Bullet weight and twist rates

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by Pete L, Apr 7, 2006.

  1. Pete L

    Pete L Well-Known Member

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    I have a 243 AI with a 1 in 13 twist rate Iam looking to try Fowler bullets but I can only get hold of 80gr in the UK will they stabilize,
     
  2. Michael Eichele

    Michael Eichele Well-Known Member

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    What is the length of the bullets and the velocity used?
     

  3. .357Mag

    .357Mag Member

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    Ackley -
    es, they should.... No.

    .243" cal 80's stabilized ok in my buddies 6mm Rem AI.
    He used Sierra 80 gr " Blitz".

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  4. .357Mag

    .357Mag Member

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    Ackley -
    Second try....

    Yes. Your .243 Aishould be able to drive 80's ok from a
    1-13 twist.


    My buddy shot 80gr Blitz from a 1-14" twist 27" bbl using his 6mm Rem AI.

    .357Mag