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Forum: Guns
01-25-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,911
Posted By eatsleephunt

I am currently in the process of having a...

I am currently in the process of having a Remington action (from a current rifle I own) restocked with a Bell and Carlson, and the leupold 4.5-14 x 40 that is on it upgraded to a turret style. I'm...
Forum: Black Powder
01-25-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,985
Posted By eatsleephunt

I am in the process of having the action glass...

I am in the process of having the action glass bedded and the barrel free floated. The gunsmith and I are coming up with some ideas for adapting the ram rod cleat to grip from either side, rather...
Forum: Guns
01-21-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,911
Posted By eatsleephunt

Thomson Long Range 30-378

Does anyone here have experience owning/hunting with Mark Thompson's 1000 yard rifle? Interested in on-the-ground, actual notes/commentary from users/owners.

Thanks
Forum: Black Powder
01-21-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,985
Posted By eatsleephunt

Knight Disc Extreme

Who's shooting the Knight Disc Extreme, and what are some longer range accuracy loads you like?

What powder, in your experience, has the best accuracy combined with the least...
Forum: Black Powder
12-27-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,047
Posted By eatsleephunt

Grouse, I have a Knight Disc rifle, but have...

Grouse,

I have a Knight Disc rifle, but have never used it. Got some info from some guys on this site a few years back with regard to loads, cleaning procedures, etc. My gun is s 50 cal. Looks...
01-29-2010, 04:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 686
Posted By eatsleephunt

That sounds like a good deal. What class of bull...

That sounds like a good deal. What class of bull could a guy realistically expect during the rifle hunt, supposing you were in good shape, etc, etc.

What are your success rates on rifle elk?
...
01-27-2010, 06:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,959
Posted By eatsleephunt

Any of you who are pro-wolf to the point you...

Any of you who are pro-wolf to the point you cannot agree on propper mitigation/management need to be managed yourselves in an asylum. I volunteer for staight jacket duty and regular beatings.
01-27-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,469
Posted By eatsleephunt

Take a look at www.saveourelk.com...

Take a look at www.saveourelk.com (http://www.saveourelk.com) and decide for yourself.

Some facts:

The timberwolf was the species of wolf inhabiting the greater Yellowstone area and much of...
01-27-2010, 05:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,469
Posted By eatsleephunt

"The DOW stressed today that the wolf is listed...

"The DOW stressed today that the wolf is listed as an endangered species and, as such, cannot be harassed, pursued, hunted, shot, captured, trapped or killed unless it poses a legitimate threat to...
01-26-2010, 07:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,218
Posted By eatsleephunt

That was very interesting and educational. Thank...

That was very interesting and educational. Thank you.
01-20-2010, 05:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 630
Posted By eatsleephunt

Does adding smells/baits/attractants help the...

Does adding smells/baits/attractants help the strike frequency for lakers when fishing deeper?
01-20-2010, 05:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,382
Posted By eatsleephunt

Thanks Asbestos. That's funny - your screen name...

Thanks Asbestos. That's funny - your screen name that is. Good info. Elkkill06, if you guys have any other more pertinent info you might pass on feel free to send it privately. I will probably...
01-20-2010, 06:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 630
Posted By eatsleephunt

Downrigging for Macks/fish finder?

I'm looking for some advice on equipment and technique when it come to downrigging for macks.

My current thinking based upon what advise and experience I currently have is using a Cannon Mag...
01-20-2010, 06:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,382
Posted By eatsleephunt

Have there been substantial road closures since...

Have there been substantial road closures since they started tightening up on that the last few years?
01-19-2010, 08:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,382
Posted By eatsleephunt

By cedars do you mean pinion-juniper country? ...

By cedars do you mean pinion-juniper country? Also, in the research I have already done I find alot of the guys getting into deer from Brushy to Sowbelly. I am guessing that is because there are...
01-19-2010, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,382
Posted By eatsleephunt

Colorado GMU 62

Anyone hunted GMU 62 for Mule deer? I plan to go this fall, and could use some pointers to make the trip more successful. Looks like 3rd season dates will be Nov 6-Nov 14 this year.
01-19-2010, 05:32 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,762
Posted By eatsleephunt

I thought I knew the answer, but you all have...

I thought I knew the answer, but you all have some very good points. Really though, if A did not get a shot good enough to claim the deer without a second shot then B would have rights to it, and if...
01-19-2010, 05:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,422
Posted By eatsleephunt

It is true that the farther North one goes the...

