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Forum: Religion
11-25-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,262
Posted By grizzly 2

"The desires of our heart"; are they for the...

"The desires of our heart"; are they for the things of this world or are they spiritual and a desire for the things and ways of the Kingdom of God? After I read from Galatians 5 and especially verses...
Forum: Religion
11-15-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,262
Posted By grizzly 2

This is a message from 2013 that I had stored in...

This is a message from 2013 that I had stored in my favorites years ago. I decided to listen to it again as I ate breakfast this morning. In this message on overcoming the flesh, Loren Larson clearly...
Forum: Religion
11-08-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,173
Posted By grizzly 2

Chuck 7, The only reason I'm posting here is...

Chuck 7, The only reason I'm posting here is because I'm experiencing the same thing you are on another forum. A year or two ago a popular trad archery forum I loved dropped both the pol and...
Forum: Black Powder
12-12-2011, 03:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,498
Posted By grizzly 2

Jim, I think that tight breech plug is your...

Jim, I think that tight breech plug is your powder and not the rifle. Years ago when I used T7, I would always give the breech plug a twist or two just to break up that crud ring that forms,...
Forum: Black Powder
11-10-2011, 09:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,118
Posted By grizzly 2

I finally found a load my Knight .50 Elite loves,...

I finally found a load my Knight .50 Elite loves, the Knight red hots, which are the Barnes 250 gr large hollow points in the all coppper bullet with their orange sabot which loads nicely. Especially...
Forum: Black Powder
04-20-2011, 02:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,653
Posted By grizzly 2

When you shoot off hand, and at different ranges,...

When you shoot off hand, and at different ranges, which rifle was more accurate for you, the Omega or TC? I'm thinking the TC because of the way they just hang so steady. Oh, I forgot the Omega was...
Forum: Black Powder
04-14-2011, 09:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,561
Posted By grizzly 2

Why did Knight

Why did Knight float the barrel on the Elite, get rave reviews with it, and then drop the design? Anyone ever hear the inside story?
Forum: Black Powder
04-14-2011, 07:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,066
Posted By grizzly 2

This is sort of an odd question as most of us...

This is sort of an odd question as most of us want to take the most accurate shot possible, so we take whatever rest or support is available, so...we really dont have alot to draw from.

The...
Forum: Black Powder
04-09-2011, 04:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 798
Posted By grizzly 2

Sounds like great training. Used to...

Sounds like great training.

Used to attend a buffalo shoot. It was all the steel siloutte targets, all set at 200 yards, plus a big steel buffalo. You had to shoot a rimmed cartridge to...
Forum: Black Powder
04-07-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,025
Posted By grizzly 2

I like that!

I like that!
Forum: Black Powder
04-07-2011, 08:20 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 13,972
Posted By grizzly 2

Whew, this was sure difficult without a magic...

Whew, this was sure difficult without a magic goblet. Coffee and soda didnt help much, but the pain pills did take the edge off somewhat.

This site has a really nice group with a great deal of...
Forum: Black Powder
04-06-2011, 09:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,597
Posted By grizzly 2

Deer are actually getting alot smarter. When you...

Deer are actually getting alot smarter. When you see the herd blow out of the field, it's really because the hunter was using a plain black stock and one of the deer yelled, snorted, whatever, ...
Forum: Black Powder
03-31-2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,813
Posted By grizzly 2

To make this fair, you really need an accurized...

To make this fair, you really need an accurized Knight. Then there is the matter of sights. What if one is using a large fiber obtic front sight and the other has a fine metal front sight? Plus...
Forum: Black Powder
03-29-2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,569
Posted By grizzly 2

Once you've shot this a bit, you have to have...

Once you've shot this a bit, you have to have someone snap a few pictures of it in full recoil shooting offhand. I think we all want to know what she does. That 4" will probably help alot. Just...
03-29-2011, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 10,335
Posted By grizzly 2

Couple years ago, I had to switch from recurves...

Couple years ago, I had to switch from recurves to a compound due to arthitus in the fingers. I tried alot of bows and settled on a used mathews Switchback XT. It was a hit around 2005,6 &7. Had a...
Forum: Black Powder
03-29-2011, 08:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,569
Posted By grizzly 2

Before I mounted a scope on this rifle, I think...

Before I mounted a scope on this rifle, I think I'd load it with whatever load you are hoping it shoots well and see what the recoil feels like. Not an expert here, just think I remember some large...
Forum: Black Powder
03-26-2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,031
Posted By grizzly 2

Are those TC hollow rods any larger in diameter...

Are those TC hollow rods any larger in diameter than the skinny Knight rods? If they are, they might stay put a little better.

The only reason I was thinking solid was because I didnt switch in...
Forum: Black Powder
03-25-2011, 09:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,031
Posted By grizzly 2

Do the Delrin rods flex alot when loading a tight...

