Re: TC Encore and long range?
Just about all the factroy Encoe barrels I've delt with can easly be made to shoot close to the 1 moa range and some down close to the 1/2 moa range.
The encore can be made to shoot as well as any bolt guns for the first round shot but the gun has to be broken out of battery to reload and that kinda messes with the good grouping Ju-Ju.
Get a trigger job , replace the hinge pin with a tighter fitting unit and bed the forend.
I just fitted up a 300 win heavy barrel buled Encore for the guy that owns the bow shop up the road , did all te stuff mentioned above plus recrowned the barrel and installed a Sims recoil pad , his gun will shoot very close to 1/2moa at 200yds with factroy loaded Nosler ammo with the 200gr Accu-Bond.
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