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Old May 30, 2019, 07:45 AM   #8
Bart B.
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For what it might be worth, note the 222 Rem shooting 50 to 52 grain match bullets in 1:14 twist barrels was the ticket to win benchrest matches in the 1950's.

Today, the 223 Rem shoots the same bullet a little faster. I would use a 1:15 twist .223 barrel with those bullets today. Spinning bullets too fast degrades accuracy; all bullets are not perfectly balanced.

Check this out: https://thefiringline.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=530927
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