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Forum: Black Powder
09-15-2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 695
Posted By MountainDevil54

My dad put the 250gr real bullet to test a couple...

My dad put the 250gr real bullet to test a couple day ago on a 300lbish elk. It was a neck shot and dropped at the sound of the shot. Complete exit. Quarter size exit hole in the neck.
Forum: Black Powder
09-15-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,082
Posted By MountainDevil54

muzzle-loaders tested them. They still got a new...

muzzle-loaders tested them. They still got a new crud ring. Stick with loose powder. More bang for your buck and no marketing gimmicks.
Forum: Black Powder
09-02-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By MountainDevil54

I wouldnt call that over pressure, just a typical...

I wouldnt call that over pressure, just a typical slam fire type of rifle that doesnt hold the primer in place very snug. Some break actions today have loose " head space" and shoot the primer back...
08-15-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 460
Posted By MountainDevil54

Look for something called Rays gun wax, i used...

Look for something called Rays gun wax, i used this on some old stiff ball bags an ex girl friend got for me and they are super soft now.
Forum: Black Powder
08-15-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 782
Posted By MountainDevil54

Im not sure of the velocity, but many year ago we...

Im not sure of the velocity, but many year ago we tested the 250gr Thor at 175 yards with 105 grains of pyrodex RS on a deer. That bullet fully opened up into the flower of death. Just curious if...
08-07-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 614
Posted By MountainDevil54

exactly, most folks want to convert a cap lock to...

exactly, most folks want to convert a cap lock to a flintlock lol
Forum: Black Powder
08-06-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 603
Posted By MountainDevil54

Stay away from selling places like CA, NY, MA,...

Stay away from selling places like CA, NY, MA, Liberal states basically. Look through a cableas catalog and they state which states they will not ship to due to FFL of muzzleloaders.
08-04-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 321
Posted By MountainDevil54

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Just got tracking number in this evening that my kit gun was shipped out friday!

I can not put long hours into it every day due to my condition, BUT, I am sure in hell going to take my sweet time...
Forum: Black Powder
08-04-2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 606
Posted By MountainDevil54

1:48 Its a great performing bullet, check it...

1:48
Its a great performing bullet, check it out on this muley,
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K7zfTQqfoCI&t=63s
Forum: Black Powder
08-04-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 606
Posted By MountainDevil54

Just hit me... I could use these for my bear hunt...

Just hit me... I could use these for my bear hunt since I have a rifle season tag but plan on using my sidelock!
Forum: Black Powder
07-19-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 961
Posted By MountainDevil54

Check your tang screws to make sure they are...

Check your tang screws to make sure they are tight. Also, how easily does the wedge key push through the stock/barrel?
Forum: Black Powder
07-11-2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 985
Posted By MountainDevil54

What rifle do you even have in the first place?

What rifle do you even have in the first place?
06-26-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,407
Posted By MountainDevil54

India? No thanks, even I am not that much of...

India?

No thanks, even I am not that much of a dare devil lol.

Looks like max load is 89 grains and 1 1/4oz shot. Thats nice having the max load on the barrel. Never seen or heard of this one...
Forum: Black Powder
06-23-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 322
Posted By MountainDevil54

https://www.huntingnet.com/forum/black-powder/4178...

https://www.huntingnet.com/forum/black-powder/417862-testing-250gr-real-bullet.html
06-19-2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 581
Posted By MountainDevil54

Third Mountain Rifle Build

Finished up another Mountain Rifle. I really went overboard on the stock. I went through a series of sand paper grits and between each coat of stain, I polished it smooth. In the end, I stopped at...
06-19-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,257
Posted By MountainDevil54

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WqqQYyY1ky0&featur...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WqqQYyY1ky0&feature=youtu.be
06-16-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 527
Posted By MountainDevil54

Nylon for me as well. They last a lot longer. ...

Nylon for me as well. They last a lot longer.

If you can clean straight through the barrel, bronze is really nice, especially for removing lead/plastic.
06-05-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,257
Posted By MountainDevil54

Love it! I will give the stock a couple weeks to...

Love it! I will give the stock a couple weeks to cure and then maybe even shoot it lol.
https://i62.servimg.com/u/f62/19/04/51/92/100_1814.jpg (https://servimg.com/view/19045192/617)...
05-23-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,257
Posted By MountainDevil54

decided to do an aged look! With the french gray...

decided to do an aged look! With the french gray barrel & trim finish I want to do, I really wanted to make it pop.

Looks similar to this, but my stripes are a lot closer and darker.
05-21-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,257
Posted By MountainDevil54

I was told by a fellow... It only takes a few...

I was told by a fellow... It only takes a few minutes to shape a lock panel.. MmmmmHmmmm, when YOU'RE not the one doing the work! I will most likely have 3 hours just into shaping the lock panel by...
Forum: Black Powder
05-21-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,067
Posted By MountainDevil54

I went through this years ago. The fellow I spoke...

I went through this years ago. The fellow I spoke with fully agreed but sadly, said that powderbelt/cva will not come to an agreement, they want what sells, light weight, hollow point bullets.
05-21-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,257
Posted By MountainDevil54

Shes in! Already have the lock in place and...

Shes in!

Already have the lock in place and 98% finished inletting the trigger into its spot. You have to pay attention and make minor adjustments with the tang hole ( enlarge it so the screw...
Forum: Black Powder
05-21-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,067
Posted By MountainDevil54

The last time I asked ( many years ago ) I got...

