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Old 02-15-2006, 06:50 PM
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300 rum twist

I was just wondering how many people out there have tried heavy bullets in a 12 twist. I have ordered a 10 twist with the intention of 210 bergers but I have been waiting two months for the barrel and I could get a 12 twist lilja sent out tommorrow. Any input very appreciated.
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Old 02-15-2006, 06:54 PM
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Re: 300 rum twist

If you plan on using the heavy bullets a 10 or 11 twist is the way to go for the 300 RUM.

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Re: 300 rum twist

Yep,Id stick with the 10" you have on order.
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Re: 300 rum twist

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Re: 300 rum twist

I shoot 200 grain accubonds and 220 SMK's out of a 12x Lilja in 300 RUM. Stabilize just fine. I also get slightly better velocity and BC's.
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I shoot 200 grain accubonds and 220 SMK's out of a 12x Lilja in 300 RUM. Stabilize just fine.<font color="blue"> I also get slightly better velocity and BC's. </font>

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?? Less drop due to increased velocity, or better BC??
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Re: 300 rum twist

Never heard of anyone having any problems with the 200 gr Accubond in the 1-12. I have heard of a few problems with the 210 Berger and 220 gr Sierra. Some shoot them fine others have issues at long range in cold temps.

Personally, I would go with a 1-10 but I generally lean toward a bit more twist then needed.

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