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David French
high standard longhorn
Fri Dec 1, 2017 15:42

Hello my name is David and Im trying to find out about the twist rate on the high standard double 9 longhorn revolver mine is the steel frame nine and one half inch barrel model. I love this old revolver and will never part with it. My interest comes from a loading that AGUILA offers, its a 60 grain bullet that (by all accounts) needs a tight twisting barrel to stabilize.
I thank you in advance for any help/advice you can offer sincerely David French

    • Longhorn RiflingJohn J. Stimson, II, Fri Dec 1 17:08
      Hello David, The barrel is rifled one turn in 16" RH. John Stimson
      • longhornDavid French , Fri Dec 1 17:22
        Thank you for your quick response though I was hoping to learn the twist was 1 in 9. 1 in sixteen will probably not work well with the heavy bullet. Im still going to give it a try but now I'll only... more
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