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Forum: Black Powder
12-16-2021, 08:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By Palehorse

I started with a maxi ball, then R.E.A.L.. I...

I started with a maxi ball, then R.E.A.L.. I hunted with the R.E.A.L. one season, but both were at best 5" groups at 50 yards.

I have some cast minie from October Country, (I think they are from...
Forum: Black Powder
12-15-2021, 05:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By Palehorse

54 Caliber Hornady Great Plains

I called Hornady last week, and they confirmed that I, and/or the titled bullet, was 'obsolete' and would no longer be manufactured :mad:.

It was/is the only thing I have found that shoots lights...
Forum: Black Powder
06-24-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,131
Posted By Palehorse

Deer feed lot.

Deer feed lot.
Forum: Black Powder
06-24-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By Palehorse

BPS, Thanks for the response. I am afraid...

BPS,

Thanks for the response. I am afraid the bullet might be a little too long to be stabilized by the 1:48 twist. I guess I will cast a 20 or so and see what happens. I can always melt them.
Forum: Black Powder
06-23-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By Palehorse

Lyman 45 Caliber Semi-wadcutter

I was digging through my bullet casting supplies, thinking about casting some 54 caliber LEE REAL bullets, when I spied a box marked Lyman mold handles, which I thought were long gone. Inspired by...
Forum: Black Powder
06-12-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,939
Posted By Palehorse

This one: ...

This one:
http://i388.photobucket.com/albums/oo327/palehorse2008/IMG_0721.jpg (http://s388.photobucket.com/user/palehorse2008/media/IMG_0721.jpg.html)
Forum: Black Powder
06-09-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,987
Posted By Palehorse

75 yards with a notch rear, 125 with a ghost ring...

75 yards with a notch rear, 125 with a ghost ring peep sight and a flat shooting load.
Forum: Black Powder
06-09-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,029
Posted By Palehorse

It's so green, it almost doesn't look real.

It's so green, it almost doesn't look real.
Forum: Black Powder
05-29-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,719
Posted By Palehorse

I am sure it works, but as I read it, I kept...

I am sure it works, but as I read it, I kept imagining Wile E. Coyote caught snare of his own making.
Forum: Black Powder
05-29-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,299
Posted By Palehorse

Beautiful Pedersoli!

Beautiful Pedersoli!
Forum: Black Powder
05-29-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,719
Posted By Palehorse

I have a waxed, double wall, cardboard produce...

I have a waxed, double wall, cardboard produce box that has notches built into it for handling and stacking. The waxed notches perfectly cradle my rifle. Mind you I have used a Caldwells lead sled,...
Forum: Black Powder
05-18-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 600
Posted By Palehorse

Nice pics. I avoided the time date snafu by...

Nice pics. I avoided the time date snafu by having my friend set up my camera for me :D
Forum: Black Powder
02-12-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,021
Posted By Palehorse

I'd definitely get the Remington. It still has a...

I'd definitely get the Remington. It still has a floor plate release, so there is obviously a place to carry a Snickers.
Forum: Black Powder
02-10-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,169
Posted By Palehorse

Those pins are beautiful Ron. How did you make...

Those pins are beautiful Ron. How did you make them?
Forum: Black Powder
02-10-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,164
Posted By Palehorse

I had zero luck with sabots. Maxi-balls...

I had zero luck with sabots.

Maxi-balls stabilized, but accuracy was just OK (Did not keep me from killing plenty of deer, but that was due to getting real close).

Maxi-hunter would not...
Forum: Black Powder
02-06-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,027
Posted By Palehorse

I remember the show, but it was in black and...

I remember the show, but it was in black and white at my house :/
Forum: Black Powder
02-03-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 657
Posted By Palehorse

I have one muzzleloader. One 308. One 12 ga....

I have one muzzleloader.
One 308.
One 12 ga. pump
One 1911

My friends think I am the sick one.
Forum: Black Powder
02-01-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,842
Posted By Palehorse

1 - T/C Renegade 54 Caplock 2 - Rynite T/C New...

