Twist Rates

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Rifling - Twist Rate
... For best performance, the barrel should have a twist rate sufficient to spin stabilize any bullet that it would reasonably be expected to fire, but not ... The slowest twist rates are found in muzzleloading firearms meant to fire a round ball these will have twist rates as low as 1 in 60 inches (1,500 mm), or slightly longer, although for a ... bullets, has a 1 in 7-inch (177.8 mm) or 32 calibers twist ...

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