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Forum: Black Powder
03-16-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,867
Posted By cherokee75

Thanks for the info. Neither of the two manuals...

Thanks for the info. Neither of the two manuals that came with it list RS. One manual is Cabelas and one is Piettas. I will look further.
Forum: Black Powder
03-16-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,867
Posted By cherokee75

1851 Navy .44 Load for Pyrodex RS

Just purchased a Pietta 1851 Navy with the brass frame. I already have a full bottle of RS select and a half bottle of RS. I know there are better choices for powder but can I use either powder and...
Forum: Midwest
01-17-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,131
Posted By cherokee75

There are two general firearms, aka. shotgun...

There are two general firearms, aka. shotgun seasons, followed by a separate muzzleloader season. If you have a muzzleloader only tag, you can use it during the muzzleloader season or the second...
Forum: Black Powder
12-29-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 819
Posted By cherokee75

Hornady Great Plains Conicals

I took my New Englander in .50 out this past weekend for IL's late season antlerless. I have taken it hunting before but never had a shot at a deer including this weekend. I am using 385 grain...
Forum: Black Powder
12-29-2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,549
Posted By cherokee75

I have taken three deer, I believe, with the 300...

I have taken three deer, I believe, with the 300 grain S/Ws in my Omega. I used the 250 SSTs this year and they both performed the same on deer. They are very accurate, at least for me, out of my...
Forum: Black Powder
12-29-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 528
Posted By cherokee75

Sling for T/C New Englander

Anyone have any recommendations on a sling. I saw the kit which comes with a thimble with a stud and another that screws into the stock. I would like to stay away from any drilling or hole making. ...
Forum: Black Powder
08-20-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,126
Posted By cherokee75

Thanks GM. Is there such a thing as a light load...

Thanks GM. Is there such a thing as a light load for the .54 for a young shooter?
Forum: Black Powder
08-20-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,126
Posted By cherokee75

Cayugad, What conicals would you suggest? ...

Cayugad,
What conicals would you suggest? Also, anyone know what the twist rate is with this rifle?
Forum: Black Powder
08-13-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,126
Posted By cherokee75

Knight LK 93 .54 Load

Having trouble off loading this rifle so I just might have to keep it for a back up. I know the loads depend on the individual rifle but what is a good starting point bullet wise using RS and...
07-31-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 415
Posted By cherokee75

WTT: Knight LK 93 .54 for 870 slug barrel

The Knight is stainless barrel with a black stock. I am looking for an 870 smooth bore slug barrel in matte finish.
Forum: Reloading
01-27-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,030
Posted By cherokee75

Load for .243

Here are the bullets and the powder I already have. I know there are probably better combinations but I am working with what I already have on hand. Also, this is for coyotes.

87 grain Hornady...
Forum: Black Powder
01-22-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 709
Posted By cherokee75

Hit her just behind the right shoulder almost...

Hit her just behind the right shoulder almost perfectly broadside. It broke a rib and went straight through. I will post pics but only took ones of the inside.
...
Forum: Black Powder
01-21-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 709
Posted By cherokee75

One last deer down with the Omega.

Shot a good size doe this past Sat. morn with my Omega, 90 grains RS, and a 240 gr. XTP Mag (.452). It was during the late winter antlerless season in IL. The shot was only about twenty yards and I...
Forum: Black Powder
12-17-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,840
Posted By cherokee75

With an account like that, the wrong person might...

With an account like that, the wrong person might get the idea that guns themselves actually kill.:s2: Great story and it must feel good to use a gun you built yourself!
Forum: Black Powder
12-01-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 696
Posted By cherokee75

Omega Strikes Again

http://i1281.photobucket.com/albums/a517/cherokee1975/PC010078.jpgShot a button buck I mistook for a doe at seventy-nine yards this morning from a ground blind. Dropped right on the spot using 240...
Forum: Black Powder
11-23-2012, 06:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,016
Posted By cherokee75

I used the 300 grain MZs with 90 grains RS three,...

I used the 300 grain MZs with 90 grains RS three, maybe four seasons ago, in my Omega. The accuracy was great. I only took one deer with them and the wound channel and blood trail were great. ...
Forum: Black Powder
11-11-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 752
Posted By cherokee75

Next question, would it be ill advised to make...