It is true that the farther North one goes the deer are larger as a genetic by-product of the environment. That goes for body, but not necessarily for horn growth. Northern deer still need decent...
01-19-2010, 09:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,139
Posted By eatsleephunt

My goals pretty much revolve around taking mature...

My goals pretty much revolve around taking mature animals, so I don't spend a lot of time on much else. Fortunately I have been able to fill the freezer mostly just doing that, but I will harvest a...
01-19-2010, 09:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 575
Posted By eatsleephunt

Colorado GMU 62 Mule Deer

Anyone hunted 62 lately? If so, would you mind sharing some information for a first-timer. I will be hunting the 3rd rifle season this fall.

ESH
Forum: Black Powder
02-12-2008, 07:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,728
Posted By eatsleephunt

Knight breech plug cleaning?

Have a question regarding in-field stripping and cleaning of the knight breech plugs for the disc extreme. On my old hawken I just had a paper clip bent around my capper/nipple wrench so I could...
Forum: Black Powder
02-11-2008, 09:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,305
Posted By eatsleephunt

RE: Knight conversion kit for #11/musket primers

You know, the guy never said how much, but it should be in the mail in a couple weeks. Most of the conversion kits are pretty inexpensive though. I think around 25 bucks or so.

It is a...
Forum: Black Powder
02-11-2008, 04:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,305
Posted By eatsleephunt

Knight conversion kit for #11/musket primers

If anyone is interested, I got one of the Knight Disc Extremes from the FFF website Ron posted, and I ordered a conversion kit for #11/musket primers from:

Gregerson's in Wisconsin
...
Forum: Black Powder
02-11-2008, 04:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,447
Posted By eatsleephunt

RE: Well, here it is folks!!!

rdpettit,

I used Warne, high QD rings (they are only 3/16" higher than standards), and slid the rear site down the ramp as far as it would go and the cap fit fine.
Forum: Guns
02-11-2008, 06:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 910
Posted By eatsleephunt

Accurized .22 RF pistol w/target scope?

I am looking to build a .22 rimfire target pistol capable of MOA at 100yds from a bench vice.

I own a Ruger Mk1, and I wonder if this action/trigger group would be worthwhile converting with a...
Forum: Black Powder
02-09-2008, 03:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,447
Posted By eatsleephunt

RE: Well, here it is folks!!!

Well, thanks for the standing ovations on the Knight. Now comes the real learning curve though. I need to develop a load, and I've already got plenty of you guys' ideas printed out.

I bought...
Forum: Black Powder
02-09-2008, 10:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,447
Posted By eatsleephunt

Well, here it is folks!!!

My new Knight Disc Extreme.

Leupold 4.5 - 14 x 40 (30mm main tube)
QD Warne High rings
Weaver steel bases

All cleaned up, 2lb trigger, ready to go. Just have to freefloat barrel.

...
Forum: Bowhunting
02-04-2008, 07:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,630
Posted By eatsleephunt

RE: Hiring Questions

I concur with kwilson's comment. Sometimes, as long as the qualifications are at least similar, it is better to havea positive personality. Positive moralin the workplace will get you better...
Forum: Black Powder
02-03-2008, 07:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,073
Posted By eatsleephunt

RE: Powder question?

Yeah, I know man. He just made Major in the US army two weeks ago, and we went to the ceremony in Livingston, Montana. He's a very professional guy, my brother-in-law, served in Bosnia, Iraq and is...
Forum: Black Powder
02-03-2008, 06:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,073
Posted By eatsleephunt

RE: Powder question?

One time about9 or10 years ago, one of my brother-in-laws came down to W. Yellowstone to elk hunt with me. He forgot his rifle. So, being the good guy I am, I loaned him my .300 win mag and pulled my...
Forum: Black Powder
02-03-2008, 04:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,073
Posted By eatsleephunt

RE: Powder question?

That's a very keen idea, I'm glad you passed that on wabi. The dude shooting at 75 yds in the 30mph crosswind could use that advise I'm sure.
Forum: Black Powder
02-03-2008, 02:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,349
Posted By eatsleephunt

RE: Loading sabots

What research I did prior to purchasing the Knight disc ext. told me that there are change out kits available to make it accept #11's or musket type primers. This is important, as you say, some...
Forum: Black Powder
02-03-2008, 01:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,349
Posted By eatsleephunt

RE: Loading sabots

Holy crap!!!

Thats' some goods man.

The reason I shot traditional was moreso because of my father. That's how I got into it years ago when I lived in Illinois. Today, I live in Montana,...
Forum: Black Powder
02-03-2008, 12:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,349
Posted By eatsleephunt

RE: Loading sabots

Here's the contents, I suppose you guys will find this laughable, but that's the extent of my equipment (mainly) to this point in my life.

