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Post by dartfreak75 on Thu Jan 24, 2013 10:12 am

i gotta question on some .224 bullets i found with things the way they are its getting hard to find reloading supplys well i found some sierra matchking 69 gr hps it says 7"-10" twist bbls only! does that mean 1:7-1:10 twist barrels or 7-10 inch in lenght only? im a bit confused mine is a 16" 1:9 twist will these be ok?? also
i found some 40 grain nosler bullets how bad will they group with a 1:9 twist? thanks for any help! oh and these are for a 223 rem
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Re: dumb bullet question!

Post by Reload3006 on Thu Jan 24, 2013 10:16 am

they are talking about the twist. Those heavy long bullets need a fast twist to stabilize them.
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Re: dumb bullet question!

Post by dartfreak75 on Thu Jan 24, 2013 10:18 am

ok thats what i thought but wasnt sure!! i was doing some research and my gun recomends the heavy stuff i may go ahead and get a couple boxes and see how they do!
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Re: dumb bullet question!

Post by XbonesX on Thu Jan 24, 2013 2:08 pm

I use 69gr SMK's in both my 16" and 20" 1:9's with great results.

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Re: dumb bullet question!

Post by Rick459 on Thu Jan 24, 2013 11:13 pm

my girlfriends CZ is a 1:9 twist and stabilizes the Nosler 69 grain bullets with no problems.
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Re: dumb bullet question!

Post by dartfreak75 on Fri Jan 25, 2013 11:32 am

Cool thanks guys
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Re: dumb bullet question!

Post by george457d on Fri Jan 25, 2013 1:40 pm

IMHO , the only dumb question ,is a question not asked
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