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Forum: Black Powder
02-14-2011, 05:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 797
Posted By jid1877

Bluing

Yestarday I blued my Kentucky Pistol and then decided to strip and reblue my Hawkens. I only got two coats on before it got to late and the dog spilt the cleaner and degreaser so I put some gun oil...
Forum: Black Powder
02-09-2011, 05:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,553
Posted By jid1877

I agree, I don't like the looks of browning ether.

I agree, I don't like the looks of browning ether.
Forum: Black Powder
02-06-2011, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 474
Posted By jid1877

Progress to date on CVA Hawkens

Here is what I have gotten done so far but still a work in progress. Still need atleast a couple of coats of tru oil. May reblue the barrel and buy new screws.
...
Forum: Black Powder
02-05-2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 744
Posted By jid1877

This one is 26 yrs old. What is considered new?

This one is 26 yrs old. What is considered new?
Forum: Black Powder
02-05-2011, 11:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 744
Posted By jid1877

Twist rate & bore size

What is the twist rate and bore size of a CVA Hawkens 54 cal.?
Forum: Black Powder
02-05-2011, 05:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,494
Posted By jid1877

Mine does not have the adjustment screw. The lock...

Mine does not have the adjustment screw. The lock on the 50 is different then the one on the 45. That is what the guy at Deer Creek had told me. If you notice in the second pic of my gun, there is...
Forum: Black Powder
02-04-2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,494
Posted By jid1877

Ya, I really want to but am a little worried...

Ya, I really want to but am a little worried about getting the barrel hot enough. I thought bluing would be easier for now. Now, if some of the experts would chime in on some tricks, I might consider...
Forum: Black Powder
02-04-2011, 06:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,494
Posted By jid1877

I will check it out when I get home from work...

I will check it out when I get home from work provided it's not late like last night.
Forum: Black Powder
02-04-2011, 02:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,494
Posted By jid1877

What is a sear? and how do you adjust it?

What is a sear? and how do you adjust it?
Forum: Black Powder
02-03-2011, 07:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,494
Posted By jid1877

Yes I did, but mine is a CVA 50 cal. and some of...

Yes I did, but mine is a CVA 50 cal. and some of the parts are different, like all the parts that I needed. This one has never been shot, nor put together correctly. I don't have any thing I can...
Forum: Black Powder
02-03-2011, 03:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,494
Posted By jid1877

Kentucky Pistol almost finish

Refinished the Kentucky Pistol that was given to me a few months back. Received the parts from I was missing from Deer Creek on monday, and snowed in for the last two days, I was able to get the gun...
Forum: Black Powder
01-23-2011, 06:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,083
Posted By jid1877

So what can I expect from a water base stain?...

So what can I expect from a water base stain? What would I gain from a alchohol base stain? I want my Hawkens to look the best I can make it. It may not be worth a whole lot since it is a CVA, but I...
Forum: Black Powder
01-23-2011, 05:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 561
Posted By jid1877

I guess I will have to keep looking for a parts...

I guess I will have to keep looking for a parts list for mine. Thanks any way for posting this one.
Forum: Black Powder
01-23-2011, 04:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,083
Posted By jid1877

Bought a Birchwood Casey kit yestarday at Bass...

Bought a Birchwood Casey kit yestarday at Bass Pro and found out it is a water base stain, not alchohol base stain. I guess I will try it on the Kentucky pistol first before I start on the Hawkens.
Forum: Black Powder
01-23-2011, 03:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 561
Posted By jid1877

Thank you very much for posting this. Some of it...

Thank you very much for posting this. Some of it looks a little different than mine. My barrel has 3 wedge cut outs, 2 on top for sights and one on the bottom front for holding the barrel to the...
Forum: Black Powder
01-22-2011, 01:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 418
Posted By jid1877

Sabots

What is the differance between Harvester Sabots and Harvestor Crush Rib Sabots? I just bought some Hornady XTP 45 Cal. bullets and need to get some sabots.
Forum: Black Powder
01-19-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,083
Posted By jid1877

Well, I guess it will be Birchwood Casey then. I...