1 - T/C Renegade 54 Caplock
2 - Rynite T/C New Englander 54 Caplock
3 - Hardwood T/C New Englander 54 Caplock
4 - Second T/C Renegade 54 Caplock
5 - Knight LK-93 Wolverine 54
6 - Semi custom...
Forum: Black Powder
01-26-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,665
Posted By Palehorse

Thompson Center Hawken Caplock 50 cal First...

Thompson Center Hawken Caplock 50 cal

First inline, Marlin MLS-54.
Forum: Black Powder
12-29-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,634
Posted By Palehorse

I would say "98" grains.

I would say "98" grains.
Forum: Black Powder
12-29-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,518
Posted By Palehorse

I am glad you made a good shot and recovered the...

I am glad you made a good shot and recovered the deer.
Forum: Black Powder
12-26-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,556
Posted By Palehorse

The most wonderful time of the year!

The most wonderful time of the year!
Forum: Black Powder
12-22-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,247
Posted By Palehorse

If you hunt long enough, you will probably lose...

If you hunt long enough, you will probably lose an animal.

I do not know a hunter first hand who hasn't.

I lost my first deer, the second year I hunted. It was a warm morning, no wind and...
Forum: Black Powder
12-20-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,331
Posted By Palehorse

I have used them many seasons in the 6.5x55 and...

I have used them many seasons in the 6.5x55 and 7x57 with perfect success (9 one shot kills). I have not hunted much with saboted bullets (Hornady XTP years ago, and Barnes T-EZ recently) but the...
Forum: Black Powder
12-18-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 873
Posted By Palehorse

Magnum Primers For the Win!

Sabotloader. I worked on the channel with denuded Qtip until it came out clean. I tried blowing a lubed patch off of the muzzle using the #11 caps (no powder, just a cap). It flew up a couple...
Forum: Black Powder
12-18-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 873
Posted By Palehorse

I am using GOEX FF. 2 years ago I added the...

I am using GOEX FF.

2 years ago I added the 5 to the one or two that was in the capper, followed by the #11s.

Some range time would have likely uncovered any problem, but as I stated, I have...
Forum: Black Powder
12-18-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 873
Posted By Palehorse

Is it just the primers?

For starters, shame on me for going off half cocked. I have not shot my M/L (Lyman Trade Rifle) regularly for 5 years.

Last year, I decided to take it on a hunting trip as a second rifle. As I...
Forum: Politics
12-14-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 549
Posted By Palehorse

23+ years of federal service and counting...

23+ years of federal service and counting (Department of the Navy). The Federal Employees Health Benefits system, which Senators and Congressman are afforded, is the blueprint for the Healthcare...
12-13-2012, 10:05 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,830
Posted By Palehorse

308 gives you great performance at a great price,...

308 gives you great performance at a great price, plus milsurp ammo options.

I like flat trajectory over all else, so recommend the following:

6.5x55
6.5x57
6.5-06
264 Win Mag
270 Win...
12-13-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By Palehorse

It looks really tempting (I say that since I am a...

It looks really tempting (I say that since I am a dedicated Mauser man and only hunt with custom mausers). A Mauser it is not, but it looks well made as far as safety and strength are concerned. If...
12-10-2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,188
Posted By Palehorse

We had pretty much a monsoon with warm weather to...

We had pretty much a monsoon with warm weather to start muzzleloader season in KY. I decided to stay dry :/
12-10-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,183
Posted By Palehorse

Fabulous story. Sounds like she will always...

Fabulous story. Sounds like she will always remember that day :D
12-07-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,238
Posted By Palehorse

Our tradition: Once the deer is hangin', dann...

Our tradition: Once the deer is hangin', dann ist es bier und gemütlichkeit.
12-02-2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,286
Posted By Palehorse

IF you had tags for either sex, then brown and...

