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Forum: Black Powder
06-14-2007, 05:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,370
Posted By WinchesterX150

RE: Green mt. barrel hang fires?

hangfires/ misfires used to happen all the time on my deercreek rifle. Finally drilled out the original nipple and hadnt had a hangfire. Just bougt a new one at the rendezvous a few days ago. Not...
06-10-2007, 01:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,392
Posted By WinchesterX150

RE: Scent lok?

you can also gather leaves, pine needled from the surroundingt area you are hunting, bring it home and boil it in water and use a funnel and make your own scent cover in a spray bottle. Ive done that...
06-09-2007, 09:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,392
Posted By WinchesterX150

RE: Scent lok?

If those of you who own it, and feel that it works, thats your opinion. If it seems to work for you, good. Movement/sound is what seems to give me away. Never smell. In fact there are times where i...
Forum: Black Powder
06-09-2007, 09:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,024
Posted By WinchesterX150

RE: Blackpowder Stuff At Midsouth Shooters Supply

may have to order that 250 grain real mould!
Forum: Black Powder
04-28-2007, 05:18 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,049
Posted By WinchesterX150

RE: Rifle Bullets for the Hunter A Definitive Study

I never learned my loads from any book, just load up and give it a try.
Forum: Black Powder
04-26-2007, 03:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,692
Posted By WinchesterX150

RE: My 1st muzzeloader

Not really outdoorslover. Sabotloader doesnt really speak up much about BPI that often and when he does, you better take his word for it. He also did say "Upper" class BPI, Kodiak,pro,winchester...
Forum: Black Powder
04-26-2007, 03:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 658
Posted By WinchesterX150

150 yards with the 45 today

beautiful cloud covered day, a slight breeze to my back. I went and set up my box target at 150 yards back, shot it with the range finder and cameup with 153 yards. My first load was 60 grains T7,...
Forum: Black Powder
04-25-2007, 06:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By WinchesterX150

RE: Need some help

thanks! thats the chart i was lookin for. Thanks guys.
Forum: Black Powder
04-25-2007, 05:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,692
Posted By WinchesterX150

RE: My 1st muzzeloader

Id go with the cva elite, its a blackpowder/centerfire combo rifle. The .50cal Mler barrels are accurate as hell. $400 for a 50cal muzzleloader/ 30-06 centerfire combo. Extra barrels are also cheap....
Forum: Black Powder
04-25-2007, 03:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By WinchesterX150

Need some help

I need some help with figuring out my FPS/ Ftlbs [email protected] 100 and 150 yards.

32" barrel/ 60 grains Triple 7, 225 grain aerotip powerbelt, 7300Ft Altitude. Im currently 1 to 1 1/2" high @ 100...
Forum: Black Powder
04-23-2007, 02:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 718
Posted By WinchesterX150

RE: triump for sale

imagine what a laminated and ss rifle cost?
Forum: Black Powder
04-23-2007, 12:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 718
Posted By WinchesterX150

triump for sale

I was looking through a new cataloge that came in today and they had the blue/black tc triumph listed for $394. Im going to have to handle one of these and see how that stock handles. Im not sure if...
Forum: Black Powder
04-22-2007, 02:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,201
Posted By WinchesterX150

RE: lube or no lube?

Not to shabby, darn near perfect day for shooting so i got everything set up and loaded the 45 with the 200 grain real bullets with wad, 60 grains T7, first shot @ 100 was 1" high of the bulls eye,...
Forum: Black Powder
04-21-2007, 01:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,197
Posted By WinchesterX150

RE: Sighting in the new Flintlock

great shooting, good to see it shoots to good. How do you prime the pan?
Forum: Black Powder
04-20-2007, 07:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 506
Posted By WinchesterX150

RE: Recovered 225g powerbelts

Just went out for a walk and was looking at the jugs, bullet hit first on the left corner edge, hit the middle jug in the handle area, 3ed was hit close to the middle and ripped in half and finally...
Forum: Black Powder
04-20-2007, 07:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 506
Posted By WinchesterX150

RE: Recovered 225g powerbelts

50 yards. Im not sure whats up with the jugs but #2 jug popped right up in the air and came apart. 1 & #3 jugs just had holes and tears.

These powerbelts even held up when i was shooting my .50...
Forum: Black Powder
04-20-2007, 06:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,783
Posted By WinchesterX150

RE: I guess I went and done it again..

Mood hits often for you doesnt it? lol.

