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Forum: Black Powder
12-01-2021, 06:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,378
Posted By smokey92

I guess because I was using Rons plug(s) before...

I guess because I was using Rons plug(s) before BH came out is why I had no problem with it. It's all good now. Peace.
Edit: Is Ron still around?
Forum: Black Powder
11-30-2021, 02:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,378
Posted By smokey92

mrbb, thank you. Inlines that took shotgun...

mrbb, thank you. Inlines that took shotgun primers for ignition had aftermarket plugs for BH readily available right after it came out. There was a guy here, Ron I think was his name made them too....
Forum: Black Powder
11-30-2021, 01:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,378
Posted By smokey92

Baloney, the first production run of Blackhorn...

Baloney, the first production run of Blackhorn 209 came out in early spring 2008.
Anyways Semisane was spot on. Could have shot it no problem. Before I removed the plug, I taped off the area...
Forum: Black Powder
11-29-2021, 02:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,378
Posted By smokey92

"Such as the OP using it in a old model CVA." ...

"Such as the OP using it in a old model CVA."
It's not a "old CVA". Was purchased new in 2008.
Forum: Black Powder
11-01-2021, 01:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,378
Posted By smokey92

Thanks for the replies. The previous owner had...

Thanks for the replies. The previous owner had loaded it and then put it in a locked gun cabinet. He decided he didn't want to hunt anymore, and gave it to me recently. He is of sound mind, so when...
Forum: Black Powder
10-25-2021, 03:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,378
Posted By smokey92

Remove Bullet & Powder

Got a CVA ProMagnum it has powder (Blackhorn) and a bullet loaded, has been in for a couple years. Is the powder still good, Ok to shoot?
Forum: Black Powder
03-26-2019, 06:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 751
Posted By smokey92

Ron Laughlin

Is Ron still here? He made a breech plug for me and wonder if he still makes them, and what is his latest. Thanks.
Forum: Black Powder
11-03-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,961
Posted By smokey92

That's called a "Texas Heart Shot" LOL

That's called a "Texas Heart Shot" LOL
Forum: Black Powder
07-23-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,397
Posted By smokey92

There is a write up of this projectile in the...

There is a write up of this projectile in the current NRA publication of American Hunter, no mention of penetration or expansion, only group size and fps. The majority of my shots on whitetail deer...
Forum: Black Powder
04-22-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 825
Posted By smokey92

There's a write -up in American Hunter. Claims to...

There's a write -up in American Hunter. Claims to reliably ignite 4- 50 gr. pellets pushing a .45 cal 250gr. bullet to almost 2400fps. Weight is 8.5 lbs. Best 3 shot hundred yard group was 0.89",...
Forum: Black Powder
02-21-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,486
Posted By smokey92

Anybody know it a Super Safari can still be had?...

Anybody know it a Super Safari can still be had? Or used is only possibility?
Forum: Black Powder
02-16-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,486
Posted By smokey92

That's the one. Sweet

That's the one. Sweet
Forum: Black Powder
02-15-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,486
Posted By smokey92

Back in the 1990's I was in Jays Sporting Goods...

Back in the 1990's I was in Jays Sporting Goods in Michigan, there was a White with a black synthetic stock, but it was a Mannlicher type. Never saw anything like it before or since. Should have...
Forum: Black Powder
01-10-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,856
Posted By smokey92

"You are going to have to let your MZ tell you if...

"You are going to have to let your MZ tell you if you should swab between shots to get the best accuracy."

I agree. In my TC Firebolt w/Pyrodex Select & using TC bore butter my accuracy wasn't...
Forum: Black Powder
12-16-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,573
Posted By smokey92

Thumbs up Fine job. You got to be 10 pounds lighter, and...

Fine job. You got to be 10 pounds lighter, and need new boots.
Forum: Black Powder
12-16-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,232
Posted By smokey92

Hunting is our heritage, and using a rifle like...

