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1895Gunner said:
The 444P loves em. In fact mine just about eats anything with very good groups down range.
When I used the flex tip I get a group 3'' TO 3.5'' , and when I used reloads this tighten up to 1'' to 1.5'' . Much better ;D
 

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Any of the 1/38 T barrels require a bullet length LESS THAN 0.850" to 0.900" MAX for velocities up to ~24-2500 fs. The 1/20 T will handle just about ANY bullet length that comes in 0.430" OD.

If the Flex-tip bullet is any longer than that and shot in a 1/38 T barrel then your groups will be at the larger end of the size range...3-5"...unless you can get the velocity up to ~3100fs...the velocity that is optimum for a 1/38 T barrel in 0.430" OD. You might get that in a large capacity cased bolt gun... :eek: :(

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I'm lucky enough to have both a 444 and a 45-70 that shoot identical to yours...and just think..your gun probably isn't even broken in yet..the best is yet to come ;D
 

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Just got one on a trade in mint condition myself have not got to shoot it yet has big loop lever took the aimpoint 2x red dot off that came with it and sold it to someone for 325.00 I got a great deal on that trade. you got a nice looking one too.
 

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"Any of the 1/38 T barrels require a bullet length LESS THAN 0.850" to 0.900" MAX for velocities up to ~24-2500 fs. The 1/20 T will handle just about ANY bullet length that comes in 0.430" OD.

If the Flex-tip bullet is any longer than that and shot in a 1/38 T barrel then your groups will be at the larger end of the size range...3-5"...unless you can get the velocity up to ~3100fs...the velocity that is optimum for a 1/38 T barrel in 0.430" OD. You might get that in a large capacity cased bolt gun... Shocked Sad"

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Luck, where did you come up with this? Was it based off of personal experience? Don't tell any of they guys here that their 1/38's won't shoot longer bullets, based on your "theory". Mine loves them, as does every other .444 shooter I personally know. Each rifle is different in their likes and dislikes of bullets, but you paint a pretty wide brush stroke. Flinch
 
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