What twist for .243 Win.?

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by Triggernosis, Apr 3, 2007.

  1. Triggernosis

    Triggernosis Well-Known Member

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    I'm in the market for a rifle in .243 Win.. Would a 1:10 twist be O.K. for bullets in the 75-105 gr. range? I'll probably very seldom ever go less than 75 gr., but would likely stay more in the 95-105 gr. range.
     
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    coyotewallace Well-Known Member

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  3. bailey1474

    bailey1474 <strong>SPONSOR</strong>

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    10 twist will not stabalize the 105s. Get an 8 or 9 and be happy!!
     
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    Coyboy Well-Known Member

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    My 9.5 twist will not stabalize the 105 a-max.
     
  5. Triggernosis

    Triggernosis Well-Known Member

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    I was considering a Howa Supreme Varminter, either a complete rifle or a build on the barreled action. It comes with a 1:10 twist, so I don't really have much choice.

    What I'm really looking to do is to get a rifle in .243 Win that I can comfortably shoot at the range, maybe a little long-range competition on occasion, and then be able to use it for deer and antelope. Little to no true "varmint" hunting with it.

    Perhaps I should choose another action/barrel combo since it's only available in the 1:10 twist.