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Forum: Black Powder
10-30-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By Semisane

Sabotloader, I'm with you. As far as I'm...

Sabotloader, I'm with you. As far as I'm concerned the Omega was the best in-line design ever. And the X7 is a sweet little platform.

I have used the PBR method, and do have a gun or two sighted...
Forum: Black Powder
10-30-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By Semisane

Bullet Drop Between 100 and 150 Yards

It's been quite a while since I've posted anything, mostly because the HOT HOT summer we've had curtailed my range time. Now that the weather is getting a bit friendlier I decided to take care of a...
Forum: Black Powder
10-22-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,235
Posted By Semisane

Well done old man. :party0005: Congratulations.

Well done old man. :party0005: Congratulations.
Forum: Black Powder
10-20-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 553
Posted By Semisane

That, my friend, is called the good life.

That, my friend, is called the good life.
Forum: Black Powder
10-17-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Posted By Semisane

Not bad old man! Not bad at all. (Oh, OK . . . ....

Not bad old man! Not bad at all. (Oh, OK . . . . that's excellent.) Ya` gotta love a .45 GM LRH.
10-04-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,069
Posted By Semisane

With a group like that, the condition of the...

With a group like that, the condition of the patches would not bother me at all. Try Denim for a more durable patch material. The stuff I bought at my local JoAnn Fabric store was dark blue and...
Forum: Black Powder
09-13-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,323
Posted By Semisane

Aw heck Bronko. Just get a 1:20 barrel made for...

Aw heck Bronko. Just get a 1:20 barrel made for your Renegade. :D
07-08-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,748
Posted By Semisane

I've been getting them also. ...

I've been getting them also.

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05-29-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 248
Posted By Semisane

.50 Caliber NEF Sidekick - Stainless/Black

I havenít shot this one in over five years, so itís time to let it go. It can be yours for $250 (shipping included).The pictures pretty much tell the story with respect to condition. The Metrics...
05-17-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,415
Posted By Semisane

Bronko, Bronko, BronkoÖÖÖ..senility is such a sad...

Bronko, Bronko, BronkoÖÖÖ..senility is such a sad thing. :s14:

;) https://www.huntingnet.com/forum/traditional-muzzleloading-forum/418546-grins-giggles-two-barrels-big-balls.html
Forum: Black Powder
05-17-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By Semisane

Good review Bronko. Glad it worked out the way it...

Good review Bronko. Glad it worked out the way it did.
Forum: Black Powder
04-25-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By Semisane

Man, I know all about that refrigerator shrink....

Man, I know all about that refrigerator shrink. It's the bane of my life. As for The View, it needs a subtitle. Something like The View - Brain Dead Idiots Spewing Stupidity.
Forum: Black Powder
04-24-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By Semisane

It's about time you got the lead out old man....

It's about time you got the lead out old man. Sitting on your butt all day down there in sunny Florida is going to make it hard to tackle those heights when you get back up North. I assume when you...
Forum: Black Powder
04-07-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 527
Posted By Semisane

You can easily cut it yourself, like this:...

You can easily cut it yourself, like this: https://www.huntingnet.com/forum/black-powder-reference-forum/369363-cutting-barrel-shorter.html
Forum: Black Powder
04-05-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 746
Posted By Semisane

There's a plaque hanging in our kitchen, given to...

There's a plaque hanging in our kitchen, given to us by our oldest son on our anniversary two years ago. It says, "The First Fifty Years of Marriage are Always the Hardest".
Forum: Black Powder
04-04-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 746
Posted By Semisane

:s2: Coulda been worse Bronko. You could have...

:s2: Coulda been worse Bronko. You could have said something like "yeah, but the butt of my guns look the same as they did the day I bought them".
Forum: Black Powder
03-31-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 236
Posted By Semisane

I'll try. Plans are to give that load a work...

I'll try.

Plans are to give that load a work out with five-shot groups at 100/125/150/175 yards, hopefully next weekend if I'm still above ground and the weather holds. :s2:
Forum: Black Powder
03-31-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 236
Posted By Semisane

When The Stars Align

It doesn't happen often. But sometimes the stars align perfectly, fate kisses you on the cheek and an angel sits on your shoulder.

Last weekend I played around with my Omega X-7 and Speer 240...
Forum: Politics
03-13-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 252
Posted By Semisane

Just How Old is Bernie Sanders?

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02-19-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 647
Posted By Semisane

Regarding a volume comparison of the powders; ...

Regarding a volume comparison of the powders;

100 grain weight of GOEX FFg fills my TC U-View powder measure to the 110 grain volume mark.
100 grain weight of Swiss FFg fills my TC U-View powder...
Forum: Black Powder
02-18-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 644
Posted By Semisane

My first thought was I would use my .58 H&A...

My first thought was I would use my .58 H&A underhammer with round balls. My second thought was "You idiot, that thing is 54" long, has a 32" barrel and weighs 11 lbs." My final thought was my Omega...
Forum: Black Powder
02-17-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 922
Posted By Semisane

Ya` gotta know when to fold `em. FOLD.

Ya` gotta know when to fold `em. FOLD.
02-17-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 647
Posted By Semisane

GOEX vs. Swiss

GOEX vs. SWISS

Iíve always been a GOEX guy. I hardly ever shoot any of the black powder subs. Also, Iíve never tried Swiss black powder even though Iíve seen numerous reports that it produces...
02-08-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 382
Posted By Semisane

The LK is SOLD

The LK is SOLD
02-02-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 382
Posted By Semisane

Knight .50 Caliber LK-II, Stainless/Black

Delivered to your door for $250 (shipping included). Scope rings are for 1" tube.
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Forum: Black Powder
02-01-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 294
Posted By Semisane

I sent you a PM Dodgeram.

