Re: Is 9 twist satisfactory for the 195 EOL?
So 8.5 is "recommended" minimum? All that means is that they won't shoot "ideally" with 9. But I didn't realize they aren't actually even out there yet. So then, nobody has even shot any yet, to be able to say? It looks like that answers the question for now.
In case you couldn't guess, I'm actually a velocity-craver by nature. You just can't help but admire the kind of performance numbers which that round represents though. Just like with Porsche (well, sort of), there "literally" IS NO SUBSTITUTE for numbers like that. Not in 7mm, anyways.
FYI - I refer to my solution to fighting barrel burn as the "mom" treatment. It's an acronym for moly-on-moly, meaning that moly-coated bullets are shot though a moly-coated bore. It's really too early to say how well it is workng at this point, as I haven't been doing it for very long yet. But the more I do it, the closer I seem to be getting to becoming a dedicated believer in the process.