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Your best bet is to find a 44magnum or a 45-70 barrel. As cool as a fully rifled 410 would be, it isn't an option. A 44 or a 45-70 will give you a good choice of projectiles and either will out perform the 410 slugs. If you need it to be a shotgun for legal reasons, there are 20ga fully rifled barrels.
 

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Now that there are no new ones being made so you can't just order one, it might be worth it to get a full length barrel liner and line a 20ga barrel. You would need a new extractor or you could maybe weld or solder an extension onto the 20ga extractor, but it wouldn't be too complicated.

Rgambill, what is it you want to do with a fully rifled .410? Are you looking to shoot factory slugs? Maybe load up something yourself with full length brass shells? Is there a specific hunting regulation you want to work within? Or is this just a "because I can" sort of a thing?

Another option that I forgot to post yesterday is .444 Marlin. I have used .444 brass to make .410 shot shells and if you were going to make some hot slug loads the .44 brass may be part of the recipe; so you could just skip the tinkering ad shoot .444 if that will do what you want to do.
 

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With a proper sighting system and the right ammo accuracy can be pretty good without rifling, just stay within that little slug's range. I am confident out to 60-70 yards on woodchucks...YMMV....Scott B.



 

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if you are wanting to shoot .410 slugs, you wouldn't want a rifled barrel. 410 slugs are rifled, so you can shoot them in a smooth bore barrel. they don't make .410 sabot slugs, which is what you want to shoot in a rifled barrel
 

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I'm like Vash, I've got a 45/410 survivor. 45 LC is way cheaper and more versatile than 410 slug. However you can shoot shot and 410 buckshot with it, but it's not an accurate slug gun



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Ok. Here's my 2c worth. I have a 41 mag handy rifle. 410 at the groves. Shoots like a lazor at 100+ yards. 2x scout mount 30.00 pistol scope. Favorite. I also have a 410 tamer with wood stocks, short stocks. Like tamer stocks. I use 3" brass shells loaded with cast 410 bullets and unique. Drilled and tapped, muzzloader fire sites. Shoots 4" at 25y. I bought a 410 drill bit and removed the choke. Camp gun but. Barrel fits any of my handys. Can be scoped if desired. Not needed. The 45/410s are too liberal in. Dia for 410 slugs. A smooth bore 410, no choke is accurate enough out to 75y. I just think rifled is not needed.
 

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HBBS (Honing Big Bore) made a few fully rifled h&r pardner shotguns before they switched production to the encore. I have seen exactly one of them for sale on the big gun auction site.

If you search this subforum there are one or two threads discussing the conversion of a handi 444m to a 410 slug gun. This conversion is easy, the hand loading of the slugs, not so much.

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