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Old 12-16-2006, 05:08 PM
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Hello, I'm new here so here it goes:
I suppose that this has been discussed before, but would like to know if any one has worked up a load for the H&R/NEF .50
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Old 12-16-2006, 05:20 PM
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First off welcome to the forum
I have the nef hertage( it is a sidekick with a camo stock). Mine likes 90 grains of 777 and winchester platnum tip sabots but i keep my shots less than 100 yards. If you do a search here on the forum you will find tons of info on NEF's. http://www.huntingnet.com/forum/searchpro.aspx?phrase=sidekick&author=&for umid=26&topicreply=both&message=body&t imeframe=%3E&timefilter=-365&language=single&top=300&criteria=A ND&submitbutton=+OK+
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Old 12-17-2006, 08:48 AM
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i hunt with a .50 huntsman i shoot 100gr. 777 inpellets usea 300 gr. cva deerslayer bullets.
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Old 12-17-2006, 12:51 PM
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I have the Huntsman 50 cal and I shoot 2 50 grain American Pioneer sticks and a 250 gr Hornady sstml with a 777 209 primer. Have shot 4 deer with this load at various ranges between 35 and 145 yards with excellent results.
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Old 12-17-2006, 01:22 PM
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Bullet weight 300 gr and above 80 to 100 gr pinicale 70 to 90 gr t7. 200 to 250 90 to 110 gr.
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Old 12-17-2006, 05:46 PM
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Thanks for the tips, have been shooting a T/C Hawken for a lot of years, mostly w/patched round ball.
50 cal 110 gr 2f, w/pillow ticking.
I have been messing around with the H&R .50 cal, pyrodex, and sabots (new methods).
This gun started as a .243 Handi rifle, but added some barrels.
Will note the past posts and pick up some "New Supplies".
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Old 12-17-2006, 05:58 PM
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90 grains of loose 777 powder, 250 SST, 777 209 primer. That load will shoot MOA if I do my part.
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Old 12-17-2006, 08:03 PM
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Huntsman is sighted 2.5" high @100 yds, 75 grains by volume FFg T7, 400 grain PR Ultimate1 spitzer HPs, Win Primers
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