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Hi guys. Ive just bought a norica 410 3 shot bolt action with the soul intention of getting a suppresor for it for rabbit shooting on a paddock behind an industrial estate. it has a 3 inch chamber but with the load the brass expands and it seems to have trouble extracting off the bolt out of the chamber from which i have to rod the empty out through the barrel. so ive had to feed it 2.1/2 inch from which work great and cycle without issue. my question is does anyone else have experience with these issues and if so is there a 3 inch cartridge that they use that would work. ive stripped the gun down bolt included and its clean as whistle so i know the extractor spring is fine. any help much appreciated just dont want to bankrupt myself looking for different brands of ammo.

 

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they expand prob cause of pressure in a 3" cart, hence you getting no probs with the 2nhalf, if u want to go hush hush quiet try 2" subs, less pressure and super quiet with a mod, or even a 9mm shotgun with a mod.

hope this helps a little..dave

 

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Cheers Dave. It’s my first proper use of the 410 is there any significant difference in a 2.1/2 to a 3 inch in distance and power I know the 3 inch holds more shot but I just want to make sure it does it’s job on the bunnies.

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1 hour ago, Ryan74 said:

Cheers Dave. It’s my first proper use of the 410 is there any significant difference in a 2.1/2 to a 3 inch in distance and power I know the 3 inch holds more shot but I just want to make sure it does it’s job on the bunnies.

The "distance and power" of any cartridge is pretty much dictated by the amount of shot in the load. A pellet fired from a 4 bore will have the same energy as an equal pellet of the same velocity fired from a .410.

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I have a Norica 3-shot. I only put 3" carts through it, never had any issues with it not extracting... but as yet it isn't getting lots of work (no ferrets currently and not enough rabbits around).

 

I'm using Lyalvale Supreme Game carts - 18gms, no6

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