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Twist rate for 280 Rem
« on: January 23, 2014, 08:17:58 PM »
What is the best rate of twist for 140 gr bullets at 3100 fps ?  22 inch barrel bolt action hunting rifle .
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JIMMY 808

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Re: Twist rate for 280 Rem
« Reply #1 on: January 23, 2014, 09:01:32 PM »
1-12 to 1-11 lots of 280s in that for 140s

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Re: Twist rate for 280 Rem
« Reply #2 on: January 24, 2014, 04:33:21 PM »
Will be the most used, when I need more weight will go with the 338.Looking for a flat shooting,hard  hitting ,low recoil bullet for deer size game.
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Re: Twist rate for 280 Rem
« Reply #3 on: January 24, 2014, 05:10:16 PM »
I am not sure what the twist rate would be on a factory Remi 700 but I have to say I love the .280 Rem.

As many of you know I bought each of my 3 sons .280's and these guns have served us well. The older boy has taken quite a number of game with his already. He has taken 3 moose now I believe with it and all never made more than a few steps. He has made some fantastic shots on deer with his gun as well. He has shot mainly 140gr factory loads out of it. Like I said I am not sure what the factory twist rate would be but from what I have seen out of these guns, they are at the top of my list for all round caliber,, very impressive rifles.

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Re: Twist rate for 280 Rem
« Reply #4 on: January 24, 2014, 05:37:36 PM »
I would almost eat this keyboard if it wasn’t 1-10 walleyes.

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Re: Twist rate for 280 Rem
« Reply #5 on: January 24, 2014, 06:47:05 PM »
I ordered a Mountain SS and Remington's site saye 9.25 ,most others , even Mountain LSS is 10. Walleyes intimate knowledge is helpful ,anymore info is appreciated . This caliber should be a reloaders dream . Anyone with a 280 jump in and comment .
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