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09-02-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,753
Posted By rafsob

I use my ATV and glad. As an old guy I thank God...

I use my ATV and glad. As an old guy I thank God for our permission from our land owner on use of them on the property.
09-02-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,753
Posted By rafsob

I use my ATV and glad. As an old guy I thank God...

I use my ATV and glad. As an old guy I thank God for our permission from our land owner on use of them on the property.
Forum: Reloading
02-27-2018, 07:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 489
Posted By rafsob

Cowboy action shooters had this problem for...

Cowboy action shooters had this problem for years. Then someone got the great idea to make a bolder powder, Trail Boss. Remember that the .45 Colt round was originally a BP round. If you want to...
Forum: Reloading
02-27-2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 667
Posted By rafsob

I have been shooting lead bullets in all my...

I have been shooting lead bullets in all my .45-70 rifles and have never had any problems. I do use cookies in my antique gun loads. At these velocities I would not worry about it.
Forum: Black Powder
02-17-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 682
Posted By rafsob

Ron, you always manager to post some interesting...

Ron, you always manager to post some interesting stuff. Thanks.
Forum: Black Powder
02-17-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,319
Posted By rafsob

I am totally at a loss to understand what the...

I am totally at a loss to understand what the hell you guys are talking about. What muzzle loader uses brass? Is this a BPCR gun? Is this an inline gun and does it use a piece of brass with a...
Forum: Black Powder
02-05-2018, 07:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 919
Posted By rafsob

Talking These guns were made to shoot conical bullets. ...

These guns were made to shoot conical bullets. I'm no expert on them, but do have a Zoli Zuave and it shoots a rapine 578 gr. conical very nicely.
...
Forum: Black Powder
02-02-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,692
Posted By rafsob

Had a friend who used to be able to separate all...

Had a friend who used to be able to separate all the different sections of meat from the bone by hand. Watched him one night. Amazing.
Forum: Black Powder
02-02-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,692
Posted By rafsob

Talking When I bought my new truck a Ford Lariat, I had...

When I bought my new truck a Ford Lariat, I had an iPhone app to track stuff on the truck. Well the app said I had to name my truck and I called it the beast:
...
01-31-2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,334
Posted By rafsob

These winches work great. My club has been using...

These winches work great. My club has been using them on our skinning shed for years.

https://s19.postimg.org/9oslfthar/IMG_0417.jpg
Forum: Crossbows
01-23-2018, 06:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,961
Posted By rafsob

Iíve shot at deer at 25 yds and they jumped the...

Iíve shot at deer at 25 yds and they jumped the string. I would not think of wasting an arrow trying to kill a deer at 100 yds!!! The deer would be long gone.
Forum: Crossbows
01-22-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,961
Posted By rafsob

This would be an itch!!! I have two bows now,...

This would be an itch!!! I have two bows now, Horton 175 and a Carbon Express. and I love them both. Have taken loads of deer with the Horton even though that company doesn't exist anymore. ...
01-22-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,896
Posted By rafsob

Talking That rifle looks so much like my GPR: ...

That rifle looks so much like my GPR:

https://s19.postimg.org/u9axmdb43/Great_Plains_Rifle-2.jpg

Had this one for years and love shooting it. Haven't had it in the woods yet, but maybe next...
01-22-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,365
Posted By rafsob

this is going on in Virginia and on our leases. ...

this is going on in Virginia and on our leases. When you cut down good hard woods and then plant pines, this will leave nothing to eat for the deer. Our biggest problem is the owners are making...
01-22-2018, 08:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,334
Posted By rafsob

Always new the PRB was a killer. And our...

Always new the PRB was a killer. And our ancestors knew it too!!!
01-22-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 715
Posted By rafsob

Talking I have many different models of Hawkens rifles. ...

I have many different models of Hawkens rifles. But must say the TC seems to be more nicely made.

This is my TC is Big Boer and the fit and finish is very good. This is a .58 cal. but there...
01-22-2018, 06:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,425
Posted By rafsob

Around here in Virginia, I have never seen these...

