Twist for 6.5???

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by PrimeTime, Jul 20, 2001.

  1. PrimeTime

    PrimeTime Well-Known Member

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    I am building a 6.5 and need to know what twist. I will be shooting the 142 as the heaviest but also want to play with the lighter bullets for varminting, maybe 120 or even 100's. Is it possible to get a twist that will shoot everything well or am I asking too much?
     
  2. Darryl Cassel

    Darryl Cassel Well-Known Member

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    Primetime

    8 twist for the 6.5 using the 140, 142 and 155 gr.

    DC
     

  3. 10X

    10X Well-Known Member

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    u need an 8 twist for 140g and heavier but an 8 twist will still shoot the lighter projectiles . u just have to work out the corect load 4 your gun