Well, I guess it will be Birchwood Casey then. I didn't even know there was a alchohol stain.
Forum: Black Powder
01-19-2011, 04:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,083
Posted By jid1877

What is so differant between birchwood casey kit...

What is so differant between birchwood casey kit and stains and oil that you can buy from your local hardware store? I need to find out before we leave for Big Cedar Lodge tomorrow, as we will be...
Forum: Black Powder
01-17-2011, 02:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,083
Posted By jid1877

Yep, thats the one I am looking at.

Yep, thats the one I am looking at.
Forum: Black Powder
01-16-2011, 07:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,083
Posted By jid1877

Now I can't wait to go to Bass Pro next Sat and...

Now I can't wait to go to Bass Pro next Sat and pickup the stuff to refinish mine. Will the kit they have be enough for my Hawkens Rifle and Kentucky Pistol?
Forum: Black Powder
01-15-2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 580
Posted By jid1877

If you ever get a copy of the owners manual, let...

If you ever get a copy of the owners manual, let me know, I need one also. I would love to see picks of all the parts to see what I am missing on mine if you have one.
Forum: Black Powder
01-03-2011, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 559
Posted By jid1877

I use to know it well back in the 80's. Setup...

I use to know it well back in the 80's. Setup alot of modular school buildings in Morongo Valley, Yucca, Joshua, and Twentynine Stumps.
Forum: Black Powder
01-03-2011, 03:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 559
Posted By jid1877

Where in CA?

Where in CA?
Forum: Black Powder
01-02-2011, 06:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 606
Posted By jid1877

What would be a good dark color? What would I...

What would be a good dark color? What would I put on it after the stain to protect it? I am guessing I use stain.
Forum: Black Powder
01-02-2011, 10:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 606
Posted By jid1877

Refinishing a CVA Hawkens

I am going to refinish my 54 cal CVA Hawkens. Several years ago, I was refinishing a couple of items and decided to refinish my hawkens and my Marlin 22 rifle . I was young and didn't really care...
Forum: Black Powder
01-01-2011, 11:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,386
Posted By jid1877

Just shot 10 rounds out of my Wolf using BH 209,...

Just shot 10 rounds out of my Wolf using BH 209, CCI 209M. Didn't have a target up to see how well I was shooting, but was hitting about the same spot on the stump every time. I was worried it won't...
Forum: Black Powder
01-01-2011, 07:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,386
Posted By jid1877

I got them at Bass Pro down in Springfield, Mo.

I got them at Bass Pro down in Springfield, Mo.
Forum: Black Powder
01-01-2011, 05:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,386
Posted By jid1877

We will see, if not I will just have to have Ron...

We will see, if not I will just have to have Ron modify one for me.
Forum: Black Powder
12-31-2010, 07:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,386
Posted By jid1877

2010 CVA Wolf

2010 CVA Wolf
Forum: Black Powder
12-31-2010, 07:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,386
Posted By jid1877

Finally got to go to Bass Pro today and bought...

Finally got to go to Bass Pro today and bought some BH 209 and CCI 209 primers. Where should I start with the charge. I was shooting 90g of Pyrodex, then just recently switched to 90g of 777 with...
Forum: Black Powder
12-30-2010, 04:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 502
Posted By jid1877

I sorry to hear that, I wouldn't wish that on any...

I sorry to hear that, I wouldn't wish that on any one. You will be with family,so it won't be as bad.
Forum: Black Powder
12-28-2010, 07:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By jid1877

I heard some where that CVA no longer carrys...

I heard some where that CVA no longer carrys parts for the older guns and sidelocks.
Forum: Black Powder
12-28-2010, 03:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By jid1877

Kentucky Pistol

I have a Kentucky Pistol kit 50 cal. that a customer gave me about a month ago. He got it from a friend of his and had tore it apart to redo the bad job his friend did putting it together, so I got...
Forum: Black Powder
12-26-2010, 01:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,262
Posted By jid1877

You might trying to uninstall and redownload and...

