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Forum: Black Powder
01-24-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,869
Posted By rt_con

DiscMan: Thanks for posting your results. Just...

DiscMan:
Thanks for posting your results. Just to be clear, were you shooting an original .50 cal DISC in your above post ?

With respect to sabots for the .458 Bloodlines, it appears Knight...
Forum: Black Powder
01-14-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,532
Posted By rt_con

I agree with the advice already given: 1. ...

I agree with the advice already given:

1. Ditch the pellets and switch to loose powder. I have no issue with using T7, but I absolutely have to swab between shots to get decent accuracy. In...
01-03-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 373
Posted By rt_con

My bad... False alarm. :confused0024: I...

My bad... False alarm. :confused0024:

I figured it out. I must have accidentally applied the "Zoom" feature in Firefox while on this forum. (CTRL and +)

(CTRL and 0) returned font size to...
01-03-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 373
Posted By rt_con

Help - MyFont Size Changed

I inadvertently changed (Increased) my font size by accidentally brushing my hand on my keyboard while on the forum. It is changed only on this site... no others, so I believe it was changed by some...
12-30-2012, 01:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 509
Posted By rt_con

WTB White Super 91

Looking for a White Super 91 .451.

Can contact via email.
Forum: Black Powder
07-01-2011, 04:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,390
Posted By rt_con

andrewstj: Someone on another forum (think it was...

andrewstj: Someone on another forum (think it was Busta) advised me how to fix that.

Just drill out the center of the breech plug tool with a 5/16" bit until it completely fits over the breech...
Forum: Black Powder
05-23-2011, 10:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,641
Posted By rt_con

flint head: Nice looking gun... especially like...

flint head: Nice looking gun... especially like the stock pattern ! I've never shot conicals out of my Knight's. But I've heard and now see they are very capable.

I shot the the NE 460's and with...
Forum: Black Powder
05-22-2011, 01:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 999
Posted By rt_con

+1. Chet - Be sure to try the smooth blue...

+1. Chet - Be sure to try the smooth blue Harvesters. They shot the Lehigh 185 & 200's the best in my .45 Elite.... using 110 to 120grs of BH209.

Keep us posted !:cool2:
Forum: Black Powder
03-25-2011, 05:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,305
Posted By rt_con

sabotloader: Nice informative report ! ...

sabotloader: Nice informative report ! :happy0001: Recently purchased a thumb hole from Knight for my .45 Elite, but haven't tried it yet. Really don't want to change a thing since it's...
Forum: Black Powder
02-25-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,015
Posted By rt_con

onetohunt: Thanks for the story and pics. That...

onetohunt: Thanks for the story and pics. That is one nice looking rifle !

It sounds like you didn't get a chance to really fine tune the load combo... but what kind of groups were you getting...
Forum: Black Powder
02-14-2011, 02:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,228
Posted By rt_con

Very nice ! I don't have one, but one of my...

Very nice ! I don't have one, but one of my hunting buddies does but hasn't shot it yet.

Are you using the original breech plug ? How was the blow back ?
Maybe it was the Knight...
Forum: Black Powder
01-31-2011, 03:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,989
Posted By rt_con

Hey GM... What primers did you find provide the...

Hey GM... What primers did you find provide the best fit in yours ?

I may have to switch from Rem STS, which are very clean, but fit extremely tight in the BP neck.... and have been...
Forum: Black Powder
01-29-2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,989
Posted By rt_con

My point exactly. And I want to buy replacement...

My point exactly. And I want to buy replacement vent liners ($5) and not breech plugs ($40) ! Maybe Knight is concerned about liability issues with replaceable vent liners ?:rolleye0011:
Forum: Black Powder
01-29-2011, 05:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,989
Posted By rt_con

So Grouse45... once Lehigh sells the few they...

So Grouse45... once Lehigh sells the few they have left, then no more available with replaceable vent liners ?

If so, not happy about that....the replaceable vent liner concept is a great...
Forum: Black Powder
01-29-2011, 05:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 603
Posted By rt_con

Don't think they have them on their website. ...

Don't think they have them on their website. They only seem to be listed on Guns America.;)
Forum: Black Powder
01-16-2011, 06:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 894
Posted By rt_con

Grouse45: Looks good !!! Now just get them to...

Grouse45: Looks good !!! Now just get them to show up during legal shooting hours.:)
Forum: Black Powder
01-12-2011, 07:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 636
Posted By rt_con

Just before I saw this thread I left a message...

Just before I saw this thread I left a message for Gordy. He usually gets back to me the same day. We've been trading e-mails as I'm thinking about buying a thumb hole stock for my Disc Elite (have...
Forum: Black Powder
08-15-2010, 10:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,164
Posted By rt_con

Thanks for the report and pics Tom ! Great...

Thanks for the report and pics Tom !

