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08-08-2022, 04:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 433
Posted By txhunter58A

I saw the short range weapon requirements listed....

I saw the short range weapon requirements listed. But it does not say what weapons specifically. Archery is the first thing you think of, shotguns next. muzzleloaders used to be a short range weapon....
08-05-2022, 06:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 433
Posted By txhunter58A

So unlimited tags available in an area I guess...

So unlimited tags available in an area I guess they donít really want elk? Intriguing. Sounds like you will be shooting the first elk you see on the right side of the line. Long season! What weapon...
07-20-2022, 06:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 284
Posted By txhunter58A

Where are you from? What do you like to hunt?

Where are you from? What do you like to hunt?
Forum: Black Powder
06-11-2022, 03:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,838
Posted By txhunter58A

Yep. cayugad Always had good info to share. Miss...

Yep. cayugad Always had good info to share. Miss him a bunch. May he RIP
Forum: Black Powder
05-29-2022, 04:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,601
Posted By txhunter58A

Fact: whenever you change something (powder,...

Fact: whenever you change something (powder, bullet, even primers), your point of impact will change.

ALL you are looking for when you change powder amounts or try a new bullet is how close the...
Forum: Black Powder
05-26-2022, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 599
Posted By txhunter58A

There are still pockets where a brick and mortar...

There are still pockets where a brick and mortar store has some. But no more online until fall at the earliest.
Forum: Black Powder
05-25-2022, 08:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 599
Posted By txhunter58A

BH 209 availability.

Just emailed them and asked when more will be available. Said fall, hopefully September
Forum: Black Powder
05-23-2022, 02:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,601
Posted By txhunter58A

To be clear: when I work up a new load at 25...

To be clear:

when I work up a new load at 25 yards, I DONT CARE where the bullets are hitting in relationship to the bullseye, just whether they are close together. ONLY after I decide which load...
Forum: Black Powder
05-23-2022, 02:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,601
Posted By txhunter58A

Letís review on what you have learned so far: ...

Letís review on what you have learned so far:

70 gr powder doesnít work for this gun.

90 works much better but you still donít know if that is this guns sweet spot. You need to experiment some...
Forum: Black Powder
05-23-2022, 01:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,601
Posted By txhunter58A

I would drop to 75 gr and try 3 shots, then 80 gr...

I would drop to 75 gr and try 3 shots, then 80 gr and try 3 shots, then 85 and try 3 shots:

clean between each shot!!!

that is how I experiment with each new gun, bullet, and powder I try....
Forum: Black Powder
05-23-2022, 01:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,601
Posted By txhunter58A

Itís hardly ever just one thing. If it has been...

Itís hardly ever just one thing. If it has been the sights all along, you would have gotten good groupings, but they would have been not in the bullseye. You were not getting good groups, so wasnít...
Forum: Black Powder
05-22-2022, 06:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,601
Posted By txhunter58A

Your accuracy prob had more to do with shooting...

Your accuracy prob had more to do with shooting 90 gr than the placement of the patch.
Forum: Black Powder
05-22-2022, 06:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,601
Posted By txhunter58A

Double posted

Double posted
Forum: Black Powder
05-22-2022, 06:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,601
Posted By txhunter58A

You said you documented everything you did. Did...

You said you documented everything you did. Did you not clean between each shot?? If not, that could have been an issue.

Guns are different. Yours may not like 70 gr of powder. And I NEVER shoot...
Forum: Black Powder
05-18-2022, 09:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,601
Posted By txhunter58A

As stated, every gun is different. What works in...

As stated, every gun is different. What works in one gun may not work in another gun.

First, move your target up to about 30 yards and donít move it back until you find an accurate load. 100 yards...
04-13-2022, 03:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,371
Posted By txhunter58A

I donít. Like you I am giving my opinion and...

I donít. Like you I am giving my opinion and letting the OP know that he has some really solid choices for elk this fall.

Even his last two options are great elk medicine if his shots would only...
Forum: Black Powder
04-12-2022, 10:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 897
Posted By txhunter58A

POI questions

Glad you found out your issue.