Good luck with the rifle and hope you take some deer down in the following years.
Forum: Black Powder
04-20-2007, 06:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,783
Posted By WinchesterX150

RE: I guess I went and done it again..

Sounds like its a great shooting rifle. Plan on doing anything with the rifle or you just going to shoot it how it is?
Forum: Black Powder
04-20-2007, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 506
Posted By WinchesterX150

Recovered 225g powerbelts

While i was trying out the 200 grain REAL bullets, i took 2 powerbelts out and set up 3 milk jugs full of water and set a 5" thick log behind all the jugs and fired a 225 grain powerbelt driven by 50...
Forum: Black Powder
04-20-2007, 06:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,201
Posted By WinchesterX150

RE: lube or no lube?

Now thats a lot better! 3 shots with the 200 real bullets and with a felt wad glued to the back. Looks like i can go ahead and buy the mold afterall!
...
Forum: Black Powder
04-20-2007, 03:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,201
Posted By WinchesterX150

RE: lube or no lube?

well not to bad, 50 yards with 50 grains T7 and the 200 grain real bullet. Measured 1 1/4" groups. Im going to clean the rifle and try the real's with the glued on wads and see how those do. Right...
Forum: Black Powder
04-20-2007, 03:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,201
Posted By WinchesterX150

RE: lube or no lube?

I'll try some lubed and unlubed. Im going to start at 50 grains T7.


Holy crap was that pure hell to get started in the bore. Going to fire 3 @ 50 yards and see how they go.
Forum: Black Powder
04-20-2007, 01:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,201
Posted By WinchesterX150

lube or no lube?

I just got in a sample pack of 200 grain R.E.A.L bullets for my 45 and im wondering if i should put lube in the grooves? Great looking little bullets, im going to give them a try this evening.
Forum: Black Powder
04-19-2007, 11:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By WinchesterX150

RE: anybody ever made their own stock?

oh sure you cheated! You used a round barrel.
Forum: Black Powder
04-19-2007, 09:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By WinchesterX150

RE: anybody ever made their own stock?

I have. Turned out ok for being made out of pine, but the next will be maple. Making the barrel channel is the hardest and most time consuming part.
Forum: Black Powder
04-19-2007, 04:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,543
Posted By WinchesterX150

RE: Warning do not open

heck with that coating, they charge the price of an ss barrel and give u something thats not.

i heard the palm swell is uncomfortable too.
Forum: Black Powder
04-19-2007, 01:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,346
Posted By WinchesterX150

RE: Teach me

just got in from shooting 3 shots @ 100 with the 45 and i am very very happy, this thing will hold up againstmy winchester. First shot was where i was aiming, or atleast close to where i was aiming,...
Forum: Black Powder
04-19-2007, 01:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,783
Posted By WinchesterX150

RE: I guess I went and done it again..

Take some pics of the trap, my brother and i want to make one so we can recover any lead that gets trapped. Lead is getting expensive.
Forum: Black Powder
04-19-2007, 11:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,783
Posted By WinchesterX150

RE: I guess I went and done it again..

Looks great, double set triggers are always a nice piece to have. Get your butt out there and fix the range so you can shoot it! I know my traditions likehalf apan full and likes the powder close to...
Forum: Black Powder
04-18-2007, 04:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,346
Posted By WinchesterX150

RE: Teach me

:D:Dthat 45 cracks me up, i just fired 3 maxi hunters with 50 grains T7, 2 showed up and measured 6" group from center to center, the 3ed hit about a foot up and hit the target board. I loaded up...
Forum: Black Powder
04-18-2007, 04:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,724
Posted By WinchesterX150

RE: switching powders....

Give sabotloader a break, hes old and often gets things mixed up. Its not his fault!
Forum: Politics
04-17-2007, 11:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,016
Posted By WinchesterX150

hahahahahha!!! what a girlie man

what a girlie man! Makes me sick to my stomach seeing this crap.

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070418/ap_on_el_pr/edwards_hair
04-17-2007, 11:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 844
Posted By WinchesterX150

RE: Colorado Bear permit

hunted 35 last year and ran across a huge black bear. Its always a good idea to have one in your pocket just incase. Its what, $36? If you dont plan on eating the meat, then no, dont get one.
Forum: Black Powder
04-17-2007, 09:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,386
Posted By WinchesterX150

RE: What the heck!

never expected the powder to explode. I did expect it to burn into flame once the lighter flame hit the powder. Take some pyrodex and give it a try and you'll see. Setting off triple 7 took a lot...
Forum: Black Powder
04-17-2007, 07:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,386
Posted By WinchesterX150

RE: What the heck!

