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01-11-2019, 07:54 AM
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Posted By Grouse45

Lehigh conversions are back!!

https://www.lehighdefense.com/collections/muzzleloader-breeches/muzzleloader-breeches
Forum: Black Powder
05-06-2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 632
Posted By Grouse45

.451 in 1/18 is not a good choice for...

.451 in 1/18 is not a good choice for versatility. But itís fine for sabotless. 1/20 shines with all bullets.
Forum: Black Powder
04-18-2018, 06:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,581
Posted By Grouse45

The Remington ML was ahead of its time many years...

The Remington ML was ahead of its time many years ago. But they have done nothing in the last 5 years to make it a more modern Inline. The Knight Mountaineer and Ultralite are way more advanced in...
Forum: Black Powder
04-11-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By Grouse45

I have .458 100grn aluminum bullets from Lehigh....

I have .458 100grn aluminum bullets from Lehigh. There really for pistol powders or your typical smokeless powders used in MLíS. I believe itís 100 yard max range bullets. And the Lehighís are a...
Forum: Black Powder
04-11-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 338
Posted By Grouse45

Ron, Just curious why you tested that again??

Ron,
Just curious why you tested that again??
Forum: Black Powder
04-04-2018, 06:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 350
Posted By Grouse45

Thanks Ron, I let Dave know your results. Even...

Thanks Ron, I let Dave know your results. Even though you can buy these bullets currently, he is still working on making them better to pass your 50grn testing like the bloodlines.

I didn't send...
Forum: Black Powder
03-29-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By Grouse45

Looks real good Ron!!

Looks real good Ron!!
Forum: Black Powder
03-27-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 740
Posted By Grouse45

I set mine up know more then 3 feet.

I set mine up know more then 3 feet.
Forum: Black Powder
03-23-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By Grouse45

Ron, That looks identical to how XTP'S perform....

Ron,
That looks identical to how XTP'S perform. Those pieces flying around inside to cause damage for sure.

Its nice using different bullets and guns every year. This was the first year i used...
Forum: Black Powder
03-20-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,799
Posted By Grouse45

Thanks Ron, Thats exactly what i expected.

Thanks Ron, Thats exactly what i expected.
Forum: Black Powder
03-20-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,799
Posted By Grouse45

Those numbers dont look right either. But...

Those numbers dont look right either. But according to those the bullet is limited if it works. Just like you saw in rons test, it didnt work at all at 1200fps. But it still would kill whatever it...
Forum: Black Powder
03-20-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,799
Posted By Grouse45

Barnes, I only have 7 logged kills with the 290...

Barnes,
I only have 7 logged kills with the 290 TMZ. No shoulder shots, all Deer ran with minimal blood until yards before they dropped. I will send some of these to Ron to test. I will bet at...
Forum: Black Powder
03-20-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,799
Posted By Grouse45

This is my opinion only. Not enough testing on...

This is my opinion only. Not enough testing on these
Forum: Black Powder
03-20-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,799
Posted By Grouse45

Not my opinion at all. Test them yourself.

Not my opinion at all. Test them yourself.
Forum: Black Powder
03-20-2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,799
Posted By Grouse45

First of all the XTP is a pistol bullet. Ive shot...

First of all the XTP is a pistol bullet. Ive shot plenty of game with XTP'S over the years. Well over two hundred Deer with the 200grn, 250grn, and the 300grn XTP'S. Even shot a hog in crossville TN...
Forum: Black Powder
03-17-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,799
Posted By Grouse45

Bronco, You trying to compare a 300grn XTP to...

Bronco,
You trying to compare a 300grn XTP to any Lehigh or Knight bullet/Bloodline is crazy!!
Forum: Black Powder
03-16-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,799
Posted By Grouse45

Lehigh is trying to make a tipped bullet with...

