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Male Number of posts : 43
Age : 56
Location : MD
Registration date : 2018-07-14

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PostSubject: Older 50 cal encore   Older 50 cal encore EmptyJuly 31st 2018, 7:46 pm

Anybody shoot one if so what are some of the loads you shoot and hunt with.
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Age : 80
Location : Southwest, Oklahoma
Registration date : 2012-05-28

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PostSubject: Re: Older 50 cal encore   Older 50 cal encore EmptyAugust 1st 2018, 6:52 am

My Encore was bought in 2005 or 2006:  It has the old screw in breech plug.   For years i used the 250 grain SST bullet with 100 grain charges of Pyrodex or JSG.   Few years ago, in preparation for an elk hunt,  i sighted the rifle with  the 300 grain .452 XTP magnum bullet along with 120 or 140 grains of Black MZ powder.   i've killed about 12-15 deer and a bunch of hogs with that load.
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