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What S. Kenton said.
Don't have a GR but do have a 1:66 Kentucky 50. 85gs fff is superb where as my Hawken 1:48 50 likes 75-80.
Is it too late to set the barrel back more?
Right, left? Doesn't matter. Only odd thing is using pump shotgun. So use to R/H it's odd to pump right handed.
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Can happen to any using any powder.
What dave says. You can't produce pressures that modern synthetics achive with black powder shooting front packers. There is a cut off where...
Maintenance is paramount. All powders should be treated as corrosive.
The question really is does 70gs provide accuracy.
Glad it's not as bad as you initially thought.
Ditto on the nipple.
You can make a priming horn. A very small or piece of narrow end of a horn or antler or just wood. You can buy a brass priming flask. Just depends...
Kind of opposite but one rifle I have would not hold half cock. That is you could pull trigger and it released the hammer. My point is things can...
Well, oil your Beaver, what else?
Just had too!
Do they have a website? Should tell you store status somewhere.
This is a 50 I reworked. It was as bad as the OPs pix. Shot horrible. Now will put on target and within 1/2" holes almost touching.
I reworked 2 barrels like this last summer. Takes a bit of time and patience but doable. If you want the info just say.
Kit or built? Hard decision. Shop around, might be surprised what you can find built for manageable difference of kit.
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