Thompson Center Encore

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2008/09/30 06:30:25 (permalink)

Thompson Center Encore

Anyone own an encore?
I'm looking at purchasing the shotgun/turkey model and adding a .25-06 barrel and forend.
Just looking for comments, good or bad, about the Encore.

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    RE: Thompson Center Encore 2008/09/30 08:36:43 (permalink)
    Id buy one for sure, nice guns. Love the interchange feature.
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    RE: Thompson Center Encore 2008/10/01 05:32:30 (permalink)
    I was shooting mine on Saturday.  I put an MGM 223 rem barrel on a basic frame (with trigger job) and plain wood.  It shot a couple of 1/4" groups and a bunch around 1/2".  That was with the first set of reloads and barnes bullets (which aren't necessarily known for accuracy).  It shoots HSM factory ammo into less than 1/2" for 5-shot groups.  You could say I'm happy with it.
    I'm ordering a 17 AH barrel for it before Christmas to replace my HMR.
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    RE: Thompson Center Encore 2008/10/01 07:58:08 (permalink)
    I own two frames and three barrels and two different buttstocks.  Love them all.  I would opt for the Prohunter frame with the swing hammer.  That is a nice feature.

    My rifle is a black rifle
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