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Name: kevin walker
From: suffolk
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i own an old single barrel hammer 410 which is full choke, would opening it up a little spoil it,s pattern ?

Admin reply: One of my guns is opened up to cylinder and its great on close targets. It just depends on what you want to do with it
 
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Name: Ian Burrell
From: Ripon North Yorkshire
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Greetings.
I am a keen .410 owner and reloader. I have three shotguns - o/u - s/s - pump and reload ALL my own cartridges BOTH 2 1/2 and 3 inch.
Great site, good to read of other .410 users.

rergards

Ian.
 
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Name: Daveo
From: West Yorkshire
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Iv been looking at a Norica 3 shot bolt action in my local gun shop, it had a tag on it saying FAC
I asked the owner and he said it has a detachable mag....
I asked how do you detach it?,
he said stock off and remove some set screws!!!
I was not convinced that equated to a detachable mag so i spoke to my local FLO who comfirms it is section 1 unless the mag is welded in place Just a word of warning to the lads that own one, i doubt wether an average bobby would spot it but technically some may be held on an SGC and be Sect 1.
Be aware.
 
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Name: Phil
From: Fourten website
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Hi,
Does anyone out there have a copy of the Lyman 44th edition (1967)? If so we would be very grateful if you could scan the pages with the reloading info for .410 cast slugs and send the images to us here at the .410 website.
  
we have specific enquiries about this data and would like to make this information available to a wider audience.
Cheers, Phil (website admin)

Admin reply: Copy received, Many thanks Richard P.
Phil.

 
Added: April 8, 2010 Delete this entry  Reply to entry  View IP address  
Submitted by Comments:
Name: Dave O
From: UK
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My friend shoots a fully modded Baikal and I shoot a modded Pedretti.
After a little debate on a website about the best cartridges to use in a moderated .410 me and a friend of mine did a little testing,
not very scientific but here is what we found

2" 9 gram Eley fibre wads: very loud, not very effective ( loud because the shot is so light its not slowed down enough and is supersonic when it leaves the barrel, and not effective because the pattern fails at anything beyond 10 yrds)

2" 9 gram gamebore plaswads: even louder than Eley as above, very close range.

2 1/2" 12.5gram Eley: quieter than 2" and kill much better, also a bit cheaper than 3".

Lyalvale 2 1/2" 14grams plaswads: louder than the Eley but kill just aswell, pattern slightly better!

Fiocchi 3" 19 grams plaswads, kill very well, Slightly louder than Eley's 3"ers .

Eley 3" 18grams fibres subs and and normal, seem the same to me??.

I feel that the pedretti although no longer converted by Hushpower, is the best moderated .410 available.
Its short and handles well and the noise reduction is suberb.
The only two downsides are:
The silencer is cold to hold as there is no wooden forend and due to the vents begining closer to the breech on the barrel the muzzle velocity is lower on the Pedretti than on the Baikal, but in reality the difference is not really an issue.
I have tried a the 9" moderater on a Baikal and also owned a fully moderated Baikal and although i prefer the workhorse Baikal guns themselves to Pedrettis i don't feel they lend themselves particulary to being moderated due to the overall length increase.
I don't understant why someone does not start moderating a single barrel Investarms as these are folders and dont need a forend so the moderater can fit further back giving a far better balanced gun.

Like i said these are just my thoughts on the matter after shooting lots of rabbits, squirrels, pigeons and magpies with a fully moderated Pedretti gun.
All the best Daveo
 
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Name: laurence kearney
From: princes risborough
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my father in law who is 80 owns a lyalvale 410 shot pistol that looks really old and i cant seem to find out anything on the internet about it , can anyone help ?
 
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Submitted by Comments:
Name: Dan Jarabek
From: Gilbert Arizona, USA
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How can one register an HR Handygun in the US
 
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Submitted by Comments:
Name: John Holland
From: England
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Hello,

I have 300 new .444 Marlin RP cases for sale, these are very suitable for making "everlasting" .410 cases, price £90.00.

Tel 01477 549036 or e-mail us at fourten.org.uk and we will forward your email

Regards,

John Holland
 
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Submitted by Comments:
Name: Andy
From: South East England
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ONE for any South East England homeloaders. I'm a british reenactor with 2 .410 lee enfields and a lot of friends who think I'm putting live cartridges in each time.

I've been taken the shot out of the cartridges before use so far. And only using paper wadding.

I'd really like a supplier or source for .410 blank - probably need about 300 - 400 a year but no one seems to want to supply such a small amount. Not sure how much it costs to homeload and not having the equipment myself.

Andy
 
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Name: ken wilkinson
From: lincolnshire uk
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re winchester 9410,two of these guns were purchased 1 for me 1 for a shooting friend, he has used his for clay,vermin,rabbit and driven game and he can shoot very well with this gun,mine is still in its box. The shear pleasure of handling these super works of art means most people will keep them.those who are trying to buy one could try Crawfords of Scunthorpe lincs,they were the only people who did say they could get them and did .
 
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