Dan


...
Forum: Black Powder
02-03-2008, 12:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,349
Posted By eatsleephunt

RE: Loading sabots

Here's a pic of my possibles bag I use with my Hawken. Thought you old timers might get a rise out of that.

Dan


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Forum: Black Powder
02-03-2008, 11:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,349
Posted By eatsleephunt

Loading sabots

I have never fired a sabot before, so I've got a couple questions on that. You guys sick of it yet?

I assume you can just dump your powder into the barrel, and push the saboted bullet down on...
Forum: Black Powder
02-03-2008, 11:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,838
Posted By eatsleephunt

Full plastic jacket question?

With respect to the Knight rifle system, what exactly is the full plastic jacket, does the Knight disc extremme come set up that way, and how many shot can one jacket handle before being replaced?
Forum: Black Powder
02-03-2008, 10:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,073
Posted By eatsleephunt

Powder question?

What is the difference between ffg or fffg designations on powders?
Forum: Black Powder
02-03-2008, 10:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,555
Posted By eatsleephunt

RE: Hold-over or gradiated reticles?

Okay, I think I am between the Leupold 4.5-14 x 40 BC, and the Burris ballistic plex. Which Burris do you have exactly? I see one for standard cartridges, magnums, 17 hornady magnum and long rifle....
Forum: Black Powder
02-03-2008, 08:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,555
Posted By eatsleephunt

RE: Hold-over or gradiated reticles?

I've never used a tactical scope that required adjustment prior to the shot. Other than side paralax/focus adjustment.

I'm asking if an adjustment under hunting conditions (after determining...
Forum: Black Powder
02-03-2008, 08:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,279
Posted By eatsleephunt

RE: My Leupold story.

I have not tested Leupolds' warranty, although I have 6 or 7 of them. I have never had one fail, not even under the repeated recoil of my .300 win mag over the last 5 years. No change in point of...
Forum: Black Powder
02-03-2008, 07:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,324
Posted By eatsleephunt

Nikon Omega question

The Nikon Omega seems to be designed around a very hot load(250 gr bullet), from a 28" barrel. I wonder if this scope will still be effective with a load perhaps 10-15% lighter out of a 26" barrel,...
Forum: Black Powder
02-03-2008, 07:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,555
Posted By eatsleephunt

Hold-over or gradiated reticles?

Who prefers what and why?

As more of a rifle shooter I actually have a preferrence towards hold over. I shoot enough, handload, and just know how to hold on an animal. I have a range finder,...
Forum: Black Powder
02-02-2008, 04:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,469
Posted By eatsleephunt

RE: Your long range ML loads?

Okay, let me ask this then. Having purchase the Knight Disc Ext., which of these saboted rounds would you pick. It seems to me that the ballistic tipped bullets might just perform better?
Forum: Black Powder
02-02-2008, 04:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,469
Posted By eatsleephunt

RE: Your long range ML loads?

What does orange mmp stand for, and I assume by black crush rib you mean a sabot shroud? Not sure, see I don't know very much about this.

Dan

Allright, I'm looking in the Cabelas catalog...
Forum: Black Powder
02-02-2008, 03:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,469
Posted By eatsleephunt

RE: Your long range ML loads?

Okay Hoss,

I agree with having the better ballistic coeficient, energy retention, resistance to wind drift, and probably slightly better or say more consistent accuracy also. I also don't mind...
Forum: Black Powder
02-02-2008, 02:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,469
Posted By eatsleephunt

Your long range ML loads?

I have been hearing that the 250grainers seemingly are preferred for the longer range shooting, over 200yds with a .50 cal. Anyone beg to differ, or have a good pet load they are willing to share?
...
Forum: Black Powder
02-02-2008, 02:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,372
Posted By eatsleephunt

Scoping your ML

What scope do you guys prefer on your muzzleloaders?

My preferrence would be for a simple 3-9 x 40 Leupold Rifleman. I assume it would stand up to the recoil just fine. I shoot Leupolds on my...
Forum: Black Powder
02-02-2008, 09:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,333
Posted By eatsleephunt

RE: Need new ML, got some questions

Okay guys, I'm pretty sure a .50 is the answer then.:D

Any takers on my other questions?

Dan
Forum: Black Powder
02-02-2008, 08:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,333
Posted By eatsleephunt

RE: Need new ML, got some questions

Okay, so .52 stuff is hard to come by with respect to variety, but theremust be some reason it was designed for over the .50. Or maybe not?
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