SMK stabilization?

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by Fiftydriver, Dec 1, 2004.

  1. Fiftydriver

    Fiftydriver <strong>Official LRH Sponsor</strong>

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    I would have to guess a 1-10 would be about perfect for the 180s at the lower end of your velocity range at 2300 fps.

    What project you thinking about doing!!!

    Good Shooting!!

    Kirby Allen(50)
     
  2. Shawn Carlock

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    I would agree with Kirby, 1-10 is the way to go for the 180's. If you were never going to shoot heavier that 168's a 1-12 would work, but always better to overtwist than under.

    Shawn
     
  3. ATH

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    A rather unique project actually. I want to custom make a muzzleloader on a bolt platform (rem 700 likely) with a .357 fast-twist barrel to shoot .308 bullets. It'll require custom sabots and other expenses so it'll be a year or two until I can do it, but it should be an interesting project.
     
  4. ATH

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    What twist does it take to stabilize the SMK in the 165-180 weight range at a velocity of 2300-2500 fps?
    Or does anyone know of a freely-available program or formula which would allow me to do these calculations?