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Forum: Black Powder
08-07-2020, 07:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 996
Posted By GoexBlackhorn

Goex FFF Want to try Swiss FF. I think I...

Goex FFF
Want to try Swiss FF. I think I finally found a local place about 50 miles away that sells Swiss.
Forum: Black Powder
06-29-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,222
Posted By GoexBlackhorn

Allant Blue pellets or White Hot pellets for me....

Allant Blue pellets or White Hot pellets for me. Use three pellet practice routines for longer distances. This stuff really leaves your barrel cleaner after several shots and I've yet to have a...
Forum: Black Powder
06-29-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,397
Posted By GoexBlackhorn

The Impact is very easy to zone-in (fiber-optics)...

The Impact is very easy to zone-in (fiber-optics) - it balances well and it's lightweight. You should be on-target using a 240 sabot and 100 grains.
06-23-2018, 06:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 662
Posted By GoexBlackhorn

Bronze once in a while, but nylon 90% of the...

Bronze once in a while, but nylon 90% of the time.
The cleaner is more important than the brush-type you use.
The patch material is more important than the lube on the patch material.

Hi Pete,...
Forum: Black Powder
05-13-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 659
Posted By GoexBlackhorn

After reading the title line, was expecting a...

After reading the title line, was expecting a test of a new monster-sized Powerbelt.

Due to the bullet length, I'd expect major keyholing at 100 yards, using more powder.... like 80gr BH in a...
Forum: Black Powder
04-06-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 459
Posted By GoexBlackhorn

A couple of Oldies-But-Goodies.:cool:

A couple of Oldies-But-Goodies.:cool:
Forum: Black Powder
03-31-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 561
Posted By GoexBlackhorn

No bore butter for me either. Been 20 years now...

No bore butter for me either. Been 20 years now and only had the shakes / withdrawls, for about six months.;)

FYI.... when filling the bottom cup with any semi-hard patch lubricant - for the...
Forum: Black Powder
03-30-2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 561
Posted By GoexBlackhorn

Your long and narrow (250/40) may need magnum...

Your long and narrow (250/40) may need magnum powder charges at 150+. If not, then keyholing might occur.

That was my experience when I ran PRBullet's 250/40 a few years ago, using 85gr GoexFFF. ...
Forum: Black Powder
03-18-2018, 06:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 865
Posted By GoexBlackhorn

What antivirus do you have BA? I've used...

What antivirus do you have BA?
I've used them-all over the years - free ones too! My surfing here is done via Dell desktop computer.

Just recently decided to try the new Windows 10 (default)...
Forum: Black Powder
03-12-2018, 08:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By GoexBlackhorn

Are you there to challenge SS?..... or to...

Are you there to challenge SS?..... or to harvest?

I have only (1) roundball sidelock remaining and it hardly ever sees daylight anymore.
Forum: Black Powder
03-10-2018, 03:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 533
Posted By GoexBlackhorn

Sorry Mike, but I find no fun in shooting 120gr...

Sorry Mike, but I find no fun in shooting 120gr 777 with a 270gr bullet.

I recall when the Knight Wolverine came off gun store racks quickly in the 90s. It was the best selling inline for a couple...
Forum: Black Powder
03-04-2018, 05:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,549
Posted By GoexBlackhorn

80-90gr of Blackhorn is the sweet-spot for...

80-90gr of Blackhorn is the sweet-spot for finding the optimum performance level of this SST bullet.

Every ML bullet on store shelves has it's own delivery sweet spot, even the roundballs I had...
Forum: Black Powder
03-04-2018, 05:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 416
Posted By GoexBlackhorn

Sounds expensive to rebuild in that manner. ...

Sounds expensive to rebuild in that manner.
It's much cheaper to buy a 50-pk bottle of Advil and a tub of Ben Gay and keep those in your Possibles Bag at the range with your White ML, when shooting...
Forum: Black Powder
03-04-2018, 05:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 379
Posted By GoexBlackhorn

That bullet is so short and lightweight. For my...

That bullet is so short and lightweight. For my possible 150 yard needs, I wonder about it's accuracy at longer distances.

In the 185gr department, I have stuck-solid with my PRBullet Precision QT...
Forum: Black Powder
03-03-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 545
Posted By GoexBlackhorn

If you fire those regularly with that powder...

If you fire those regularly with that powder volume, keep checking that barrel for bulges at the breech-area and wear heavy goggles to stop flying nipples..... maybe even warn the guy shooting next...
Forum: Black Powder
02-22-2018, 07:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,381
Posted By GoexBlackhorn

Judging by your first post elsewhere here, your...

Judging by your first post elsewhere here, your intentions are spam.
Forum: Black Powder
02-12-2018, 07:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,438
Posted By GoexBlackhorn

As long as my future tests reveal good ignition...

As long as my future tests reveal good ignition in subpar weather / humidity, I will add a third blue pellet, if my 150 yard paper target holes fall below expectations to my previous Goex.

