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#181963 - 07/11/17 04:32 PM Re: Barrel Porting [Re: junebug]
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Just got a .460 S&W 15" standard taper bbl for the Encore frame. Recoil is severe..blast the same. Any recommendations? I'm going to keep it as I'm a collector. Thanks,Rick.
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#181965 - 07/11/17 11:25 PM Re: Barrel Porting [Re: daywolf]
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Try SSK Industries' fish gill brake. Either that, or see if you can send the barrel to MGM to either have the built-in brake installed or have a removable brake added.
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#182033 - 07/14/17 09:11 PM Re: Barrel Porting [Re: TN Lone Wolf]
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Talked to MGM..they gave me a price of 120 and about 2 weeks time. Will be considering it soon..this thing has vicious recoil! Thanks much!
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#182038 - 07/14/17 11:16 PM Re: Barrel Porting [Re: daywolf]
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Talked to MGM


Which option are you considering?
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#182070 - 07/17/17 09:20 PM Re: Barrel Porting [Re: s4s4u]
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The magna-porting..
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#182076 - 07/18/17 02:57 PM Re: Barrel Porting [Re: daywolf]
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 Originally Posted By: daywolf
The magna-porting..


Nothing wrong with magna porting, but a good brake will reduce the recoil way more than the porting. I have porting on my 454 Casull and it makes a difference, but I have a brake on my 475 Linebaugh and it tamed the full tilt load recoil down comparable to heavy 44 mag loads.
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#182077 - 07/18/17 04:30 PM Re: Barrel Porting [Re: KRal]
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KRal,

Who did you use for the brake?
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#182081 - 07/18/17 09:48 PM Re: Barrel Porting [Re: 4MAG4]
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Gary Reeder built the gun and installed the brake. SSK make a great brake as well.
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#182148 - 07/25/17 06:03 AM Re: Barrel Porting [Re: junebug]
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Lots of good info guys..thanks much!
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#182226 - 07/28/17 07:54 PM Re: Barrel Porting [Re: TN Lone Wolf]
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 Originally Posted By: TN Lone Wolf
Try SSK Industries' fish gill brake. Either that, or see if you can send the barrel to MGM to either have the built-in brake installed or have a removable brake added.


The SSK fish gill brake is excellent. I hunted on Texas a few years back with an Encore pistol chambered in .470 Nitro Express that was equipped with an SSK Fish Gill Brake. The recoil was not that bad, and I even killed a Sika doe with it. Liked it so much, I sent my .35 Whelen Improved Encore to SSK to have a fish gill installed.


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