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Special Interests - Groups & Societies => The American Plainsmen Society => Topic started by: Lord Eoin MacKenzie on August 27, 2019, 01:10:43 pm

Title: .45 cal target barrel twist....
Post by: Lord Eoin MacKenzie on August 27, 2019, 01:10:43 pm
I am looking at making a .45 cal. target rifle from a p53 Enfield.   what twist barrel and are the pedersoli  whitworth or volunteer  rifle barrels available?    thanks
Title: Re: .45 cal target barrel twist....
Post by: Ranch 13 on August 27, 2019, 03:10:47 pm
 You would do well to put either and 18-1 or 16-1 twist barrel on the rifle.
Title: Re: .45 cal target barrel twist....
Post by: Kent Shootwell on August 27, 2019, 08:50:47 pm
Twist should be calculated form the length/ weight of the bullet and the velocity. Black powder restricts the velocities to 2000 FPS or less so the length becomes the guide in this case.