Do the Delrin rods flex alot when loading a tight bullet/sabot? I'm leaning towards solid alum myself.
Forum: Black Powder
03-21-2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,639
Posted By grizzly 2

Thanks, I see that now. So, does Hoppes #9 Kill...

Thanks, I see that now. So, does Hoppes #9 Kill weeds in the garden? lol...Maybe I'll just put it on the shelf with Grandpa's old paper 12 guage slugs and buckshot, and some of the old powder tins...
Forum: Black Powder
03-21-2011, 07:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,639
Posted By grizzly 2

I have a few cans of BC gun scrubber. Do they...

I have a few cans of BC gun scrubber. Do they also make bore scrubber?
Forum: Black Powder
03-21-2011, 06:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,639
Posted By grizzly 2

Thanks for all the advise. Have to stock up on a...

Thanks for all the advise. Have to stock up on a few new supplies now. You know I think I have a can of super lube that has teflon in it and it may have found it's way into the bore once if I...
Forum: Black Powder
03-21-2011, 12:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,639
Posted By grizzly 2

Broke my Knight ram rod

The 1st few years with the .50 Elite were great. I was using t7 and all lead ssb 285's. Deer where going down mostly where they stood at ranges out to about 185. One swab was no problem with the easy...
Forum: Black Powder
03-20-2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,268
Posted By grizzly 2

What range was your jug at? Have you recovered...

What range was your jug at? Have you recovered many of these PT's? I would assume that like most all lead bullets, they'd flatten out pretty good. I hunted with Buffallo SSB 285gr spitzers for a...
Forum: Black Powder
03-15-2011, 08:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,382
Posted By grizzly 2

Those cleaning brushes can be found at...

Those cleaning brushes can be found at www.proshotproducts.com (http://www.proshotproducts.com) It's a locally owned company in central Illinois that has quite a following here.
Forum: Black Powder
03-07-2011, 06:19 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,500
Posted By grizzly 2

Gm54-120 All new Knights? When did this...

Gm54-120 All new Knights? When did this start? I hadnt heard this.
Forum: Black Powder
03-06-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 631
Posted By grizzly 2

I've got one, Sabotloader, and not to worry, it...

I've got one, Sabotloader, and not to worry, it holds 6 primers. I'll probably need all 6 too. Havent practiced yet, but I did notice they do slide in nicely, just have to develop a technique as...
Forum: Black Powder
03-06-2011, 03:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 631
Posted By grizzly 2

Repriming the Lehigh Conversion

Just got my conversion a week or so ago. Really had to clean the corners of my bolt for it to fit, but once I did it fit fine. Beautiful craftsmanship.

I cant help but wonder how I will put...
02-13-2011, 10:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,695
Posted By grizzly 2

If I remember right, back when we shot alot of...

If I remember right, back when we shot alot of bowling pin matches, I liked a friends 5.5 redhawk better than my 7.5 Redhawk. I think it felt better during rapid fire. I wonder how the even shorter...
02-13-2011, 09:42 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,140
Posted By grizzly 2

This is over a year old, SO WHAT DID YOU BUY???? ...

This is over a year old, SO WHAT DID YOU BUY???? lol.

Since he's shooting from blinds and treestands, I'd guess it's a smaller, private piece of land, so he's not walking a great distance. Fast...
02-13-2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 11,447
Posted By grizzly 2

Farmland, Ind, arent you close to Cloverdale? I...

Farmland, Ind, arent you close to Cloverdale? I think the weekend before Fathers Day, they have a huge traditional gathering there with more bows to shoot than your fingers can stand. Everything...
Forum: Black Powder
02-08-2011, 09:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,056
Posted By grizzly 2

I wonder if this is what happens to the heart...

I wonder if this is what happens to the heart when we see it turned to a jelly like substance. The mz does it alot, I'm trying to remember how the shotguns did. I think the newer, faster sabot...
Forum: Black Powder
02-08-2011, 09:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,263
Posted By grizzly 2

I know, it's tempting. BUT, I hunt in Pike County...

I know, it's tempting. BUT, I hunt in Pike County Illinois, and it gets looked over pretty closely since it gets hunted so hard. I decided years ago after a sting was performed in the town I hunt...
Forum: Black Powder
02-08-2011, 09:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 41,725
Posted By grizzly 2

I had a .50 Hawken given to me because no one...

I had a .50 Hawken given to me because no one could get any accuracy out of it. I found the Buffalo Bullets, ball-ette, a swaged lead bullet a little heavier than a ball, but with flat sides, to be...
Forum: Black Powder
02-08-2011, 08:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,263
Posted By grizzly 2

Illinois mz has a .44 cal projectile restriction,...

