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Rifled Barrel Question

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by SIUC4, Feb 13, 2010.

  1. SIUC4

    SIUC4 Glockness

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    I just bought another Remmington Model 870 Magnum. I have the classic woodgrain already and now I got an all black synthetic model that I am gonna turn into a home defense weapon with all the goodies. It came with a 20 inch rifled barrel, Since I want to shoot 00 buck I purchased a 20 inch smooth bore barrel. Now here is my question, what would happen if I shot 00 buch threw a rifled barrel? I know that your not supposed too but I was wondering what the result would be?
     
  2. Smashy

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    Probably a donut pattern.
     

  3. HerrGlock

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    At what distances? Within normal house defense distances (about 20-30' max)? You probably won't notice a difference. Beyond that the pattern will open up fast.
     
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    Gallium CLM

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    Nothing (bad) happens.
     
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    Peace Warrior Am Yisrael Chai CLM

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    For home defense, I honestly think the difference(s) will be negligible.

    I mean the idiot stupid enough to invade your home will either be simultaneously perforated by several similarly rotating ".38 rounds," or said idiot will be perforated by randomly and independently rotating ".38 rounds." For you, either scenario is going to be a definite win-win. :supergrin:



    BTW- Nice choice for an HD weapon. :thumbsup: (As for me, I'm a smooth bore kind of guy.)
     
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  7. john58

    john58 BHO is a LIAR!

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    Go shoot it & find out!!. Nothing like a good excuse to go shooting.
     
  8. SIUC4

    SIUC4 Glockness

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    Yea I was wanting to do a little test my self but I was unsure whether It could damange my barrel. Thanks for the link!