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Forum: Black Powder
Yesterday, 02:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 59
Posted By bronko22000

Early ML season

Well the PA early muzzleloader season has come and gone. I gave the Knight disc extreme the nod all season but we didn't see hide nor hair of a deer. Don't know if I would have shot anyway as I had...
Forum: Guns
Yesterday, 10:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 128
Posted By bronko22000

That's a keeper Jake. Don't think they made many...

That's a keeper Jake. Don't think they made many in 300 Savage. A lot in .308. The 760s are pretty good shooters once you can get used to the triggers. My friend has 2 that are really accurate.
10-21-2021, 06:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 594
Posted By bronko22000

Well for about 45 or 50 years I was always up...

Well for about 45 or 50 years I was always up early and hunted everything that was in season. In my early years I would go with my uncles and grandfather sadly they're all gone now but I do have a...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-16-2021, 03:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 132
Posted By bronko22000

You and your buddy set up on the downwind edge of...

You and your buddy set up on the downwind edge of a field where they are feeding at night and have a good 12 V battery and a strong spotlight. Have your AR-15 or AR-10 rigged up with a real good...
Forum: Black Powder
10-14-2021, 04:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 678
Posted By bronko22000

Yea it is but someone on here said APP may be...

Yea it is but someone on here said APP may be making something very similar.
Forum: Guns
10-14-2021, 04:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 296
Posted By bronko22000

Well Mike BEFORE even buying a firearm of any...

Well Mike BEFORE even buying a firearm of any sort I strongly recommend getting a firearms safety course. Most states have classes for hunter education that are sponsored by the state game/wildlife...
Forum: Reloading
10-12-2021, 06:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 346
Posted By bronko22000

Sweet I'd listen to Nomercy. He taught me the...

Sweet I'd listen to Nomercy. He taught me the "ways of the force" if you will. Loading up some bullets with different charges, powders, bullets doesn't tell you much except that you shot a good...
Forum: Guns
10-11-2021, 07:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 189
Posted By bronko22000

For hogs. That's easy. A 350 legend. Will work...

For hogs. That's easy. A 350 legend. Will work for his lower and is equal to the 35 rem with less recoil
10-11-2021, 10:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 415
Posted By bronko22000

Thanks for all the info. Appreciate it. I'm...

Thanks for all the info. Appreciate it. I'm guessing there are a few other variables that come into play too such as barrel length even bullet neck tension which can play into things at longer...
10-10-2021, 07:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 415
Posted By bronko22000

my elevation here is between 1300 and 2000 ft....

my elevation here is between 1300 and 2000 ft. Not sure what DA means and definitely don't know what a-day is!? My BC according to Hornady is .625 and my MV is 2640
10-10-2021, 03:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 415
Posted By bronko22000

No RR not yet. Like I said I won't take this as...

No RR not yet. Like I said I won't take this as gospel. But it will likely get me in the ball park and I can tweak it to match my load exactly.
Forum: Guns
10-09-2021, 02:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 404
Posted By bronko22000

I'd say for what your planning on using it for...

I'd say for what your planning on using it for either will suit your needs. Those that shoot competitively really do need to pay the extra $$ if their going to win. The difference between 1/4 MOA...
10-09-2021, 01:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 415
Posted By bronko22000

That can't be right!

Or so I thought. I made up a dope sheet for my 6.5 CM with 143 gr Hornady ELD-X bullets with a MV of 2640. I printed it out and at 700 yards it said to come up 18.5 MOA -NO WAY! Then I looked at the...
Forum: Black Powder
10-09-2021, 10:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 678
Posted By bronko22000

Still way too salty for me friend. I'll stick...

Still way too salty for me friend. I'll stick to my XTPs and Barnes bullets. The dead deer won't know the difference and these bullets are plenty accurate enough for all my hunting. I don't plan...
Forum: Black Powder
10-08-2021, 05:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 678
Posted By bronko22000

Wow Barnes...I just checked on those Arrowhead...

Wow Barnes...I just checked on those Arrowhead bullets. For my use I just cannot justify paying over $2 for a bullet. Probably if I was shooting competitively that would be different.
Forum: Black Powder
10-07-2021, 06:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 678
Posted By bronko22000

Barnes I've been really trying to like BH209. My...

Barnes I've been really trying to like BH209. My Knight and Rem and CVA all have BH209 compatible BPs. I've tried different bullets, sabots, charges, compression and primers but just can't get it to...
Forum: Black Powder
10-06-2021, 01:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 678
Posted By bronko22000

That's perfectly fine GM and I won't argue the...