Next question, would it be ill advised to make scope adjustments for height strictly based on the target if I can't get back out and shoot before next weekend? Seeing how the windage is right on.
Forum: Black Powder
11-11-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 752
Posted By cherokee75

http://i1281.photobucket.com/albums/a517/cherokee1...

http://i1281.photobucket.com/albums/a517/cherokee1975/11-10-12targetedit22.jpg
Forum: Black Powder
11-11-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 752
Posted By cherokee75

I know the velocity is fast enough as I used the...

I know the velocity is fast enough as I used the combination last year. The reason for my question is to plug the information into a ballistic calculator to determine drop and such. I went to the...
Forum: Black Powder
11-10-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 752
Posted By cherokee75

Help Please with load data!

Think I have asked you guys this before so sorry. Can anyone give me an approximate velocity for 90 grains of Pyrodex RS and a 240 grain XTP mag (.452) out of an Omega. Thanks.
09-14-2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,237
Posted By cherokee75

Is it still for sale? Might have a friend who is...

Is it still for sale? Might have a friend who is interested.
Forum: Guns
07-29-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 695
Posted By cherokee75

WTB-870 Smoothbore slug barrel matte finish

Am interested in buying the above barrel.
Forum: Guns
07-29-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,410
Posted By cherokee75

By chance you still have the barrel for sale?

By chance you still have the barrel for sale?
Forum: Guns
07-29-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 662
Posted By cherokee75

I know its been a long time but any chance you...

I know its been a long time but any chance you still have the barrel for sale? Any if so, what finish is it?
Forum: Black Powder
11-13-2011, 06:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,515
Posted By cherokee75

Going to use 240 gr XTP mags (.452) for the first...

Going to use 240 gr XTP mags (.452) for the first time this weekend in my Omega. Used Shockwaves in past and had great results. I ran out of Shockwave and had plenty of XTPs, and they shoot just as...
Forum: Black Powder
08-01-2010, 07:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 613
Posted By cherokee75

Thanks for the heads-up. I was in Altoona, IA...

Thanks for the heads-up. I was in Altoona, IA this weekend and checked out the Bass Pros Shop. They were all sold out of the Redfield Rampages. The clerk said Redfield was bought by Leupold and...
Forum: Black Powder
07-16-2010, 05:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 448
Posted By cherokee75

Scope Help

A few months ago or so, I took my Nikon Prostaff 3-9x40 off my Omega and repleced it with a Nikon Prostaff 2-7x32. Before shooting the Omega with the 2-7, I swapped it back out with the 3-9 and put...
Forum: Black Powder
06-27-2010, 08:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,127
Posted By cherokee75

I assumed it held the nipple as I wrenched on the...

I assumed it held the nipple as I wrenched on the nipple pretty good and it would not budge. Maybe I was being a little to passive. I will try it with some more WD-40 and muscle(flab). Thanks.
Forum: Black Powder
06-27-2010, 08:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,213
Posted By cherokee75

I have used both loose Pyrodex RS and Pyrodex...

I have used both loose Pyrodex RS and Pyrodex Pellets. As already stated, loose powder can give you a more accurate load but in my Omega, there is no practical difference for hunting applications...
Forum: Black Powder
06-27-2010, 08:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 937
Posted By cherokee75

semisane, Am I wrong in believing you arrive at...

semisane,
Am I wrong in believing you arrive at camp in your own replica of the General Lee? I also noticed you did not include your smoking jacket in your range bag. What gives?
Forum: Black Powder
06-27-2010, 08:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,127
Posted By cherokee75

CVA Hawken Gamester .50 Cal

I am going to to try and clean up my brother's CVA Hawken Gamester that has a few good rust spots along the outside of the barrel, lock, and hammer. The bore seems fine and the gun shot fine...
Forum: Black Powder
05-11-2010, 06:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,224
Posted By cherokee75

I used 300 grain Barnes Expander MZs this past...