The last time I asked ( many years ago ) I got some bs excuse that lead conicals can slide off the charge and thats the reason for the limit. But you can shoot any of the powerbelts of course ;)
05-21-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 457
Posted By MountainDevil54

ol huntingnet has taken a poop for activity...

ol huntingnet has taken a poop for activity buddy.
Forum: Black Powder
05-20-2018, 10:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,067
Posted By MountainDevil54

crap they carried over from the old days. Im...

crap they carried over from the old days. Im surprised they list the 444 powerbelt, they didnt even list that on in their booklet. Just an oxymoron move IMO.
05-17-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By MountainDevil54

good deal! He will treat you right. You may be...

good deal! He will treat you right. You may be surprised by the turn around time to.
05-15-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,257
Posted By MountainDevil54

Well, I have some time till she comes in. Its...

Well, I have some time till she comes in. Its shipping out tomorrow!

Jackie Brown recommended cold bluing it, then wrapping paper towels around it that are soaked in bleach and let that sit on it...
Forum: Black Powder
05-12-2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 695
Posted By MountainDevil54

The next time I get an elk tag, I will be using...

The next time I get an elk tag, I will be using the 250gr REAL. These bullets hit like a freight train and penetrate deeply. 100 yards without a doubt.
05-11-2018, 11:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,354
Posted By MountainDevil54

bore butter users I swear! They will never learn.

bore butter users I swear! They will never learn.
Forum: Black Powder
05-09-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 973
Posted By MountainDevil54

ok thats a hell of a lot better now!

ok thats a hell of a lot better now!
Forum: Black Powder
05-08-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 973
Posted By MountainDevil54

its plain and i have to scan left to right to see...

its plain and i have to scan left to right to see read. I am on a 24" screen here. Very bland an just open.
Forum: Black Powder
05-08-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 465
Posted By MountainDevil54

Look at these ugly things!

Not cool! I got sick to my stomach when checking my cameras today and saw this.

Checked my trail camera today while servicing my sprinklers and came into to view the pictures.

What are those 2...
Forum: Black Powder
05-08-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 973
Posted By MountainDevil54

exactly what happened on thehighroad. They...

exactly what happened on thehighroad. They changed the software and it went down the tubes.
Forum: Black Powder
05-08-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 973
Posted By MountainDevil54

what the fudge nuggets

This new theme looks like crap!
05-07-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 546
Posted By MountainDevil54

are you shooting a right handed rifle, left...

are you shooting a right handed rifle, left handed?
Forum: Black Powder
05-06-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 509
Posted By MountainDevil54

probably made for smokeless powder.

probably made for smokeless powder.
05-02-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 444
Posted By MountainDevil54

Not the nipple. After that I cleaned the bore and...

Not the nipple. After that I cleaned the bore and then went to off hand shooting to practice for rendezvous. Perfect after that.
05-02-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 753
Posted By MountainDevil54

percussion for me. Spend a lot of time with a...

percussion for me. Spend a lot of time with a flintlock and get to know it inside and out and it will be just as accurate.
05-02-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 444
Posted By MountainDevil54

Cool down did not help! They simply just allow me...

Cool down did not help! They simply just allow me 5 amazing shots and then they scatter all to hell.
https://i.servimg.com/u/f62/19/04/51/92/100_1411.jpg (https://servimg.com/view/19045192/545)
05-02-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 444
Posted By MountainDevil54

Chilled lead round balls on the range

Trying them out in my Traditions St Louis Hawken .50cal 1:48 twist with 70gr Pyrodex P, .490" chilled lead round balls and .020" patch.

Awesome accuracy so far, but now I see the accuracy starting...
Forum: Off Season
04-30-2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,136
Posted By MountainDevil54

Now days its hard to even start a flame war on...

Now days its hard to even start a flame war on here, its so dead :D
Forum: Black Powder
04-29-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,295
Posted By MountainDevil54

yes crazy priced is right. A neat design though.

yes crazy priced is right. A neat design though.
04-28-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 315
Posted By MountainDevil54

Flint & Steel Fire Starting

Just something I put together yesterday. Some folks were asking me to do more videos, so this was one of my favorite things about traditional muzzleloading and the things that go along with it....
Forum: Black Powder
04-27-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 585
Posted By MountainDevil54

Its no problem bud. I would be more than...

Its no problem bud.

I would be more than happy to send you a few of the chilled lead bullets for hardness testing. They fit a lot more snug in the bore which is what I need. Would be interesting...
Forum: Black Powder
04-27-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 585
Posted By MountainDevil54

incorrect pete. I actually shoot animals with...

incorrect pete. I actually shoot animals with round balls and when I recover them, not often... They are pan caked flat with the same lead 54bore tested for us today.
Forum: Black Powder
04-27-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 585
Posted By MountainDevil54

they are perfect in both hardness and...

they are perfect in both hardness and penetration.

You sure wouldnt want to test that chilled lead stuff because those bullets are real hard.

No expansion pete? you are full of pooper scoopers!...
Forum: Black Powder
04-27-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,295
Posted By MountainDevil54

and sabots are not legal sooooo..

and sabots are not legal sooooo..
Forum: Black Powder
04-27-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,295
Posted By MountainDevil54

send'em to me petey.

send'em to me petey.
Forum: Black Powder
04-27-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,295
Posted By MountainDevil54

Now do no excuse bullets fit in your bore?

Now do no excuse bullets fit in your bore?
Forum: Black Powder
04-27-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,295
Posted By MountainDevil54

when you defarb that inline so it dont look so...

when you defarb that inline so it dont look so ugly :)
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