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Bought my first BP rifle

Old 05-14-2005, 06:36 AM
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Default Bought my first BP rifle

a buddy here at work sold me a CVA bobcat he hadn't been using. He sold it to me for $55, which seemed cheap enough to me. It's a 1:48 twist .50 cal, and not near as fancy as the new ones at Bass Pro shops, but a place to start all the same. I have not hunted since the 80's, and that was all BOW hunting, so I'm definately in rookie status for a while

wish me luck!

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Old 05-14-2005, 08:33 AM
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I've never heard of a Staghorn with a 1-48' twist. Email [email protected] & ask them. Be sure to include your serial numbers on the rifle.
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Old 05-14-2005, 08:48 AM
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Triple Se7en he didn't say Staghorn.

Coxster, the bobcat will do you fine, what do you plan on shooting out of it?
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Old 05-14-2005, 10:23 AM
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Default RE: Bought my first BP rifle

Bobcats for the most part are good roundball shooters. Try 80 grains of FFg and a patched .490 roundball. I think you will be pleased with the rifle. Keep your shots under 100 yards or to a distance you're comfortable in shooting too, and you can make venison with that rifle..

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