Lehigh is trying to make a tipped bullet with hollow point performance on game. So far itís been very successful.
Forum: Black Powder
03-15-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,799
Posted By Grouse45

Price is a good question. I never asked, but I...

Price is a good question. I never asked, but I think the tip would ad 40 to 50 cents. Anyone shooting Deer out to 200 yards doesnít need the tip I assure you that.
Forum: Black Powder
03-15-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,799
Posted By Grouse45

Just more powder

Just more powder
Forum: Black Powder
03-15-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,799
Posted By Grouse45

Thanks Ron, Dave really appreciates your efforts...

Thanks Ron, Dave really appreciates your efforts in testing any of his bullets.
Forum: Black Powder
03-14-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,051
Posted By Grouse45

Testing has been done in rifle bullets to prove...

Testing has been done in rifle bullets to prove you wrong. Not positive but the testing was done between 100 and 200 yards if you do a search on it. Bullets were fouled down before shooting. Slits...
Forum: Black Powder
03-13-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,051
Posted By Grouse45

Interesting!!! I have shot several Deer with...

Interesting!!! I have shot several Deer with them. Four other people have shot Deer with them and petals were all found in all Deer but one. That Deer they didn't look for some reason??

Im glad...
Forum: Black Powder
02-14-2018, 05:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,576
Posted By Grouse45

Did you know Remington filed bankruptcy? I heard...

Did you know Remington filed bankruptcy? I heard this from the shot show.
Forum: Black Powder
02-13-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 470
Posted By Grouse45

Yes it will be pistol powders

Yes it will be pistol powders
Forum: Black Powder
02-13-2018, 05:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 470
Posted By Grouse45

I think your points are good. I have not noticed...

I think your points are good. I have not noticed any problems at all yet. Back when we were testing the push in tips i purposely put some in crooked and saw no accuracy issues at all at 100yards.
...
Forum: Black Powder
02-12-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 470
Posted By Grouse45

Just improve BC, thatís it.

Just improve BC, thatís it.
Forum: Black Powder
02-12-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 470
Posted By Grouse45

More Lehigh innovation in 2018

Lehigh Defense is playing around with a Quiet shooting sabotless ML. The prototypes will have a can on the end and 44 caliber. The ML will also use pistol powders as well. It will also use a pistol...
Forum: Black Powder
12-24-2017, 02:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,250
Posted By Grouse45

You have only two problems. 1-The threads in...

You have only two problems.

1-The threads in your barrel are rough from the bore coating. Knight should always run a tap in them before shipping out and head spacing the rifle.

2- Your gun is...
Forum: Black Powder
12-23-2017, 11:26 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,250
Posted By Grouse45

Thatís a very true statement and Iíll tell you...

Thatís a very true statement and Iíll tell you why. Nobody cared about blow back on MLíS years ago. They just thought itís a ML and thatís what comes with it. Now itís all about head spacing and...
Forum: Black Powder
12-19-2017, 07:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 491
Posted By Grouse45

I think more folks will help you out if you...

I think more folks will help you out if you supply the link.
Forum: Black Powder
12-05-2017, 06:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By Grouse45

Congratulations!!! Your Welcome

Congratulations!!! Your Welcome
Forum: Black Powder
11-30-2017, 10:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,242
Posted By Grouse45

Your breech plug sounds shot out to me. Have it...

Your breech plug sounds shot out to me. Have it drilled out and tapped for a ventliner.
Forum: Black Powder
11-20-2017, 07:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,241
Posted By Grouse45

Ron, The bore is rough because of the coating...

Ron,
The bore is rough because of the coating knight puts in the barrels. I believe it takes about 20 or 30 shots to cure it and the barrel will smooth out.
Forum: Black Powder
10-11-2017, 05:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 505
Posted By Grouse45

I think the primer pocket will wear out...

I think the primer pocket will wear out eventually using those orings. If you set the head space to a specific primer with the metal ones I think it could last forever. Obviously with it drilled out...
Forum: Black Powder
09-21-2017, 07:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,314
Posted By Grouse45

Good point, i was thinking two pellets. But...

