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Re: Barrel type?
Posted by David Williamson on November 24, 2018, 7:25 am, in reply to "Re: Barrel type?
Bores in an L.C. Smith of .721-.722 is unusual. I have found out that in a few of my hammer guns that the bores were.724-.725 and in early hammerless guns were from .727-.729. Whether they did not inspect them and just left them is any one's guess. It could have been a worn reamer. That is why it is important to know bore size when figuring constriction. The gages that you buy to put in the muzzle only tell you that there is choke but not what it really is.