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My new 1-8" twist Hart Barrel 22-250 shoots good.

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#1 dabob


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Posted 11 April 2011 - 07:49 PM

Not too long ago I bought a Remington 700 SPS Tactical 308 Win to have it re-barreled into a 22-250. I had a Hart 1-8" twist 26" barrel put on it so I could shoot the heavier lead free bullets through it at coyotes. The guy that did the barrel swap also lengthened the throat so I could seat the bullets out farther to give me a longer C.O.A.L.Posted ImageThe next time I take a picture of this rifle it will have Krylon paint all over it.I shot 3 different bullets through it today using Varget, Benchmark and IMR 4064. I used one type of powder for each different bullet and I reloaded three different powder charges for each bullet, so I ended up shooting at 9 paper plates. It looks to me like this rifle is going to be a shooter. All 9 loads shot well under 1" groups and some of the groups were under 1/2".Posted ImageThis is the group with 50 gr Varmint Grenades.Posted ImageThis one is 60 gr V-max's.Posted ImageThis is really what I wanted out of this new faster twisted 22-250, a good group with the Barnes 55 gr MPG bullets.The bad news for the day was that I found out my brand new Leupold VXII 4 X 12 scope is getting sent back. The elevation adjustment did not work at all. I turned the adjustment all the way up and then all the way down and the groups didn't move at all.

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Posted 11 April 2011 - 08:59 PM

Looks like a shooter! :lol:

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Posted 11 April 2011 - 09:09 PM

Nice rifle. And looks very accurate.

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Posted 11 April 2011 - 09:39 PM

Very Nice Rifle..... and ditto on the accuracy... :P :lol:

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Posted 12 April 2011 - 03:02 AM

Nice rifle Bob! Look like the fast twist is the way to go for the non-lead stuff. Good shooting!

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Posted 12 April 2011 - 07:16 AM

That 1in8 twist barrel is the way to go Bob. If you have to shoot the nonlead stuff you need a twist like that to make them shoot. I'm sure that allot of rifles will see new barrels on them unless we can get rid of the no lead laws. That's a good shooter considering they are your first loads to go through that gun.

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Posted 12 April 2011 - 07:45 AM

Looks pretty good! I doubt the coyotes will think so though. :lol:

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Posted 13 April 2011 - 08:06 PM

Very nice Bob, congrats on the shooter :) Lee

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Posted 15 April 2011 - 05:00 PM

I put a 1:10" twist, Ppacnor Supermatch barrel on one of my 22.250s, I now wish now that I had gone to an 8" twist for the 80 grain match bullets. The 69 grainers just don't buck the wind as well at 1,000 yards.

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