Posted February 21, 2017 12:59 am by Comments

By Tom McHale

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By Tom McHale
Tom explores the importance of AR-15 Barrel Twist Rates. What can go wrong & what can go good.

AR-15 Barrel Twist Rates
Tom McHale

USA –-( There’s more misunderstanding surrounding AR-15 barrel twist rates than the electoral college’s secret faculty lounge and doomsday bunker under the Denver International Airport. That’s because, as with any complex topic, there’s plenty of myth wrapped around some nuggets of truth.

That blend of fact and fiction is what makes the topic mysterious to so many.

We decided to embark on a little experimentation to put some of the common assumptions to the test. When buying a common AR-15 barrel, what do you have to worry about given the type of shooting you intend to do? What types of ammo should you use, or not use, for your particular barrel? Will choosing the wrong twist rate for your AR-15 cause the moon to plummet into the Toad Suck, Arkansas State Park? With some help from our friends at Stag Arms, we decided to explore the topic a bit more.

What are Barrel Twist Rates?

As a quick level setting refresher, the twist rate of a rifle barrel refers to the speed at which the …Read the Rest

Source:: AmmoLand

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