My...
02-11-2018, 05:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,870
Posted By GoexBlackhorn

Pete (Muley) posted on another messageboard that...

Pete (Muley) posted on another messageboard that in Colorado, new regulations say the roundball must be 50-cal for deer and 54-cal for elk.
Forum: Black Powder
02-10-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,085
Posted By GoexBlackhorn

Nobody I know Steve, except custom builders. ...

Nobody I know Steve, except custom builders.
Shoot me a PM, if you know of anyone not named Jeff. I'd like to get 2-3 estimates on transforming a 1-28 twist to 1-66.
Forum: Black Powder
02-10-2018, 06:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,085
Posted By GoexBlackhorn

I have a Browning Bar gas-action short mag (300)...

I have a Browning Bar gas-action short mag (300) that's the cats meow.
Congrats on your new acquisition. But my 24/7-ailing right shoulder prefers the softer recoil version. :happy0001:
Forum: Black Powder
02-10-2018, 06:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 867
Posted By GoexBlackhorn

Newly acquired suntan in January (Miami Beach) is...

Newly acquired suntan in January (Miami Beach) is something this current, old Michigander-guy has trouble grasping.

I also have a hard time grasping what it's like to have the ability to shoot...
Forum: Black Powder
02-09-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,085
Posted By GoexBlackhorn

1-66 twist inline. Always wanted one and my piggy...

1-66 twist inline. Always wanted one and my piggy bank is almost full of quarters (about $300 there, plus another $180 I received at Christmas).
Just not sure if it will be a new T/C Mountaineer,...
Forum: Black Powder
02-09-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 867
Posted By GoexBlackhorn

St Paul?..... lots of white stuff in that region....

St Paul?..... lots of white stuff in that region.

Heading east from that St Paul parallel is near-where Cayugad lived in Wisconsin. I recall him saying there were snow depths sometimes, that...
Forum: Black Powder
02-09-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 867
Posted By GoexBlackhorn

Next week might see a return of the 30s for...

Next week might see a return of the 30s for highs.
That's going to feel good, but not good enough for range-work. Not even sure if the nearby state-operated DNR gun ranges are even open now. I have...
Forum: Black Powder
02-09-2018, 06:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 867
Posted By GoexBlackhorn

This Midwest winter......

...... absolutely terrible since around mid-late December.

Had Groundhog Day been delayed a week, they may not have found Phil to grade the remaining winter.:(

I have a new powder I want to...
Forum: Black Powder
02-02-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,438
Posted By GoexBlackhorn

Sorry! I changed my name here once. Never again! ...

Sorry! I changed my name here once. Never again!
Besides I have-yet to make a permanent-type switch to Alliant Mag powders. Had you read my prior posts, it's mentioned that I will test Black/Blue...
Forum: Black Powder
02-02-2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,438
Posted By GoexBlackhorn

My prior posts on why I quit T/7 and BH209 are...

My prior posts on why I quit T/7 and BH209 are here to research. Also at most-all of the ML messageboards on the Web-net.

I covered the T/7 and Blackhorn discontinuation thing many times already. ...
Forum: Black Powder
02-01-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,438
Posted By GoexBlackhorn

I feel T7 and Bh209 are poor performers and I've...

I feel T7 and Bh209 are poor performers and I've listed several reasons why, numerous times on various boards.

There's more to grading a powder than highest bullet speed. I'm seeing really quick...
Forum: Black Powder
01-31-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,438
Posted By GoexBlackhorn

Email arrived finally, Here's what they said...

Email arrived finally, Here's what they said about Black Mag MZ discontinuation.

Joseph,
I have not been informed that it is being dropped.
What I have been told is that there has been large...
01-28-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,870
Posted By GoexBlackhorn

Sabot garbage flies further and more accurately...

Sabot garbage flies further and more accurately than patched garbage.

I use both. Even having thoughts about about buying a new T/C Impact and converting the barrel to 1:66 twist. But I suspect...
Forum: Black Powder
01-27-2018, 06:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,438
Posted By GoexBlackhorn

I just sent Alliant an email for verification....

I just sent Alliant an email for verification. Supposedly, the Blue MZ pellets by Alliant are NOT discontinued.

I just switched to Blue MZ pellets in December.... for a 2018 trial/testing period....
01-07-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 498
Posted By GoexBlackhorn

Goex is $29.99 at Bass Pro Shop.

Goex is $29.99 at Bass Pro Shop.
01-03-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 915
Posted By GoexBlackhorn

Agree wholeheartedly! If both of them are...

Agree wholeheartedly!
If both of them are telling the truth about shots fired, I would get that deal done pronto, before the Lyman owner changes his mind. But check that Lyman over very closely....
01-02-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,809
Posted By GoexBlackhorn

Nobody I know likes extreme temps. Heck, I...

Nobody I know likes extreme temps.
Heck, I can't stand summer temps above 90 anymore.
Forum: Black Powder
12-31-2017, 06:52 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,656
Posted By GoexBlackhorn

110gr Blackhorn is generally asking for blowback...

