Aguila Subsonic 38gn Ammo?


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Joshua M. Smith
December 11, 2009, 11:41 PM
Hello,

I picked up 500 rounds of Aguila Super Extra 38gn subsonic.

Nobody has the SSS 60 grain stuff.

Seems there's a formula that goes something like Proper Twist = (150 X bullet diameter) /(bullet length / bullet diameter). The 36gn needs a bit slower and the 40gn seems to like 1:15 according to this formula, but the 38gn is perfect with the 1:16 twist. All theoretical.

Anyway, I gave it a quick run and it seems promising. I have to dial more to get 100 yards, but since it starts out at 1025fps or so, I don't have to worry as much about wind and transsonic speeds.

Do you have any experience with this stuff, and what are your opinions?

Josh <><

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SharpsDressedMan
December 12, 2009, 12:11 AM
Two thumbs up. Accurate, fairly clean, consistent. It's all I use now, and operates all the semi auto pistols I use it in (only use it in a bolt rifle at present.)

rangerruck
December 12, 2009, 12:37 AM
chances are, unless you have a specific bbl, or a remmy speedmaster, or one of the other remmy ' master ' series, you could not fire the 60 grainers without keyholeing them anyway. They require a 1 / 12 twist or better, just like a 223 needs , with 60 grainers.
all other 22 lr ammo does fine with a 1/16 twist; from the 29 grainers, up to the 45 grainers.

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