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Hello Bill,

I believe the 1-48 twist is a compromise twist for both projectiles and round balls but is more suitable to bullets. Usually, a rifle for exclusive use of round balls would have a much slower twist, 1-66 comes to mind. If I'm not mistaken, Cabelas guns are made by Traditions.

You could also keep an eye out for a T/C Pennsylvania Hunter. I think this rifle is a flinter and rifled for round balls. Not sure if it is made anymore as T/C has really thinned their line out.

Here's a link with a ton of BP Links to aid you for more info:


<a href="http://www.raccoon-n-crockett.org/linklist.htm#MUZZLE%20LOADING%20FIREARMS%20AND%20PARTS

Here" target="_blank">http://www.raccoon-n-crockett.org/linklis....

Here</a> is Traditions Flinter page: http://www.traditionsmuzzle.com/hawken.....(Edited by Contender at 12:11 pm on May 11, 2001)
 
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