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#194890 - 10/13/18 11:53 PM My MGM Encore Barrel Arrived
Bob Roach
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My (.308 Bore) 7.62 x 54R Encore barrel arrived from MGM.
It is gone again, having my 4 Gill Muzzle Break installed.

My Bullberry Scope Base, and Hanger Bars have been delivered and are ready to install when the barrel comes back from the gunsmith.

I may get a chance to load some ammo tomorrow, with some luck. I have 125 and 150 Nosler BT's on hand as well as some 125 Sierra's. That should cover my bullet testing pretty well. For being retired I sure am busy.

Bob R
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#194893 - 10/14/18 08:44 AM Re: My MGM Encore Barrel Arrived [Re: Bob Roach]
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I received my MGM barrel back in the early Spring for my Encore and I am very happy with my purchase. I had a 14" 445 Super Mag barrel made and it is a shooter! I have somewhere in the neighborhood of 750 to 1000 rounds down the pipe and I must say, it is one of the easiest barrels I have to clean up and I primarily shoot cast bullets. During my load development stage I shot all sorts of powder through it finally settling on IMR 4227 which is not the very cleanest burning powder, but still getting a final patch to run bright white is quick. Good luck with your new barrel, I'm sure you will enjoy it.

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#194903 - 10/15/18 09:42 AM Re: My MGM Encore Barrel Arrived [Re: OFFSHORE]
Okie Hunter
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Bob, I'm using a 125 grain NBT in my 15 inch 308 Encore using load data from KRal. I've shot deer and hogs with these and they work great.
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