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Unread 06-19-2009, 10:50 AM
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Question on 1 in 9 twist in .223

The question is will my 1 in 9 twist stabilize the 70 grain bergers in my .223? I have a new SPS tactical .223 and it has the fast twist barrel, I know it will stablilize up to 69 grain bullets but I was wondering if the 70 grain berger might be too long? I haven't shot the rifle yet so I haven't been able to work up any loads yet.

Another question is I was wondering what kind of reasonable stock could I replace the flimsy houge with? I was thinking about contacting remington to see if i could purchase from them the compact tactical stock, made by B&C. I want to keep the rifle relatively light weight. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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    Re: Question on 1 in 9 twist in .223

    Yes'..., the 70's will stablilize.
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    Re: Question on 1 in 9 twist in .223

    The Choate stock is skeletonized and would maintain the "tactical look" its also an accurate accesory stock.
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    Re: Question on 1 in 9 twist in .223

    Thanks guys for the information I can't wait to shoot some of the bergers through my rifle.
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