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Forum: Black Powder
05-18-2009, 02:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,936
Posted By txfireman

RE: smokless in a pro hunter

If your friends decide to do this have them video tape it and send it to Darwin Awards... They can have their tombstone say "We died Because we were Stupid" Putting smokeless in an Encore with a...
Forum: Black Powder
04-09-2009, 12:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,492
Posted By txfireman

RE: Vari-Flame & CCI small rifle primers

Tried several different ones based on advice gotten from folks more expert than me on here. Folks here are great for getting advice. The shotgun primers, kleanbores, ml primers all would not give me...
Forum: Black Powder
04-09-2009, 08:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,492
Posted By txfireman

RE: Vari-Flame & CCI small rifle primers

I use the Variflame exclusively with the large rifle CCI primers and have never had a misfire in over 300 shots. My accuracy improved immediately upon the switch from other primers.I went from 1-2...
Forum: Black Powder
01-25-2009, 05:59 PM
Forum: Black Powder
01-25-2009, 05:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,215
Posted By txfireman

RE: Sabot Pronunciation

How bout just plastic thingy or thingamajig that holds the bullet. I use sabit also and Im a Coon Asss myself.
Forum: Black Powder
01-16-2009, 08:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 609
Posted By txfireman

RE: Texas hunt

Rut around Texas in the upper half of the state is around the middle of November to around Thanksgiving. The more south you go the later it gets. I'd say upper is draw a line through the middle.
Forum: Black Powder
01-15-2009, 02:35 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,191
Posted By txfireman

RE: cold snap

Well compared to yal Northerners we are having a heat wave here. 20's at night and back in the 60's during the day. Its only 40 today, may have to drink some water to keep from dehydrating from all...
Forum: Black Powder
01-15-2009, 02:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,958
Posted By txfireman

RE: To kill or not to kill?

Thats funny...I wonder if you squeeze him hard enough he could just be a patch dispenser.
Forum: Black Powder
01-15-2009, 02:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 609
Posted By txfireman

RE: Texas hunt

Watch out for the Rattle Snakes, thats where they have the RattleSnake Round Up every year.
Forum: Black Powder
01-15-2009, 07:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,226
Posted By txfireman

RE: Triumph Scope Rings

Medium should work unless you are using a 50 mm objective scope. I use the Talley Medium unit and have a Bushnell 3-9x40 on it and works great
Forum: Black Powder
01-01-2009, 08:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,240
Posted By txfireman

RE: Happy New Year to all forum members

Happy New Year to Everyone and God Bless
Forum: Black Powder
12-31-2008, 09:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,115
Posted By txfireman

RE: Pics of my SD Muzzleloader buck

Wow....that is the most beautiful muley I have seen in 20 years. My uncle has some 190 class muleys taken 20 years ago and your looks alot bigger. You definately have a record book animal....
Forum: Black Powder
12-29-2008, 10:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,335
Posted By txfireman

RE: Hornady FPB's

Here is another pic, tried to make it smaller the first one was too huge. You can see the rifling marks at the base of the bullet. Wow the picture is still huge. Will adjust future ones to a smaller...
Forum: Black Powder
12-29-2008, 10:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,335
Posted By txfireman

RE: Hornady FPB's

Mine is a Thompson Center Encore 209x50 Here is the pic, I figured it out how to put pictures on here.http://i487.photobucket.com/albums/rr235/dpsimmons131/IMG_0575.jpg
Forum: Black Powder
12-29-2008, 09:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,335
Posted By txfireman

RE: Hornady FPB's

Just for fun I shoved one of these down the pipe of a clean barrel. Took little to no pressure at all to send it to the bottom and out the breech. It was actually easier than shoving a Shockwave down...
Forum: Black Powder
12-29-2008, 09:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,335
Posted By txfireman

Hornady FPB's

Hey has anyone shot these yet and if so how did they do. I just bought some over the weekend to put through the Encore, looked like good pig ammo. Any experianced would be appreciated. Thanks
Forum: Black Powder
10-02-2008, 08:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,268
Posted By txfireman

RE: Tips for Encore load please

150 gr Pyrodex and 250 gr. Shockwave
Forum: Black Powder
08-27-2008, 04:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,235
Posted By txfireman

RE: Looking for a live scorer

145-155 if you see him when its daylight. Nice buck
Forum: Black Powder
07-05-2008, 09:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,220
Posted By txfireman

RE: Omega is here!!

