Needs a forward vertical grip to make it more tactical.
0.454's work best for me
I get 5" (or better) offhand with mine. The one time I benchrested it, I got 3.5-4"
The biggest single factor I found was getting teh right...
I agree with your analysis, tho it is a different point than I was making.
I don't belive that is true. Measured by volume, I beleive the coarser 2F will give you more shots per pound, as the larger sized granules pack...
I know the powder choice / weight of charge can make a HUGE difference in my smokeless guns. And its not a psychological difference, its a REAL...
Mine.... from October Country
I use that Hoppes in the brown bottle, with moisture eliminating properties. Werx good fer me.
Beautiful rifle. (I'm not even sure what HC/PC means)
How's that buttplate feel on the shoulder?
If consistentnly hitting your target is the objective, a rifle is the only answer.
"Only accurate rifles are interesting."
I hear ya about the Minie Ball.
I picked up a original M1863 TypeII Springfield, and it shoots dead on PoA at 50 yards, and groups well.
Mostly, I'm looking at a gun to complete my original Springfield collection - something pre-1850.
The accuracy question wouldn't be a deciding...
Equally as important, ascertain this cylinder locks up well, and the gun is mechanically sound, if you intend to shoot it.
Given these guns run about $250, my own judgment is that once they blow apart, I'll just buy another one. Others mileage may vary.... :v
Like the part where you sugegst he do a helicoil, when he already said a helicoil is too expensive.....
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