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Forum: Black Powder
08-18-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,251
Posted By 52bore

IDLewis. Just FYI the Tucked patch is referred to...

IDLewis. Just FYI the Tucked patch is referred to as a Short Patch.
Looks good.
07-20-2018, 07:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,641
Posted By 52bore

Try 50gr. The pattern of double regulation is...

Try 50gr. The pattern of double regulation is more like an X shape. If I can describe it, the right bbl will not only move right when slowed, it will climb due to the recoil.
The 8 group at 25...
07-19-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,641
Posted By 52bore

I know your ML is a shotgun and not a rifle - so...

I know your ML is a shotgun and not a rifle - so who knows how or even if it was regulated to converge at one spot. To boot - you don't have any rifling.
I've owned 1/2 dozen original British BP...
07-19-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,641
Posted By 52bore

I like that! As well as your ingenuity on the...

I like that! As well as your ingenuity on the rear sight like the others.
Slow them down and they might not cross or not as much..
I'm with you in this heat/humidity - it's not fun.
Best of luck...
Forum: Black Powder
05-20-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 659
Posted By 52bore

This bullet has set a few records at Friendship,...

This bullet has set a few records at Friendship, most notably at 200 yards with multiple 100-5x in the AGG.. 1:20 & 1:18 twist barrels. MV around 1300 fps.
Diameter, twist, length and weight of...
Forum: Black Powder
03-06-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,558
Posted By 52bore

Yep, George guilty as charged for being asked for...

Yep, George guilty as charged for being asked for my thoughts/suggestions on the NMLRA/NRA In-line matches by the president of the organization. Even as I was the rifle maker for 1st 2 In-line Hunter...
Forum: Black Powder
03-04-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,558
Posted By 52bore

It's not others as you describe in other post -...

It's not others as you describe in other post - it seems you don't understand.
Distance would be dependent on the shooters powder charge to give him an initial MV. Higher charge of powder, farther...
Forum: Black Powder
03-04-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,558
Posted By 52bore

I have no problem looking at BH209 data chart and...

I have no problem looking at BH209 data chart and understanding the 80/56 line for a 300gr SST shows 2 bullets tested with this load have velocities of 1620/1651 fps.
I look at Ron's test and see...
Forum: Black Powder
12-25-2017, 07:31 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,673
Posted By 52bore

We all appreciate Mike's knowledge.

We all appreciate Mike's knowledge.
Forum: Black Powder
12-25-2017, 04:19 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,673
Posted By 52bore

Unfortunately, it sounds as if all your initial...

Unfortunately, it sounds as if all your initial problems with the bolt not closing was due to your 3/8" drive socket (I had to turn mine down, then found a 1/4" drive works great) the larger 3/8"...
12-22-2017, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 782
Posted By 52bore

Have you checked his website or contacted him...

Have you checked his website or contacted him about a previous model that may have been a 1/2 stock?
Also, I'd suggest you make the trek to Friendship. There are many ML for sale by many makers..
12-19-2017, 06:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 782
Posted By 52bore

I have seen the kit at Friendship and a completed...

I have seen the kit at Friendship and a completed rifle - Current Southern rifle. It is very well done and worth the $. I am still considering one...
I think Jim is also hosting a NMLRA class...
Forum: Black Powder
12-02-2017, 04:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,073
Posted By 52bore

Bighorn - being a plunger gun, not recommended...

Bighorn - being a plunger gun, not recommended with BH209.
Forum: Black Powder
11-13-2017, 02:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,486
Posted By 52bore

Your test is similar to Ron Laughlin's testing -...

Your test is similar to Ron Laughlin's testing - he simulates about 1200fps with BH209.
Ron's test have shown many bullets failing at lower velocities. One performing factor is the large HP...
Forum: Black Powder
11-08-2017, 05:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 792
Posted By 52bore

Congrats. TN weather the next few days are...

Congrats.
TN weather the next few days are certainly more like fall..
My friend Stephen Tucker shot another stud..
Forum: Black Powder
10-30-2017, 03:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,002
Posted By 52bore

Using data from BH209 website (120gr Max loads),...

Using data from BH209 website (120gr Max loads), out to 150 yards you will not be able to tell any difference in trajectory with a 100 yds zero between a 250 or 300gr bullet - both have just over 4"...
Forum: Black Powder
09-22-2017, 06:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,556
Posted By 52bore

Although double loading sounds like the reason,...

