what size is the round used for a 10ga BP shotgun

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  1. bigjoed

    bigjoed New Member

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    I'm trying to find what size round ball is used in a 10 ga BP shotgun. I know the bore size is .775 I suspect it is @.750. Anybody know for sure. Also wondering if anyone knows where you might be able to get a mold for it.
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  2. bluesea112

    bluesea112 Active Member

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    If your BP shotgun is an older one, it is not made to shoot a single round ball. They are made to shoot bird shot or buck shot at low pressure. If you cram a single round ball down the barrel with a patch, you are likely to bulge the barrel....or worse.
     

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