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#3436593 - 11/04/13 09:53 PM am i crazy
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after a lil research i can get a 32 inch h&r bbl you can put a scope rail on it too


i figure 22 inch bbl i have after conversion 20 inch bbl


so after a conversion 30 inches of bbl


i wonder could you take advantage of it and get more speed out of a .45 conversion

just thinking out loud
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#3436695 - 11/05/13 04:27 AM Re: am i crazy [Re: Deer Assassin]
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I am sure you will let us know..................Now back to the original question. LOL

It all depends on whom is evaluating you, LOL.

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#3436722 - 11/05/13 05:04 AM Re: am i crazy [Re: FULLDRAWXX75]
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I don't know you personally, but from everything that I have read on here the short answer is "YES!"

Long answer, as FULLDRAW said, "I'm sure that you will let us know." It sounds like a really cool project.

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#3437147 - 11/05/13 09:51 AM Re: am i crazy [Re: EastTNHunter]
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funny


it would be a pain to tote for sure

im fine with mine it will server a purpose for 2 weeks a year till i build a rem700

i forgot to update

the 180gn 358 bullets in a 45 smokless was a waste of powder and total failiure
i know i was told but i am just one to try it
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#3437248 - 11/05/13 11:02 AM Re: am i crazy [Re: Deer Assassin]
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Slufoot will cut and crown the 32" barrel down to whatever length you want. If you do a little research on Doug's you'll probably come up with the same conclusion I did. 24" is about all a Smokeless 45 needs to reach full potential shooting saboted loads.
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#3437487 - 11/05/13 01:33 PM Re: am i crazy [Re: Rubberduck270]
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 Originally Posted By: Rubberduck270
Slufoot will cut and crown the 32" barrel down to whatever length you want. If you do a little research on Doug's you'll probably come up with the same conclusion I did. 24" is about all a Smokeless 45 needs to reach full potential shooting saboted loads.


he did my other

i thought about cutting it to 26

just thinking out loud
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#3437613 - 11/05/13 03:28 PM Re: am i crazy [Re: Deer Assassin]
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I toyed with the idea of having him cut one to 24-26" and keeping the drop so I could full form. May still do it. Think I'm going to sell my Savage after this season and go to all 45s. Kind of a pain in the butt to keep up with 50 cal stuff and 45.

Just wish they would make a stainless barrel that long on the H&R's.
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#3437628 - 11/05/13 03:47 PM Re: am i crazy [Re: Rubberduck270]
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I thought the twist was slower on the 32 incher?

Maybe I just have it confused with something else.

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#3437728 - 11/05/13 05:03 PM Re: am i crazy [Re: ratsnakeboogy]
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 Originally Posted By: ratsnakeboogy
I thought the twist was slower on the 32 incher?

Maybe I just have it confused with something else.


from what i have read the twist is the same
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#3437830 - 11/05/13 06:07 PM Re: am i crazy [Re: Deer Assassin]
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You are thinking about it backwards Lade.

Build around a projectile.

Don't expect the longer barrel to make up for your bullet's misgivings. There may be an initial speed advantage with (a), but you could be screwed by another projectile (b) with a better b.c.

Find the perfect bullet for what your objective is and design around that.

And that advice is good for rifles as well as mz's.

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