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Old 01-25-2013, 19:16   #6
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Originally Posted by Jarhead247 View Post
75gr is a heavy bullet. What type of barrel twist is on your rifle? Some guys suggest using a 1:7 twist to shoot a bullet that heavy.
They are 70 grain, but solid copper alloy. I'd assume theyre at least as long as a 77 grain SMK (the 70 grain Barnes is), so 1/8 is the bare minumum to stabilize them.

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Originally Posted by Mayhem like Me View Post
They are not as accurate in my guns as 75 grain TAP..they are supposed to be barrier neutral ie good performance after defeating barriers.
I've seen similar complaints with the 70 grain Barnes TSX, mostly with shorter barrels if memory serves.
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