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Forum: Black Powder
09-06-2008, 08:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,023
Posted By frontier gander

RE: wifes out of town

:D yeah u bette delete it! Make sure u get it all! I once got busted because i did not delete my sent mail lmao.
Forum: Black Powder
09-06-2008, 08:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,023
Posted By frontier gander

RE: wifes out of town

hes not alone, i sent him a couple girlie pics to help him through the weekend:D
Forum: Black Powder
09-06-2008, 07:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 689
Posted By frontier gander

RE: Got an Optima

Good! I've wanted one for a while but sometimes being patient and waiting pays off.
Forum: Black Powder
09-06-2008, 07:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 689
Posted By frontier gander

RE: Got an Optima

lol yes i will have my hands full. but it will be fun.
Forum: Black Powder
09-06-2008, 01:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 689
Posted By frontier gander

RE: Got an Optima

lol not my picture. I will have the rifle in my hands early next week and will post more once i clean the rifle up and check it over.

Hopefully the sights will come in before the rifle so i have...
Forum: Politics
09-06-2008, 01:17 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,282
Posted By frontier gander

RE: Obama's 9/5 second amendment statement

Gee, I dont see to often where legal registered guns are causing crime.. Unless they have been stolen and then used in a crime.


They want to put #'s on shell casings just so they can find who...
Forum: Black Powder
09-06-2008, 12:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,428
Posted By frontier gander

Forum: Black Powder
09-06-2008, 12:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,428
Posted By frontier gander

RE: No sabot conicals ?

Im having a custom mold made for me pretty soon to cast my own type. Maybe if you work on some drawings and design it the way you want, you could get your own mold produced. The place i am having...
Forum: Black Powder
09-06-2008, 12:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 689
Posted By frontier gander

Got an Optima

Picked this up a few days in a trade. Depending how well it shoots, I'll more than likely be robbing the scope off the omega and selling the TC.

Didnt come with any sights but an email to CVA...
Forum: Black Powder
09-05-2008, 07:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,281
Posted By frontier gander

RE: new cva

lonewolf, i'll be joining you in finding an accurate load. Just picked up an Optima, nickel/camo a couple days ago.
Forum: Black Powder
09-05-2008, 07:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 437
Posted By frontier gander

RE: CVA camo

call or email cva for pricing.
Forum: Black Powder
09-05-2008, 04:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,094
Posted By frontier gander

RE: TC omega- want my barrel coated

Outside can look like chit, but the inside of the bore is the most important part to take care of.

Theres a place that does the coating you are wanting but is it worth $175 to do?
Forum: Black Powder
09-05-2008, 04:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,358
Posted By frontier gander

RE: Lee r.e.a.l. bullets

i put my lead into a metal cup and set it on an coleman stove and turn it all the way up while the mold heats slowly on the other burner. Casted some of the prettiest balls last week.

Get your...
Forum: Politics
09-04-2008, 12:31 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,685
Posted By frontier gander

RE: Four good reasons to support Palin

When you post in the Politics forum you will run in to a lot of..... Yeah you can fill in the blank LOL
Forum: Black Powder
09-03-2008, 11:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,051
Posted By frontier gander

RE: searchs for something and got this

They arent to bright are they?

"Powell opined that the bulletwas defective in design because the design of its copper coating and polymer skirt led to an increase in barrel pressure"

No...
Forum: Politics
09-03-2008, 10:55 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,685
Posted By frontier gander

RE: Four good reasons to support Palin

Dont forget that she had more votes while running for Mayor than Biden had when he ran for president:D:D
Forum: Off Season
09-02-2008, 08:43 PM
Replies: 683
Views: 101,945
Posted By frontier gander

RE: OKKKK Lets see what EVERYONE looks like?

and i demand u give me your # [8D]
Forum: Black Powder
09-02-2008, 08:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,752
Posted By frontier gander

RE: Traditions Pursuit 2 XLT or CVA Accura

they still produce them but in order to get the Apex or x-150 you have to call cva direct. Its more than likely to sell of the stock pile before they call the winchester dead.
Forum: Black Powder
09-02-2008, 07:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,752
Posted By frontier gander

RE: Traditions Pursuit 2 XLT or CVA Accura

yeah Winchester was the top of the line BPI rifle at the time. CVA has changed a lot of their stuff since the winchester line. Stocks on cva's are now solid instead of hollow, barrels available in...
Forum: Politics
09-02-2008, 05:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 557
Posted By frontier gander

RE: I have more experience, Damn it!!!!!

obama wants solar power and crap like that.

