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Rich Coyle View Drop Down
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    Posted: November/26/2010 at 22:23

I made a fancy looking recoil slide for testing recoil of rifles with different weights of bullets and with different brakes installed.  I put a chronograph just past the slide.  On July 15, 2007 I tested a few rifles.  I have since, but didn't record them.

 

Here are enough to get an idea how different weights of bullets affect free recoil travel.  Which translates into usable information.

 

No brake

.223  26” heavy barrel 55 grain moly  3,306 feet per second           1 13/16”

.223  22” light barrel same ammo        3,260                                        2 3/8”

.223  22” light barrel 60 grain               3,118                                         3 1/8”

 

7 Rem Mag    120 grain                          3,380                                        12 7/8”

7 Rem Mag    140                                3,027                                  15 5/16”     

7  Rem Mag    170                                    2,852                                        19 15/16”
 
7STW               130                                    3,763                                         15 1/8”

 

.375.-416 Rem Mag 270                         2,968                                         29 ¾”

.375-.416 Rem Mag 300                          2,858                              &

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