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Load Development and Barrel Length

This is a discussion on Load Development and Barrel Length within the Cartridges & Calibers forums, part of the Sniping Related category; I have a question if the reloading manual gives a length for a cartridge that is used in a savage 26inch 1:10 twist will putting ...

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    I have a question if the reloading manual gives a length for a cartridge that is used in a savage 26inch 1:10 twist will putting the bullet that is used for a 26 inch barrel in a 24 inch 1:10 twist will that make it dangerous or will it be accepted I'm reloading ammo?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shaggy5543 View Post
    I have a question if the reloading manual gives a length for a cartridge that is used in a savage 26inch 1:10 twist will putting the bullet that is used for a 26 inch barrel in a 24 inch 1:10 twist will that make it dangerous or will it be accepted I'm reloading ammo?
    No. . . just a change in the length of the barrel will NOT "make it dangerous". Their will be a change in the muzzle velocity to the slower due to not all the power being burned by the time the bullet exits the muzzle.

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