T/C New Englander opinions

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T/C New Englander opinions

Post by Iowa-Lefty » Sun Oct 04, 2009 10:30 am

Looking at a T/C .50 cal New Englander and looking for opinions. Is the 1 in 48 the twist these all came with? Am I going to see the best accuarcy with conicals if it is a 1 in 48 or will prb shoot good out of it to. Anyone own one or shot one and care to give their opinions on its functionability?
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Re: T/C New Englander opinions

Post by Captchee » Mon Oct 05, 2009 8:03 am

factory wise i believ the 1 in 48 is the most common .
as to the twist with the right load you will find that the 1 in 48 is very reasonable with both PRB and conical .
but agin its all in the load .
sometimes it takes alittle to find the right conical and powder charge .
with the PRB its finding the charge that works the best .
lost of folks out there using the 1 in 48 for PRB and conical .
just spend the time and you should be happy

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Re: T/C New Englander opinions

Post by Beaverman » Mon Oct 05, 2009 11:32 am

We had a young man at or rondy at the candle shoot with a Renegade 1:48 PRB beat all the old guard guys with their custom 1:66 &1:72 twist rifles, like cap said, nothing wrong with that gun, just have to spend the time finding what the barrel likes in a ball size, patch size and load combo,
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Post by Iowa-Lefty » Mon Oct 05, 2009 12:14 pm

Thanks for the replies. That was what I was hoping for.
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Re: T/C New Englander opinions

Post by gameslayer » Tue Oct 06, 2009 8:47 am

try 90 grain pyrodex and a 490 round ball ,and I just cut up some old cargo pants from wal mart and grease it with bore butter ,it should hit a post it note at about 70 yards off of a rest if you do your part.I have a renegade that will shoot hornady sabots very ,very well as well as round balls , you just have to see what it likes .

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Re: T/C New Englander opinions

Post by Pietro » Tue Oct 06, 2009 4:37 pm

The .54 cal Renegade 1:48 barrel, that I just got for my T/C .56SB Smooth Bore, shoots so well, that I'm gonna go strictly with it - and sell the .56 smoothbore barrel.

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Re: T/C New Englander opinions

Post by Jaymo » Mon Oct 19, 2009 9:03 pm

Pietro, which T/C gun does the .56 smooth bored barrel fit?

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