Around here in Virginia, I have never seen these high prices for a side lock or even an inline!!! These guns seem to always go for a minimal price. They only sidekicks that go for a very high price...
01-22-2018, 06:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,425
Posted By rafsob

https://s19.postimg.org/3lt4hn9vn/DSC01175.jpg ...

https://s19.postimg.org/3lt4hn9vn/DSC01175.jpg

I still love my sidelock!!!
01-16-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,505
Posted By rafsob

Had a good year back in the fall. I got a nice...

Had a good year back in the fall. I got a nice big doe during archery in Oct. the ML season came in and another big doe. Then that same day after being really tired, I got my first wall hanger...
Forum: Black Powder
01-16-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,741
Posted By rafsob

You're missing the point!!! Almost all...

You're missing the point!!! Almost all manufacturers will remove 3 party parts from their gun when you send them back for repair. I have a S&W pistol with a modified hammer and they installed a new...
Forum: Black Powder
01-14-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 993
Posted By rafsob

My department tested the GD bullet on penetration...

My department tested the GD bullet on penetration and jacket retention through different media to include 3/4Ē plywood and car windshields. The bullet was amazing. So I would say the bullet comes...
Forum: Black Powder
01-14-2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 993
Posted By rafsob

Actually we used this bullet in my service gun as...

Actually we used this bullet in my service gun as duty ammo. But would this bullet be any better then the XTP? And what sabot would I use?
Forum: Black Powder
01-08-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 993
Posted By rafsob

Talking That doesn't bother me on the 70 gr. restriction....

That doesn't bother me on the 70 gr. restriction. I don't have that, "Mine is bigger then yours" syndrome!! I have killed deer in a sidelock with a 65gr. charge before. Plus here in Virginia the...
Forum: Black Powder
01-07-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,292
Posted By rafsob

Wonder if anyone out there still has barrels in...

Wonder if anyone out there still has barrels in stock?

Does anyone know of any outfits who may still have a selection of barrels??
Forum: Black Powder
01-07-2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,292
Posted By rafsob

What Happened to the Apex???

Saw a post on another forum and they said no more barrels for the apex? Anyone have anything on this?
Forum: Black Powder
01-06-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,552
Posted By rafsob

Yeah, sounds like you maybe trying to stir a pot...

Yeah, sounds like you maybe trying to stir a pot of old dish water!!! Like he said drop it.
Forum: Black Powder
01-06-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 993
Posted By rafsob

Don't forget about Ebay. They have some nice...

Don't forget about Ebay. They have some nice scopes and prices!1
Forum: Black Powder
01-05-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 993
Posted By rafsob

Glad about the use of BH209. Iím partial to it. ...

Glad about the use of BH209. Iím partial to it. I will check different billets but for this gun I would think the 300 gr. XTP would be nice.
Forum: Black Powder
01-04-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 506
Posted By rafsob

They may be doing this because they have reached...

They may be doing this because they have reached their herd numbers and want to back off on the number of hunt days. Just a thought.
Forum: Black Powder
01-04-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,552
Posted By rafsob

I got into the ML business to hunt deer!!! I do...

I got into the ML business to hunt deer!!! I do have a lot of other ML guns now, but in my experience the ML is pretty much looked down on by people in the gun business. All ML's I see sold second...
Forum: Black Powder
01-04-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,552
Posted By rafsob

Price doesn't always mean quality!!!

Price doesn't always mean quality!!!
Forum: Black Powder
01-04-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 810
Posted By rafsob

Nice report on this bullet. Not familiar with...

Nice report on this bullet. Not familiar with it, but it did a job on the date jugs.
Forum: Black Powder
01-04-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 993
Posted By rafsob

Talking New Acquisition!!!

So a buddy of mine had this handgun he wanted and it was mine. He had a Traditions Vortex that he wanted to trade plus some cash. I said ok, because I wanted one I could now use in Virginia for...
Forum: Trail Cameras
12-05-2017, 09:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,906
Posted By rafsob

I don't buy Cuddy back anymore. Their customer...