You'd be suprised. i just had a limbsaver pad put on and 385 bullet and 70 grains T7, shot it today and recoil was light. Im going to limit my loads at 90 grains of t7 but depending on how that goes,...
Forum: Black Powder
04-17-2007, 04:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,346
Posted By WinchesterX150

RE: Teach me

385's do great with pyrodex, im testing out the t7 now and will make adjustments once i have more bullets.

Heres the little mountain rifle .45 i just finished shooting @ 50 yards.. 50 grains T7,...
Forum: Black Powder
04-17-2007, 02:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,346
Posted By WinchesterX150

RE: Teach me

well clean up was the easiest and fastest ive ever done. 2 patchs and i was done. I did do a few more just to make sure. Breechplug cleaned up easy along with the threads. Like the stuff so far.
Forum: Black Powder
04-17-2007, 02:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,346
Posted By WinchesterX150

RE: Teach me

Well, not bad for the first load with this powder. first shot was right where it should be and the other 2 dropped down and drifted a little but im not sure if thats the powders fault or the winds....
Forum: Black Powder
04-17-2007, 12:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,346
Posted By WinchesterX150

RE: Teach me

Going out to try it out in about 45 minutes. Sky finally cleared out and wind isnt to bad. Im going to start out with 70 grains T7 and 385 grain great plains bullet. See how she likes the powder.
Forum: Black Powder
04-17-2007, 12:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,410
Posted By WinchesterX150

RE: which CVA?

Staghorn is a good rifle. Had one some years ago that cva sent me as an replacement. Great shooting rifle. Kind of wish i would have kept that rifle.
Forum: Young Hunters
04-16-2007, 10:47 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,038
Posted By WinchesterX150

RE: Post your rooms!

great room piebald. Nice to see that a girl doesnt get ickied out by a deer skin on the wall. But heres my room. Years and years and lots of money spent buying things ive wanted or just caught my...
Forum: Black Powder
04-16-2007, 10:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,724
Posted By WinchesterX150

RE: switching powders....

ah the blowback, that will be a really great test on my x150. im interested to see how the breech area looks after 3 shots. And son of a gun i was in town and didnt pick up any cci's!

Gave my...
Forum: Black Powder
04-16-2007, 10:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,386
Posted By WinchesterX150

RE: What the heck!

these are hollow base.

I just sent off my order for 20 bullshop bullets today so i'll have more testing in a couple weeks. Plan on doing a lot of shooting with my .45 tomorrow so i figured i'd...
Forum: Black Powder
04-16-2007, 10:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,724
Posted By WinchesterX150

RE: switching powders....

Pyrodex i find to be very easy to clean up. I just started using a bathtub with normal hot water and some soap and it cleans out easily. I prefer using the hot water now. Esp with my sidelock.
Forum: Black Powder
04-16-2007, 10:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,386
Posted By WinchesterX150

RE: What the heck!

Im going to give it a try tomorrow with 40 grains t7, and a 225 grain powerbelt in my deercreek rifle. See if te groups tighten.

As for it melting lead, Should i put a wad under the bullet when...
Forum: Black Powder
04-16-2007, 09:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,386
Posted By WinchesterX150

RE: What the heck!

really slow cold fizzle.Almost like watching each grain go off slowly.
Forum: Black Powder
04-16-2007, 09:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,386
Posted By WinchesterX150

What the heck!

I took some triple 7 and put it in a pan and took my lighter and put the flame right into the powder and nothing happened! I had to hold it there for 10-12 seconds before it would even fizzle. Now...
Forum: Black Powder
04-16-2007, 06:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,346
Posted By WinchesterX150

RE: Teach me

yeah 12 grains less.

FFG
Forum: Black Powder
04-16-2007, 05:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,346
Posted By WinchesterX150

Teach me

I just bought a pound of triple 7 powder. How much should i drop back on my charges? I normally use 90 grains pyrodex RS and want to stay in that range. How much of the triple 7 should i use to get...
Forum: Black Powder
04-16-2007, 05:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,114
Posted By WinchesterX150

RE: Pyrodex

i use it all the time. never had any ignition problems with our sidelocks. Get a hot shot nipple that has the little cup egged out at the bottom and you'll be set.
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