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Old 12-02-2011, 02:08 PM
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Whats everyone's opinion on Traditions/Vortek line of guns? I'm really eyeing the inline pistol. Especially the Real Tree one. For about 600 I can have the gun, scope mounts, and scope. I've always played with the idea of pistol hunting. I know I could buy a TC contender and get a muzzleloading barrel but that seems like way tooo much money. Whats Traditions warranty? Also it says that max load is 70 grains but loose 777 reduce by 15% so that is 60 grains. Is my math right by saying that with BH209 the max load is roughly 45 grains?

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Old 12-02-2011, 04:24 PM
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i almost bought one. im waiting for the new cva optima pistol to hit the local stores. theres some you-tube videos on it. looks like its a more robust 100 grain shooter and like 100$ cheaper than the traditions.
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Old 12-02-2011, 06:44 PM
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Well they are large, heavy,awkward and a good shooter, I have gone from that style to the Ruger revolver and am much happier that way. But if you intend to shoot long distance or hunt deer with it as a main gun that may be what you need.
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Old 12-03-2011, 08:12 AM
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Thanks liquidorange! Didn't even know cva made one. Not trying to bash traditions, but i would feel better with cva. And yes it will be for deer hunting. Already have one on order. Hurray!
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Old 12-03-2011, 08:34 AM
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i too would go with the Optima pistol. It has a max load of 100gr powder.
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Old 12-03-2011, 08:55 AM
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http://www.modernmuzzleloader.com/ph...ic.php?t=20984

http://www.modernmuzzleloader.com/ph...ic.php?t=21010

Busta's reports on the Optima pistol are very favorable overall.
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Old 12-03-2011, 11:39 AM
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I love you guys! If it wasn't for this forum I probably wouldn't be muzzy hunter. All the wealth of info and advise. Thank you soo much
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