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#6458737 - 09/19/16 12:44 PM Revamped Flinter Barrel
NKBJ Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 05/30/10
Posts: 249
Loc: The Ark
Had an old fifty caliber flintock TC Renegade barrel rebored to .52 with 28" twist.
It's the standard 26" Renegade length.
Have a .515 round ball mold for plinking and various rifle bullet molds to paper patching to use with my .519 sizer.
My percussion .52 with the 38" long barrel is making holes touch at 100 yards with a mid mounted pistol scope. The flinter is going to be used with a peep sight, in general a shorter range proposition. Looking forward to maybe tomorrow getting to try it out.

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#6460103 - 09/20/16 10:34 AM Re: Revamped Flinter Barrel [Re: NKBJ]
BayouGuy Offline
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Registered: 03/27/13
Posts: 1701
Loc: S.E. Louisiana
Who did the rebore job for you NKBJ? Reasonable price?

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My percussion .52 with the 38" long barrel is making holes touch at 100 yards with a mid mounted pistol scope.


Don't you know it's a sin to put a scope on a sidelock? (I too have sinned.)

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#6462728 - 09/21/16 07:40 PM Re: Revamped Flinter Barrel [Re: NKBJ]
NKBJ Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 05/30/10
Posts: 249
Loc: The Ark
It was Mister Bobby Hoyt of Pennsylvania.

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#6463123 - 09/22/16 06:28 AM Re: Revamped Flinter Barrel [Re: NKBJ]
NKBJ Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 05/30/10
Posts: 249
Loc: The Ark
By the way, I have barrels he has relined, rebored and made. No complaints on any.
On one he made me a fifty bore octagonal to round barrel for a small game critter getter that works the same as an extra light weight .410.

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#6463771 - 09/22/16 02:07 PM Re: Revamped Flinter Barrel [Re: NKBJ]
Choctaw Offline
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Registered: 11/13/04
Posts: 6052
Loc: Elmont, Grayson County
Originally Posted By: NKBJ
It was Mister Bobby Hoyt of Pennsylvania.


I've heard nothing but good things about Bobby Hoyt.
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