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28-30-120 rifling twist rate
May 29th, 2021 at 4:03pm
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I am curious about this ctg because I recently ran into a fellow using a Ballard chambered for this round. Any comments?
  
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Re: 28-30-120 rifling twist rate
Reply #1 - May 29th, 2021 at 4:11pm
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Stevens used 1 in 14, my rebore by? is 1 in 14. 1 in 12 is used for heavier bullets. Anyone use a faster twist than 1 in 12?
  
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Re: 28-30-120 rifling twist rate
Reply #2 - May 29th, 2021 at 8:59pm
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Have two Stevens in 28-30,and Ballard 28-30 all have  barrels with 1:14 twist.
  
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Re: 28-30-120 rifling twist rate
Reply #3 - May 30th, 2021 at 12:30am
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My 44 1/2 has 1 in 14,and my. 28-20 Stevens 44 uses 1 into too.
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Re: 28-30-120 rifling twist rate
Reply #4 - Jun 10th, 2021 at 5:57pm
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A 14" does just fine with 140 grain bullets, not good at all with the heavy bullets intended for a 7 mm.
  
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