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Old February 14, 2018, 09:04 AM   #3
buck460XVR
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Originally Posted by BluRidgDav View Post

I've read references that it's twisted "slower and shallower" than other S&W .45 caliber revolvers, in order to "not spread out the .410 shot". But, I haven't found any actual specifications to support this.
Since most modern shotgun shells use a shot cup, I doubt very much if rifling is going to "spread out" the shot at all. Probably just the opposite. The fact that the "Governor" is a SD firearm meant for very close range(measured in feet, not yards), having the shot spread a tad is probably a good thing. If one wanted a solid shot column, they would be just as well off to use .45 colt.

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