Great to hear some of the folks I've spoken to at Knight are doing well and there's hope going forward. That Gordy is a class act.

I can't image Knight can...
Forum: Black Powder
07-27-2010, 04:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,230
Posted By rt_con

Thanks for reminding me about the mid-day hunt. ...

Thanks for reminding me about the mid-day hunt. I've haven't done it yet, but have seen and heard of some nice bucks taken then !

I was lucky enough to take 2 small bucks with my .50 T/C Omega...
Forum: Black Powder
05-05-2010, 04:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,370
Posted By rt_con

Thanks for the info sabotloader and UC !:cool2: ...

Thanks for the info sabotloader and UC !:cool2:

Just want to say I had the same issue with the buildup you described... and it impacted both the Lehigh and Knight NFPJ plugs.
Forum: Black Powder
05-04-2010, 05:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,074
Posted By rt_con

+1 to what sabotloader said about using the...

+1 to what sabotloader said about using the Knight breech plug tool to install the Lehigh plugs...or even the Knight NFPJ plug.

I had to drill out the center of the Knight tool to install the...
Forum: Black Powder
05-03-2010, 10:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,897
Posted By rt_con

Got my Gen II today also. Thanks to some...

Got my Gen II today also. Thanks to some modifications by sabotloader my Gen I is working fine too. Now I only need 1 more for Elite #3. :rock:

I e-mailed Dave that I don't want a refund for Gen...
Forum: Black Powder
04-24-2010, 05:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,069
Posted By rt_con

sabotloader:Thanks for the report !:cool2: I...

sabotloader:Thanks for the report !:cool2:

I intend to use a Lehigh plug/adapter in both my .45 & .50 Elites using BH209 exclusively. The Lehigh vent liner with a flash hole size of .034 should...
Forum: Black Powder
04-22-2010, 10:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 857
Posted By rt_con

Josh... First off, welcome to the forum ! I...

Josh... First off, welcome to the forum !

I shoot the 250gr Gold Dot in my .50 Disc Elite and .50 T/C Omega. I use the Harvester Short Black in the Knight and Harvester Black Crush Rib in the...
Forum: Crossbows
04-11-2010, 01:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 12,354
Posted By rt_con

Welcome to the forum. Same thing happened to me...

Welcome to the forum. Same thing happened to me on CN... remember they also have a store, selling the same stuff as Wyvern. No problem... just have to remember where I am before any posts re:...
Forum: Black Powder
04-11-2010, 01:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 967
Posted By rt_con

Nice pic ! Sounds like you had a great day. ...

Nice pic ! Sounds like you had a great day. :cool:

Is that a Browning Gold ?
Forum: Black Powder
04-10-2010, 09:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,191
Posted By rt_con

LaneNebraska: I hope this a MZ hunt ? If...

LaneNebraska:
I hope this a MZ hunt ? If so...let's hear about the guns & loads... some details please !

Ummmm...I wonder if some .45 Elite's are in the mix ?:biggrin:
Forum: Black Powder
04-01-2010, 01:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,430
Posted By rt_con

Nice find guys !:cool2: Now get out and...

Nice find guys !:cool2:

Now get out and shoot them and report back.

Still experimenting with my .45 Elite. So far the Barnes 195 MZ in Harvester smooth blue sabot over 90grs of BH209 is in...
Forum: Black Powder
03-24-2010, 10:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,057
Posted By rt_con

sabotloader: Does your modification result in a...

sabotloader: Does your modification result in a tight bolt ? If so, I can put up with a little blow back.

IMO, the big plus with the Lehigh is that the spent primers fell right out (don't stick...
Forum: Black Powder
03-20-2010, 10:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,695
Posted By rt_con

Don't have a Triumph... have an T/C Omega. I...

Don't have a Triumph... have an T/C Omega. I also had no luck with the Barnes 250 MZ & 285 MZ with BH209. If you want to stay with Barnes offerings... I had good groups with the following in my...
Forum: Black Powder
03-07-2010, 03:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 980
Posted By rt_con

Nice report and pics ! Great news about the...

Nice report and pics ! Great news about the Lehigh B/P. Looks like a winner :cool2:
Forum: Black Powder
03-07-2010, 06:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,694
Posted By rt_con

bdlder: I got good groups in my Omega and the...

bdlder:
I got good groups in my Omega and the Barnes T-EZ with the HPH-12. The T-EZ is a .450 diameter bullet (not a .451 or .452) so you may need to go to the thicker sabots like the HPH-12.
...
Forum: Black Powder
03-06-2010, 04:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,257
Posted By rt_con

Doe Dumper: Did you take any precautions like...

Doe Dumper: Did you take any precautions like tape over the muzzle or covering the nipple ?

I never had much luck leaving a MZ rifle loaded with T7, over a few days and not changing POI. I...
Forum: Black Powder
03-02-2010, 05:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 691
Posted By rt_con

Thanks sabotloader... and thanks Dave. ...

