300 rum twist

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by strictlyRUM, Feb 15, 2006.

  1. strictlyRUM

    strictlyRUM Well-Known Member

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    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.
     
  2. demarpaint

    demarpaint Well-Known Member

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

    Frank D
     

  3. Ballistic64

    Ballistic64 Well-Known Member

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    Yep,Id stick with the 10" you have on order.
     
  4. bailey1474

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    Patience is a virtue.
     
  5. Michael Eichele

    Michael Eichele Well-Known Member

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    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.
     
  6. royinidaho

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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??
     
  7. Fiftydriver

    Fiftydriver <strong>Official LRH Sponsor</strong>

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    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.

    Kirby Allen(50)