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Old April 6, 2009, 07:43 PM   #1
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Cutting a barrel down 4 inches with 1:12 twist.

Will this have a negative impact on the gun if I have it reduced by 4"? It's a .223 Remington SPS.
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Old April 6, 2009, 07:57 PM   #2
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The twist doesn't care how long the barrel is as far as accuracy goes,but you will lose some velocity.
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Old April 6, 2009, 09:18 PM   #3
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You will lose 50-75 fps per inch.

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