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PostSubject: boring 50 cal. out to 54   boring 50 cal. out to 54 EmptyJanuary 21st 2016, 9:07 am

im thinking of getting bobby hoyt to bored my 50 cal. out to 54cal. to take some weight out of this straight barrel, has anyone done this if so how did it shoot-thanks
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PostSubject: Re: boring 50 cal. out to 54   boring 50 cal. out to 54 EmptyJanuary 21st 2016, 9:20 am

He can do it provided the existing screw holes aren't too deep
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PostSubject: Re: boring 50 cal. out to 54   boring 50 cal. out to 54 EmptyJanuary 21st 2016, 9:39 am

What is your gun? It will shoot better, because you can specify what you use for ammo. For a PRB he'll give you a deep groove slow twist. For a conical a faster twist shallow groove. That's much more valuable than removing weight.

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PostSubject: Re: boring 50 cal. out to 54   boring 50 cal. out to 54 EmptyJanuary 21st 2016, 10:58 am

I had my Renegade bored to .54 for large conicals and it shoots great..
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