roundball in smoothe.

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  1. Mar 12, 2018 #21

    azmntman

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  2. Mar 12, 2018 #22

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  3. Mar 12, 2018 #23

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    Ive been shooting a .600 in my 20 gauge with a thin patch,but at a local TG match,the last two clangersI used a 570 paper patched cartridge, smacked em good and hard ,so yeah they work fine
     
  4. Mar 13, 2018 #24

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    Have ever run a card over powder ,then a lubed felt wad...then the patch and ball pushed in with your thumb ? Gonna try that as soon as this 3 feet of snow melts a little.
     
  5. Mar 13, 2018 #25

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    ive used tow as a wad with a patched ball. just have to give it a try,they all seem to like different loads,Ive had at least 8 smoothebores and danged if they didnt all shoot differently
     
  6. Mar 14, 2018 #26

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    correction a 560 roundball
     
  7. Mar 9, 2019 #27

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    Used to use a.575 in a paper cartridge lubed with Lehigh Valley lube. Got about a 4 in. group at 50 yds. and didn't get any resistance putting it down the barrel until after about 15 shots.
     
  8. Mar 9, 2019 #28

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    .595 & cut (old T shirt) patch over a tad of sisal and 70 gr. BP give me quite an accurate load
     
  9. Mar 9, 2019 #29

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    .600 RB with .010 patch....but a card goes on top of powder...then a felt wad...then ball and patch...can push the patched ball in the end of the Getz barrel with my thumb
     
  10. Mar 10, 2019 #30

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    Don’t over look that bare ball load, my 16 seems too
    shot a bare ball better than a patched one.

    I’m shooting a .648 ball in a .653 bore.
     
  11. Mar 10, 2019 #31

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    Sort of. My 20 gauge french trade gun has a tight bore. I ordered a .600 mold when I finished building it but even with a thin patch it was tough to load. Before I found the .590 mold I use now, I tried .570 balls using denim patches cut from worn out levi jeans. That combo was quite accurate. The thicker patches carried plenty of lube so loading was easy. Pillow ticking wasn't thick enough for the .570 ball even in my undersized bore so if your bore is a true .62 caliber, I think you'll find pillow ticking gives you too loose a fit.
     
  12. Mar 13, 2019 #32

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    .600 RB with .18 pillow ticking in mine groups 3 to 3 1/2 inches at 50
     

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