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Old June 15, 2014, 03:29 PM   #1
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Encore 45LC

OK--Educate me. If you have an Encore with the 45LC barrel-can you shoot 454 casul and 460's thru that barrel or does it "run the otherway"?
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Old June 15, 2014, 03:48 PM   #2
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I cant speak from experience, but I think you have it backwards. .460 can also shoot 454 and .45lc, but exceeding the weapons chambering (as you would be doing by loading a 460 or 454 in a 45lc barrel) could be a recipe for disaster.... best case is they would not even chamber.
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Old June 15, 2014, 04:01 PM   #3
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you have it backwards 460 454 45LG i have a 13" Encore barrel in 454 and love it
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Old June 16, 2014, 04:10 PM   #4
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By a 460 barrel and shoot the 454 and 45.

Buy a 45 colt barrel and shoot 45 colt only.
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Old June 17, 2014, 10:56 AM   #5
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Old July 8, 2014, 03:56 PM   #6
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Yes, backwards.

However, given that you have a break action Encore, I'm not even certain that the gun would lock up with either of the larger cartridges in the chamber. That would be something I'd like to try, but only with spent, unloaded brass. The brass used for 454 casull and 460 S&W is physically longer that 45 colt to help prevent accidents.
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