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Old 04-04-2009, 05:20 PM
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Witch barrel for a encore pistol for deer hunting

I want to buy a barrel for my encore pistol for hunting whitetail deer from a blind here's the 3 caliber's I'm looking at 45/70 gov, 35 whelen or 338-06.I won't be shooting more than 125 yards with it.Anybody have anything to say witch might be better?

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Old 04-05-2009, 09:45 PM
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Re: Witch barrel for a encore pistol for deer hunting

I just picked up a encore in .460sw you might look at that cal.
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Old 04-05-2009, 10:11 PM
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Re: Witch barrel for a encore pistol for deer hunting

What is a "Witch" barrel? Or do you mean "Which" barrel?
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Old 04-05-2009, 11:07 PM
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Re: Witch barrel for a encore pistol for deer hunting

I mean I'm looking at a 15inch barrel for one of these calibers 45/70 Gov or 35 whelen or 338-06 to hunt whitetail from a ground blind and useing a shooting rest in the blind to.
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Old 04-07-2009, 03:34 PM
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Re: Witch barrel for a encore pistol for deer hunting

I bought a .44 magnum and had it reamed to .444 Marlin. It is a hand full with full power loads even with the brake. I like the HAWK bullets. It shoots the Hornady factory loads very well also. Check out Bellm's web site for good info on the encore.
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Old 04-07-2009, 05:30 PM
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Re: Witch barrel for a encore pistol for deer hunting

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I mean I'm looking at a 15inch barrel for one of these calibers 45/70 Gov or 35 whelen or 338-06 to hunt whitetail from a ground blind and useing a shooting rest in the blind to.

Of the three you mention, I would pick the 338-06.

For the short distances you are considering, I would recommend something like the 7mm-08 with 120 or 140 NBT's. 260 Rem would also work great.
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Old 07-13-2009, 08:22 AM
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Re: Witch barrel for a encore pistol for deer hunting

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I want to buy a barrel for my encore pistol for hunting whitetail deer from a blind here's the 3 caliber's I'm looking at 45/70 gov, 35 whelen or 338-06.I won't be shooting more than 125 yards with it.Anybody have anything to say witch might be better?
I bought a encore last year in 3006. Haven't hunted with it yet,I have used a 3006 rifle for the last 30 years and never had any prolems with that caliber. I would say none of the above and go with either 3006 or 270.
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