Although double loading sounds like the reason, TV station interview of the shooter and cameraman still didn't sound exactly clear as to the cause. They seem ignorant (if that's the correct word) as...
Forum: Black Powder
08-26-2017, 07:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 479
Posted By 52bore

I would agree GM, especially for deer size game. ...

I would agree GM, especially for deer size game.
Add, if you cast yourself - they cost less than a dime.
08-24-2017, 07:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,912
Posted By 52bore

Yes, that is sad to hear for sure. I enjoyed his...

Yes, that is sad to hear for sure. I enjoyed his thoughts.
Forum: Black Powder
08-19-2017, 06:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,255
Posted By 52bore

If it's any consolation, before I got this...

If it's any consolation, before I got this LabRadar I used MV from my old choro and my actual MOA to estimate a BC of a bullet thru any ballistic program. The LabRadar data just gives the down range...
Forum: Black Powder
08-18-2017, 06:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,255
Posted By 52bore

These 50 conical experiments were to see how...

These 50 conical experiments were to see how large the HP in pure soft lead needs to be to start expanding. It just worked out that Ron's 35g W / 50g V BH209 was about 1000fps - any propellant...
Forum: Black Powder
08-17-2017, 08:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,255
Posted By 52bore

Thanks for all your efforts in these test.. We...

Thanks for all your efforts in these test.. We learned some things - at least I did.
08-17-2017, 08:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 771
Posted By 52bore

Good deal, now we know. I know the metallurgist...

Good deal, now we know.
I know the metallurgist who was involved with the Douglas RB lawsuit and problems with 12L14 - he's always told me to stay, especially bullet guns.
08-14-2017, 04:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 771
Posted By 52bore

13/16" would be considered too small at the...

13/16" would be considered too small at the breech end for heavy conicals based on Original Match rifles of 45 cal that were 1.2" at the breech. The majority of these match rifles had 1:20 - 1:18"...
Forum: Black Powder
06-28-2017, 04:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,657
Posted By 52bore

Still waiting my magazine... From the topic,...

Still waiting my magazine...
From the topic, seems the article is sufficient in it's point - especially from someone who's written articles for MB for 3 decades.

badbowbend2 - I saw youngsters...
Forum: Black Powder
05-02-2017, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 535
Posted By 52bore

That is a great one. You should post that on...

That is a great one.
You should post that on the NMLRA FaceBook page.. Many of them will get a kick out of it as well.
Thanks
Forum: Black Powder
03-27-2017, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 513
Posted By 52bore

Well that stinks, I tired to cut/paste the...

Well that stinks, I tired to cut/paste the links...
One might be able to do so.
Forum: Black Powder
03-27-2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 513
Posted By 52bore

Long Range Muzzleloading - Oak Ridge, TN

Here some clips from the 30th Oak Ridge LRML match.
Match consist of 10 consecutive shots from 200, 300, 600 & 1000 yards. Rules based off NMLRA and MLAIC.
Plain and simple, prone shooting with...
Forum: Black Powder
03-22-2017, 07:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,799
Posted By 52bore

When shooters walk off the line when overloaded...

When shooters walk off the line when overloaded rifles start shooting - the organization notices.
Just ask the President.
Forum: Black Powder
03-22-2017, 07:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,799
Posted By 52bore

Here is my post on MML... Re: You have to...

Here is my post on MML...

Re: You have to start somewhere....
by 52Bore Sun Mar 19, 2017 5:38 pm

1st - glad to see anyone host a ML match of any kind.
For this match, it seems that holding...
Forum: Black Powder
03-22-2017, 05:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,799
Posted By 52bore

Wow, long winded responses with questionable...

Wow, long winded responses with questionable facts, sounds like CNN reporting.

Doug: Intersting that I was there later in the week at the National Championship (after Doug had left) and I shot...
Forum: Black Powder
03-20-2017, 03:34 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,799
Posted By 52bore

I'm just glad when anyone is willing to put...

I'm just glad when anyone is willing to put effort and time into hosting any ML match.
Good luck if you are able to attend and shoot.
Forum: Black Powder
12-21-2016, 05:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,287
Posted By 52bore

We are very fortunate in the USA to have many...

We are very fortunate in the USA to have many different powders available to try. Doubt any powder manufacture would recommend mixing powders. So, proceed with caution, especially in a plunger...
11-30-2016, 07:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 13,189
Posted By 52bore

Have to clarify myself. The article DID NOT...

