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11-10-2019, 05:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 712
Posted By Idaholewis

Hey rockport, is that Rockport Wa? If so, i bet...

Hey rockport, is that Rockport Wa? If so, i bet you and i have Fished and Hunted the Same Country :cool2: I cut my Teeth Hunting and Fishing there, Was born n Raised there, I spent 38 Years in that...
11-10-2019, 03:55 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 712
Posted By Idaholewis

Jake, This (Void) is the Only thing i have ever...

Jake, This (Void) is the Only thing i have ever disagreed with you on.

I Lost a Nice buck like this about 4-5 years ago, I had sighted my .257 Weatherby in using a Lead Sled (HORRIBLE Devices!!) I...
Forum: Guns
11-06-2019, 11:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 775
Posted By Idaholewis

Butch, It’s a lot of fun to do! I have a MUCH...

Butch, It’s a lot of fun to do! I have a MUCH better Scope on the Rifle now, This Coming Spring/Summer i plan to get out to 1,000 Yards. The .308 Will do it No problem :cool2: I will get it on Video...
Forum: Black Powder
11-06-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 255
Posted By Idaholewis

That Bullshop 460 Grain Bullet will MOST...

That Bullshop 460 Grain Bullet will MOST definitely shoot in that 1:28 Twist :cool2: The 1 Thing i would pay attention to is the Bullet Guided Muzzle (CVA’s Form of QLA) If your Rifle doesn’t Shoot...
Forum: Guns
11-03-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 775
Posted By Idaholewis

I LOVE The Mighty Little .308 Winchester, all the...

I LOVE The Mighty Little .308 Winchester, all the Rifle i need, From Mice to Moose my .308 will Git R Done!

This is mine at 750 Yards over the Hood of my Truck :cool2:
https://youtu.be/ebwIa7vYmGA
10-23-2019, 10:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By Idaholewis

I had a lot of fun with this Knight Mountaineer,...

I had a lot of fun with this Knight Mountaineer, I did some neat stuff with it. NO REGRETS here! This Rifle will be headed to LA First Thing in the Morning, i hope itís new owner has as much fun with...
10-23-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By Idaholewis

Rifle is SOLD

Rifle is SOLD
10-21-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By Idaholewis

Possibly? You know me, Iím a Sidelock kinda Guy :)

Possibly? You know me, Iím a Sidelock kinda Guy :)
10-20-2019, 03:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By Idaholewis

Knight Mountaineer .45 Cal 1:20 Twist

I have decided to sell my Knight Mountaineer .45 Cal 1:20 Twist. It will ship in it’s Factory Box, with Factory Paper Work. This Gun is Flawless in EVERY way, it would literally pass as New unfired,...
Forum: Black Powder
10-12-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 634
Posted By Idaholewis

For anyone that might wonder if my Vortex Viper...

For anyone that might wonder if my Vortex Viper PST Gen 2 Failure was an isolated Case? If i am being to harsh on them etc.?

This Guy in the Video below is good, i have watched a few of his...
Forum: Black Powder
10-12-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 634
Posted By Idaholewis

I agree, But i stil looked HARD at that SWFA, I...

I agree, But i stil looked HARD at that SWFA, I wouldnít hesitate to Try one of their 3-15X42s
Forum: Black Powder
10-12-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 634
Posted By Idaholewis

Putting the Ole Gal together, The Rings sure got...

Putting the Ole Gal together, The Rings sure got here in a Hurry :D

I switched gears 1 more time after some Fitting, I ended up going with Nightforce Extreme Duty Medium (1 inch) 6 Screw, With a...
Forum: Black Powder
10-12-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 634
Posted By Idaholewis

Those SWFA Scopes are RAVED About! I had it down...

Those SWFA Scopes are RAVED About! I had it down to this Nightforce, or an SWFA 3-15X42, I felt like I couldnít go wrong with either. I have wanted a Nightforce for Years, and beings they are an...
Forum: Black Powder
10-12-2019, 05:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 634
Posted By Idaholewis

I’m Looking forward to it :cool2: That New Vortex...

I’m Looking forward to it :cool2: That New Vortex Viper PST Gen 2 FAILED Miserably to Hold Zero, That’s why I haven’t been shooting my Mountaineer in quite sometime, It made it 2 outings and went...
Forum: Black Powder
10-12-2019, 05:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 634
Posted By Idaholewis

Friends in HIGH Places :D

Friends in HIGH Places :D
Forum: Black Powder
10-11-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 634
Posted By Idaholewis

New Goggles For my Mountaineer

Off with the Vortex, I Brought this Ugly Duckling Home to Take it’s place Atop my Knight Mountaineer :D Of Course my Rings were to Short so i have to wait a Few Days before i can play with it, I have...
Forum: Black Powder
10-11-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By Idaholewis

I started a Thread Way back on another forum...