That's perfectly fine GM and I won't argue the point but I am reporting what I experienced and I'm not concerned about what any others use or think. I know what works for me and that's what I'll use....
Forum: Guns
10-04-2021, 03:43 PM
Replies: 0
Wtb
Views: 114
Posted By bronko22000

Wtb

Looking for a T/C Encore or even just an Encore frame. I don't particularly care if its SS or blued as long as it is in good condition and fully functional. Don't even need a stock just the frame...
10-04-2021, 03:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 302
Posted By bronko22000

Wow...that can get costly! I think I'll just...

Wow...that can get costly! I think I'll just stick to plinking on my own range. I finally found an area where I can get some distance. Its on a power line with a gradual uphill slope. I can get...
Forum: Black Powder
10-04-2021, 03:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 678
Posted By bronko22000

Some Observations

Over the past couple months I've been shooting some new muzzys and my CVA Accura V2 which I swapped out a scope. The newer ones were a new to me Rem 700ML and a new Knight Disc Extreme. And I had a...
10-04-2021, 06:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 302
Posted By bronko22000

Wow you have a whole bunch of $$ just tied up in...

Wow you have a whole bunch of $$ just tied up in gear! Not that its a bad thing. And IMO if you're going to do something you should do it right. And if it takes extra stuff to do it and you can...
Forum: Northeast
10-01-2021, 05:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 779
Posted By bronko22000

Here in my neck of the woods the acorns are...

Here in my neck of the woods the acorns are dropping like crazy. Especially the chestnut oaks. Wild grapes are just starting to turn ripe.
Forum: Black Powder
10-01-2021, 05:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 240
Posted By bronko22000

Super Ron...Congratulations

Super Ron...Congratulations
Forum: Black Powder
10-01-2021, 05:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By bronko22000

That's pretty much what I do. I picked up a whole...

That's pretty much what I do. I picked up a whole set of brushes like that at Harbor Freight.
Forum: Black Powder
09-30-2021, 04:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By bronko22000

Cleaning breech area

Ok how do you guys clean out the threads in the breech? I've been using a soft brush dipped in Baristol to brush out the threads then put a patch on it and wipe it dry.
let me know what you all do...
Forum: Black Powder
09-30-2021, 04:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 219
Posted By bronko22000

Yep thats what I'm going to do. Accuracy with a...

Yep thats what I'm going to do. Accuracy with a semi-clean or slightly fouled bore is really good.
i had lappedthis bore with J-B Compound when I first got it and its amazing how easy it is to...
Forum: Black Powder
09-30-2021, 07:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 219
Posted By bronko22000

Found load for Knight Disc Ext.

I was getting a bit frustrated with my Knight Disc Extreme. I couldn't get it to shoot very well. At least not what I'm used to shooting. Well that all changed today. I took to the range with 250 gr...
Forum: Reloading
09-29-2021, 04:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,279
Posted By bronko22000

You obviously don't have any experience with BTs...

You obviously don't have any experience with BTs or you wouldn't make such profound statements. My 270 Win with 130 BTs have killed a lot of deer both mulies and whitetail) and antelope and all but...
09-29-2021, 04:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 415
Posted By bronko22000

The difference is in the configuration of the...

The difference is in the configuration of the receiver which makes it feel awkward to me.
09-29-2021, 04:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 377
Posted By bronko22000

I'm sure anything hit with it wouldn't know the...

I'm sure anything hit with it wouldn't know the difference between the 35 Rem and the 350. As you know I got the Axis in it and that thing shoot great too. I didn't want the Accutrigger and got the...
Forum: Reloading
09-29-2021, 01:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,279
Posted By bronko22000

Mr Kenstix first off you continue to reopen...

Mr Kenstix first off you continue to reopen threads that are many years old and you appear to be one who loves to antagonize and you do not accept the experience with Nosler BTs from those who have...
09-29-2021, 11:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By bronko22000

RR thanks for the tip but it took me 6 months to...

RR thanks for the tip but it took me 6 months to develop this load for this rifle. It pretty much shoots 1/2 MOA all day long. This group was .625" C-C and that was with a bit of a crosswind. With...
Forum: Black Powder
09-28-2021, 04:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 681
Posted By bronko22000

Geez RR I never saw you getting so pissy. Talk...

