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Old 12-14-2019, 12:06 AM
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Originally Posted by Tom Freeman View Post
At longer ranges some rifles/barrels throw a cold bore shot to a different POI vs a warm barrel.
That's been my experience... it's not so much to do with fouling as it is whether the barrel is warm or not. I find the same issue with handguns as well.
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