308 Sendero

W

*WyoWhisper*

Guest
Ceejack,

To test your rate of twist get out your cleaning rod and get a fairly snug patch and push it in until you feel the very forst resistance. put a mark or you cleaning rod about 15" from the handle. Then push the rod all the way through the barrel the moment your patch gets to the end make another mark on your rod. Pull the rod out and then measure between the 2 marks... there ya got your rate of twist...
 

varminter

Member
Joined
Feb 13, 2002
Messages
24
Ceejack,
More than likely it's a 1 in 12" twist.
To find for sure, take a cleaning rod with tight fitting patch. Run it in a few inches mark the rod and measure how far in you have to go to make 1 full revolution on the rod. Try it a few times to make sure.
Hope this helps.
I see I was 3 minutes late.
Greg

[ 09-11-2002: Message edited by: shootinlong ]
 

RBrowning

Well-Known Member
Joined
Feb 8, 2002
Messages
247
Location
Jackson MI
Is this an older model? I just checked the Remington website and they don't list a 308WIN in the Sendaro SF. They list the 25-06, several 7mms, the jump to the 300 WIN MAG, the 300RUM and the 338 RUM.

The VS and VLS show a 1:12 twist, the ADL and TI show a 1:10 twist for the 308. Evidently the don't expect long bullets to be used in the lighter weight guns.

Rick
 
G

Guest

Guest
The .308 is not a Sendero-- It is a VSSF--Varmint Synthetic Stainless Fluted. It has a 1:12 twist.
Rick -- You have it backwards--- The 1:10" twist IS for the heavier/longer bullets. The 1:12" is for the lighter bullets.
 

RBrowning

Well-Known Member
Joined
Feb 8, 2002
Messages
247
Location
Jackson MI
Chris- you are right about me having my thinking backward, Sorry about that. But I am wondering why Remington has the 1:10" twists in the ADL and Titanium rifles and the 1:12" twist in the Varmint series? The light weight guns are more capable with heavier, longer range bullets than the heavy guns? That's Remington for you!

Rick

By the way, the VS-SF doesn't come is 308 either, only 220 Swift, 22-250 and 223. The carbon steel VS does come in 308 though.

[ 09-12-2002: Message edited by: RBrowning ]
 

Ceejack2

Well-Known Member
Joined
Dec 28, 2001
Messages
47
Location
Richmond, Virginia
No, its not a Sendero as I've just learned but it is a vssf as I've just learned. It was made for a while then discontinued from what I understand, anyway I have a rifle that looks exactly like a Sendero stainless fluted but it is in 308 cal.
 

R-WEST

Active Member
Joined
Feb 4, 2002
Messages
28
Location
Windber, PA
<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:</font><HR>By the way, the VS-SF doesn't come is 308 either, only 220 Swift, 22-250 and 223. The carbon steel VS does come in 308 though.<HR></BLOCKQUOTE> I have one that came that way from the factory. It's a few years old, though, maybe they don't catalogue it currently.

R-WEST
 

Trending threads

Recent Posts

Nightforce has great tracking capabilities, they are rugged, a bunch of elevation, holds zero forever, and reticles are designed for long range shooting. So if you are looking to shoot long distances constantly, then you need a scope that can take the abuse. -- gilmillan1


Culture Of Excellence At Nightforce Optics
By Len Backus

A high level of quality both in production and in service. Read More


Nightforce is such a solid combo of reticle, available elevation, glass that is good enough to shoot at the longest range you can dial. Nightforce has bullet proof construction that can handle the incidental horse rolling or some other rodeo action. -- bigngreen


Nightforce ATACR Scope Review
By Jeff Brozovich

The new NightForce ATACR is for sure a top choice for any long range shooter. Read More


The total package. Nightforce is the best I have used as far as turret feel and solid detents. I have never had one that didn't track right on and always return to zero. Nightforce NXS is the best value for everything I need. -- Broz


Nightforce Velocity 1000 Reticle Review
By Scott Shreve

I think Nightforce knocked it outta the park with this reticle! Read More

NightForce


Top