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Forum: Black Powder
08-29-2022, 06:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 753
Posted By falcon

i won't be purchasing their expensive "quick...

i won't be purchasing their expensive "quick loader". In the past five years i've killed over 20 deer and several dozen wild hogs using muzzleloaders; only one animal required a second shot, a...
Forum: Black Powder
03-09-2022, 08:11 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,230
Posted By falcon

i've neglected this site for too long. i...

i've neglected this site for too long.

i killed this buck from a low stand at the base of a tree overlooking a trail on the last day, last hour and last minutes of the Oklahoma 2021 deer gun...
01-26-2022, 09:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,378
Posted By falcon

i have permission to hunt on a few ranches in...

i have permission to hunt on a few ranches in Oklahoma: But seldom hunt those places. It's much easier to hunt hogs on our deer lease which is located on a major stream. That section of the...
Forum: Black Powder
11-06-2021, 04:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,834
Posted By falcon

If i loaded the gun i will shoot it. If someone...

If i loaded the gun i will shoot it. If someone else loaded the gun, i'll down load it. Don't need the services of a so called "gunsmith".

Some of my muzzleloaders remain loaded for...
Forum: Black Powder
05-13-2021, 10:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 840
Posted By falcon

Congrats on the beautiful turkey

Congrats on the beautiful turkey
Forum: Black Powder
05-13-2021, 10:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,482
Posted By falcon

Congrats on the nice gobblers

Congrats on the nice gobblers
Forum: Black Powder
11-27-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 891
Posted By falcon

i know folks who use those bullets on deer and...

i know folks who use those bullets on deer and hogs, some like them. IMO: The B. O. R Lock bullet performs no better than bullets costing less than half the price. .
10-13-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,681
Posted By falcon

Congrats on the nice buck.

Congrats on the nice buck.
10-07-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,602
Posted By falcon

One reason is this: People are feeding wild hogs....

One reason is this: People are feeding wild hogs.

In many states running deer feeders is legal. Thousands of tons of corn pass through deer feeders in southern Oklahoma and Texas every year. Most...
09-20-2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,933
Posted By falcon

While elk hunting on Fort Sill in 2003 a friend...

While elk hunting on Fort Sill in 2003 a friend wounded a 250 pound boar. Hog was lying on the ground and i started to approach.. My friend yelled: :That hog will kill you". Hog jumped up...
03-10-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,378
Posted By falcon

Yep, you can hunt hogs in Texas. Just bring...

Yep, you can hunt hogs in Texas. Just bring loads of cash. :happy0001:
02-18-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,469
Posted By falcon

Today's Catch

This 200-225 pound boar was in a trap this morning:

https://i.imgur.com/6sEAEoQl.jpg
Forum: Black Powder
11-17-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,509
Posted By falcon

Great shot on the nice doe.

Great shot on the nice doe.
11-17-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,945
Posted By falcon

It works well with the tailgate down. Makes...

It works well with the tailgate down. Makes loading very easy too.
11-15-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,945
Posted By falcon

Buck With Patched Round Ball

During muzzleloader season friends wanted a deer for meat. Went and sat in a tree stand overlooking a game trail and a creek crossing. A young buck came along. i fired and the buck went down,...
Forum: Black Powder
04-06-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 509
Posted By falcon

Nothing else fits.

Nothing else fits.
Forum: Black Powder
02-17-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,401
Posted By falcon

There's a good chance the bore is trashed. A...

There's a good chance the bore is trashed. A rusted and pitted bore is not worth the effort. You end up with a pitted bore that rusts easily. Write it off to experience and inspect the next...
Forum: Black Powder
01-20-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 957
Posted By falcon

Yes, The hogs head was up when shot. Ball...

Yes,

The hogs head was up when shot. Ball entered the snout and exited behind the right ear.
Forum: Black Powder
01-16-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 957
Posted By falcon

Killed Boar With Patched Round Ball: Bang Flop

Range: 40 yards
Attitude: Facing
Rifle: TC New Englander .50 caliber
Bullet: Patched round ball
Powder: 80 grains of Black MZ
Cap: CCI #11

Got into the blind at about...
Forum: Black Powder
01-14-2019, 04:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 666
Posted By falcon

i've bought 8-10 barrels off ebay. Most were...

i've bought 8-10 barrels off ebay. Most were returned because the seller lied about their condition.
Forum: Black Powder
01-14-2019, 04:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 559
Posted By falcon

Thanks for the great report. Some good shooting...

Thanks for the great report. Some good shooting there.
Forum: Black Powder
01-01-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,065
Posted By falcon

My patch material is khaki drill cloth from Hobby...

My patch material is khaki drill cloth from Hobby Lobby.
Forum: Black Powder
12-17-2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 677
Posted By falcon

A friend deer hunts with the TC Cheap Shot lead...

A friend deer hunts with the TC Cheap Shot lead bullets and sabots. Bought two packages for him this morning on sale at Wal Mart . Cost was $6.00 for a package of 20.
...
12-14-2018, 05:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,902
Posted By falcon

Congrats on the two deer taken with conventional...

Congrats on the two deer taken with conventional muzzleloaders.
Forum: Black Powder
12-11-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,926
Posted By falcon

Yep, it's fashionable to badmouth the 250 grain...

