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Forum: Guns
12-25-2017, 08:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 325
Posted By zmason1002

FS: Remington 870 20ga rifled barrel.

I have a 20ga. Fully rifled barrel with rifle sights, like new. A Remington 20/12 ga saddle scope mount. And several boxes of 20ga. Sabot slugs. $275.00 located in Southern IA. Email:...
Forum: Black Powder
12-22-2017, 09:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,524
Posted By zmason1002

I've had it almost 3 years. This is the 2nd...

I've had it almost 3 years. This is the 2nd muzzle loader season. 1st and 2nd are tight but I can load with the ram rod if I'm careful. After that I have to use a bullet starter. That's not...
Forum: Black Powder
12-20-2017, 01:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,524
Posted By zmason1002

Knight Mountaineer .50 cal. I did notice on the...

Knight Mountaineer .50 cal. I did notice on the 4th bullet I loaded there was a spec of plastic left from the sabot. It shoots them really well, but they are just a pain to load. I'll switch over...
Forum: Black Powder
12-19-2017, 10:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,524
Posted By zmason1002

Okay, thanks! The bloodline's I'm shooting now...

Okay, thanks! The bloodline's I'm shooting now are pretty darn accurate, I think it was an 1" group and that's with out a solid bench rest, I was just resting the gun on a coat and my hand. How...
Forum: Black Powder
12-19-2017, 05:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,524
Posted By zmason1002

I gutted it but was in a hurry I had an hour to...

I gutted it but was in a hurry I had an hour to get her and get her hung and didn't pay a whole lot of attention to it. I honestly think I left the heart and lungs in. I wasn't sure how that bullet...
Forum: Black Powder
12-19-2017, 01:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,524
Posted By zmason1002

275 grain bloodline bullets

I'm trying the bloodline bullets this year with supplied sabots. After a fouled barrel they are hard to load. what sabot would be better suited for this bullet. also the doe I shot at 100 yards it...
Forum: Black Powder
11-30-2017, 01:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 584
Posted By zmason1002

Could he be crushing the pellets when he loads? ...

Could he be crushing the pellets when he loads? I've never shot pellets before and I don't know what that would do to accuracy but I have heard it can mess with it.
Forum: Black Powder
11-28-2017, 01:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,988
Posted By zmason1002

would you be willing to do each one separate...

would you be willing to do each one separate though? Clean the barrel first and then shoot and see what happens to the accuracy and then install the new bp and shoot and test again? Just for...
Forum: Black Powder
11-27-2017, 02:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 416
Posted By zmason1002

Also thanks for all the wisdom, I'm learning and...

Also thanks for all the wisdom, I'm learning and with your guys help its been a lot less of a headache. I'm going to try leaving the barrel fouled before deer season this year and just keep the gun...
Forum: Black Powder
11-27-2017, 01:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 416
Posted By zmason1002

Okay I made a mistake on the primers I'm using. ...

Okay I made a mistake on the primers I'm using. They where the Winchester 209s. I always heard BH209 needed compressed but I don't think I was compressing it enough. I used the bullet starter and...
Forum: Black Powder
11-27-2017, 01:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,615
Posted By zmason1002

Where are you located?? I'm around the Albia IA...

Where are you located?? I'm around the Albia IA area. I'm shooting a mountaineer and Just got the gun figured out for the most part.
Forum: Black Powder
11-16-2017, 09:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 416
Posted By zmason1002

What about unburned powder in the end of the...

What about unburned powder in the end of the breech plug?
I'm not real worried about the flier since it was just one, but was more curious about what might cause the couple unburned granules. ...
Forum: Black Powder
11-16-2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 416
Posted By zmason1002

granulars of powder

I shot my Mountaineer last weekend, ran about 10 shots through it before it got dark. It seemed to take 3 shots to settle some what. 1st shot on a clean barrel and then the next 5 was on a fouled...
Forum: Black Powder
09-01-2017, 12:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,688
Posted By zmason1002

Ahh crap.....I cleaned it with hoppes #9....

Ahh crap.....I cleaned it with hoppes #9....
Forum: Black Powder
08-31-2017, 02:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,688
Posted By zmason1002

I've been using hoppes #9 for clean up with BH209...