I used 300 grain Barnes Expander MZs this past year and got one deer. It was a pass thru and the blood spray was dramatic. They were also slightly more accurate out of my Omega than the 300 grain...
Forum: Hunting Gear
05-04-2010, 01:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 626
Posted By cherokee75

please pull add no longer for sale here

please pull add no longer for sale here
Forum: Hunting Gear
04-30-2010, 06:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 626
Posted By cherokee75

Leupold VX-L 4.5-14x56LR w/BC Reticle

I am selling this for a friend. It is in excellent condition. He purchased it new from Cabela's Bargain Cave as it was a display scope. My friend had it mounted on his AR and it only saw two range...
Forum: Guns
04-29-2010, 08:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 598
Posted By cherokee75

WTB 740 Woodsmaster rear sight

Looking to buy rear sight for newly acquired 740.
Forum: Guns
04-29-2010, 08:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,199
Posted By cherokee75

I would be interested in buying the rear sight if...

I would be interested in buying the rear sight if possible.
Forum: Black Powder
04-29-2010, 08:32 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 6,306
Posted By cherokee75

I am in! I am in!

I am in! I am in!
Forum: Guns
02-18-2010, 06:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,955
Posted By cherokee75

I have a B-Square mount on my 1100 with a smooth...

I have a B-Square mount on my 1100 with a smooth bore barrel. I don't take the barrel off and its accurate.
Forum: Black Powder
02-18-2010, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 934
Posted By cherokee75

I have the 210 grain Gold Dots and have shot...

I have the 210 grain Gold Dots and have shot them in my Omega with green crush rib sabots and 90 grains RS. I have not shot a lot of them or hunted with them but they seem to have accuracy...
Forum: Black Powder
02-11-2010, 06:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,342
Posted By cherokee75

I have a New Englander for cast bullets but have...

I have a New Englander for cast bullets but have never shot them through my Omega. How much leading can be expected or should I steer clear of them in my Omega?
Forum: Black Powder
02-11-2010, 06:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,376
Posted By cherokee75

Man, I feel lazy compared to how some of you...

Man, I feel lazy compared to how some of you clean your MLs. I have an Omega in stainless and I use the TC #13 bore cleaner and a brass brush and coat it with bore butter afterward. Never had a...
Forum: Black Powder
02-11-2010, 06:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 817
Posted By cherokee75

What happened to Corey012778?

He used to post a lot but have not seen anything lately. I checked his profile and he has not been on in some time. He seemed very enthusiastic about ML so I was surprised he has not been on in...
Forum: Black Powder
02-11-2010, 05:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,730
Posted By cherokee75

Semi- With the pipe and scotch and your way...

Semi-
With the pipe and scotch and your way with words, I envision you looking like Christopher Walken as The Continental on SNL. I know as you sat and typed, you were wearing a silk smoking jacket....
Forum: Black Powder
02-10-2010, 06:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,342
Posted By cherokee75

Mnt. Devil, I have some of those I ordered on...

Mnt. Devil,
I have some of those I ordered on ebay from a guy and have yet to shoot them. What rifle did you use and how many grains of RS? Also, I have read where some people put bore butter or...
02-08-2010, 07:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,237
Posted By cherokee75

I have a 4x32 Simmons Pro Piamond on my Rem 1100....

I have a 4x32 Simmons Pro Piamond on my Rem 1100. It cost $79.00 five years ago. The optics are clear and so far it has held up. I have shot 3 1/2" turkey shells and slugs when it was on an 835...
Forum: Black Powder
01-15-2010, 07:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 877
Posted By cherokee75

I will hold you to the time!:happy0001:

I will hold you to the time!:happy0001:
Forum: Black Powder
01-15-2010, 07:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 877
Posted By cherokee75

One last try!

Going in the morning for the last time this season for IL's antlerless season. This is the only hunt I could squeeze in and am not thrilled about sitting in the morning. In my past experience with...
Forum: Black Powder
01-10-2010, 07:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 614
Posted By cherokee75

Feeling guilty

Opted for my 1100 last weekend for IL antlerless and shot a doe at 15 yards. Although I was thankful (at the time) I did not have to add cleaning my Omega to the list of things to do after the...
Forum: Midwest
01-04-2010, 09:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,249
Posted By cherokee75

I suppose it is no surprise there are unlimited...

I suppose it is no surprise there are unlimited antlerless permits in all the big buck counties reflected in red on the map uncle matt provided a link for in his post.
Forum: Midwest
01-04-2010, 09:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,249
Posted By cherokee75

I may be wrong, but the one permit and unlimited...

I may be wrong, but the one permit and unlimited permits are for over the counter permits in participating counties restricting how many you can buy. If you have unfilled tags from the firearms or...
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