That said, I never rest the forearm of ANY gun on a solid surface. It can def change your POI
04-12-2022, 09:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,371
Posted By txhunter58A

I also have a 7 mm mag that I have used since my...

I also have a 7 mm mag that I have used since my 20s on elk. I am 64 now. I love mine. But I did vote on his list and didnt mention the 7mm mag. His poll and question clearly states that he wants to...
04-12-2022, 09:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,371
Posted By txhunter58A

Beat selection

The 2 obvious choices are the 300 WM and the 30-06

I went with the Ď06 soley on weight. You REALLY dont want to have to carry a rifle as heavy as your 300 in the mountains. Really!

Out to even...
01-18-2009, 05:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,535
Posted By txhunter58A

RE: Really on the fence .270 or .300 for Elk

yes, this statement is insulting to those of us who choose to shoot a bigger gun at elk. Just give your opinion and leave it at that, instead of insinuating that "some" of us are making up for our...
01-15-2009, 05:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,535
Posted By txhunter58A

RE: Really on the fence .270 or .300 for Elk

Yep,they kill them with 243's too! It is certainly a high powered rifle.

But he asked our opinion, and that is what we are giving him. He didn't ask for a pissing match, but that is what this...
Forum: Black Powder
01-12-2009, 08:02 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,536
Posted By txhunter58A

RE: Moving away from Powerbelt bullets; Need recommendations

If you are not getting a check from CVA/powerbelts for your website by now, you need to take a marketing class! LOL

But I do hear the "inflection" in your voice, that others are paid toSAY...
Forum: Black Powder
01-04-2009, 11:26 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,397
Posted By txhunter58A

RE: t/c vs cva

You generally get what you pay for, quality wise. That said, I know some CVA guns that will outshoot T/C and vice versa. I would not be scared to buy a CVA and use it as long as I didn't plan on...
12-16-2008, 10:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,842
Posted By txhunter58A

RE: Need some help on where to hunt elk

Your options are somewhat limited because most of those listed are drawing only. Colorado and Idaho areprobably the only good options for over the counter type licenses. And you have to be careful...
Forum: Black Powder
12-14-2008, 04:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 814
Posted By txhunter58A

RE: Funky Buck

Definately the right call to take him out of the herd. He could not have bred any does because he has to have a lack of testosterone (as evidenced by his micornads and antlers) to have this kind of...
Forum: Black Powder
11-16-2008, 05:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,407
Posted By txhunter58A

RE: Buying a new one

I own the Omega and the KRB (rolling block)

If you are only going to shoot sabots, get the Omega, but it is not a conical shooter

If you want to shoot conicals too, get the KRB.
11-03-2008, 07:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,249
Posted By txhunter58A

RE: 30/30 For Elk

I know a guy who has killed an elk 6 of the last 7 years with a 30-30 and open sights. Absolutely it is enough gun out to 100 yards. Would I ever use one on elk, probably not, but in the right hands,...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-02-2008, 09:45 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,499
Posted By txhunter58A

RE: The arrogance of some....(sorry for the long vent)

Take his stands down, put them by the front gate with a message that he is no longer welcome. I am one to try and work a deal if at all possible with people, but this guy's arrogance has crossed the...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-02-2008, 09:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,272
Posted By txhunter58A

RE: drinking and hunting

There are some people I hunt with that drink and some that don't, but we have decided as a group that drinking and alcohol just don't mix, so we don't allow drinking on the ranch at any time during...
10-14-2008, 09:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,358
Posted By txhunter58A

RE: Trophy Bison Bulls available

Every time we keep this thread alive, we get this guy another free ad. I suggest letting it die and discuss these issues on other threads.
10-13-2008, 06:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,358
Posted By txhunter58A

RE: Trophy Bison Bulls available

Whatever else he is doing, he is unethically advertizing on this site
10-13-2008, 06:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,063
Posted By txhunter58A

RE: Elk: Recommend .270 or 30/06 hot/flat-shooting ammo?

In my opinion, if you try and shoot beyond 400 yards, you are asking for trouble unless you are 1 in 100 that can REALLY shoot!

