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No market to sell them means they new barrels won't be made. 1-9" shoots light bullets well enough for that twist rate to be well represented.
 
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unless you're wanting to shoot very lightweight bullets, the faster twist rates work better at stablizing most common weights.1:14 is a slow twist.
 
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the ar15 started life with a 1/14 twist but was quickly changed to 1/12 when it wouldn't stabilize a 55 grain bullet in COLD weather. The 1/14 did create a spectacular wound channel though ;)
 
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I had an old 1/14 barrel on an old AR in high school. I didn't know it at the time but I was curious at the fantastic damage that little round caused on medium game animals.
 
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