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Posted: 6/19/2003 9:29:56 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 6/19/2003 9:32:24 AM EDT by SULACO2]
Ok- I know that the new heavier 75/77gr.'s are performing farther out than the 55/62gr. variants in M4's w/ 1/7 twists. But that would get expensive to shoot all the time, and also might not always be available. How would the 55 and 62 gr's do in a 1/7" twist 14.5". Would the combo degrade their performance?
Is it a win win situation or win lose?
Link Posted: 6/19/2003 10:05:56 AM EDT
Both work fine in 1/7 (hey the military use their M855 in 1:7 exclusively). There is a small change in the point of impact if you don't rezero. Some people say the 55gr isn't as accurate in a 1:7 as it is in 1:9 or 1:12. In my experiance that is highly dependant on the load used & rifle in question (not to mention the operator). In all cases it was accurate enough for any defensive use.
Link Posted: 6/19/2003 10:14:35 AM EDT
Thanx Forest, anyone else?
Link Posted: 6/19/2003 11:16:50 AM EDT
All I can say is that Ammo Oracle states you can spin a bullet too fast for it's weight and throw off it's accuracy. I would think 55 grain is a little light for 1/7
Link Posted: 6/19/2003 11:53:03 AM EDT
1:7 works fine with M193 IT is not over spun.
Link Posted: 6/19/2003 12:25:42 PM EDT
Link Posted: 6/20/2003 2:44:20 PM EDT
Thank you all for taking the time. I'm not always able to post replies, but, I always check them. Any other advice/info's appreciated. Sul2
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