Hunting is our heritage, and using a rifle like that is reliving history. Has to be very rewarding. Awesome.
Forum: Black Powder
11-14-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,648
Posted By smokey92

They're accurate too, at least in my ML they are....

They're accurate too, at least in my ML they are.

Even if it had gone further, Ron, wouldn't be hard to follow that blood trail. (thumbs up)
Forum: Black Powder
11-08-2012, 07:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,267
Posted By smokey92

Awesome. Haven't seen any bucks like yours in...

Awesome. Haven't seen any bucks like yours in East Tn. Great shot.
Forum: Black Powder
11-07-2012, 05:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 935
Posted By smokey92

I like both. Do those stocks have a cheek piece?

I like both. Do those stocks have a cheek piece?
Forum: Black Powder
10-25-2012, 03:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,184
Posted By smokey92

" worked out for the better, the very next...

" worked out for the better, the very next morning."

Absolutely, good eats in the freezer.
Forum: Black Powder
10-24-2012, 06:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,184
Posted By smokey92

Great Pictures Ron. Thanks for posting and...

Great Pictures Ron. Thanks for posting and congatulations. Gotta be frustrating, seeing very good bucks, and only having doe tags.
Forum: Black Powder
09-27-2012, 05:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,218
Posted By smokey92

You'll put some foot miles on LOL. DIY'ers are a...

You'll put some foot miles on LOL. DIY'ers are a lot of fun. I've done a couple in the Medicine Bow Nat'l Forest, successful both times. Herd numbers were good, Muley's were scarce.
Enjoy.
Forum: Black Powder
09-27-2012, 05:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,385
Posted By smokey92

It's not easy hunting those speedsters,...

It's not easy hunting those speedsters, especially with a ML. Wonderfull time spent with your son. Only thing better than hunting them...is eating 'em IMO. mmm.
Forum: Black Powder
09-21-2012, 04:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,351
Posted By smokey92

Prayers on the way.

Prayers on the way.
Forum: Black Powder
07-28-2012, 05:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,222
Posted By smokey92

A keeper for sure.

A keeper for sure.
Forum: Black Powder
07-26-2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,373
Posted By smokey92

Where's the ramrod? :barmy:

Where's the ramrod? :barmy:
Forum: Black Powder
07-26-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,261
Posted By smokey92

Scope rings first thing I noticed. If you remove...

Scope rings first thing I noticed. If you remove the rear (open) sight, you can put lower rings on, better for quick sight picture. Great looking rifle, if it shoots as good as it looks and I hope...
Forum: Black Powder
07-08-2012, 05:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,843
Posted By smokey92

Thank You for your service. Hope you have a long...

Thank You for your service. Hope you have a long and prosperous retirement.
Forum: Black Powder
05-23-2012, 04:37 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,827
Posted By smokey92

"I seem to recall a lot of elk falling to the...

"I seem to recall a lot of elk falling to the Hawken through out history"

Agree, but an out of state elk hunt is an expensive endeavor, wether guided or do it yourself. A rifle with sealed action...
Forum: Black Powder
05-16-2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,933
Posted By smokey92

Any mulie inside 300 yrds better hope his pals...

Any mulie inside 300 yrds better hope his pals don't call him CHEEZ-IT. :cool2:
Forum: Black Powder
04-21-2012, 04:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,605
Posted By smokey92

Sad indeed. Prayers sent.

Sad indeed. Prayers sent.
Forum: Black Powder
03-20-2012, 04:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,213
Posted By smokey92

Are you "swabbing" between shots?

Are you "swabbing" between shots?
Forum: Black Powder
02-26-2012, 07:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,405
Posted By smokey92

Williams Gun Sight is a great place. They...

Williams Gun Sight is a great place. They devolped and manufacture a lot of sights that otherwise might not be available for many guns. Customer service is excellent, well stocked, and knowledgable...
Forum: Black Powder
02-24-2012, 06:49 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,930
Posted By smokey92

That's how I got started. Like frontstuffer01,...