Thanks sabotloader... and thanks Dave.

WOW... I wasn't aware of all the tolerance issues involved here !

No problem waiting some more.
Forum: Black Powder
03-02-2010, 05:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,704
Posted By rt_con

+1 on the refund (I didn't request one). ...

+1 on the refund (I didn't request one).

Also noticed the Knight replacement plug is listed as "Out of Stock" on his site.
Forum: Black Powder
03-02-2010, 08:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,704
Posted By rt_con

I notified Dave. Certainly willing to give...

I notified Dave.

Certainly willing to give Dave a chance to get these right. I still think this is the way to go for the Knight's and BH209. If it was an easy fix... I'm sure Knight would have...
Forum: Black Powder
03-02-2010, 06:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,704
Posted By rt_con

As I said in my previous post.. I installed the...

As I said in my previous post.. I installed the new Lehigh adapter and B/P in my .45 and .50 Knight Elites.... both fit fine and the bolt cycled without issue without a primer. Note... I used a...
Forum: Black Powder
03-01-2010, 05:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,704
Posted By rt_con

I think Grouse may be on to something. I...

I think Grouse may be on to something.

I just tried my new Lehigh plug in my .45 and .50 Elite's and they fit fine on both. But, I previously had the Knight NFPJ installed in both and had...
Forum: Black Powder
02-24-2010, 11:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,704
Posted By rt_con

Thanks Grouse ! Ordered mine today... can't...

Thanks Grouse !

Ordered mine today... can't wait to try them in the .45 Elite (if the snow ever ends):mad:
Forum: Black Powder
02-21-2010, 03:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 448
Posted By rt_con

Nice... I still have my G-Series in .451. I...

Nice...

I still have my G-Series in .451. I remember working on the nipple with 0000 steel wool until I got the cap to fit fully seated, and just snug enough to fire off every time.

And it...
Forum: Guns
01-31-2010, 12:30 PM
Replies: 24
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Views: 24,752
Posted By rt_con

SOLD : Laminated Stock for T/C Omega ...

SOLD : Laminated Stock for T/C Omega

Thanks...Rob
01-30-2010, 05:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,074
Posted By rt_con

Laminated Stock for T/C Omega

Original laminated T/C Omega stock for sale. Complete with swivel studs and a new Limbsaver pad installed.

I purchased it last year from T/C and never used it.... staying with my thumb hole...
Forum: Black Powder
07-02-2009, 05:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 648
Posted By rt_con

RE: Rings and Mounts

Pretty sure the Omega, Encore and Triumph share the same scope mountings. I used to have the Weaver style 1 pc base and Warne Quick Detach low rings pictured here on my Omega:

...
Forum: Black Powder
06-30-2009, 04:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,153
Posted By rt_con

RE: Are Knight Rifles No More?

I have no qualms about buying one of Knight's bolt action rifles. In fact I just purchased a NIB SS .45 Elite from Gunbroker.

These rifles are simple to take apart.. and itseems all the basic...
Forum: Black Powder
06-30-2009, 01:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,443
Posted By rt_con

RE: What bullet did you use last year and......

chetmarks: Cute kids !... and nice deer too.
Forum: Black Powder
06-30-2009, 12:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,443
Posted By rt_con

RE: What bullet did you use last year and......

Took a small 6 point at 20 yds from a tree stand. Used a 260 Speer Jacketed Hollow Point over 90 grs of T7 in my T/C Omega. Hit was mid lung on entry and exit just under opposite front leg.

Deer...
Forum: Black Powder
06-29-2009, 12:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,185
Posted By rt_con

RE: Range report w/Lehighs (just facts...no argument)

Old/New: Nice report and pics... thanks for posting.

I noticed you shot the Lehighs yesterday (6/28) in 80* weather. Did you allow the barrel to cool down between shots ?

Just asking...
Forum: Black Powder
06-25-2009, 09:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,230
Posted By rt_con

RE: 45 Elite with BH in Strychnine

sabotloader: Interesting post ! I'm surprised at thevelocity resultsin your head-to-head comparison.

I may have to rethink my use of T7 vs BH209. Since I like to shootmoderate charges, I'll...
Forum: Black Powder
06-17-2009, 10:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,012
Posted By rt_con

RE: New project in the works.

Thanks Grouse. I'm very interested in this !

I didn't hunt with BH209 in my Knight last year, when I heard of the ignition problems in cold weather.
Forum: Black Powder
06-13-2009, 09:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,147
Posted By rt_con

RE: BH209 and Knight disc elite

dead on: I think most of reported ignition problems with BH209 in the Knight Disc Elites/Extremes were corrected by using the "Hotter" brands of 209 primers. In fact the manufacturer of BH209...
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