Try the Variflame primer adapters. I found a huge difference in groups when using it. Initial investment is high at I think $24 but you can change primers for pennies and reuse the adapters over and...
Forum: Black Powder
03-12-2008, 11:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,239
Posted By txfireman

RE: little advice/ just got info on my 401k

Roll it into an IRA, the taxes will kill you along with the penalty. Not to mention that's retirement money you will never recouperate if you take it out.
Forum: Black Powder
03-06-2008, 05:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 427
Posted By txfireman

Weird Texas Weather

Got 7-9 inches of snow north of Fort Worth today, it was 70 degrees yesterday. Crazy stuff. My kids are having fun with it.
Forum: Black Powder
02-29-2008, 06:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,580
Posted By txfireman

RE: What is your muzzleloader setup?

Fort Worth Area...Firefighter in Keller, Texas
Forum: Black Powder
02-27-2008, 07:42 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,580
Posted By txfireman

RE: What is your muzzleloader setup?

TC Encore 209x50
Variflame Adapters w/ CCI Small Rifle Primers
3x9x40 Bushnell Banner
Talley Base
3-50 gr. Pyrodex Pellets
250 Gr. Shockwaves
300 Gr. Shockwaves
Forum: Black Powder
02-14-2008, 05:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,335
Posted By txfireman

RE: AZ javelina meets Gold Dot (picts)

Yeah...those litle buggers can group up and get after you if youare notcareful. By themselves they arn't to bad but get 10-15 in a group...be in a tripod when shooting.
Forum: Black Powder
02-13-2008, 07:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,335
Posted By txfireman

RE: AZ javelina meets Gold Dot (picts)

Nice javy....Ranch rats are fun to shoot.
Forum: Black Powder
01-24-2008, 06:04 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 16,182
Posted By txfireman

RE: Ultimate muzzleloader

If you want a 500 yard gun buy a centerfire, defeats the purpose of a ML.
Forum: Black Powder
12-07-2007, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,237
Posted By txfireman

RE: TC Encore Pro Hunter Stainless or Blue

Stainless...Easier to deal with I think.
Forum: Black Powder
12-05-2007, 05:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 729
Posted By txfireman

RE: Encore pro hunter stock ??

I bought one for my Encore and can't tell too much difference with 150 gr. loads. Kinda cool though. We'll see with more shooting.
Forum: Black Powder
12-05-2007, 05:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,027
Posted By txfireman

RE: T/C ENCORE 209x50

I have a 209x50 Encore Stainless / Synthetic stock. The Encore Pro is nice and expensive. I just bought an Encore Pro stock and put it on my Encore. Definately less expensive that way. I love mine...
Forum: Black Powder
12-05-2007, 05:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,282
Posted By txfireman

RE: variflame

I switched to the Variflame 2 years ago for my Encore and get excellent groups with 150 gr. Pyrodex pellets.
Forum: Black Powder
08-12-2007, 10:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,394
Posted By txfireman

RE: ENCORE POWDER AND LOAD COMBINATIONS?

I shoot an TC Encore.Not the Pro Hunter. I do have a Pro hunter stock on it. I have found that 100 gr-150 gr Pryodex pellets and 250 gr. Shockwaves give me great accuracy. Also use the Variflame...
Forum: Black Powder
07-31-2007, 08:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,782
Posted By txfireman

RE: 209 primers - too hot or not?

