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#181491 - 06/18/17 05:45 PM Re: Learn me on .50cal handguns. [Re: Zee]
Zee
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Well, I just did the math. To build an Encore barrel the way I would want it would cost about $550 when all was said and done.

So, not quite the less than half I had originally thought. But still, about half the price of a BFR.
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#181495 - 06/18/17 06:28 PM Re: Learn me on .50cal handguns. [Re: Zee]
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There ya go...Get the 50 and still have money to go for the next itch that needs scratching.
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#181502 - 06/18/17 08:09 PM Re: Learn me on .50cal handguns. [Re: Ernie]
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The cost of a barrel is cheap vs a whole gun. A fifty has really good potential as a big dangerous game backup and for that id want a few more shots but id bet u could run that encore at a higher velocity outta that 12" barrel. Double tap lists loads out of a smith for 400gr at over 1800 fps. I bet u should be able to run over 2000 outta that barrel?!?! Id love to see what u could do

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#181503 - 06/18/17 08:17 PM Re: Learn me on .50cal handguns. [Re: tradmark]
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No dangerous game in my parts, so it's more about the want than a need.

I just like guns. I like cartridges. I like collecting and playing with both. Whether the target or game require it is trivial to the joy of having and shooting as many different gun/carrridge combinations as possible.

Which is the allure of the BFR.

I have Encores. I've never owned a BFR.
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#181504 - 06/18/17 08:19 PM Re: Learn me on .50cal handguns. [Re: Zee]
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What 480 are u getting

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#181505 - 06/18/17 08:21 PM Re: Learn me on .50cal handguns. [Re: tradmark]
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Ruger.



She is in Purgatory (Layaway).
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#181510 - 06/18/17 11:01 PM Re: Learn me on .50cal handguns. [Re: Zee]
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Oh cool! My son has that gun. He likes it alot

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#181514 - 06/19/17 07:06 AM Re: Learn me on .50cal handguns. [Re: tradmark]
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Zee, I think you should go with the BFR and if it turns out you don't like it I will give you $550.00 for it and you can get the encore barrel. PROBLEM SOLVED. LOL

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#181518 - 06/19/17 10:43 AM Re: Learn me on .50cal handguns. [Re: dhom]
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Get the BFR, Zee. You won't regret it. They are so accurate out of the box that they are a joy to work with.
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#181524 - 06/19/17 12:27 PM Re: Learn me on .50cal handguns. [Re: Whitworth]
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Why stop at 50 cal? Y'all know there's a .620 JDJ, right?





Who wouldn't want to fire a 1050 grain cast bullet out of a handgun?
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