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Name: keverne cloke
From: uk
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GREAT SITE SHOT WITH 410 TODAY FIRST TIME ENGLISH SKEET
SCORED 14 AND 17 AND 18 RAIN STOPPED PLAY
 
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Name: Nikitas Kypridemos
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Hello,

Thank you for putting together a very informative and useful site.

I have just got a back action hammer 410. The bores, as in most 410s I have seen, are pitted and rough. Is there some practical way to polish the bores? There is a honing machine available but it cannot handle diametres less than 20 bore.

Do you have any experience with the flexible bore polishers?

Your help would be useful in planning the renovation of this little shotgun.

Thank you

Sincerely yours

Nikitas Kypridemos

Admin reply: We too would be grateful to hear about practical bore polishing techniques, please email us at fourten or add a guestbook post here, thanks, Phil.
 
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Name: Barrie Greenall
From: Originally Herts but now NZ
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Hi All,

Emigrated to New Zealand 4 years ago and took my 9410 with me. Due to law over here I can use her to full capacity so I am currently looking for an uncrimped magazine tube.

Does anyone out there know where I can find one. I am back in the UK in amonth and would be looking to take it back with me in August.

Regards

Barrie
 
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Name: Paul Askey
From: Great Yarmouth
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I have just purchased my first .410, a new and very pretty Browning 525. I have only fired 50 rounds through it an am horrified by the excessive amount of fouling just after the forcing cones from plastic residue, I estimate I would have to shoot thousands of rounds of 12 bore without cleaning to get the same effect. I was using Gamebore cartridges (both 2 1/2 and 3 inch plastic wad). Is this normal for a .410 ?
 
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Name: David Driscoll
From: Mabton, Washington USA
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Thought your readers would like to know about the finest long-life 410 3 inch shell I have found.
I am using 9.3x74R Hornady brass,large pistol primers, 1.0cc unique and 7/8 ounce #6 lead shot.
Of course you have to fireform the brass by loading with cream of wheat or flax seed, but it makes a durable 410 shell that will hold lots of shot---at your own risk of course.
I use .430 1/8 inch nitro card over the powder, then a remington 1/2 ounce wad, shot, .450 overshot card and wax or glue on top. Have fun!
 
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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.

 
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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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