Have to clarify myself. The article DID NOT mention 50 cal and availability. I recalled that today and confirmed by re-reading the article, the author told me that when I visited him in September...
11-29-2016, 07:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 13,189
Posted By 52bore

Interesting. Your note on 50 cal caught my eye...

Interesting. Your note on 50 cal caught my eye as the recent Oct. issue of MuzzleBlast had an interesting article about the Bridger Hawken. In the article reads some history of Sam Hawkens move...
11-15-2016, 02:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,048
Posted By 52bore

19th century powder flask (maybe earlier) had...

19th century powder flask (maybe earlier) had adjustable spouts as many of you may have some, these typically were graduated in drams or grains.
It's against the rules at the NMLRA to pour...
Forum: Black Powder
10-27-2016, 05:34 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,467
Posted By 52bore

Oldtimr: Thanks for the info. I recall the...

Oldtimr:
Thanks for the info. I recall the late 70's when it started and 1 deer per year, but didn't know all of that - great learning.
It seems PA considers a firearm being all the same hunting...
Forum: Black Powder
10-26-2016, 04:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 881
Posted By 52bore

I didn't realize there was a large price...

I didn't realize there was a large price difference between your CVA and a Ped.
If you have an interest in double rifles, you need to bring your rifle to Friendship next year. ML shot one...
Forum: Black Powder
10-25-2016, 05:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 881
Posted By 52bore

I have shot with some shooters with these newer...

I have shot with some shooters with these newer doubles as well as Pedersoli doubles at the NMLRA and some have them shooting very well. The match is a steel target 20 shot match at various...
Forum: Black Powder
10-21-2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,467
Posted By 52bore

Flintlock only: I can remember those days when I...

Flintlock only: I can remember those days when I grew up near the Mason-Dixon line. I actually wish more states would have a 'primitive' style (Flint or Perc) during the peak fall colors, even for...
Forum: Black Powder
09-07-2016, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 366
Posted By 52bore

It might be one of these. This ones a rifle,...

It might be one of these.
This ones a rifle, most I've seen are shotguns.
I wish someone I know would buy one!

http://jamesdjulia.com/item/3177-394/
Forum: Black Powder
08-25-2016, 07:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,000
Posted By 52bore

Just glad they have customer service.. Wasn't...

Just glad they have customer service.. Wasn't long ago that they had an on/off season for customer service.
You're 1st shot dilemma is certainly puzzling.
08-17-2016, 05:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 233
Posted By 52bore

World Short Range Match

FYI
The World Short Range Matches are currently in progress and there are some good videos about the event.
Search capandball on the internet and look for the Youtube videos.
Forum: Black Powder
08-01-2016, 07:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,410
Posted By 52bore

6mm = 0.236" 1/4 = 0.250" both your...

6mm = 0.236"
1/4 = 0.250"
both your dimensions .230 & .244 are 0.006" under. Thread pitch on your .244 might be 28 (1/4-28), although it's hard to check thread pitch on such short threads. ...
Forum: Black Powder
07-28-2016, 07:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,998
Posted By 52bore

Buy yourself a clean used 50cal Knight Disc...

Buy yourself a clean used 50cal Knight Disc Extreme - if you're patient and look around they can be found very reasonable (1/3 cost of a new one). Someone said it, put a little more $ into the...
Forum: Black Powder
05-25-2016, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 461
Posted By 52bore

rest assured bonko2200 that the other side is...

rest assured bonko2200 that the other side is uninhabited for a great distance both left, right and beyond.

I am actually surprised and looking for commentary on why there is not a greater...
Forum: Black Powder
05-25-2016, 06:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 461
Posted By 52bore

if the link doesn't open, search for the youtube...

if the link doesn't open, search for the youtube video
".22 LR MV speed test"
Forum: Black Powder
05-25-2016, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 461
Posted By 52bore

MV speed test

Just food for thought as .22 LR are similar in speed to ML. So, simple test visually see impact time.
Specs of test are in the description on the video.
740 fps and 1640 fps were tested.
Note...
05-20-2016, 03:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,372
Posted By 52bore

There are a few vendors at Friendship that make...

There are a few vendors at Friendship that make and sell bags. Some designs I've seen have been wonderful and well built.
I wish I could recall the names, but theirs one maker in particular in...
Forum: Black Powder
05-02-2016, 05:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,774
Posted By 52bore

Correction for load data under 'Bullet' for Mark...

Correction for load data under 'Bullet' for Mark Miller and Kenny Yoder - they did NOT use sabots.

As for shooter classification, it's the same as one of the NRA classifications-
Master - 95%...
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