IF you had tags for either sex, then brown and down and all legal fair and square. IF you shot a buck without a buck tag and used your father's tag, then let's not make a habit out of that.
...
12-02-2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,471
Posted By Palehorse

I like the novelty once every 5th season of being...

I like the novelty once every 5th season of being out in a fog, but I do not like getting wet (some fogs will soak you) or iced, and seeing or hearing more anything is difficult.
12-02-2012, 07:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,328
Posted By Palehorse

NOSLER Partition, available in Federal and Nosler...

NOSLER Partition, available in Federal and Nosler ammunition, was invented by John Nosler, to expand AND punch right through.
11-30-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 391
Posted By Palehorse

I have always found spending alot of time...

I have always found spending alot of time scouting public hunting grounds (prior to the season if possible), paid off come season. You saw one, and did not get busted. Keep after them and enjoy...
11-30-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 842
Posted By Palehorse

Spine shots used to be commonly taken, moreso for...

Spine shots used to be commonly taken, moreso for plains african game, but you still can read articles from 30-40 years ago advocating them for US hunting.

If you hit low, it will make a mess of...
11-30-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,031
Posted By Palehorse

Left arm, sling wrapped, butt against my right...

Left arm, sling wrapped, butt against my right shoulder, right hand free for optics or on rifle wrist.

I carry this: a 7x57mm Mauser with 1.5-4.5x20mm Nikon Monarch (keep set at 1.5) or a 12 ga...
11-29-2012, 04:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,689
Posted By Palehorse

Congrats on your first deer! Size or age is...

Congrats on your first deer! Size or age is perfect for meat; consider that most of the livestock we purpose raise for food are killed at well under a year of age because they provide better quality...
11-29-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,247
Posted By Palehorse

Sounds like you did the right thing by you. You...

Sounds like you did the right thing by you. You have to live with yourself and your decisions. Maybe they send you a picture of it.
11-28-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 11,774
Posted By Palehorse

In low wind, low background noise environments,...

In low wind, low background noise environments, discerning sounds it fairly easy.

Squirrels clamber over leaves and tree matter in stop start fashion, making very high frequency leaf noise, and...
11-28-2012, 03:46 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,099
Posted By Palehorse

Sometimes you're the windshield, sometimes the...

Sometimes you're the windshield, sometimes the bug, and 90% of that luck comes with where and into what family you were born. We all get 'special treatment', mostly meh, alot bad.

The only thing...
11-27-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,099
Posted By Palehorse

Night hunting is practised throughout the world,...

Night hunting is practised throughout the world, with the use of modern firearms, optics, lighting. European boar hunts are legal in several countries at night. Coyotes are routinely hunted at night...
11-26-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,937
Posted By Palehorse

Sounds like he had a great time, plus he learned...

Sounds like he had a great time, plus he learned about "ground shrinkage" first hand. Congrats!
11-26-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,188
Posted By Palehorse

Congrats on getting a buck Grizzlyman. The rest...

Congrats on getting a buck Grizzlyman. The rest of my hunting party all checked a buck (3 bucks), and I have yet to see an antlered deer while hunting.
11-25-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,346
Posted By Palehorse

I have had neighbors collest my deer for me when...

I have had neighbors collest my deer for me when I backed out to let them die. They were honest and told me so, and the deer had crossed onto their property to die.
11-20-2012, 06:26 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,188
Posted By Palehorse

My mom had surgery the third day of the season,...

My mom had surgery the third day of the season, so I have managed just 3 days in the field since opening day November 10th (but got two deer so I cannot complain). I still have 2 bonus tags in...
11-13-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,639
Posted By Palehorse

I have two deer down so far. Deer 1: Buck...

I have two deer down so far.

Deer 1: Buck taken on 11/10 in Kentucky with 7x57 Mauser. Both antler are broken on off, one completely, the other only a little over an inch is left. Does it score...
11-05-2012, 10:37 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,188
Posted By Palehorse

Sorry for the slow response; my weekend...

Sorry for the slow response; my weekend internetting is sparse. I say go for it.
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