I've been using hoppes #9 for clean up with BH209 and I used it on another gun that shot Triple 7 FFFG. Should I be using something else?? Did I hurt anything using Hoppe's with Triple 7 powder??
Forum: Black Powder
08-29-2017, 01:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,148
Posted By zmason1002

besides looks is there any benefit to get the...

besides looks is there any benefit to get the Thompson/Center Impact Muzzleloader – Weather Shield/Realtree Hardwoods HD over the Thompson/Center Impact Muzzleloader – Blued/Black?? I don't know if...
Forum: Black Powder
08-24-2017, 04:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,148
Posted By zmason1002

Nevermind if I would have just read the...

Nevermind if I would have just read the description on the realtree stock it says it fits the bighorn and wolverine lol.

except the pink says littlehorn, wolverine, and lk-93 and the skull werx...
Forum: Black Powder
08-24-2017, 04:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,148
Posted By zmason1002

I'm assuming the littlehorn is the same gun as...

I'm assuming the littlehorn is the same gun as the bighorn just with a shorter barrel?? Because you can get an adult stock on the littlehorn as well?? A little horn stock will fit the bighorn...
Forum: Black Powder
08-24-2017, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 650
Posted By zmason1002

A lot of my buddies in iowa have done that lol.

A lot of my buddies in iowa have done that lol.
Forum: Black Powder
08-23-2017, 05:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,148
Posted By zmason1002

best youth muzzleloader??

I borrowed my buddies dads Knight Bighorn but the stock is to long for my wife she has a hard time with it. She had an even harder time with the Mountaineer. I would like to get a youth gun for my...
Forum: Black Powder
08-07-2017, 09:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,905
Posted By zmason1002

Also if you test out one at bass pro make sure...

Also if you test out one at bass pro make sure you have them take the trigger lock off. I handled a knight mountaineer with thumb hole stock and it had the trigger lock and when I got mine ordered...
Forum: Black Powder
08-06-2017, 09:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,530
Posted By zmason1002

It was the 300 grain so I'll pass on the 325. I...

It was the 300 grain so I'll pass on the 325. I do have some bloodlines (don't remember the weight I got now) that I had planned on trying also but I haven't shot them yet.
Forum: Black Powder
08-03-2017, 03:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,530
Posted By zmason1002

I was wondering if the flex tip needs velocity. ...

I was wondering if the flex tip needs velocity. I'll probably go with the RN and try and see how they group.

The tighter the fit the better then?? I didn't know if you could use a sabot for a...
Forum: Black Powder
08-02-2017, 10:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,530
Posted By zmason1002

.458 bullet

I was looking on cabelas and I found a couple .458 bullets in the 350 grain range. The one I was looking at was a Hornady RN 350 grain .458 dia. for the 45-70 I found that MMP makes a sabot for the...
Forum: Black Powder
07-13-2017, 01:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 608
Posted By zmason1002

You got me on that one lol....I was all excited...

You got me on that one lol....I was all excited to read about it and then seen it was about a bird. :sad:
Forum: Black Powder
04-13-2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By zmason1002

5 and 7 year old shooting

hey, I'm thinking about getting my 5 year old daughter and 7 year old son behind the muzzleloader this summer. They haven't shot a gun before. I'm going to let them plink with the .22 first to get...
Forum: Black Powder
03-08-2017, 02:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,036
Posted By zmason1002

this year, on my knight I used a Nikon buck...

this year, on my knight I used a Nikon buck masters 4-12x40 then I put a Nikon slug hunter on it but I haven't shot it yet, I've had a Nikon prostaff on my .300 winmag and I've used that same scope...
Forum: Black Powder
02-23-2017, 01:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,795
Posted By zmason1002

I'll also try to remember to take a picture of...

I'll also try to remember to take a picture of the targets between a clean bore and a fouled bore.
Forum: Black Powder
02-23-2017, 01:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,795
Posted By zmason1002

Looks like I'm going to have to try different...

Looks like I'm going to have to try different ways.

Is a barrel considered fouled if you shoot a load or two and then swab afterwards? I've read some people suggest to shoot a fouling load and...
Forum: Black Powder
02-22-2017, 04:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,795
Posted By zmason1002

when you clean your rifle between shots do you...

when you clean your rifle between shots do you just swab the bore with a windex/wet patch or do you scrub it with a couple patches?

what about if you have to shoot again when you're hunting. I...
Forum: Black Powder
02-22-2017, 03:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,795
Posted By zmason1002

Sighting-in question

Hey, I'm fairly new to this and last year when I sighted in my Muzzleloader I sighted it in for a dirty barrel. Clean barrel was high and to the left, don't remember exactly how far off it was. ...
Forum: Black Powder
02-22-2017, 03:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,907
Posted By zmason1002

Same here, when I first started bow hunting I...