Variflame primer adapters are the way to go. Bought the system last year and have shot over 100 times with the system. I use 100-150 gr. Pyrodex Pellets with awesome results. Touching groups at 100...
Forum: Black Powder
07-16-2007, 08:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,406
Posted By txfireman

RE: THOMPSON CENTER PRO HUNTER

I use the Vari-Flame adapter from Precision Bullet with CCI large rifle primers. Cabelas sells them. Was skeptical at first but there is definately accuracy improvement over shotshell style primers....
Forum: Black Powder
07-08-2007, 10:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,976
Posted By txfireman

RE: Loose vs pellets

I thought through the same issue last year until one day shooting at the deer lease using Pyrodex pellets and 250 gr. Shockwaves. I had touching consistant groups 3" high at 100 yards. Shot over...
Forum: Black Powder
07-08-2007, 10:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,891
Posted By txfireman

RE: Scope on TC Encore

I have an TC Encore, not the Pro Hunter, but the same gun none the less. I have a Bushnell Banner 3-4x40 on it and it works great and has awesome light gathering. You definately pay for what you get...
Forum: Black Powder
03-19-2007, 03:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,670
Posted By txfireman

RE: TC Warranty/Customer Service

I have a TC Encore that was purchased 2 years ago. It is the stainless one. Have well over 100 rounds through the gun with NO rust anywhere. I have never cleaned the gun with the hot soapy water due...
Forum: Black Powder
03-03-2007, 04:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 860
Posted By txfireman

RE: A good day, a very good day.......

Heck of a deal. That is a beautiful shootin iron.
Forum: Black Powder
02-26-2007, 10:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 717
Posted By txfireman

Found these SST/Shockwave Ballistics

Found these if anyone is interested. It is with 150 gr pellets. 777 or Pyro. Got it from Hornady

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Forum: Black Powder
02-24-2007, 09:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,426
Posted By txfireman

RE: totally lost

Here is another Conical source that looks to be good, someone on here mentioned them, i have an order in to try out for grins.
http://www.blackwidowbullets.com/
...
Forum: Black Powder
02-24-2007, 07:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,276
Posted By txfireman

RE: Hogs with Smokepoles!

Congrats on the nice oinkers.
Forum: Black Powder
02-04-2007, 03:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,607
Posted By txfireman

RE: Show and Tell time!

HOLY Crap!!! You da man Cayugad, thats why you are the go toon this stuff.
Forum: Black Powder
02-04-2007, 03:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,206
Posted By txfireman

RE: Black Widow

http://www.blackwidowbullets.com/Defaul6.jpg
I looked them up, heres the picture of them.
http://www.blackwidowbullets.com/is their website.
Forum: Black Powder
01-28-2007, 02:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 489
Posted By txfireman

RE: What would the possibilty of doing these.

yeah, didn't think about that. Just sitting at the fire station brain storming and thought, it doen't hurt to ask. Thank's guys.
Forum: Black Powder
01-28-2007, 02:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 489
Posted By txfireman

What would the possibilty of doing these.

http://www.cabelas.com/cabelas/en/content/Item/21/51/64/i215164sn02.jpg
They have these in .416 in 350 gr and 400 gr. Could these be used in an sabot designed for the diameter of the bullet. I saw...
Forum: Black Powder
01-28-2007, 02:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,135
Posted By txfireman

RE: Flasks???

Chap Gleason- can you post the link to the websight where you got those powder tubes. i would like to buy some. I looked for RMC sport on line and didn't find them.

Thanks,
David
Forum: Black Powder
01-05-2007, 12:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,919
Posted By txfireman

RE: weather cpnditions on rifles

Dave-great test, thanks again for some very valuable information. If you think your weather is screwy, try Texas. 85 degrees one day and 20 and snowing the next. I feel your weather pains.
Forum: Black Powder
01-05-2007, 12:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,503
Posted By txfireman

RE: Omega Update. Success at long last!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Don't put any stock into Frontier Gander, it is very evident that he is in every way Anti-Thompson Center and there have been numerous posts on here displaying his views to that. I have an Encore...
Forum: Black Powder
12-24-2006, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 537
Posted By txfireman

RE: MERRY CHRISTMAS

Merry Christmas to everyone an your families. Be sure and post those new "Toys" if anyone gets any for christmas.
Forum: Black Powder
12-21-2006, 08:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 570
Posted By txfireman

RE: My biggest

Nothin but WOW!!! That is the most palmated rack I have seen. Please share when you have him score. Congrats on a buck of a life time. He has some definite charector.
Forum: Black Powder
12-19-2006, 10:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,482
Posted By txfireman

RE: How often do you clean your breech plug?

WOW!!Duckbutter TMI, funny though, real funny.
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