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#5600638 - 02/15/15 02:49 PM encore pistol
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I am buying a new barrel for my encore pistol. my main interest is varmits and possibly javelina. my choices would be 243, 223 or the 22/250. which one would be the better choice in that 15 inch barrel. I know they don't have much recoil compaired to my 7mm/08.
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#5600810 - 02/15/15 04:38 PM Re: encore pistol [Re: frito]
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Id probably go with a 22-250 out of those 3. Just because I've been thinking about buying one in a bolt gun soon.
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#5600841 - 02/15/15 04:57 PM Re: encore pistol [Re: frito]
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I would usually agree with .22-250 out of those three, but given the 15" bbl I go with 243.
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#5601281 - 02/15/15 08:56 PM Re: encore pistol [Re: Slow Drifter]
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Originally Posted By: Slow Drifter
I would usually agree with .22-250 out of those three, but given the 15" bbl I go with 243.


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#5601343 - 02/15/15 09:34 PM Re: encore pistol [Re: frito]
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If you already have a 7-08 I would go .223
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#5601356 - 02/15/15 09:44 PM Re: encore pistol [Re: frito]
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Bear in mind the rate of twist is usually slower in .22-250 barrels than in .223 barrels; at least as they come from the factory. I would probably pick the .223 or the .243, myself.
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#5601464 - 02/15/15 11:11 PM Re: encore pistol [Re: frito]
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223, the more overbore a cartridge is the more velocity will be lost at shorter barrel length.

I would also be looking for a 1:8 or 1:7 twist barrel for the 223 for using heavier bullets when wanted.
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#5601491 - 02/16/15 12:19 AM Re: encore pistol [Re: kmon1]
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I'd still go with .243
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