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Why a smoothbore

Discussion in 'Rimfire' started by BRD@66, Dec 9, 2019.

  1. BRD@66

    BRD@66 TGT Addict

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    A .22lr designed for shot shells seems pretty useless to me. A 410 would be better suited for the task, but maybe there is a market for it somewhere out there.
     
  3. BRD@66

    BRD@66 TGT Addict

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    Ha! Yes but at least you figured out the usage. Essentially for rat shot huh?
     
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    Yup. I have used those .22 shot shells out of both handguns and rifles. They are about useless after 5 feet. Maybe this rifle extends that range to 10 feet?
     
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  5. ZX9RCAM

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    From the ad.....

    "Using shotshell with a rifled barrel spreads the shot pattern too wide to be effective and damages the rifling over time, which is why Henry's Garden Gun features an 18.5” round blued steel barrel that is void of any rifling, providing the perfect platform for slinging .22 LR shotshell projectiles in a tight pattern."
     
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    I was hoping this thread was about tanks...
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  7. Charlie

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    The only reason I can think of using rat shot in that .22 rifle is it wouldn't damage the inside of a barn near as much as a shotgun-fired shot shell would.
     
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    I don't understand this
    Rate of Twist 1:16
    Smooth bore rate of twist?
     
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    That's why I have a snake charmer. snake charmer.jpg
     
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