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Old 01-21-2011, 05:37 AM   #1
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I'm a fan of smooth bores but not their accuracy. Can anyone help me on this?

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Old 01-21-2011, 05:44 AM   #2
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Vague........

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I'm taking a guess that you want to change a smooth bore to a rifled. There should be gunsmiths in your area. That is where I would start.

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I'm taking a guess that you want to change a smooth bore to a rifled. There should be gunsmiths in your area. That is where I would start.
I hope he has the drill & understanding.
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If you have a "gut" feeling that he should not do it, then don't let him.

Ask questions first, get written estimates, and have in writing what is to be done.

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Why not just buy a bp gun with a rifled barrel? They are all over the place and you can have them shipped right to your door in my free states.....

This is like the

I have a gun I don't know what it is it has a star and a crown on it and that is it. What kind of gun is it what caliber is it and who made it and how much can i get on gunbroker for it.

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Ok so you like smoth bore rifle and......................

You think their accuracy sucks and......................

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I'm a fan of smooth bores but not their accuracy. Can anyone help me on this?
Get bigger targets or stand closer.
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if its a smoothbore it will shoot better than some give it credit for, the big qquestion i like to ask does it hava rear sight. it will make a difference as you have a consistent alignment with the front sight. I shoot smoothbore 62's and my little canoe gun with a 24 inch bbl shoots more accuirately than my 42 inch bbl. the reason being it has a rear sight on it. learn to shoot that smoothbore and when people start to laught about it as i did at one time you will make believers out of them.

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if its a smoothbore it will shoot better than some give it credit for, the big qquestion i like to ask does it hava rear sight. it will make a difference as you have a consistent alignment with the front sight. I shoot smoothbore 62's and my little canoe gun with a 24 inch bbl shoots more accuirately than my 42 inch bbl. the reason being it has a rear sight on it. learn to shoot that smoothbore and when people start to laught about it as i did at one time you will make believers out of them.
Whtsmoke has it right. I made a rear sight for my 870 years ago (flashing clamped between the stock and receiver with a hole to peep through) and it shot minute of deer (about 10 inch groups at 75 yards) with Brennke type slugs from a smooth, modified cylinder barrel using the front bead. That sight didn't last a season but it demonstrated clearly that a well designed slug can perform very well from a smooth bore if it can be aimed properly.
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Whtsmoke has it right. I made a rear sight for my 870 years ago (flashing clamped between the stock and receiver with a hole to peep through) and it shot minute of deer (about 10 inch groups at 75 yards) with Brennke type slugs from a smooth, modified cylinder barrel using the front bead. That sight didn't last a season but it demonstrated clearly that a well designed slug can perform very well from a smooth bore if it can be aimed properly.

A tight patched round ball will do even better.
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