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dokey
10-20-2019, 08:14 PM
What is the ideal twist for a 22-243 Wildcat with a 28" barrel?

R.G. Robinett
10-20-2019, 10:05 PM
What is the ideal twist for a 22-243 Wildcat with a 28" barrel?

What bullet length & FB, or, BT? RG

brickeyee
10-27-2019, 06:18 PM
What is the ideal twist for a 22-243 Wildcat with a 28" barrel?

What bullets?
What are you going to do with it?

Weight and form factor drive required twist.

Mike Bryant
10-29-2019, 09:40 AM
Iíve built a lot of .22-243ís. 8 twist for 80 gr bullets is what most all of them had. A very few 14ís. The first .22-243 I built was a .22 Waldog benchrest barrel that I took off because it was fouling. When rechambered it fouled worse but would run a 52 gr bullet at 4250 FPS out of a 22Ē barrel. There after they were barreled with 8 twist barrels and would run a 80 gr bullet at 3400-3500 FPS.

keithcandler
10-30-2019, 01:53 PM
I had a24 inch 14 nTwist 22 ppc with a few rounds on it, still in great shape. I re chambered the 22 PPC to a 22/243 AI using a reamer with zero freebore. Now shooting the 60g Sierra HP at 4000 fps into a bug hole.

Carbon fouling is a serious issue with this cartridge, and I hope you have a bore scope to monitor the fouling.