*ORGINAL QUESTION:*

Let's see if I can ask this question right.....

How does barrel length impact the stabilization of a bullet? Obviously a 16" barrel has 8" less influence on the bullet than a 24", same twist rateLet's see if I can ask this question right.....

How does barrel length impact the stabilization of a bullet? Obviously a 16" barrel has 8" less influence on the bullet than a 24", same twist rate

**Lets use a 105gn bullet out of a 243. 1/9 twist If I can't get it stabilized from a 16" barrel would a 20" barrel work because it was influenced by 4 more inches of rifling?**TWIST RATE EFFECTS STABILIZATION (there are many mathematical programs to prove this).

CHANGING THE LENGTH OF THE BARREL CAN EFFECT THE"VELOICTY" OF THE BULLET.

There maybe some correlation with twist rate and velocity of the bullet depending on the bullet composition.

Stabilization of the bullet depends on the weight, diameter, length and twist rate AND velocity can effect it.

NEXT:

Twist Rate x Velocity = RMP

You can have a high RPM that the bullet can fail depending on the bullet composition.

So in a nutshell your TWIST RATE stays the same no matter the length of the barrel and effects "Stability"

Length of the barrel can effect the "Velocity" but not really the "Stability"

If you are reloading and want to see if the bullets you are shooting will stabilize in your rifle-Get your twist rate then info on your bullet and input into a Bullet Stabilization Program.

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