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nkbj

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Just thinking out loud...
Any yall tried a GPR bored to a smooth rifle?
A .56 oughta work OK and the longer barrel might group better with shot or bare ball than the TC Renegades did.
 

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I've never known a smoothrifle not work and the ones that were reluctant soon pulled their act together with a few adjustments!
 

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My .56 Renegade smooth bore shoots great with patched ball out to 50 yards, and patterns well at 30 yards with #5 shot. Can't complain about it, and the shorter barrel is handier in the brush.
 

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Somehow I ended up with a .559 round ball mold. And after searching the place I've concluded that I sold the TC .56 barrel. And that got to thinking again about a smoothie barrel for the GPR.
 

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I think you would have had a hard time starting that ball (.559), with a patch in a T/C .56 bore. That sized ball would be best suited to a .62 caliber or 20 gauge.
 

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.559 would definitely be for a bare ball loading.
 
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