That's how I got started.
Like frontstuffer01, my wife bought me an inline for Christmas, in 1992, and I now perfer to hunt all season with a ML. I still like my centerfire rifles and my pistols,...
Forum: Black Powder
02-24-2012, 05:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,405
Posted By smokey92

The GM on M-59 in Mich. is the same as Paul54...

The GM on M-59 in Mich. is the same as Paul54 writes about. they could care less. The Bass Pro Shop in Auburn Hills, Mi. isn't much better, and Cabela's in Dundee, Mi. only slightly better. When...
Forum: Black Powder
02-15-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,061
Posted By smokey92

Many different motives for participating on...

Many different motives for participating on forums.
Forum: Black Powder
02-15-2012, 06:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,061
Posted By smokey92

Great place to be, have learned much here, and...

Great place to be, have learned much here, and continue to learn.
Hope 3 seasons is not ill. Best Wishes.
Forum: Black Powder
02-13-2012, 07:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,757
Posted By smokey92

Now that is a fine looking rifle, way better than...

Now that is a fine looking rifle, way better than the elongated grips on the new CVA's. Had I known they were on sale would have bought one in a heartbeat. Great report Ron.
Forum: Black Powder
02-12-2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,500
Posted By smokey92

A couple of small 'patio stones" might help...

A couple of small 'patio stones" might help level/support it in the dirt.

Nice job BTW
Forum: Black Powder
02-02-2012, 05:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,361
Posted By smokey92

You see what time your cam is going off. My...

You see what time your cam is going off. My friend has been chasing one like that in Mich. for 4 years. Comes in between 2 & 4 AM, his antlers are now in decline. even during the rut the camera never...
Forum: Black Powder
01-29-2012, 05:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,016
Posted By smokey92

They're full time deer and we're part time...

They're full time deer and we're part time hunters LOL.
Forum: Black Powder
01-26-2012, 06:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 948
Posted By smokey92

Glad all is well. Good job BPSmoke.

Glad all is well. Good job BPSmoke.
Forum: Black Powder
01-21-2012, 06:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 874
Posted By smokey92

Am I the only one

That dislikes the looks of current CVA rifles? Especially the Accura and the Optima. I really like my Kodiak, as it feels like my centerfire rifles. Also love the tradtional models (Hawken etc) just...
Forum: Black Powder
01-19-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,551
Posted By smokey92

So hold over must have been what? 1/8 of a mile. ...

So hold over must have been what? 1/8 of a mile. :lmao:
Forum: Black Powder
01-14-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,701
Posted By smokey92

Me too. Kodiaks are long forgotten.

Me too. Kodiaks are long forgotten.
Forum: Black Powder
12-19-2011, 02:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 941
Posted By smokey92

As someone that handloads for my other guns,...

As someone that handloads for my other guns, being actively involved in developing a good load is quite rewarding. Also when hunting, knowing I have one shot (not fast at reloading my ML) and getting...
Forum: Black Powder
12-12-2011, 02:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,048
Posted By smokey92

Antelope hunting in Wy. (wide open country) I...

Antelope hunting in Wy. (wide open country) I suck at judging distance. Would use one there or in open farm country. In the woods would still come in handy, but like others my shots are much closer.
Forum: Black Powder
12-12-2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,116
Posted By smokey92

Great Story. A friend of mine has been hunting...

Great Story.
A friend of mine has been hunting a big 9 point on his property in northern Mich., with bow, for the last 4 years. He's up there now. He's obsessed, we wonder if he doesn't get him...
Forum: Black Powder
12-06-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,819
Posted By smokey92

I spent more on the scope than the ML. All the...

I spent more on the scope than the ML. All the modern inlines shoot good.....as long as we do our part. and these days my eyes need all the help they can get. Plus where I hunt pressure is high so my...
Forum: Black Powder
12-05-2011, 02:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 953
Posted By smokey92

It's a buyer's market, best wishes.

It's a buyer's market, best wishes.
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