110gr Blackhorn is generally asking for blowback and Knight might say the same thing.

At a nearby childrens hunt this winter and last winter, more than one kid around 12-13 years-old was getting...
Forum: Black Powder
12-31-2017, 06:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,439
Posted By GoexBlackhorn

Agree.... my habit also. First bullet I bought...

Agree.... my habit also. First bullet I bought for my Knight Vision was Hornady PA Conicals. You get a-lot in the box - they are cheap and a full-bore conical. Works to smooth things out better than...
Forum: Black Powder
12-29-2017, 06:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 723
Posted By GoexBlackhorn

I hunted on very busy state land a couple decades...

I hunted on very busy state land a couple decades ago. Had to get to my very nice blind by 5:45AM on Opening Day to keep visitors out of it.

I fell asleep before day-light one time and when I...
Forum: Black Powder
12-28-2017, 08:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 723
Posted By GoexBlackhorn

Always carry your 9mm, 40, 10mm or 45acp with you...

Always carry your 9mm, 40, 10mm or 45acp with you and your single-shot muzzleloader.

I always thought bears go into hibernation by PA's late ML season and even Michigan's December ML hunt dates....
Forum: Black Powder
12-26-2017, 08:10 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,656
Posted By GoexBlackhorn

A bore brushed, soapy water bucket-bath should...

A bore brushed, soapy water bucket-bath should remove all traces of bore butter. Doing the same bathing procedure with a ramrod jag, instead of a bore brush, will not be as effective in removal.
...
Forum: Black Powder
12-26-2017, 08:19 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,656
Posted By GoexBlackhorn

I'm surprised Knight Inc didn't refuse to work on...

I'm surprised Knight Inc didn't refuse to work on your gun, once they saw that aftermarket trigger on it. Some manufacturers would have taken one look at your gun and returned it to you, minus any...
Forum: Black Powder
12-26-2017, 08:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,449
Posted By GoexBlackhorn

I rarely use my scope and because we hunt in...

I rarely use my scope and because we hunt in non-man-made blinds, we often need a very quick, off-hand or free-style type shot.


I try to get 2" at 50 and 4-5" at 100 yard groups without a scope...
Forum: Black Powder
12-22-2017, 03:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,656
Posted By GoexBlackhorn

The barrel on my Knight Vision is a-bit...

The barrel on my Knight Vision is a-bit undersized. Have a hard time cleaning the bore with patch and bore brush. Tight as can be.

Other than that, I'm very happy with Knight. Thanks for the...
Forum: Black Powder
12-19-2017, 03:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,524
Posted By GoexBlackhorn

Yep, switch to the Harvester Crushed Rib sabots.

Yep, switch to the Harvester Crushed Rib sabots.
12-16-2017, 04:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,739
Posted By GoexBlackhorn

I haven't seen a sidelock user in the hunting...

I haven't seen a sidelock user in the hunting woods for 3-4 years now. I've kept only one for wall display. The rest I sold 2-3 years ago.

Inlines are so much tougher - so much more dependable and...
Forum: Black Powder
12-07-2017, 08:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,988
Posted By GoexBlackhorn

Barrel water baths are fine, even though I don't...

Barrel water baths are fine, even though I don't clean my bores in that manner. Just be sure none of the splashing water is getting under your front and rear sights, plus under the scope mount. If...
Forum: Black Powder
11-19-2017, 06:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,478
Posted By GoexBlackhorn

Use 70-90gr of powder (volume) with Powerbelts...

Use 70-90gr of powder (volume) with Powerbelts and in my opinion, the only good Powerbelts are the Platinums and Aerolites. To cut off gases escaping, I always fill the hollow bullet-base bottom cup...
Forum: Black Powder
11-19-2017, 05:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 416
Posted By GoexBlackhorn

No 100% complete burn is somewhat normal. Also,...

No 100% complete burn is somewhat normal. Also, Blackhorn likes when the powder is compacted / compressed tightly. I really lean on the ramrod when loading the bullet using Blackhorn powder. I have...
11-12-2017, 04:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,649
Posted By GoexBlackhorn

Refrain from using Blackhorn with your T/C XR....

Refrain from using Blackhorn with your T/C XR. Some day one of your buddies may regret not listening to your advice / fore-warning.
10-21-2017, 06:27 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,901
Posted By GoexBlackhorn

That man was 100% upmost-kind with me, covering...

That man was 100% upmost-kind with me, covering almost 15 years now
He seemed to have the highest respect from all posters - on any muzzleloader forum where his name registered. He never 'looked...
Forum: Black Powder
06-01-2017, 07:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,310
Posted By GoexBlackhorn

Since most here use 100-120gr of Blackhorn, I'd...

Since most here use 100-120gr of Blackhorn, I'd like to see how this bullet expands (or doesn"t) using real-world powder charges, not a 12 year-old's powder charge of 50gr. Even 80-90gr would be...
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