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#344794 - 08/15/07 09:05 PM T/C Encore Katahdin 209x50
jmoreland
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I was curious to see if anyone on here had one of these barrels? I recently got the older style 20" ported barrel and was gonna try to find a good load for it. I am planning on starting out with 100 grains of powder and the 250 grain shockwaves. Any advice would help. Thanks!
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#352456 - 08/19/07 03:58 PM Re: T/C Encore Katahdin 209x50 [Re: jmoreland]
m_allison71
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I don't have one, but I would think 100 grains would be a bit much in a barrel that short.

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#352962 - 08/19/07 09:10 PM Re: T/C Encore Katahdin 209x50 [Re: m_allison71]
jmoreland
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The barrel is rated to shoot 150 grains but there is no way I am gonna try that one! I have found a few articles where they were shooting it with 150 grains and a shockwave and it was getting great results. I called prbullet last week and they are shooting one with 105 grains loose 777 and a 360 grain hollow point bullet. I really dont think I want to shoot one that big though. If I can ever make it to the range I will post some results
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#353372 - 08/19/07 11:45 PM Re: T/C Encore Katahdin 209x50 [Re: jmoreland]
population control
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my only advise would be , to take the shockwaves and throw them in the trash!!! they shoot very good at paper , but will not leave a blood trail to save your life. jmo
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#353849 - 08/20/07 09:54 AM Re: T/C Encore Katahdin 209x50 [Re: population control]
.444 Marlin
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What he said.

Use powerbelts and powerbelts ONLY.
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