OK folks...Steve just sent me a text. We have a new Absolute Hammer for the quarter bore! 117 gr for 1-8.5 twist. Have at it Butterbean and others!!!!!
Dang it's getting hard to keep up!
You have my interest I'm trying too decide on a twist rate on a 25 cal 257 ai or 25-284 talked too Mark at Bartlein and he said he could do a gain twist of one at the moment I'm thinking maybe 1-8 too 1-7 for all the new Hammers and fast twist bullets or 1-8.5 too 1-7.5 any advice is appreciatedIt’s starline brass 28.4 gr of n540 cci450 with the absolute hammer 87 gr
Thanks for the reply any pros or cons on a gain twist from BartleinSteve's twist rate suggestions have been spot-on every time. Choose your Hammer bullet and go with the recommended twist. If choosing between 2, go with the faster rate. You can't overspin them like cup and core bullets.
I'm interested in doing something a little different I'm sending a barrel into them next week for them too copy the contour for a 25 cal and I'll camber too probally the 25- 284 for a med lenght Belgium made 98 mauser custom that my dad built Hammer bullets mainly in mind open for suggestions Thanks for responsePersonally never used one, but got lots of Bartleins and love them.
Very niceKimber Montana 24 inch 10 twist.
116 Absolute Hammer
60.5 gr H4350
Fed 210m primer
Virgin peterson brass
Brand new rifle. Shoots 130gr SST 0.74moa.
Decided to try my worked up load for my model 70.
Will get speed tomorrow. Didn't have labradar with.
Blue slash was clean bore.
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