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Old October 13, 2008, 08:07 AM   #4
Join Date: October 9, 2008
Location: East Texas
Posts: 34
There is a big mis-conception about 1-48 twist barrels in .50 caliber. There is no problem getting excellent accuracy with them. It's a great twist. The barrels will shoot heavy conicals with acceptable accuracy and excellent accuracy with patched roundballs. Here is a typical 3 shot group with open sights off the bench at 50 yards. If I had 40 year old eyes instead of 71 year old eyes the groups would be tighter I'm sure.

.50 Caliber CVA St Louis Hawken 1-48 twist. From the bench @ 50 yards.

Born in the Pineywoods of East Texas a long, long time ago.

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