Same here, when I first started bow hunting I shot a little deer with a schwacker and it worked good. Then I tried Montec CS, horrible blood trail and didn't like the opening, switched to Rage...
Forum: Black Powder
01-26-2017, 03:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 679
Posted By zmason1002

Thanks guys. They still talk about that night...

Thanks guys. They still talk about that night lol. I haven't had a chance to upload any pictures yet. I need to do more shooting, I ended up putting a Nikon slughunter scope on it now so I need to...
Forum: Black Powder
01-04-2017, 07:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 679
Posted By zmason1002

Knight Mountaineer 2-4

Long post!

Took the Knight out for Shotgun season and for Late muzzleloader. During shotgun season I fired it at a doe, unsure of the distance and had a clean miss. I'm blaming it on me not...
Forum: Black Powder
12-21-2016, 01:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,231
Posted By zmason1002

I read that as MZ powder doesn't need to be...

I read that as MZ powder doesn't need to be cleaned between shots like 209.
Forum: Black Powder
11-15-2016, 04:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 430
Posted By zmason1002

I can tell you right now the TH stock is not for...

I can tell you right now the TH stock is not for everyone and me included lol. I even handled one in Scheels but had the trigger guard on. What I found out after buying one is that my finger\hand...
Forum: Black Powder
10-17-2016, 10:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 821
Posted By zmason1002

Just like a coyote in Iowa, people shoot on site...

Just like a coyote in Iowa, people shoot on site and don't plan to eat them. There is an open season on them also. I have no issues with him shooting a hog and leaving it. If its legal who cares.
09-19-2016, 05:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,816
Posted By zmason1002

Can someone delete this please?? I've decided to...

Can someone delete this please?? I've decided to hang on to it. Thanks
Forum: Black Powder
09-19-2016, 05:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 599
Posted By zmason1002

did you just call the knight number or do you...

did you just call the knight number or do you have a number for him, I've left a message with someone at Knight to get back with me about the sticking primers and never got a phone call back. I...
Forum: Black Powder
09-13-2016, 01:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,762
Posted By zmason1002

Thanks guys. I was planning on shooting last...

Thanks guys. I was planning on shooting last weekend but came down with a cold and it was windy. I'm hoping to get out Sunday and shoot a bit.
Forum: Black Powder
09-08-2016, 10:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,762
Posted By zmason1002

Thanks GM54!

Thanks GM54!
Forum: Black Powder
09-08-2016, 04:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,762
Posted By zmason1002

I forgot to say this is a .50 cal. Is the MMP-...

I forgot to say this is a .50 cal. Is the MMP- numbers a standard sabot labeling? I'm pretty new to actually trying to get an accurate muzzleloader. A couple years ago was the first year I got...
Forum: Black Powder
09-08-2016, 02:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,762
Posted By zmason1002

which bullet for whitetail

I've been reading and watching you guys on bullets. When I first bought my Mountaineer I bought some bullets and stuff but have only shot about 20 rnds using 3 different bullets. I bought a box of:...
Forum: Black Powder
08-26-2016, 03:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,128
Posted By zmason1002

I would like to try shooting a .500 once.

I would like to try shooting a .500 once.
Forum: Black Powder
08-26-2016, 01:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,128
Posted By zmason1002

I shot a 30-30 contender and thought that had...

I shot a 30-30 contender and thought that had about enough kick I could only imagine shooting a .300wm. I shoot that as a rifle and not sure I'd want to as a pistol lol.
08-24-2016, 03:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,816
Posted By zmason1002

Still for sale! shoot me a pm, and I will respond...

Still for sale! shoot me a pm, and I will respond faster that way since I will see it when I get on. Thanks Zach.
Forum: Black Powder
08-10-2016, 10:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,077
Posted By zmason1002

That makes sense. I wasn't thinking about...

That makes sense. I wasn't thinking about average weight. Thanks
Forum: Black Powder
08-10-2016, 05:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,077
Posted By zmason1002

Just wondering. how does it gain almost 4 grains...

Just wondering. how does it gain almost 4 grains of weight?? I would have thought it would have lost some.
08-07-2016, 04:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,816
Posted By zmason1002

Albia IA..

Albia IA..
08-07-2016, 02:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,816
Posted By zmason1002

Receiver end ...

Receiver end
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