Yep, it's fashionable to badmouth the 250 grain SST bullet. Some say it "pencils" though leaving no blood trail. Others claim it fragments.

i've killed scores of wild hogs and at least 40 deer...
Forum: Black Powder
11-25-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,596
Posted By falcon

Congrats on the young man. Good on Dad for...

Congrats on the young man. Good on Dad for taking him hunting.
Forum: Black Powder
11-12-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 938
Posted By falcon

Winchester has long manufactured their W209...

Winchester has long manufactured their W209 shotgun primer. The term is also generic for shotgun primers regardless of maker.
...
11-06-2018, 04:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 852
Posted By falcon

Congrats on the big pig.

Congrats on the big pig.
Forum: Black Powder
11-04-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,353
Posted By falcon

Congrats on the big Maryland buck.

Congrats on the big Maryland buck.
Forum: Black Powder
11-01-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 72,273
Posted By falcon

Holy thread resurrection Batman.

Holy thread resurrection Batman.
11-01-2018, 04:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,523
Posted By falcon

Semisane, thanks for the post on the doe.

Semisane, thanks for the post on the doe.
Forum: Black Powder
10-30-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 665
Posted By falcon

Thanks folks. i've killed dozens of large...

Thanks folks.

i've killed dozens of large boars and it's always a kick, especially with a muzzleloader and patched round ball. Wild hogs are an invasive species here. They are detrimental to...
10-30-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,717
Posted By falcon

i looked in the pile but found nothing. Ball...

i looked in the pile but found nothing. Ball may have come apart when bone was hit. There was an 1 1/2 inch hole inside the rib cage.
Forum: Black Powder
10-30-2018, 08:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 665
Posted By falcon

The End Of A Pesky Boar Hog

This big boar and other hogs were chasing deer off a game plot. Yesterday he got shot.

Attitude: Broadside
Distance: About 75 yards
Rifle: .50 caliber TC Encore
Scope: 4X Zeiss
Bullet: 250...
Forum: Black Powder
10-27-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 948
Posted By falcon

Fat Doe Bang Flop

Today is the first day of OK muzzle loading deer season. This morning i entered a low stand near a wheat field. Big doe came in and began to graze.

Attitude: Quartering to
Distance: About 80...
Forum: Black Powder
10-26-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 22
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Views: 1,634
Posted By falcon

Congrats on the nice buck.

Congrats on the nice buck.
10-25-2018, 07:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,717
Posted By falcon

Bang Flop With A .50 Patched Round Ball

Killed this spike buck Monday evening.

Distance: 35-40 yards
Attitude: Broadside
Gun: .50 TC New Englander rifle
Bullet: .490 round ball
Patch: ...
10-14-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,471
Posted By falcon

Somewhere in my junk there's a .30 caliber ammo...

Somewhere in my junk there's a .30 caliber ammo can that contains at least two "atomic frizzens". They are made of depleted uranium.
Forum: Black Powder
09-25-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,011
Posted By falcon

What toytruck said. 1. Trash the bore...

What toytruck said.

1. Trash the bore butter. Use a good oil instead.

2. Forget the soap and hot water routine.

3. Remove the nipple and clean the flame channel using a bristled pipe...
09-23-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 652
Posted By falcon

Shoot that hog!!

Shoot that hog!!
09-07-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 751
Posted By falcon

Caught Some Pigs

The soil at our lease was extremely dry and hard: Hogs were unable to root. At night dozens of hogs were coming to our feeders. On Tuesday i did some brush hog work. Took down the feeder,...
Forum: Black Powder
08-30-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 524
Posted By falcon

That is some really good shooting.

That is some really good shooting.
Forum: Black Powder
08-20-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,017
Posted By falcon

The 250 grain Shockwave has a hard yellow...

The 250 grain Shockwave has a hard yellow plastic tip. The 250 grain SST has a soft plastic tip. Sometimes they perform differently on deer and hogs.

The bonded Shockwave is a different...
07-29-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 877
Posted By falcon

Great shooting. Thanks for sharing.

Great shooting. Thanks for sharing.
07-26-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 419
Posted By falcon

Congrats on the boar. Good shot.

Congrats on the boar. Good shot.
07-26-2018, 07:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 594
Posted By falcon

Yep, got to have water: i carry four one gallon...

Yep, got to have water: i carry four one gallon jugs. Many of my hogs are taken late in late evening after they have wallowed: Sometimes take muddy hogs by the car wash prior skinning/field...
07-25-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 594
Posted By falcon

Yes. Bleed and field dress the hog and head home....

Yes. Bleed and field dress the hog and head home.

It is important to field dress the hog ASAP. Do not burst the bladder and contaminate the meat. Be careful not to cut the intestines or stomach.
...
06-25-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,045
Posted By falcon

Giant Forest Hog

This African hog is reclusive and can weigh 600 pounds.

http://www.msn.com/en-us/video/animals/watch-rare-footage-of-the-mysterious-giant-forest-hog/vi-AAz1Eaj
06-25-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,441
Posted By falcon

Some hog hunting outfits have spotty records. ...

Some hog hunting outfits have spotty records. i'm familiar with two that routinely ripped folks off. One is out of business. One OK hog hunting outfit formerly claimed he had 10,000 acres...
06-23-2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 788
Posted By falcon

Good shooting. Get those critters.

Good shooting. Get those critters.
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