Also IMO, take the 30-06

That said, a new generation bullet...
Forum: Black Powder
09-09-2008, 07:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,438
Posted By txhunter58A

RE: Blackhorn Fever - I Think I'm Cured

What amts have you been shooting or were being shot on the cracked CVA plug? I have not shot over 90 grains to explore BH in moderation.
Forum: Black Powder
09-06-2008, 08:02 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,438
Posted By txhunter58A

RE: Blackhorn Fever - I Think I'm Cured

"I Think I'm Cured"

That is just the scotch talking!
09-06-2008, 04:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,106
Posted By txhunter58A

RE: Opinions Wanted

Chances are that 300 acres is way too small to hunt elk on. If you have some good country around you and something to draw/keep them onto this acerage (alfalfa fields?), you might get lucky, but I...
Forum: Black Powder
09-01-2008, 12:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,206
Posted By txhunter58A

RE: I defer to more knowledgable people

Thanks Chap, interesting articles. the debate goes on!

Huntaway. Bottom line is that the Taylor index shows you are in very good shape with the 300 gr. NP. The taylor index will generally give...
Forum: Black Powder
08-10-2008, 04:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 10,603
Posted By txhunter58A

RE: The best 209 primers with 777

Winchester 777 primers works best for me.
Forum: Black Powder
08-09-2008, 02:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 659
Posted By txhunter58A

Forum: Black Powder
08-09-2008, 12:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 659
Posted By txhunter58A

RE: animal target source?

Thanks for the suggestions.I have done the paper plate thing, but wanted some realistic size wise and shape wise to learn where exactly on the body to hold at different distances. And the targets...
Forum: Black Powder
08-08-2008, 08:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 659
Posted By txhunter58A

animal target source?

Looking for some targets of life sized animals. Anyone know of a good source? Time to do some field type shooting!
Forum: Black Powder
08-06-2008, 06:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 803
Posted By txhunter58A

RE: Interesting file on the BH209 site

I suspect there will be copies out in a year or two that should drop the price
Forum: Black Powder
08-06-2008, 07:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,820
Posted By txhunter58A

RE: another BH 209 convert

I am told they DO have little holes in them, a consequence of the "extruding" process. No real problem with cutting, but takes a little more force. I do like the firmness, no settling when measuring...
Forum: Black Powder
08-06-2008, 07:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 809
Posted By txhunter58A

RE: Tru Glo or Williams?

I tried it and it worked ok, but I liked the smaller peep better, SO I kept the front globe sight and put a williams peep on the rear! Best of both worlds. Either way, it is almost like looking...
Forum: Black Powder
08-05-2008, 09:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,433
Posted By txhunter58A

RE: T/C Omega

With any 777 product, your best accuracy will be had with a wet patch followed by 1-2 dry patches between each shot.

Personally, I use a wet patch, both sides, followed by 1 dry patch, both...
Forum: Black Powder
07-31-2008, 06:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 591
Posted By txhunter58A

RE: she got what she deserved

That rumor has been circulating!
Forum: Black Powder
07-31-2008, 06:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 842
Posted By txhunter58A

Hornady FPB expansion with tip cut off

Asked Hornady about expansion of the FPB bullets with the tip cut off. This is the reply I got:

"We tested the bullet with the tip on the bullet and with it cut off
flat. Both expanded well...
Forum: Black Powder
07-27-2008, 04:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,930
Posted By txhunter58A

RE: KRB misfires?

I will have to check for crud build up.

Wingbone, I don't use the hammer extensions.
Forum: Black Powder
07-20-2008, 08:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,246
Posted By txhunter58A

RE: First Shot High

Wow! You certainly sweat the small details. Certainly not anything like I have heard of before, but obviously well thought out and can't argue with success. Might have to give it a try.
Forum: Black Powder
07-20-2008, 08:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,918
Posted By txhunter58A

RE: @@Knight SuperDome Breech Plug-- BH209 [email protected]@

So, what does this mean for us guys with the KRB and that domed breech plug? Would the same thing work?
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