I started a Thread Way back on another forum about Lube Grooves. Most Muzzleloader Bullets have “Exterior Bands” That Stick out, If you notice the Bullet above does NOT, The Lube Grooves are Cut “In”...
Forum: Black Powder
10-11-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By Idaholewis

Casted up Some Elk HAMMERS

I just did these up for a Good Friend, This is one of my Favorite .50 Cal Bullets, it was my Choice for my Elk Hunt last year, and will likely be in one of my Fast Twist .50 Cals This year as well,...
10-11-2019, 05:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 413
Posted By Idaholewis

Look at the Reviews on my Tumbler Above, out of...

Look at the Reviews on my Tumbler Above, out of 446 Reviews it gets a SOLID 4.8 out of 5 Star Rating.

Some of the Big Blue Tumblers (Cant Remember brand?) Probably Wouldn’t work worth a Darn with...
10-11-2019, 05:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 413
Posted By Idaholewis

This is the Exact Tumbler i have, I even bought...

This is the Exact Tumbler i have, I even bought it as a Kit Just like this. I have used this thing a BUNCH over the Years, It has Ran Flawless for me :cool2: Who knows about Longevity Running Lead...
10-10-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 413
Posted By Idaholewis

I read about Putting them in a Container and...

I read about Putting them in a Container and Driving :D Iíll stick with the Vibratory Tumbler with a little Powdered Graphite, I can put a Couple hundred in at a Time, Come back in 1 Hour and they...
10-10-2019, 04:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 413
Posted By Idaholewis

2 ways that I know, and have done to get rid of...

2 ways that I know, and have done to get rid of the Sprue, Roll them Between 2 Steel Plates, or a Vibratory Tumbler with No Media in it (Brass Tumbler) I prefer my Tumbler, I like to ad some powdered...
Forum: Black Powder
10-10-2019, 03:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 231
Posted By Idaholewis

It adjusts up and down, and the 2 little Stop...

It adjusts up and down, and the 2 little Stop Collars adjust for the Width of the Mold you are running, when you have it adjusted for the mold you are Running you simply place the Mold Between the 2...
Forum: Black Powder
10-09-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 231
Posted By Idaholewis

New Bottom Pour Casting Pot

I already have 2 Lee 4-20 Bottom Pours that i use, Each Modified to pour BIG Muzzleloader Bullets, And each Designated to an Alloy, one is PURE LEAD ONLY, the other is 1-40 Alloy. This way I don’t...
10-08-2019, 09:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 413
Posted By Idaholewis

New Roundball Mold, Casting Session

I decided to pick up a New Lyman .495 Roundball Mold since that is the Size Ball i am Shooting so well in this New Green Mountain .50 Cal, I had 2 Brand new Boxes of .495 Speer, and Hornady Swaged...
Forum: Black Powder
10-08-2019, 09:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,307
Posted By Idaholewis

Congrats on the Deer Mike :cool2: I was sure...

Congrats on the Deer Mike :cool2: I was sure impressed with Accuracy when i shot them through my Sidelock, and Bullet Performance from the Sand Bank i shot them in, HUGE EXPANSION, They were TOUGH...
10-07-2019, 06:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 849
Posted By Idaholewis

!!WARNING!! This Setup is NOT Worth a Darn in...

!!WARNING!! This Setup is NOT Worth a Darn in Really Low light Hunting situations, In Certain low light conditions it can be impossible to See these Ultra Fine Lee Shaver inserts. Remember, they are...
10-07-2019, 05:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 849
Posted By Idaholewis

Are you using the Lee Shaver 17 Inserts, or the...

Are you using the Lee Shaver 17 Inserts, or the Stock Lyman inserts that come with the Globe? I personally Scrap the Stock inserts that come with the Lyman Globes, They are WAY to BIG N BULKY. I use...
10-06-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 849
Posted By Idaholewis

I use circle inserts EXCLUSIVELY for Target/Bench...

I use circle inserts EXCLUSIVELY for Target/Bench Shooting. For Hunting i prefer a Bead :cool2:
10-06-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 849
Posted By Idaholewis

Back at again this morning. I wanted to Test a...

Back at again this morning. I wanted to Test a Group with this New Pocket Drill Material. Lubed with my Rendered Skunk Tallow :D And Cut at the Muzzle.

The little Sandpit where I usually shoot...
10-05-2019, 06:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 849
Posted By Idaholewis

0000 Steel Wool Like Lee Shaver says, the...

0000 Steel Wool

Like Lee Shaver says, the key to this is getting it TIGHT, Depending on thickness of Patch, how tight your Patched Jag fits Will determine how much 0000 Steel Wool you need? I ad...
10-04-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 849
Posted By Idaholewis

I follow Lee Shaver’s Barrel Break in Below, But...

I follow Lee Shaver’s Barrel Break in Below, But i ad Montana Extreme Bore Polish and Cleaning Compound to it, It is some REALLY Good Stuff, It flat out works!! I do it to EVERY Muzzleloader i own,...
10-04-2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 849
Posted By Idaholewis

These are the Balls i am using, i have found...

