.
Link Posted: 3/25/2006 3:40:51 AM EDT
1:8 would cover about all you need and it does fine on lighter bullets as well, if you hand load you will find it even sweeter.
Link Posted: 3/25/2006 5:30:56 AM EDT

Originally Posted By IceHandLuke:
1:8

and get it fluted if you can.



why the fluted
Link Posted: 3/25/2006 5:37:16 AM EDT
I went with the RRA heavy stainless in 1 in 12" for the heck of it. I had everything else but the 1 in 12", shoots real good.

Danny
Link Posted: 3/25/2006 2:51:16 PM EDT
I got the RRA 1:12 twist for doggin' I only put 50-52 grn bullets downpipe and it groups sub 1/2" pretty darn easy. I know another guy at the blub who has 1:8 twist using 69grn rds and his rifle prints nice groups also.
Link Posted: 3/25/2006 2:54:10 PM EDT
Guess because it's lighter and cools easier because the flutes add more surface area to the barrel to dispensate heat. Not that you would be rapid firing a varmit gun. However, I gotten mine hot a few times.
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