How many of you can afford that stuff? It would cost us $60,000 to convert our house over and hope its enough!

Solar power just is not there yet,...
Forum: Politics
09-02-2008, 04:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 698
Posted By frontier gander

RE: Does Palin have the time to be VP?

No kidding, why take such a risk when the chick is that darn ugly. Not worth it in my eye.
Forum: Black Powder
09-02-2008, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 644
Posted By frontier gander

RE: Darn global warming is ruining it for me!

Man it really felt like hunting season after that hike i just took! Deer tracks all over the place!

Felt pretty good to put some weight on my back and hike around with the rifle. I carried my...
Forum: Black Powder
09-02-2008, 09:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,281
Posted By frontier gander

RE: new cva

Cool! Just got a cva optima is a trade last night! Cant wait to get it in.

With pellets, easily seat the projectile on top of the pellet, When you feel the bullet touch the pellet, stop! You...
Forum: Black Powder
09-02-2008, 09:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 644
Posted By frontier gander

Darn global warming is ruining it for me!

Ahhhhh a nice Cold September morning! Going to take the ol .54 mountain rifle out in a bit in this wonderful cold weather and see how she does now that i tighten that tang screw. Going to have to put...
Forum: Black Powder
09-02-2008, 09:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 797
Posted By frontier gander

RE: Omega - Power Belts and Shockwaves and a ?

My omega is really primer picky. Accuracy can really go to hell if i use the wrong primer. Try a remington kleanbore if they are available to you.

I dont like T7 due to it being really...
Forum: Black Powder
09-01-2008, 06:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 532
Posted By frontier gander

RE: how many shoots out of a breech plug

what dave said, and the face of the plug to see if the flash hole has been enlarged.

I didnt change the plug on my X-150 until i sold it and that plug had well over 2000+ shots through it.
Forum: Black Powder
09-01-2008, 06:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 980
Posted By frontier gander

RE: Knight Shadow shooting results

yes and that is normal. the very first ring towards the tip of the bullet i believe is .515", you need to use a bullet starter and give a very firm push or sharp smack to cut the lead. That groove...
Forum: Black Powder
09-01-2008, 05:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 949
Posted By frontier gander

RE: darn mountain rifle gave me a scare!

[:'(] BLAH! Darn tang screw was a good half a turn loose.
Forum: Black Powder
09-01-2008, 05:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 949
Posted By frontier gander

RE: darn mountain rifle gave me a scare!

i am out of real BP, the kentucky is a flinter.

I'll see about using pyrodex p with a booster of 4f goex. i can only shoot the flinter at 50 yards right now.
Forum: Black Powder
09-01-2008, 05:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 949
Posted By frontier gander

RE: darn mountain rifle gave me a scare!

No clue! Right now i am doing my best to control my temper with this rifle right now:D

Cleaned the rifle, adjuste the sights (almost perfect BTW) and i take 3 loads out to 100 yards, First shot...
Forum: Black Powder
09-01-2008, 04:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 949
Posted By frontier gander

RE: darn mountain rifle gave me a scare!

i actually took an old t shirt that had something painted on it, smeared the flitz across that and then polished the bore with 3 patches. It took maybe 6 dry patches to get it clean. With the...
Forum: Black Powder
09-01-2008, 03:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 949
Posted By frontier gander

RE: darn mountain rifle gave me a scare!

i bought it from a shooting store up in raton new mexico. Should find it at TOTW and any other places that sell polishing aid.
Forum: Black Powder
09-01-2008, 01:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 949
Posted By frontier gander

RE: darn mountain rifle gave me a scare!

i do too. i plan on doing some shooting later on in the day to double check before i touch the sights. A few days ago i ran a few patches of Flitz down the bore and holy smokes that stuff is amazing!...
Forum: Black Powder
09-01-2008, 12:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 949
Posted By frontier gander

darn mountain rifle gave me a scare!

