G2 Contender 209 50

inchr48

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Just scored a stainless muzzleloader barrel for my Contender.

Anyone shot one?
 



inchr48

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Dialed in at 50 yards with 6 shots. Will shoot for final load at 100 next weekend, and be ready for the hunt. Doesn't seem to be real picky on the bullet. Also love the BH209. 6 shots with no swabbing of the bore in between rounds. A wet Hoppes patch both sides, and a dry patch both sides. Light oil swab and ready to store until next outing.

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Not a 50 but a 45x209 Gonic barrel and some custom furniture that I carved
20 inch GA-90 in 45 caliber sm.jpg
 

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Nice
I’m looking for a contender frame. Have the 45-70 410 and 357 barrels can’t wait to shoot it
 

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Yes, they are addictive!
Just got done carving this grip for my 45x209 16" Gonic barrel. Those are 340 gr cast bullets.
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Very nice work I have 2 encore frames one pistol and one rifle they are great thought about a contender but like the idea of switching to high power rifle rounds when needed.
 

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Look at you guys carving your own wood. That's nice work!

inchr, I have been using BH209 in my Knights for a couple of years now. Like you said, it doesn't foul the bore, and that's a great thing for an extended camping hunt, but I'm not getting stellar groups out of it. I'm using a saboted .458", 330 gr HP. I have to swage it down to fit in the sabots, because they're made for .452's. It makes for a quick, clean kill w/o a lot of meat loss in anything I've shot with it yet.
 


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