You might trying to uninstall and redownload and install adobe.
Forum: Black Powder
12-23-2010, 05:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,386
Posted By jid1877

I not going to pay the Hazmat fee for only one...

I not going to pay the Hazmat fee for only one jug of BH.
Forum: Black Powder
12-23-2010, 03:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,386
Posted By jid1877

Where to get Blackhorn 209

I am wanting to try BH 209 but can't find any one local that carries it. Basspro does not have it on there web site and I am not going to drive over an hour to find out if they have it in there...
Forum: Black Powder
12-20-2010, 05:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,478
Posted By jid1877

Only you and the goverment.

Only you and the goverment.
Forum: Black Powder
12-20-2010, 04:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,478
Posted By jid1877

There is 7.44oz more with powder than pellets...

There is 7.44oz more with powder than pellets with Pyrodex, and 9.2oz more with 777. Your math does not compute.
Forum: Black Powder
12-20-2010, 03:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,478
Posted By jid1877

It all depends on where you buy your pellets, but...

It all depends on where you buy your pellets, but pellets are any where from $2.55 to $3.80 per oz. more than powder. At Cabelas, pellets would be $65.76 lb. while powder is $24.95 lb. That is a...
Forum: Black Powder
12-19-2010, 02:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,478
Posted By jid1877

With my TC quikshot, I can reload faster with...

With my TC quikshot, I can reload faster with powder than pellets.
Forum: Black Powder
12-18-2010, 04:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,478
Posted By jid1877

Mine don't order enought hunting equipment for...

Mine don't order enought hunting equipment for any of the seasons. They were out of muzzleloading supplies a couple of weeks ago.
Forum: Black Powder
12-18-2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,478
Posted By jid1877

Only found one can of it, and it was FFG. It was...

Only found one can of it, and it was FFG. It was at a gun shop on consignment.
Forum: Black Powder
12-18-2010, 01:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,478
Posted By jid1877

I know what you mean. I only bought a 24 pack of...

I know what you mean. I only bought a 24 pack of 777 to try out and looking forward to a trip to Bass Pro to get some powder, I just wish it was closer. I will just have to wait and stick with the...
Forum: Black Powder
12-18-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,906
Posted By jid1877

2f says it is for 45 or larger, and 3f is for 50...

2f says it is for 45 or larger, and 3f is for 50 and smaller. Can 3f be used in a 54 safely?
Forum: Black Powder
12-18-2010, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,113
Posted By jid1877

One is over priced and the other is REALLY OVER...

One is over priced and the other is REALLY OVER PRICED
Forum: Black Powder
12-18-2010, 11:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,478
Posted By jid1877

pellets

Why pellets? Why would some one use pellets when you get alot more powder for less and able to adjust charge for better grouping?

I have finally tried 777 and 777 pellets this last week and do...
Forum: Black Powder
12-16-2010, 03:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,906
Posted By jid1877

My state does not require any one born before...

My state does not require any one born before 1967 to take hunter safety.

The reason I am asking is I see some guys or gals on here say they use FFG for target, but use FFFG for hunting.

I...
Forum: Black Powder
12-16-2010, 04:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 699
Posted By jid1877

Problems with the Wolf

I traded my CVA Buckhorn for a Wolf last week. Last Saturday I tried to shoot it, but it was to windy and could not keep the target up, so only shot one round of 777 pellets out of it. That was the...
Forum: Black Powder
12-16-2010, 03:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,906
Posted By jid1877

Why FFFG?

Why do some of you use FFFG? What is the differance between FFG & FFFG?
Forum: Black Powder
12-15-2010, 05:29 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,136
Posted By jid1877

I haven't seen that on BH's website. Who doesn't...

I haven't seen that on BH's website. Who doesn't recommend it in CVA ML's?
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