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Old December 9, 2009, 08:06 AM   #1
rattletrap1970
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Twist Rate on Japanese Arisaka Type 38

Hello there,
I've been trying to find the twist rate of a Type 38 Japanese Arisaka.
It is a 6.5x50mm rifle I had re chambered for 6.5x55mm Swedish.

I know I can probably do the old cleaning rod/count the turns trick, but I typically get erroneous results. Does anyone actually have documented data?

Thanks
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Old December 9, 2009, 10:07 AM   #2
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Hornady 4th edition has:- Arisaka type 38, Barrel 32", 1 in 9" twist.

Also Lyman 46th edition says:- Japanese service carbine, 19" Barrel, 1-9" Twist.

Last edited by Pongo; December 9, 2009 at 10:12 AM. Reason: additional info.
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