These are the Balls i am using, i have found Speer to be more Consistent than Hornady, I have a BUNCH of Hornady, But i prefer these Speer. Speer is what i will use until i get my .495 Mold and Start...
10-04-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 849
Posted By Idaholewis

Bronko, I have a Fabric cutter like you speak of...

Bronko, I have a Fabric cutter like you speak of :cool2: It is a Fiskars Brand, I use a Piece of Plexi Glass as a Cutting Board, And you are correct, these Fabric cutters are SCARY Sharp!
10-04-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 849
Posted By Idaholewis

I plan to test several different things here,...

I plan to test several different things here, Square Patches, Cut at the Muzzle, Short vs Long Etc. This Patched Roundball was an Overlooked Game to me, This stuff is a LOT of Fun :cool2: I am...
10-04-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 849
Posted By Idaholewis

I went Shopping today Fella’s, Have Calipers,...

I went Shopping today Fella’s, Have Calipers, Will Travel :D

My absolute FAVORITE Looking, and Feeling of the 5 Materials i got today is Pocket Drill, That stuff is SUPER TIGHT Weave, you can...
10-03-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 849
Posted By Idaholewis

Is there a more Durable Patch Material than this?...

Is there a more Durable Patch Material than this? In the .015-.018 Range? Twill, Linen? Even though the Group was good, it stil bothers me that these Patches are Ragging like this
10-03-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 849
Posted By Idaholewis

New Green Mountain .50 Cal Roundball Barrel Test

I just got my new .50 Cal Roundball Twist (1:70) Green Mountain Barrel, This is an Old Stock GM IBS Barrel (Interchangeable Barrel System) The Barrel came disassembled and in the White, I spent most...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-30-2019, 08:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 965
Posted By Idaholewis

Back to the Simple Question Ron, that you have...

Back to the Simple Question Ron, that you have Skirted Around Over n Over

Did you have to Buy an Idaho Hunting License, and Elk Tag For this hunt? Or was this a High Fence/Ranch (Canned) Hunt...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-30-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 965
Posted By Idaholewis

:happy0157: You have Edited this post 5 Times in...

:happy0157: You have Edited this post 5 Times in the last few minutes, You go Ronald :cool2:
Forum: Bowhunting
09-30-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 965
Posted By Idaholewis

Back to the Simple Question Ron. Did you...

Back to the Simple Question Ron.

Did you have to Buy an Idaho Hunting License, and Elk Tag For this hunt? Or was this a High Fence/Ranch (Canned) Hunt where a Hunting License and Tag were NOT...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-30-2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 965
Posted By Idaholewis

Diy guy, I asked you this simple question out...

Diy guy, I asked you this simple question out here in the Open Forum, Yet you choose to message me Privately? Lets stay on Topic here. I asked the Question out here in the Public where You started...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-29-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 965
Posted By Idaholewis

Did you have to Buy an Idaho Hunting License, and...

Did you have to Buy an Idaho Hunting License, and Elk Tag For this hunt Ron? Or was this a High Fence/Ranch (Canned) Hunt where a Hunting License and Tag were NOT Required?
Forum: Bowhunting
09-28-2019, 04:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 965
Posted By Idaholewis

Guided, High Fence/Ranch Hunts Donít Require a...

Guided, High Fence/Ranch Hunts Donít Require a License and Tag?
Forum: Black Powder
09-21-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 938
Posted By Idaholewis

I just wanted to Thank BarnesAddict once again...

I just wanted to Thank BarnesAddict once again for the Brush idea, and Where to purchase them. The wife and I ventured to the City today and i picked them up. I can see why you advise them, They look...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-20-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 965
Posted By Idaholewis

Nice Bull! Was this a DIY Hunt on Public Land...

Nice Bull! Was this a DIY Hunt on Public Land Ron, Or a Guided Ranch, High Fence hunt? Either way, it’s a Dandy Bull :cool2:
09-17-2019, 06:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,851
Posted By Idaholewis

Excellent Post!

Excellent Post!
09-17-2019, 05:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,851
Posted By Idaholewis

I had a 6.5 Creedmoor, I personally HATED that...

I had a 6.5 Creedmoor, I personally HATED that thing. It wasn’t the Caliber, it was the Particular Rifle, a Weatherby Vanguard S2. I shot at, and Missed 3 Whitetail Bucks of a Lifetime that Year with...
Forum: Black Powder
09-16-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 579
Posted By Idaholewis

LOTS N LOTS of useful info on that site, one of...

LOTS N LOTS of useful info on that site, one of the very best on the Net. Navigate through all parts of it and there is Tons of Solid info there.

I FULLY Agree, Bullshop NASA Lube is as good as it...
Forum: Black Powder
09-16-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 579
Posted By Idaholewis

One of my very favorite sources of info ...

One of my very favorite sources of info

http://www.lasc.us/LubeIngredients.htm
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