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12-21-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,857
Posted By nysbowhunter

Probably a little late chiming in here but I have...

Probably a little late chiming in here but I have used that exact combination on a muzzleloader. Simply put I hated it and went to a vx1, I put that red dot on a turkey gun and never looked back.
Forum: Black Powder
12-21-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 364
Posted By nysbowhunter

Looking for some sabots.

I'm wondering if someone can help me out? I use Hornady low drag 50 caliber sabots to hunt with. After a long days hunt sometimes the last thing I want to do is clean a rifle so I push the bullet...
12-12-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 421
Posted By nysbowhunter

Quick question

Hey guys I just won a savage axis 2. I am not impressed with the kaspa scope on this gun. My rifles all wear a leupold vx1. Here's the question, the scope tube on the leupold is 5.6 inches which will...
Forum: Black Powder
02-17-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,259
Posted By nysbowhunter

i believe this is how that scope works. you use...

i believe this is how that scope works. you use your magnification to 'glass' what you want but turn the mag knob back to your preset load setting and that sets your reticle for your shot for your...
Forum: Black Powder
02-14-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,657
Posted By nysbowhunter

Just my two cents here from experience, one of...

Just my two cents here from experience, one of the first things i ever purchased out of high school was a deluxe grade deer gun, fancy wood, engraving, etc. i bought it as an investment and took it...
Forum: Black Powder
01-17-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 952
Posted By nysbowhunter

Thanks

Thanks Ron for explaining that. I have a brand new Optima thats never been fired. since i plan to hunt three states next year i bought a new breech plug for a spare. I just figured the wrench is for...
Forum: Black Powder
01-17-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,830
Posted By nysbowhunter

Leupold ultimate slam????

Just wondering who on here uses this ML scope and how do you like it? I have been looking at these and everything i read is telling me that they are a variable power scope (thats easy enough) but...
Forum: Black Powder
12-31-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,291
Posted By nysbowhunter

ok I get it

Hey thanks for the info on the Breech Plug. I had Heard that loose powder of any form required a different plug. Anyhow I suppose that I will try about everything I have and then some. I have all...
Forum: Black Powder
12-30-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,291
Posted By nysbowhunter

Thanks for the input. I am trying to shorten the...

Thanks for the input. I am trying to shorten the learning curve a little. in answer to one of the questions i decided to try pellets only for convienence, who knows i may buy the loose powder B.P....
Forum: Black Powder
12-27-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,291
Posted By nysbowhunter

A couple triple seven questions

I have shot sidelocks for years but never burned a grain of Triple Seven so I figure i would ask before I shot my new inline. Do most people swab between shots, I get the whole crud ring thing but is...
Forum: Black Powder
12-13-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,043
Posted By nysbowhunter

I might be chiming in kinda late here but here...

I might be chiming in kinda late here but here goes, i would never feel right about a deer that was hit hard by someone else. i would let them have it but remind them the land is private and they...
Forum: Black Powder
11-18-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 13,940
Posted By nysbowhunter

No worries, a friend of mine last saturday took...

No worries, a friend of mine last saturday took the top of a bucks heart off at 193 yards with 2 triple 7 pellets and a 240 grain bullet. the pellets are at least 7 years old and hit exactly on the...
Forum: Black Powder
11-18-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,377
Posted By nysbowhunter

Fixed

Thanks guys, i appreciate the interest. what i did was find a nut that fit the threads of the nipple and put it in a drill then i polished it down a little at a time until the charge was resting on...
Forum: Black Powder
11-13-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,377
Posted By nysbowhunter

Hey guys, thanks for the replys. I just bought...

Hey guys, thanks for the replys. I just bought some winchester caps and same deal, they just dont fit. only thing i can figure is they always fit that way and when they were a little fresher they...
Forum: Black Powder
11-12-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,377
Posted By nysbowhunter

Whats up with these caps?

The other day i pulled out the percussion for the first time in about 5 years, when i try to put on a no. 11 cap they wont seat fully, these are the same cap-nipple combination i used to use all the...
Forum: Guns
04-17-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 717
Posted By nysbowhunter

Thanks!

Hey thanks for the replies. I shaved the forearm a little and eased the fit while testing both barrels. It worked perfectly. Then with a little stain it looks better than original. I shot both...
Forum: Gunsmithing
04-12-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 706
Posted By nysbowhunter

It looks nothing like mine, (a five diamond gun...

