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Posted: 2/3/2006 8:08:03 PM EDT
What is the lowest recommended bullet weight in a 1:8 barrel? Will 50 grain hollow points work or be screwed up by the high twist?

TIA,

TS
Link Posted: 2/4/2006 2:27:48 PM EDT
It depends on how fast you drive them. I have not shot anything lighter than 55gr out of my 1\8 barrel, but I know a shooter who uses the 52gr Sierra Match King for reduced matches without any problems. I do know that people have benn having problems with the 45gr rounds sheding their jackets, but those bullets aren't match rounds.
Link Posted: 2/4/2006 7:26:48 PM EDT
On ocassion I shoot Hornady 40 Gr VMAX rounds in my RRA Varmint A4 that has a Wlison 1/8 twist barrel and I have had no problems whatsoever. I get outstanding accuracy as well.
Link Posted: 2/4/2006 10:37:40 PM EDT
You probably don't have to worry with a 1/8 twist.
Link Posted: 2/5/2006 7:34:18 AM EDT
Thanks!

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