Geez RR I never saw you getting so pissy. Talk about being thin skinned. Bore butter is OK but there are so many more and better lubricants out there today. To apply BB to a sabot is not a fix and...
Forum: Hunting Gear
09-28-2021, 07:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 141
Posted By bronko22000

123 gr 6.5 bullets

Just tossing this out there but I purchased 2 boxes of Winchester 60 round boxes of 6.5 CM ammo. These are 125 gr. After shooting some I found my rifle doesn't like them so I plan on pulling the...
Forum: Black Powder
09-28-2021, 07:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 681
Posted By bronko22000

RR you are knowledgeable about centerfire...

RR you are knowledgeable about centerfire firearms but apparently you may need a bit more education on modern muzzleloaders. I did not see anyone saying that oil is not absorbed into the steel. ...
Forum: Guns
09-27-2021, 03:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By bronko22000

Is this your first rifle or have you been...

Is this your first rifle or have you been shooting a while. More info and if you need any advice. Welcome
Forum: Black Powder
09-26-2021, 10:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 681
Posted By bronko22000

RR I used bore butter for years too until I saw...

RR I used bore butter for years too until I saw the light. Seasoning the bore a myth. Its not a cast iron fry pan! All bore Butter will do is set in the bore and allow the fouling to adhere to it...
09-25-2021, 03:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 294
Posted By bronko22000

Heck yeah...Like Oldtimr said us old fogies used...

Heck yeah...Like Oldtimr said us old fogies used recurves and long bows because that's all there was. I have to laugh when I hear these bow manufacturers boast of 300+ fps! Heck back in our day if...
09-24-2021, 03:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By bronko22000

Hey you did this didn't you? We got to talk...

Hey you did this didn't you? We got to talk about it for next year
09-24-2021, 02:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By bronko22000

I'm not complaining about this group. Not at...

I'm not complaining about this group. Not at .625" C-C. I'm sure it could have been tightened up with the 32x scope but the 4-12x is more suited as a hunting scope. And registering on Midway USA I...
Forum: Gunsmithing
09-24-2021, 02:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 429
Posted By bronko22000

Yeah but my jam up included the jag and the...

Yeah but my jam up included the jag and the ramrod.!!
09-24-2021, 07:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By bronko22000

Bergara B-14 HMR

Rifle Bergara B-14 HMR 6.5 Creedmoor. Load 42.4 gr of H4350, Hornady 143 gr ELDX, CCI 200 primer. Last week I had a patch stuck in my bore and had to take the rifle to the gunsmith to get it out. He...
Forum: Black Powder
09-23-2021, 11:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 681
Posted By bronko22000

What I suspect is that you have a tight bore...

What I suspect is that you have a tight bore which is not uncommon. What makes your follow up loads difficult is the fouling buildup in the bore. This could be due to old pellets as GM-54 said or...
Forum: Gunsmithing
09-22-2021, 01:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 429
Posted By bronko22000

Actually Nomercy I was thinking of getting two...

Actually Nomercy I was thinking of getting two 36" rods and cutting 12" off of one. Then I would have lengths of 12", 24" and 36" which I could switch out depending on the length needed and still...
Forum: Gunsmithing
09-21-2021, 01:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 429
Posted By bronko22000

This is the first time this ever happened to me....

This is the first time this ever happened to me. I was always able to get a tight patch out. I'm going to look around for a 1/4" solid brass rod about 3' long. Cut 12" off and have a 1' and a 2'...
Forum: Gunsmithing
09-21-2021, 06:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 429
Posted By bronko22000

I messed up

I had my Bergara B-14 HMR out the other day to dust out the bore. Shooting steel out to 300 yards was a piece of cake. I'm still trying to find a place to shoot out to 600 or 800 yards with it. ...
Forum: Northeast
09-19-2021, 04:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 779
Posted By bronko22000

Man acorns are all over right now. Should be a...

Man acorns are all over right now. Should be a good mast crop for putting on the winter fat.
Forum: Black Powder
09-19-2021, 04:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 226
Posted By bronko22000

He'll be using my Encore Pro Hunter .45 cal. Load...

He'll be using my Encore Pro Hunter .45 cal. Load is 80 gr of Goex FFFg under a Hornady 200 gr 10mm XTP in a blue Harvester CR sabot. Really accurate and a proven deer killer.
Forum: Black Powder
09-19-2021, 09:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 226
Posted By bronko22000

Glad you had a good outing friend. I'll be...

Glad you had a good outing friend. I'll be taking my grandson out during the early ML season. It is an anterless only season and he got a tag this year. This is his first time hunting with a ML.
Forum: Reloading
09-18-2021, 02:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,279
Posted By bronko22000

Well guys it looks like we got another "expert"...

Well guys it looks like we got another "expert" in the forum!
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