TWIST OF THE RIFLING— What is the twist of the rifling in each of the following: Smith & Wesson revolver using .32-20 cartridge; .32 Smith & Wesson using Smith & Wesson cartridge; .32 Colt revolver using .32 Colt cartridge; Stevens .32 target pistol?
The twist of the rifling in the S. & W. .32-20 Winchester cartridge is one turn in 12 inches. That in the regular .32 S. & W. ammunition is one turn in 18 ¾ inches. The rifling in the Colt’s Police Positive revolver, .32 caliber, is one turn in 16 inches. The .32 rim fire Stevens pistols are bored one turn in 25 inches.
Harding, A.R.. 3001 Questions and Answers. Columbus, Oh: A.R. Harding, 1913.
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