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#6969868 - 11/22/17 05:55 PM 22-250 barrel length
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What's the shortest barrel one could go on a bolt action rem 700 22-250
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#6969908 - 11/22/17 06:34 PM Re: 22-250 barrel length [Re: daniel1381]
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I have a 16" contender that I shoot out to 100 yds with success

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#6969916 - 11/22/17 06:41 PM Re: 22-250 barrel length [Re: daniel1381]
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What's speeds are you getting? What ammo?
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#6969937 - 11/22/17 06:55 PM Re: 22-250 barrel length [Re: daniel1381]
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Originally Posted By: daniel1381
What's the shortest barrel one could go on a bolt action rem 700 22-250


24" long, 1:8 twist, 75 gr A-Max, H-Varget, 3200 fps MV.

Each inch cut off, deduct 25 fps.
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#6969952 - 11/22/17 07:10 PM Re: 22-250 barrel length [Re: FiremanJG]
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Originally Posted By: daniel1381
What's the shortest barrel one could go on a bolt action rem 700 22-250


24" long, 1:8 twist, 75 gr A-Max, H-Varget, 3200 fps MV.

Each inch cut off, deduct 25 fps.



Sweet thanks for the info
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#6969961 - 11/22/17 07:25 PM Re: 22-250 barrel length [Re: daniel1381]
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I shoot a factory Weatherby Vanguard with a 20" barrel, 1:14" twist. I usually use 55gr VMAX/SP (the 50rd box from Cabela's) but I have no chronograph so I couldn't tell you speed.

I've shot only out to 300yd, under 1.5 MOA consistently without a problem. I'm no JG nor do I compete, but if you're shooting for fun or hunting with factory loads, my rifle is a testament to 20" being good.

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#6969967 - 11/22/17 07:31 PM Re: 22-250 barrel length [Re: daniel1381]
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Had a Sako Forester handi hunter carbine in 22-250 that worked quite well. Didn't have a chrono back then.
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#6969971 - 11/22/17 07:38 PM Re: 22-250 barrel length [Re: chital_shikari]
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Thanks for the info looks like I got another one to chop
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#6969972 - 11/22/17 07:39 PM Re: 22-250 barrel length [Re: kmon1]
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Had a Sako Forester handi hunter carbine in 22-250 that worked quite well. Didn't have a chrono back then.

What length?
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#6969981 - 11/22/17 07:45 PM Re: 22-250 barrel length [Re: daniel1381]
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Iím on my second 20 inch barrel on my 220 Swift. Canít tell ya the speed, but it is a max load of 4064. Itís a laser beam of a cartridge.

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#6969984 - 11/22/17 07:49 PM Re: 22-250 barrel length [Re: daniel1381]
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Thinking I may go 18 and will be suppressed
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#6970010 - 11/22/17 08:21 PM Re: 22-250 barrel length [Re: daniel1381]
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Originally Posted By: daniel1381
Originally Posted By: kmon1
Had a Sako Forester handi hunter carbine in 22-250 that worked quite well. Didn't have a chrono back then.

What length?


Forgot to add that, 20 inch
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#6970014 - 11/22/17 08:23 PM Re: 22-250 barrel length [Re: kmon1]
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Originally Posted By: daniel1381
Originally Posted By: kmon1
Had a Sako Forester handi hunter carbine in 22-250 that worked quite well. Didn't have a chrono back then.

What length?


Forgot to add that, 20 inch

Thx for info
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#6970015 - 11/22/17 08:23 PM Re: 22-250 barrel length [Re: chital_shikari]
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I shoot a factory Weatherby Vanguard with a 20" barrel, 1:14" twist. I usually use 55gr VMAX/SP (the 50rd box from Cabela's) but I have no chronograph so I couldn't tell you speed.

I've shot only out to 300yd, under 1.5 MOA consistently without a problem. I'm no JG nor do I compete, but if you're shooting for fun or hunting with factory loads, my rifle is a testament to 20" being good.


Sweet
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#6970023 - 11/22/17 08:27 PM Re: 22-250 barrel length [Re: daniel1381]
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I believe you'll lose about 40 fps / inch in the .22-250 with heavier bullets, and about 50 fps / inch with the lighter ones. That's figured on average losses with 77 and 50 grain bullets and barrel lengths from 24 to 16 inches. The worst aspect of a shorter barrel in large-for-caliber cartridges is the muzzle blast, IMO, but if you're going to run a suppressor it won't be terrible.
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