338 and twist rate

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by far east, Jun 3, 2009.

  1. far east

    far east Member

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    hi, what can i shot with a 338 barrel 7 twist rate, length 30".lightbulb
     
  2. Kevin

    Kevin Well-Known Member

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    7 twist is real fast. It could be used for subsonic loads. You wouldn't need it to be 30 inches long though. That would get real long especially if you put a suppressor on the end of that!
     

  3. JeffVN

    JeffVN Well-Known Member

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    You could likely shoot a 6 or 7 caliber length 338 lathe-turned banded solid bullet with very high BC. I know that twist is pretty good for the 295 grain GS Custom bullets.....

    GS CUSTOM BULLETS - Specifications for use

    Noel carlson has something similar, but I recall a bit heavier....

    That is what I'm using mine for (if the barrel ever shows up)


    Jeffvn