Went shooting yesterday with 100gr rs and i honestly could not get groups for chit! 10" group to be exact @ 100 yards.

90 grains was the same.

Shot 3 more shots today with 90 and an 8"...
Forum: Black Powder
09-01-2008, 11:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,096
Posted By frontier gander

RE: Pyrodex Pellets to Pyrodex RS

just start off with 100gr RS.
Forum: Black Powder
09-01-2008, 10:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,498
Posted By frontier gander

RE: Hornady SST's

yeah pointy bullets dont really leak much blood:eek:

Also have to remember the blood that comes out of the mouth and nose on a hit like this.
...
Forum: Black Powder
09-01-2008, 10:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,752
Posted By frontier gander

RE: Traditions Pursuit 2 XLT or CVA Accura

accura!!

what makes cva worth the extra money over tradtions? Quality customer service and an excellent product!
Forum: Black Powder
08-31-2008, 09:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,118
Posted By frontier gander

RE: Traditions

enough of this 36cal talk! I will hear no more of it!


Jeeez, making me get the itch for one now.
Forum: Black Powder
08-31-2008, 12:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,419
Posted By frontier gander

RE: How do you know how much powder to use

A friend of mind in PA,has a shop
(muzzleloader) and he said that they used to lay the bullet or round ball
in their hand and pour powder overit until it was covered and this was the
...
Forum: Black Powder
08-30-2008, 11:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 987
Posted By frontier gander

RE: coming home from work

you may be an Non typical on this forum but on mine, you are a Scavenger!:D:D:D I just set ya up with the ranking.
Forum: Black Powder
08-30-2008, 10:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 987
Posted By frontier gander

RE: coming home from work

LOL scavenger!

I am going to make that your new name on my forum lol.
Forum: Black Powder
08-30-2008, 10:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 987
Posted By frontier gander

RE: coming home from work

yeah that does suck.

You throwin good tender meat away? [:@] lol
Forum: Black Powder
08-30-2008, 10:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,742
Posted By frontier gander

RE: Conicals And Fast Twist Barrels

powerbelts, great plans, maxiballs, maxihunters, bullshops conicals are some that ive shot out of many muzzys with 1:28 twist.
Forum: Politics
08-30-2008, 10:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,984
Posted By frontier gander

RE: Laughing so Hard my sides hurt!!!!

http://i293.photobucket.com/albums/mm53/thepowerbeltforum/obamamuslim.jpg

http://i293.photobucket.com/albums/mm53/thepowerbeltforum/permmuslimterror911wtc.jpg
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Forum: Politics
08-30-2008, 09:13 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,192
Posted By frontier gander

RE: why the defending of McCain?

obama-biden Who'd of thought a muslim and a jew would team up? Thats going to aggrivate some terrorists out there.


My democrate bro in law is voting R this year :D
Forum: Black Powder
08-30-2008, 03:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 692
Posted By frontier gander

RE: Ball Starters

i'd call PB on tuesday and see if they have one for you.

pretty soon, there will be a better tip availble for the Powerbelt to control over expansion. So i heard....

I dont even use the...
Forum: Politics
08-29-2008, 11:10 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,885
Posted By frontier gander

RE: Palin Pick = Pandering?

good news, my big time democrat bro in law is now voting for McCain now that he chose his VP:D:D:D
Forum: Black Powder
08-29-2008, 08:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 958
Posted By frontier gander

RE: 275gr parker hydra con

i was surprised myself. these were driven into my 100 yard bucket with 100gr rs. They are the only sabot i have shot that did not stand up well at all.
Forum: Black Powder
08-29-2008, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 958
Posted By frontier gander

275gr parker hydra con

found this out by accident the other night when i picked them up to move and the lead fell right out of the jacket.
http://i293.photobucket.com/albums/mm53/thepowerbeltforum/Picture486.jpg
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Forum: Black Powder
08-29-2008, 11:40 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,498
Posted By frontier gander

RE: Hornady SST's

Send the bullets and i'll do the testing.

I tested some 275gr parker hydra cons at 100 yards and what they did, shocked me to the point where i will not use them!
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