It looks nothing like mine, (a five diamond gun from 1962). most any i have ever seen that where early models have steel butt plates. If that is a 760 stock its custom as you will never see one with...
Forum: Guns
04-12-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 717
Posted By nysbowhunter

1100 barrel issues

I recently bought "NEW" Remington 1100 LT20. It was made in 1986 and put away until now. It is a deer gun so after looking everywhere for a 26" rem choke barrel i gave up and ordered one from...
Forum: Black Powder
10-19-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,795
Posted By nysbowhunter

I would like to shoot a turkey, I realized it has...

I would like to shoot a turkey, I realized it has been a while. I would like to shoot a deer with a sidelock, But what I want the most wont happen, I would like to hunt with my son....It's been three...
Forum: Black Powder
06-08-2012, 04:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,151
Posted By nysbowhunter

Powder?

Try again with a different can of powder. Or maybe some goex or something. I cant explain it but I have seen it before.It gets real frustrating when that happens the day before huntin' season! Trust...
Forum: Gunsmithing
02-11-2012, 04:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,458
Posted By nysbowhunter

thanks.

I appreciate the links, I got a sweet deal on this thing ($50) and wow was it dirty I spent a week on it off and on cleaning and touching her up. WOW what a shooter! Although the spring in my opinion...
Forum: Gunsmithing
02-04-2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,458
Posted By nysbowhunter

marlin model 60

I just picked up an old marlin model 60 in great shape. I have one concern though the magazine tube spring is very weak. I would like any info on taking the tube apart to stretch the spring a bit....
Forum: Black Powder
01-30-2012, 04:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 600
Posted By nysbowhunter

what a great idea!

I have been trying to get better with my flintlock for a while now. I remember when I shot small bore competition we would dry fire thousands of times. this is the same idea. Thanks. I have no...
Forum: Black Powder
01-02-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,902
Posted By nysbowhunter

I use both english and cut agate. Lately the cut...

I use both english and cut agate. Lately the cut agates though. I work in a metal shop that has a diamond wheel on a grinder so I have figured out what like to use. I can get 30 or so shots out of...
Forum: Black Powder
01-02-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,199
Posted By nysbowhunter

177gr. 50cal patched round ball......

177gr. 50cal patched round ball......
01-01-2012, 08:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,294
Posted By nysbowhunter

I just checked out the Blacktail website. It is...

I just checked out the Blacktail website. It is apparent that the Kodiak Mag is way too short for me. Time to buy a new bow. Darn! Shooting my longer bow is so much more enjoyable. I will look at...
12-31-2011, 08:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,294
Posted By nysbowhunter

Thank You

I appreciate the info. I looked at the Lancaster Archery website and at several Samick Bows. The Sage Calls out A max draw of 28" I will look into that further. The other bows are all 60" So I like...
12-30-2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,394
Posted By nysbowhunter

Welcome to the family. Good job.

Welcome to the family. Good job.
Forum: Black Powder
12-30-2011, 05:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,242
Posted By nysbowhunter

Wink The broadside of the neighbors barn would be...

The broadside of the neighbors barn would be acceptable to me. I am still having trouble holding steady during the flash-bang. Now my caplock on the other hand I'll lay that next to anything out to...
Forum: Black Powder
12-28-2011, 12:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,230
Posted By nysbowhunter

Well worth the cost for me.

One of my buddies at work is a meat cutter on the side. He's got a nice setup with stainless counters, sinks etc. The best part is he cuts them up and since we work opposite shifts he brings them to...
12-28-2011, 06:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,294
Posted By nysbowhunter

What to do?

I found a great deal on a vintage Kodiak Mag a couple years ago. 52" 50 lb at 28" now here's the problem Im 6'4" and a 30 1/2 inch draw with a recurve. my 60" bow is a breeze to shoot but I'm...
Forum: Black Powder
12-28-2011, 06:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,644
Posted By nysbowhunter

Le Stink

If you think you can smell skunk now? Wait til you shoot him!:eek2:
Forum: Blades
12-22-2011, 05:14 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 11,754
Posted By nysbowhunter

Case Fixed blades, Imperial folders, and...

Case Fixed blades, Imperial folders, and Leatherman multi tools.
Forum: Black Powder
12-20-2011, 10:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,154
Posted By nysbowhunter

Breechplug, Those plates are sweet, I wish i...

