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Old 04-07-2017, 05:01 PM   #1
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My 10 ga hammer with twist barrels have a bore dia. of .798".Have they been honed? Wall thichness at end of chamber is.100",6" from chamber .950".Min.wall thickness .050 with moderate pitting.In your opinion would they be safe to shoot.
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Old 04-07-2017, 07:00 PM   #2
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Edward,
I have two early 10 gauges one hammerless and one hammer gun and both have bore diameters in the '795 range. On early 10's this was common.

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I believe mine is over .800. My 12ga hammer gun is .740. Most were larger than todays standard.
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