GUN can i shoot 75 gr .223 in 1x9 twist barrel?

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  1. s2k

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    You can, it just might not stabilize too well
     
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    I think you can. I'm too drunk to drunk and lazy to find the chart but from what I remember you can.
     
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    depends on environment

    you need more twist when its cold
     
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    stop being a faggot
     
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    BH and Hornady 75gr shot fine out to 100 yards on my older BM 16" 1:9 barrel.
     
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    What bullet? Stability is not a function of weight, but length.
     
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    Clusive Happiness is a belt-fed weapon.

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    75gr TAP shot fine out of my 16" 1/9 RRA barreled upper. Shoot it and find out.
     
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    I'm guess the question is to avoid dropping $$$ on ammo that may not shoot well out of his rifle.

    Thats why I went 1:7. Not shooting varmint ammo and don't care if I lose a small % of FPS on 55/62gr stuff.
     
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    20rd box isn't going to break the bank.
     
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    You should be fine. I'm surprised MG hasn't jumped all over this.
     
  15. People said what needed to be said... just try it. Some 9 twists shoot the longer stuff fine, some don't. Only way to know how a specific barrel handles it is to try it. As they say, one test is worth a thousand expert opinions.
     
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    Fixed.
     
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