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Rate of twist for each calibre 1885 model?
May 31, 2020
10:48 am
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 Just joined as a guest being in the UK.

I have spent a lot of time looking for information on the rates of rifling twist for the many different calibres of the 1885. 

Pretty sure I saw a schedule but can now longer find it.

Does anyone have this info?

Look forward to hearing from someone.


May 31, 2020
4:25 pm
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Hello Peter,

I have the information yo are looking for.  Please provide a list of the calibers/cartridges you are interested in, and I will put together a corresponding list of the twist rates for you for for you.  Much of the information I have is contained within the original Winchester catalogs of the period when the Model 1885 was still in production. 


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