Illinois mz has a .44 cal projectile restriction, so unfortunately we cant use the .40's. My first season with a mz, I was using a borrowed Renegade and was using a 185 gr xtp .44 in a green sabot,...
Forum: Black Powder
02-06-2011, 05:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 41,725
Posted By grizzly 2

Never thought of the consistancy that band aid...

Never thought of the consistancy that band aid trick might help. Might have to try that one, thanks.

I would have to side with the Renegade for comfort with heavy conicals. The curved metal but...
Forum: Black Powder
02-04-2011, 10:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,189
Posted By grizzly 2

Now "that" belongs in a magazine article. ...

Now "that" belongs in a magazine article. Something "really useful" for a change???
Forum: Reloading
02-04-2011, 10:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,003
Posted By grizzly 2

I know what you mean, the spitzers do look alot...

I know what you mean, the spitzers do look alot better. That's right, I forgot it was a hollowpoint. Never did use it because Illinois wont allow the 30-30 for deer in pistol or rifle . ...
Forum: Reloading
02-02-2011, 09:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,003
Posted By grizzly 2

How far do you plan to shoot deer from. ...

How far do you plan to shoot deer from. Sometimes we get too wrapped up in the minute details, I know I can. That flat nose bullet sierra is rec, may be alot better in the long run for bringing...
02-02-2011, 09:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,797
Posted By grizzly 2

What LBR said. Good advice. Also, 40 to 45 pounds...

What LBR said. Good advice. Also, 40 to 45 pounds is more than enough to start with. Get too much weight and you will have difficulty learning your form. You want to be able to control the bow. I've...
02-02-2011, 08:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,846
Posted By grizzly 2

An honest question. An honest answer would be...

An honest question. An honest answer would be the majority dont use releases. I would guess your Grandfather didnt either. At the height of the recurve, about the time of the compound, some recurve...
Forum: Black Powder
02-02-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,386
Posted By grizzly 2

Sabotloader, I wasnt too worried about unopened...

Sabotloader, I wasnt too worried about unopened cans, but Knight kept warning about using old opened cans from the prior season. Being a cheapskate, I thought bh209 would be a better idea just...
Forum: Black Powder
02-01-2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,386
Posted By grizzly 2

If t7 had a longer shelf life, I would never have...

If t7 had a longer shelf life, I would never have tried BH209. I never minded a quick swab between shots and never felt like I had a crud ring problem. I noticed a nice performance jump when I tried...
Forum: Black Powder
01-22-2011, 07:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,971
Posted By grizzly 2

Many Years ago I shot sabots in a .50 Hawken. ...

Many Years ago I shot sabots in a .50 Hawken. With iron sights I felt my max range was 145 yards. It shot very well. It was in the early years of sabots and I used the sabots that came with the...
Forum: Black Powder
01-21-2011, 11:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 784
Posted By grizzly 2

Lehigh Breech Plug

My timing is terrible. About when I was ready to order the 1st run, they stopped it. I just decided to oreder one of the 2nd versions and their website says out of stock. Anyone know of a way for...
Forum: Black Powder
12-25-2010, 03:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,389
Posted By grizzly 2

I was shouldering a few, while thinking about one...

I was shouldering a few, while thinking about one for a grandson. I noticed one with the front sight's fiber optic being red with two green sights for the rear. This struck me as really odd, since...
Forum: Black Powder
12-09-2010, 05:42 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,814
Posted By grizzly 2

thanks Sabotloader, I'll find and try some this...

thanks Sabotloader, I'll find and try some this spring..
Forum: Black Powder
12-09-2010, 12:07 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,814
Posted By grizzly 2

My .50 Knight Elite used all lead Buffalo SSB 285...

My .50 Knight Elite used all lead Buffalo SSB 285 gr bullets, probably pushed way too fast, for a few years until my supply ran too low. I would say the majority of deer dropped in their tacks. Many...
Forum: Black Powder
12-07-2010, 01:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,682
Posted By grizzly 2

When the freezer is empty, I don't cut the deer...

When the freezer is empty, I don't cut the deer much slack. When the pressure is off, I can enjoy the hunting more and am more likely to pass certain situations. I've never lived where baiting was...
Forum: Black Powder
12-05-2010, 01:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 769
Posted By grizzly 2

I'm no metallurgist, but I'm seeing alot more...

I'm no metallurgist, but I'm seeing alot more rust on the undercarriage of new vehicles with parts imported and I'm suspecting they are leaving out some additives in the steel that used to be there. ...
Forum: Black Powder
11-17-2010, 03:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,198
Posted By grizzly 2

bh 209 seems to require a snug fit to ignite...

bh 209 seems to require a snug fit to ignite properly. I found that some traditions spitzers in an easy load sabot in my Knight lost alot of pressure and velocity and hit low on the target. Have...
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