I sent you a PM Dodgeram.
Forum: Black Powder
01-17-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 449
Posted By Semisane

Congrats falcon. Lots of good pork on that guy....

Congrats falcon. Lots of good pork on that guy. Ya gotta love those bang flops.
01-15-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 516
Posted By Semisane

A few good quality pictures will get us started.

A few good quality pictures will get us started.
Forum: Black Powder
01-15-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By Semisane

You call that shooting Sabotloader? I shoot. I...

You call that shooting Sabotloader?
I shoot. I shoot a lot. I know shooting and I know shooting involves missing.
What you do is not shooting. What you do is magic. (I wish I could do magic.)
12-26-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,653
Posted By Semisane

https://media.giphy.com/media/ETIlaFCVAuxdC/giphy....

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12-26-2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,653
Posted By Semisane

Yep. One forum for all Muzzloading, and Festivus...

Yep. One forum for all Muzzloading, and Festivus for the rest of us. :s2:

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Forum: Black Powder
12-26-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 582
Posted By Semisane

An earthquake in Indonesia once made me miss a...

An earthquake in Indonesia once made me miss a nice doe at 85 yards.
Forum: Black Powder
12-25-2018, 07:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By Semisane

Merry Christmas and a happy smoky new year to all...

Merry Christmas and a happy smoky new year to all of my frontstuffing buddies.
Forum: Black Powder
12-25-2018, 07:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 582
Posted By Semisane

That ought to work Bronko. Best of luck making...

That ought to work Bronko. Best of luck making meat.
12-25-2018, 06:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,653
Posted By Semisane

Heck BPS, I hate to see you departing over this....

Heck BPS, I hate to see you departing over this. I wasn't trying to have my way, only explain why I posted this thread in the Traditional forum. I must have expressed myself poorly to upset you so.
...
12-24-2018, 06:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,653
Posted By Semisane

Aw come on BPS, don't get so hung up on this...

Aw come on BPS, don't get so hung up on this title thing. :D

I was shooting GOEX black powder out of a side lock percussion gun with a scope and using a sabotted bullet. I kinda` figured a...
12-23-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,653
Posted By Semisane

Ever since I declared them to be so BPS. DO NOT...

Ever since I declared them to be so BPS. DO NOT question the Semisane. ;)

(SIDE NOTE: I was one of the few forum members who opposed breaking out a separate Traditional forum from the Black Powder...
12-20-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 728
Posted By Semisane

Good Deal on Black Powder

Hey guys, Graf & Sons has their black powder on sale now at 10% off. That along with their $7.95 flat rate shipping and $10 HAZMAT fee makes for a pretty good deal. I have a pretty good supply of...
12-13-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,003
Posted By Semisane

Buck ----- Doe, who cares? Meat is meat and fun...

Buck ----- Doe, who cares? Meat is meat and fun is fun. (Yeah, but we all want a buck for some silly reason. :happy0157: )
12-13-2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 535
Posted By Semisane

That's one heck of a long casting session Ron. It...

That's one heck of a long casting session Ron. It must have been a cold rainy day. :D
Forum: Black Powder
12-10-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By Semisane

Spray a little salt water into the trigger group....

Spray a little salt water into the trigger group. A little rust will make it stiffer. (See, you can always get good advice on the Internet.) :s3:
12-04-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,653
Posted By Semisane

They all ware Simmons 4X ProDiamond Shotgun...

They all ware Simmons 4X ProDiamond Shotgun Scopes.

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They do have some virtuous cousins.
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12-04-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 715
Posted By Semisane

Yep. Looks just like the Coyote droppings in my...

Yep. Looks just like the Coyote droppings in my area.
Forum: Black Powder
11-27-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,930
Posted By Semisane

Yep. You can get away with not cleaning a gun...

Yep. You can get away with not cleaning a gun until the day after a shoot with Triple Seven. Perhaps more depending on location and humidity. Not so with Pyrodex.
Forum: Black Powder
11-26-2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,930
Posted By Semisane

Welcome to the Black Powder forum young lady....

Welcome to the Black Powder forum young lady. There are a lot of Crotchety Old Guys here with whom I'm afraid you'll have to put up.

That being said, here are some opinions from one of the COG's....
Forum: Black Powder
11-21-2018, 11:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 823
Posted By Semisane

Seized breech plugs can be removed with time and...

Seized breech plugs can be removed with time and a good soak in a 50/50 mix of automatic transmission fluid and acetone. Rusted bores will sometimes clean up quite well (plug bore, fill with...
Forum: Black Powder
11-20-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 940
Posted By Semisane

Excellent slimdaddy. Nice buck and big smile. Two...

Excellent slimdaddy. Nice buck and big smile. Two young'uns killed their first deer on our lease last weekend, a big doe and a spike buck. Big smiles and congratulations all around.
Forum: Black Powder
11-20-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 445
Posted By Semisane

It's unlikely you'll get a conical to shoot well...

It's unlikely you'll get a conical to shoot well in that 1:66 twist. But what the heck - funny things happen with muzzleloaders. It won't cost much to give it a try. On the other hand, a .530 ball is...
Forum: Black Powder
11-20-2018, 05:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 352
Posted By Semisane

Recoil is a bit on the "noticeable" side....

Recoil is a bit on the "noticeable" side. :s2:
Forum: Black Powder
11-19-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 352
Posted By Semisane

Yeah Jake, two shots do not constitute a "group"....

Yeah Jake, two shots do not constitute a "group". I like five-shot groups for load testing.

I didn't shoot a third one on that target because I know the gun will shoot three-inch five shot groups...
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