Good point, i was thinking two pellets.

But i really think thats how ML's should be rated myself. If they cant handle a accidental double load there initial load is rated to high for the quality...
Forum: Black Powder
09-20-2017, 10:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,314
Posted By Grouse45

I would be shocked if a double load did that kind...

I would be shocked if a double load did that kind of damage to that rifle. I think the bullet was accidently loaded upside down, or there was a gap in between the double load. Bottom line is, it will...
Forum: Black Powder
09-15-2017, 07:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,136
Posted By Grouse45

The easiest, cheapest, and most effective way to...

The easiest, cheapest, and most effective way to ml hunt is with smokeless powders in an approved smokeless ml.
Forum: Black Powder
09-15-2017, 05:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By Grouse45

Dont kid yourself, the old man isnt missing this...

Dont kid yourself, the old man isnt missing this hunt. He will be with you all the way. Its just in a different way now. Good luck!!
Forum: Black Powder
08-31-2017, 05:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 837
Posted By Grouse45

Thats about right, measure the 45cal. I think...

Thats about right, measure the 45cal. I think youll see more
Forum: Black Powder
08-30-2017, 04:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 837
Posted By Grouse45

The cavity is much deeper on the new jags. They...

The cavity is much deeper on the new jags. They actually had to be with different bullets being tested at Lehigh currently.
Forum: Black Powder
08-30-2017, 05:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 837
Posted By Grouse45

Im pretty sure the cavity is deaper with the new...

Im pretty sure the cavity is deaper with the new jags. I used them with pointy bullets a couple weekends ago. Ive also left one soaking in solvent to see if it changed colors. So far so good. And...
08-28-2017, 10:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 675
Posted By Grouse45

This bullet is .451. The ballistic sheet says...

This bullet is .451. The ballistic sheet says .452. I doubt that makes much of a difference under 200 yards.
Forum: Black Powder
08-27-2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 446
Posted By Grouse45

Those bullets failed all my tests. I think they...

Those bullets failed all my tests. I think they were so bad I didn't send them to Ron. Big waste of money on my part!!
Forum: Black Powder
07-19-2017, 06:26 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,933
Posted By Grouse45

If the bullet doesn't work on Rons testing, it's...

If the bullet doesn't work on Rons testing, it's sure not gonna work on game. And that doesn't matter if the animal is hard to kill or not.
Forum: Black Powder
07-06-2017, 05:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,540
Posted By Grouse45

The Knight 500 is a rip off. The Mountaineer is a...

The Knight 500 is a rip off. The Mountaineer is a little over priced. And a Knight Ultralite properly head spaced is under priced in my opinion
Forum: Black Powder
07-06-2017, 04:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 998
Posted By Grouse45

Ron, Is that group with open sights? If so...

Ron,
Is that group with open sights? If so that's amazing
Forum: Black Powder
07-06-2017, 05:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,540
Posted By Grouse45

Not sure why!! I would take stainless over...

Not sure why!! I would take stainless over Nitride for sure. My MR is Nitride wish it was stainless.
Forum: Black Powder
06-23-2017, 07:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,715
Posted By Grouse45

Thats good news Muley. I always look forward to...

Thats good news Muley. I always look forward to hunting. Probably more so then ever.
Forum: Black Powder
06-15-2017, 04:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,715
Posted By Grouse45

The 265 Harvested between 19 and 21 Deer last...

The 265 Harvested between 19 and 21 Deer last year. That was with four different hunters me included. The ranges were from 30 to 175 yards. Almost positive only one Deer moved 5 steps or so dead.
...
Forum: Black Powder
06-14-2017, 12:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,715
Posted By Grouse45

Nothing to comment on. Those who like the concept...

Nothing to comment on. Those who like the concept have a cheaper option. Pretty simple
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