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Hylander
February 13, 2011, 02:44 PM
What is the twist rate for the Uberti 1858
I read some where that it used to be the standerd 1:30 but they changed
to 1:16

kwhi43@kc.rr.com
February 14, 2011, 11:36 AM
News to me if they changed it to 16. Where did you see this? I thought
they were around the 1-38 twist range.

rdstrain49
February 14, 2011, 06:46 PM
DGW still lists 1/30

Hylander
February 14, 2011, 08:34 PM
I called Uberti today and was told 1:18

kwhi43@kc.rr.com
February 15, 2011, 11:49 AM
Thats GREAT. Glad they changed it. They really ought to shoot.

bushrod2
February 15, 2011, 12:03 PM
Start a ball at the muzzle and with a marked rotating ram rod, push the ball through the bore, count the twist rate yourself to be sure. The only way I know of without taking the word of someone else.

arcticap
February 16, 2011, 01:25 AM
I thought that there have been reports that the Uberti's shoot conicals better than the Piettas.