Any experiance with heavy CE Lazers and twist rates?

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Long story short... I just took delivery of two barrels after a 9 month wait. One in 375 CT and one in 416 Barrett for an HTI. Both were supposed to be 8 twists for shooting Cutting Edge 400 Lazers and 550 Lazers. I have measured the twist rate of both barrels and they are 9 twists...

I’m wanting to shoot the two mile ELR game and I think I’m fine with the 9 twist 416 barrel but I have major concerns with the CT barrel and the 400’s.

Can anyone give me some first hand experience with twist rates and these bullets going transonic? If I can avoid it, I’d like to keep the barrels rather than getting the sob story from the smith on why the barrels aren’t correct and missing another season of ELR.
 
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With the 375 in 1-9 twist look at the 377 CE. The 400 gr may not transition well passed 2000 yards with the 1-9 twist. I just got my 375 ct and have 32 in 1-7 twist and am using 377 for break in then will move to the 402 CE bullets for my ELR load
 

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Thanks for the replies. Has anyone successfully launched 400 gr lazers from a 375 CT, at ELR distances with a 9 twist? I'm going to attend the NRA shoot in Aug. I'd like to know if I'll be wasting my time with this bullet and twist rate.
 

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Not sure any of the guys that shoot out SW ULR are using 1-9 i think they are using 1-8 or faster for the 400 lazer. I have 200 377ce i am selling that i just don't need. In looking at the claimed BC the 402's have a BC .990 and the 400 Lazer is .930 so I am going with the better BC