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Old 09-15-2007, 09:12 PM
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Cold bore shot

In a cold, fouled barrel is there some rule of thumb as to point of impact or is it different for each firearm?
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Old 09-15-2007, 09:29 PM
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Pretty much each rifle has it's own set of rules. I have been lucky enough to own some rifles that didnt have much of a problem down to -10 F. Some others of mine were very unpredictable in 40-50 degree F., others had cold bore shot issues that were more predictable. The best thing to do is get to know each one of your rifles.
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Old 09-16-2007, 06:47 AM
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It's not predictable.

For a hunting rifle you have to work up a cold bore load so you'll know where it'll hit.
This is where cut rifled barrels shine.
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