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Old 06-30-2007, 12:04 PM
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I guess the moral of the story is to be mindfull of what's behind your intended target as well cause the bullet isn't quiting till it runs out of juice..........................Harold
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Old 06-30-2007, 03:15 PM
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I guess the moral of the story is to be mindfull of what's behind your intended target as well cause the bullet isn't quiting till it runs out of juice..........................Harold

I could not agree more Harold. That statement is very true.
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Old 06-30-2007, 05:53 PM
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I shoot a .56 TC smooth bore and think my bow has just as much killing power. Those round ball just don't carry well. Are you limited to roundballs? If not shoot a conical which my smoothbore won't do.
>>>>>>>>>>>>Wh ack!!!!Shooting 90 grains out of mine and have never had a pass thru. I have been having trouble finding balls (let it go).
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Old 06-30-2007, 07:14 PM
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No, we are not limited to roundball. In Wisconsin we can shoot about anything we want for projectiles. I choose to shoot a roundball because I have had such good luck shooting them. As for pass through, last year I shot a doe at 52 yards according to my range finder. It hit her neck, passed through there, entered the chest cavity, traveled all the way through her, exited and broke her rear leg. From there I have no idea where it went. It was a .54 caliber with 90 grains of Goex out of a flintlock.

Now in my smoothbore, I have not had the opportunity yet to shoot a deer with it.
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