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Old 01-04-2018, 11:45 AM
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Talking New Acquisition!!!

So a buddy of mine had this handgun he wanted and it was mine. He had a Traditions Vortex that he wanted to trade plus some cash. I said ok, because I wanted one I could now use in Virginia for hunting.



Will need to buy a cope and I'm looking for one now. I will run different loads through it to find the bet on.

Now if the weather will calm down and be nice for a change!!!
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Old 01-05-2018, 07:37 AM
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bought one of those vortex pistol @ a gun shop brand new for 200 bucks & can't use it for muzzy hunting but can use it to hunt squirrels & etc but not legal for deer . i lovethis gun same exact one that is pictured. having a hard time finding scope rail mount it's a 183a. finally may of found one & will be putting a scope on it. i shoot 70 grains of bh209 & a barnes300 grain expander hollow point.love this set up can't wait to put a scope on it. and i just found out that i can use it on a christmas tree farm for deer damage. i talked to traditions & they say my load is good up to 100 yrds. but they recommend staying withing 75yrds.
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Old 01-05-2018, 08:14 AM
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I would be all over one in 45cal. They would be a hoot with Ed's 350gr conical and a bit easier to load than a tight fitting sabot.
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Old 01-05-2018, 08:31 AM
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Used to have one a few years ago, 70grains of Wano(real black powder on my country) and a 240gr XTP did the job on a warthog nicely. But I traded it on a 12g b/p shotgun, more practical for my farmtrips...
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Old 01-05-2018, 12:28 PM
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Glad about the use of BH209. Iím partial to it. I will check different billets but for this gun I would think the 300 gr. XTP would be nice.
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Old 01-06-2018, 09:42 AM
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just found out my local gun shop found a base & it's on it's way. have not decideon a scope maybe one from cabelas or use a bushnell red dot.
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Old 01-06-2018, 10:15 AM
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Originally Posted by t.shaffer View Post
just found out my local gun shop found a base & it's on it's way. have not decideon a scope maybe one from cabelas or use a bushnell red dot.
Don't forget about Ebay. They have some nice scopes and prices!1
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Old 01-06-2018, 05:36 PM
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thanks will check it out
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Old 01-07-2018, 06:20 AM
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great looking gun
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Old 01-07-2018, 05:21 PM
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You only have a 70gr. maximum recommended load for that pistol. I went with the CVA Optima V2 pistol with 100gr. max. I shoot 80gr of BH209 in her, super accurate for a 14" barrel, but hold on tight!!!
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