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Rate of twist

Old 01-03-2005, 07:13 PM
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I'm working on finding the right bullet for my Savage Model 16 Weather Warrior in .223. The rate of twist is 1:9. Should I expect better results with a heavier or lighter bullet? So far results with 55 grain bullets have been less than stellar.
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Old 01-03-2005, 07:21 PM
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umm Why is this in bowhunting?
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Old 01-03-2005, 09:39 PM
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Yep your in the wrong forum for this question Karatemike,try the Deer hunter's forum .

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Old 01-06-2005, 06:01 AM
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1:9 should be good for anything up to 69gr. For 77gr or 80gr bullets you'll need 1:8 twist. If your not happy with the accuracy you're getting from your 55's, you might want to try a different brand.
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