Breechplug, Those plates are sweet, I wish i would have thought of that! Them Fords make good deer haulers, I have one too. I updated my location, I should have wrote that out a little better. Anyway...
Forum: Black Powder
12-19-2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,154
Posted By nysbowhunter

That's why I love this forum, There are so many...

That's why I love this forum, There are so many people like me out there. The inside tenders are mine....I have said that for years, I feel I did the draggin' and thats the reward. Lately though...
Forum: Black Powder
12-11-2011, 08:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 571
Posted By nysbowhunter

Same here!!

I understand completely. I work 10 hrs, six days a week. Then there is Christmas coming so the time just isnt there. Don't get me wrong guys, In the perfect world I would hunt every day. I am the...
Forum: Black Powder
12-06-2011, 05:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,681
Posted By nysbowhunter

As much as possible!

Spend every penny that your budget will allow, period! I am not trying to sound foolish its just that you get what you pay for. I realize that most of us (myself included) fall into the $100 to $300...
Forum: Black Powder
12-06-2011, 04:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,030
Posted By nysbowhunter

Absolutely!!

I have and liked it so much I will every chance i get. When I was a kid I used to tag along behind my Grandad in PA during the special flintlock only season. I learned alot about Flintlocks watching...
Forum: Black Powder
11-25-2011, 02:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,198
Posted By nysbowhunter

on the spot

:s2:I was faced with the problem just yesterday. She fell in the middle of some sloppy mess. A 5 yard drag out, dress immediately and then wait for the 4 wheeler. I have never had it so good.
Forum: Reloading
11-04-2011, 10:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 806
Posted By nysbowhunter

Thanks Guys

I appreciate the information. I am also a muzzleloader so I fully understand how a few grains here or there can make a BIG difference. I have been hesitant about reloading because of all the other...
Forum: Reloading
11-02-2011, 05:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 806
Posted By nysbowhunter

On the fence.

After cruising the forums I thought this might be a good place to ask this question. I have shot 150 gr. remington express core lokt for 10 years out of my Remington 760 in .308.This year I am...
Forum: Black Powder
10-07-2011, 05:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 684
Posted By nysbowhunter

Thanks Fellas, I didnt realize I had this stuff...

Thanks Fellas, I didnt realize I had this stuff so long. (all work and no play). I guess it's best to just shoot it all up! Good Hunting to all.
Forum: Black Powder
10-05-2011, 05:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 684
Posted By nysbowhunter

common question

I'm sure this has been asked a hundred times. Does pyrodex have a shelf life? I have had one container for about 8 years open and one about 4 years factory sealed. Both have been properly stored and...
Forum: Black Powder
03-17-2011, 05:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,112
Posted By nysbowhunter

(lack of) food for thought?

I am sure a vast majority of us on this Forum are hunters, so let's run this by you. (with all the talk about wolves and such lately). I was talking to a friend of mine about a hunting lease he used...
Forum: Black Powder
02-20-2011, 04:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,708
Posted By nysbowhunter

Here is what I would do

Try 90 GR. of RS and some CVA slick load patches or make your own with bore butter. Just get them greasy and saturated not too much though. I would start with a clean rifle and mark your range rod...
Forum: Black Powder
01-27-2011, 04:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 909
Posted By nysbowhunter

Lyman

I Found an excellent sight on Lymans web site, Ivory front and a white triangle for lining up the rear. I wanted an adjustable sight instead of a fixed buckhorn style. If you file down the front just...
Forum: Black Powder
01-06-2011, 06:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,578
Posted By nysbowhunter

Buy It.

I would buy one. I have 2 sidelocks with a 1:48 twist and they are both great shooters. A word of advice though, a flinter is a different world all together. You will have to experiment with the...
Forum: Black Powder
01-01-2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 596
Posted By nysbowhunter

thanks

Thank you for the reply M.D.54 the information there is better than the manufactures web site.
12-31-2010, 07:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,991
Posted By nysbowhunter

A favorite? Hmmm.

I have a few good ones Including A vintage world champion
lynch box that was my gramps (the first turkey noise I ever made was on this when i was 4 years old) but the cheap old push button easy...
Forum: Black Powder
12-31-2010, 07:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 596
Posted By nysbowhunter

Fitting a new sight?

Does anyone have any experience with replacement sights on a C.V.A. traditional gun. I have a plainsman Flinter, It was not a popular model for C.V.A. but i have one and love it. It has the same...
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