I don't buy Cuddy back anymore. Their customer service sucks!!!!! I tried to get one of my cameras fixed and they wanted to sell me a new camera. They said they didn't service those models...
Forum: Black Powder
12-05-2017, 08:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 919
Posted By rafsob

Talking I called a powder company up one time and asked...

I called a powder company up one time and asked why I was having problems getting their powder to work well in my gun. They asked what 209 primer I was using and told them Winchester. They told me...
Forum: Black Powder
11-25-2017, 04:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 951
Posted By rafsob

Thanks guys, it's been a long time coming.

Thanks guys, it's been a long time coming.
Forum: Black Powder
11-24-2017, 07:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 377
Posted By rafsob

Same here in Virginia opening day for both gun...

Same here in Virginia opening day for both gun and BP!!!
Forum: Black Powder
11-24-2017, 07:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,230
Posted By rafsob

Sweet, nice job!

Sweet, nice job!
Forum: Black Powder
11-24-2017, 07:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 476
Posted By rafsob

Good example of an idiot. Remember that they...

Good example of an idiot. Remember that they walk amongst us, they breed and they vote liberal democrat!!!
Forum: Black Powder
11-24-2017, 07:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 951
Posted By rafsob

Sorry guys forgot the good stuff. I was using my...

Sorry guys forgot the good stuff. I was using my CVA Apex in 50 cal. I used the 275 gr. Parker bullet with 95 grs of BH209. Range was maybe 45/50 yds. The worst part was trying to focus with...
Forum: Black Powder
11-22-2017, 09:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 231
Posted By rafsob

Thanks Semi, I'll give it a try.

Thanks Semi, I'll give it a try.
Forum: Black Powder
11-22-2017, 09:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 951
Posted By rafsob

Talking First Wall Hanger

https://storage.googleapis.com/files-us.myalbum.io/photo/360/Yv/ti/Yvti95wFVkvi.jpg

Got this guy during our muzzleloader season. I shot across a creek while he was looking right at me. i was...
Forum: Black Powder
11-22-2017, 08:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 874
Posted By rafsob

What is early muzzle loader season in Va.?

What is early muzzle loader season in Va.?
Forum: Black Powder
11-22-2017, 08:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 231
Posted By rafsob

Trying to post Photo?????

Don't have photo bucket anymore and don't know ow else to post a photo?!?! Any good suggestions?
Forum: Crossbows
08-20-2017, 06:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,961
Posted By rafsob

Talking The Ravin?????

Anyone have one or shot one yet? I'm getting an itchy finger and may buy one soon.
Forum: Black Powder
08-19-2017, 11:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,791
Posted By rafsob

Talking I still have my Vision and love it. Shoots just...

I still have my Vision and love it. Shoots just anything I can stuff down the barrel. I use it as my back up during the season.
Forum: Black Powder
08-18-2017, 11:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,370
Posted By rafsob

Along with the .50 cal ML, I bought the .243 win....

Along with the .50 cal ML, I bought the .243 win. Both barrels shoot spot on. Very satisfied with it.
Forum: Black Powder
08-18-2017, 10:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,370
Posted By rafsob

Talking CVA Apex

Had the Apex out wednesday and it was shooting as usual. It needed to be set back to zero, but the groups were almost boring. No matter what I stuffed down the muzzle, it shot it nicely. Love this...
Forum: Black Powder
08-03-2017, 07:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,527
Posted By rafsob

I've been using the 300 XTP for hunting in three...

I've been using the 300 XTP for hunting in three of my ML's. Great shooting and reliability! I have put more deer in the cooler with this bullet then any other.
Forum: Black Powder
08-03-2017, 06:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,686
Posted By rafsob

Ok, I'm totally confused. Are we talking about a...

Ok, I'm totally confused. Are we talking about a ML or a center fired smokeless round? And if it is the second, why is it on this forum?
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