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Black powder elephant gun???

Discussion in 'Blackpowder' started by Russell13, Oct 17, 2020.

  1. Russell13

    Russell13 Member

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    Wow!!!
    I just learned a little bit about the 4 bore Rifle. What an amazing gun. 325 grain with a 1/4 pound ball. who is one of these that they will let me borrow.

    here is the video on it, check it out if you have some free time. Very interesting
     
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  2. troy fairweather

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    Ya there cool, look up cape guns to, they were a big bore for African game and a smooth bore barrel.
     
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    My reaction is : Ouch! Can you imagine the pain of recoil?
     
  4. WestKentucky

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    I have looked seriously at getting one. The cost of the gun is high, but the cost of a projectile is what stops me. Even if I were to take up casting that’s a whole lot of lead.
     
  5. PapaG

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    I fired a conflict six ONCE.
     
  6. falmike

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    There are YouTube videos of John Ross taking African game with his 4 Bore.

    He also goes in depth on sighting it in in his book Unintended Consequences
     
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  7. arcticap

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    Thank you for posting about it.
    I was trying to find it earlier today but couldn't until you helped.

     
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  8. falmike

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    My pleasure
     
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