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Thread: How deep should the rifling be on a Pietta Smith?

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    How deep should the rifling be on a Pietta Smith?

    So I have just taken possession of a nearly-new, 2019 manufacture Pietta Smith.

    It is very nice.

    I was looking down the bore at the rifling, and was struck by how faint it seemed.



    Full-size pictures here: https://imgur.com/a/sv1ftB3

    From what I can measure with calipers, the depth of the grooves seems to be about .008 on the bullet I pounded down the barrel.

    Does this sound right?

    Steve
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    Looks good thanks me. Good luck
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    Yes, thanks you!

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