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Thompson Encore Pro Hunter 50 Caliber

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We found the Encore Pro Hunter to be a wonderfully competent muzzleloader that is perhaps more wondrously overpriced.

Thompson Encore Pro Hunter 50 Caliber

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Older Encores have been plagued with Tupperware stocks, and the Pro Hunter addresses this with its “Flex-Tech” stock. inserts of a softer polymer on top of the comb and on the grip, and the addition of a limbsaver recoil pad, make this an effective treatment. however, we didn’t notice the 43% claimed “felt” recoil reduction when directly compared to the KP1 and Savage 10ML-II rifles.

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