What is the twist rate of a 308?

What is the twist rate of a 308?

The 308 Winchester was changed from a 1-12″ twist rate to a 1-10″ twist rate.

What is the best barrel length for 308?

Our experience has shown that for a . 308 caliber tactical rifle with the overall rifle weight and shooting distances mentioned earlier, a barrel of 24-27″ is optimum in one of the fairly heavy contours we discussed. Closer ranges or other considerations might dictate a shorter barrel.

What is the best grain bullet for 308?

The 6 Best Big-Game Loads for the . 308 Winchester

  1. Remington Core-Lokt 180-grain PSP RN. This load hits hard and makes a big hole.
  2. Hornady Precision Hunter 178-grain ELD-X.
  3. Barnes Vor-TX Tipped Triple Shock (TTSX) 150-grain.
  4. Federal Fusion 150-grain MSR.
  5. Hornady Custom Lite 125-grain SST.
  6. Nosler Custom 165-grain AccuBond.

What is the highest grain for a 308?

Assuming you mean the cartridge conventionally known as ‘. 308 Winchester’, ballistics and personal experience seems to agree that anything north of 180 grains is pushing your luck. And considering that one of the most accurate loads involve either the 168 or 178 grain MGHPBT, that seems to be a fair assessment.

What was the twist rate on the Remington 788 243?

From some date in 1969 on forward Remington used a 1 in 9″ twist rate in the 788 243 Win. In 1967, when they first stared making the 788 243 Win, until they switched the twist rate in 1969, I believe Remington used the standard 1 in 10″ twist rate, that nearly every manufacturer producing 243 Win at the time used and most still use!

What’s the twist rate on a 308 Win?

The 1 in 11 will stabilize bullets up to 180 without issue in most cases. 1 in 10 may have difficulty with the 215 hybrid. Attached is Bergers twist rate calculator. Most of the people who shoot long with the .308 win will use 175’s check out the 308 win info page it has great info about bbl length and twist rate.

How big is the barrel on a Remington 788?

Barrel lengths were 22 or 24 inches for standard rifles and 18.5 inches for carbines (.243, 7nm-08 and .308 calibers only). Left hand models were offered in 6mm Rem. and .308 Win. In my experience the 788 proved to be a very accurate rifle, a sentiment voiced by most 788 owners. I own both a standard rifle in .222 Remington and a carbine in 7mm-08.

What’s the best twist rate for a Winchester rifle?

Where there are two twist rates in common use, for example 1:10 and 1:12 for the .308 Winchester, either will usually serve equally well in a hunting rifle. Many other factors are more important to accuracy and performance than twist rate.