40gr 223 1 in 8

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Chrissmith0881
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40gr 223 1 in 8

Postby Chrissmith0881 » 19 Sep 2017, 16:39

Just wondering if people have much success with 40gr bullets 1 in 8 twist 223 as i am thinking of trying some.

phoenix
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Re: 40gr 223 1 in 8

Postby phoenix » 19 Sep 2017, 17:18

40gr might be too light for 1 in 8.
1 in 8 tends to be better suited to bullets in the plus 60gr range
40gr could spin so fast that the bullet can withstand the centrifugal forces and literally flies apart.

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