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Old 03-29-2010, 01:31 PM
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20" Barrel .243win

Would a 20in barrel create enough velocity to stabilze the 115 DTAC or any of the heavier bullets?
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Re: 20" Barrel .243win

yes you would want a 8 twist
I am shooting the 6x47 lapua in a 18" 8t barrel and it will stabilize the 115s
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Re: 20" Barrel .243win

so its more about twist rate than velocity, right?
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Re: 20" Barrel .243win

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so its more about twist rate than velocity, right?
yes it is about the twist to stabilize the bullets
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Re: 20" Barrel .243win

are you building a XP or something else?
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Re: 20" Barrel .243win

It's going to be a savage pta pistol.
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Re: 20" Barrel .243win

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It's going to be a savage pta pistol.
Right on brother me too, mine is going to be a 6mmx284 19" 8 twist 4 groove..

Good luck with yours,

Nathan
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