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Old 07-15-2010, 05:04 PM
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I picked up a camo knight vision at the bps catalog outlet in springfield this week. I didn't know I needed a new bp, but for $217 out the door, I guess I did. It was originally marked $429. I first went for the krb7, but finally decided I liked the break open closed breech and the feel of the vision.

Anybody shooting one of these? Any load recommendations for whitetail out to 150 yds?

I am currently shooting a cva staghorn 45 cal. w/ 10mm hornady xtp's and 777. Has been a good deer combo. It is topped with a weaver grand slam 4.75x40.
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Old 07-16-2010, 09:54 AM
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Here is some information i put out one time... maybe some of it might help


http://huntingnet.com/forum/black-po...ht-vision.html
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Old 07-16-2010, 12:57 PM
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If you prefer the XTP'S i would shoot the .452 250grn XTP"S. Either the short black MMP or the short black Harvester sabot should work just fine. The Knight Vision is a highly underated ML in my opinion.
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Old 07-16-2010, 02:38 PM
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i bought my all camo vision from sportsmans guide.it came with the non fpj breechplug and it's not finiky about loads,i've shot mine with either 777 2f or blackhorn 90-120g vol. .452 xtp's 250 or 300g ,250g sst's using either mmp hph24 or harvester short black.and my go to hunting load
100g vol.blackhorn 250g barnes tmz with supplied yellow sabot.......karl
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Old 07-17-2010, 01:58 AM
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I also got one last year at Sportsman's Guide. They are a really nice gun for that price. Like Grouse45 said They are under rated. I tried 3 or 4 different bullets in mine. 240 gr. xtp, 250 gr. xtp, 240 gr. Gold dot & 250 gr. Gold Dot. Mine shot the best group with 90 gr. Black Horn & a 44.cal 240 gr. Gold Dot. 100 yard target a hair over 1 inch group.
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Old 07-17-2010, 08:06 AM
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I bought one a year ago and paid a small sum of only $179 as a member of the Sportsman Guide. I put a Leupold Ultimate Slam scope on it. I love it, but have a few things to pass on.

I wanted to shoot Black Horn 209 in it, but had a small problem. I was using the wrong primer for the breach plug. I was using Winchester 209s and they didn't have enough umph for this gun. I got with the company and they recomended using either Federal 209A or CCI 209M primers. Bother of these primers are a magnum grade primer and are needed for the longer breach plug in the Knight Vision. Once I switched, all was great.

I amusing BH 209 powder with 95 grs. and a Hornday FPB 350 gr. bullet. I will try the 300 gr. bullet whenever I can get my hands on some. Here is my baby:



You may notice the offset rear rings. I had some problems with my eye relief and this fixed it. The offset ring was a Weaver 4x4 set and cost me about twenty bucks.

I know you will like your gun as much as I do. Good shooting and happy hunting.
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