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    Bullet question

    In a barrel with a 1: 18 twist what is the longest OAL length bullet that will or should be stable?

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    Based on impirical

    Quote Originally Posted by MRL View Post
    In a barrel with a 1: 18 twist what is the longest OAL length bullet that will or should be stable?
    data, 1.050 is as far as you want to go w/ a 18 twist barrel. Since you can get 125 grain bullet that short, why worry? And 112's and 118's shoot even better. All the way out to 600 yards. Why worry?

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    Not worrying just curious, have some oddball bullets.

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