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Old April 24, 2013, 06:38 PM   #9
Brian Pfleuger
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I'm a big fan of light, fast bullets. I almost always use the lightest bullet that will do the job.

Folks talk about 55+ grain 22-250 bullet being "flat shooting". You ain't seen flat until you've seen a 35gr Nosler LF at 4,435fps.

There's another consideration too. Twist rate effects velocity. It's harder to push a bullet in tight rifling. The difference between really tight, like 1:8, versus 1:12 could be a hundred fps.
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