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Old 06-02-2014, 09:58 AM
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Haven't posted much for awhile. Man things get busy with 3 kids in school. Anyway, a few years ago I had a Pro Hunter that ended up being sold due to some medical bills. Long story short, for my birthday this year my wife insisted that I build my "ultimate muzzleloader" like I had talked about doing before. Got it done a couple weeks ago. Shot it for one sessions but had some scope issues so had to cut it short. I'm hoping to get out in a couple days to try again.





TC Pro Hunter
MGM 20" .45 barrel, 1-14 twist
Williams front sight, scope base for scope for load development, NECG peep for hunting
Boyds Laminate stock
Bellm Springs

I like it a lot
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Old 06-02-2014, 10:22 AM
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That is one nice looking rifle! what projectile sabot combination are you shooting?
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Old 06-02-2014, 10:41 AM
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I just put one together also. Mine is a 45 with a Bergara barrel I gathered the pieces over the winter and am getting ready to sight it in. I used the pro hunter stock and forearm and a Nikon 4 x 14 scope.
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Old 06-02-2014, 02:57 PM
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Please do not post any more photos like that, my keyboard is ruined from all the drool

Very nice looking rifle , I sure hope some range reports follow!
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Old 06-02-2014, 03:36 PM
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So far I have some 200 gr. SST's and I just ordered some 200 gr. XTP's now that a couple places have them in stock. I have both Harvesters and MMP sabots.
For now it's going to run on smokeless powder, but honestly once time frees up and the kids are in school, I will probably switch back to BP subs and experiment with sabotless.
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Old 06-02-2014, 04:47 PM
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a very nice looking rifle. If I had one like that, I think I might even go all out on a scope of real quality. Very nice... glad you got it.
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Old 06-03-2014, 01:24 AM
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Very nice looking muzzy.


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Old 06-03-2014, 04:23 AM
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That's a great looking rifle.
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Old 06-03-2014, 08:42 AM
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I don't care much for inlines, but that is a great picture and a very cool rifle.
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Old 06-03-2014, 11:25 AM
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Beautiful rifle, hope you enjoy it.
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