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Forum: Black Powder
09-30-2009, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,265
Posted By SHills

I will have to scan the target @ work. My current...

I will have to scan the target @ work. My current scanner isn't compatible with vista. I'm just an average shooter because I haven't had the range time this past few yrs and even then I still would...
Forum: Black Powder
09-29-2009, 06:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,265
Posted By SHills

TC Triumph Bone Collector

I just had a chance to shoot the new Bone collectorer that everyone thinks doesn't have enough extra features to justify the price. Certain features do justify the price. I work for a dist of many...
Forum: Black Powder
08-26-2009, 06:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 478
Posted By SHills

Bone Collector

I've been absent from the forum for quite some time and I just read a few posts on the Triumph. After owning 3ea Omega's which are great shooters that I gave to my son's, I decided I wanted a...
Forum: Black Powder
01-05-2009, 04:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,448
Posted By SHills

RE: Boy was I wrong about T/C's customer service

I can't say as I have ever had any problems w/TC. I call on the consumer line and ALWAYS get through. I'm a LH shooter and wanted a fluted barrel on the standard lam stock. No problem. I can't speak...
Forum: Black Powder
01-05-2009, 04:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,739
Posted By SHills

RE: Hornady Low Drag Sabot

I shot three boxes of the new low drag and was slightly impressed w/my Omega.They definetly load easier, shot very close to the same as far as I could tell. It was somewhat of a windy the day I was...
Forum: Black Powder
01-03-2009, 07:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,562
Posted By SHills

RE: White G series "Bison"

I know the White rifle was an easy loader because of the oversized bore using pure lead heavy wts so that when fired it would obturate to the bore size and cut rifling as it left toward the target....
Forum: Black Powder
01-03-2009, 05:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,562
Posted By SHills

White G series "Bison"

What can you guys tell me about the White G seriesrifles. What is the difference between the Bison and White Tail model. The only differenceI know of is the white tail is lighter in weight.
I sawa...
Forum: Black Powder
01-01-2009, 07:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 840
Posted By SHills

RE: What might be the next Shock Wave?

I have the new catalog that will be unveiled @ shot show this year. This last year The old hard red tip SST was a Hornady part 240 grain # 67272 w/ the black sabot. The new is the flex tip low drag...
Forum: Black Powder
12-25-2008, 10:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,046
Posted By SHills

RE: 777 is garbage

I have used 777 for a few years in my Omega's and really don't care for it. I don't like the gray crust, the crud ring or the cost.I currently use RS and have had no crud ring even though it is more...
Forum: Black Powder
12-25-2008, 09:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,612
Posted By SHills

RE: shooting sticks?

There are a lot of the "kneel and shoot" sticks but I like to sit on a fold up stool in addtion to deer stands especially when hunting new areas. It also gets me off the ground a little higher above...
Forum: Black Powder
12-22-2008, 06:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,519
Posted By SHills

RE: Pics of my SD Muzzleloader buck

Jared,
All I can say is still WOW! Great story. Maybe before I'm too old I'll have to try a remote hunt when my son is finally done with his military service. We have talked about it for yrs. I...
Forum: Black Powder
12-21-2008, 10:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,519
Posted By SHills

RE: Pics of my SD Muzzleloader buck

WOW, Congrats,
That has got to be one of the most perfect racks I've seen on a mulie much less one heck of a shot. Great story too.
Were you using snow shoe's? I would like to hear more for...
Forum: Black Powder
12-20-2008, 07:18 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,905
Posted By SHills

RE: Curious... What makes a T/C that much better

Pretty interesting topic. I have not been on the forum for many many moons. Bought a little piece of heaven, got a grandson, and was just tied up!
I work for a firearms distributor so I'm in...
Forum: Black Powder
02-22-2008, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 772
Posted By SHills

RE: Crabs ????

Never throw a tooth pick in a urinal, cause crabs have the tendency to pole vault!
Forum: Black Powder
01-16-2008, 04:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 602
Posted By SHills

RE: Scope for my ML???

For that price range, Prostaff Nikon. They make their own glass.... lifetime warrenty. All mine are Leupold except one older Nikon buckmaster. Hard to beat.
Steve
Forum: Black Powder
01-13-2008, 03:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,430
Posted By SHills

RE: holy price jump!

Stock up w/ all you can... Remington ammo just went up 10% @ the distributor level and all the others will follow suit. There are several things causing this. High demand for copper, brass and lead...
Forum: Black Powder
01-11-2008, 08:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,112
Posted By SHills

RE: Should I bed or float my Omega?

Sabotloader and Spainel,
I was never taught how to bed andI do have a 1974 model 700 LH 270 that is bedded. A gunsmith did it for me. AllI asked was to take a ball end mill and widen the barrel...
Forum: Black Powder
01-11-2008, 07:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,112
Posted By SHills

RE: Should I bed or float my Omega?

Bowbender6,
I don't know who here knows what about bedding but I do know spaniel bedded his and has great groups. I did not want to modify my rifles stock. I notice however thatmy Omega's stock was...
Forum: Black Powder
01-11-2008, 05:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,126
Posted By SHills

RE: how long have you been using one

Wow,
We some long time shooters for sure!
My first experience w/a BP was w/a single action army or navy pistol. I was probably 8-10 yrs old in 1965. Don't know if it was a replica or not. A...
Forum: Black Powder
01-10-2008, 05:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,672
Posted By SHills

RE: A good day - 20min and a hot barrel

My furthest shot ever was 265 yrds on a 8" steel plate w/ a 270. 120-130 yrds w/ a BP. Never had the spot to shoot further for testing.
AllI can say is that is EXCELLENT shooting mister. You had...
Forum: Black Powder
01-10-2008, 04:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,377
Posted By SHills

RE: I wasnt thinking!

I own a safe full of TC and your experience is only one reason why. Thank God you walked away only shaken.
Did like the buck story. That must have been a wild experience.

Only have one...
Forum: Black Powder
01-08-2008, 04:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,000
Posted By SHills

RE: finally did it!!!

Hey I'm glad you got your deer, especially w/ a flinter. I have never shot one. I have been shooting BP for yrs but never got to try a flinter.
For me I always take does in the late season because...
Forum: Black Powder
01-06-2008, 07:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 844
Posted By SHills

RE: Hornady FPB

yeoman,
I'll look @ my catalog tomorrow. Was that a 2008 or 07 catalog? I never remember reading about that one. I have seen the PA pellet which is an elongaed RB w/ a cavity @ the back of the...
Forum: Black Powder
01-06-2008, 06:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,874
Posted By SHills

RE: barrel pitting, what to do??

Brad,
Sorry to hear about the pits! You should be able to tell if they are pits. Next gun show go and I'm sure you can find a dealer who has those dental picks made in India. There area bunch of...
Forum: Black Powder
01-04-2008, 09:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,948
Posted By SHills

triple 777 loads

How many of you are shooting 150 grains of 777 or Mag 777 in your Omega's? Last 3 rifles I have bought the manual said150 grains of Pyrodex max load. 777 is 15% hotter and may be hurting your groups...
Forum: Black Powder
01-04-2008, 09:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 638
Posted By SHills

RE: How close would the 200 SW

I bet they will be closer if you use a hornady 67272 250 gr SST ML w/ 110 grains over the TC SW 250. Note the slight difference in yellow/Red ballistic tips.

Let us know the outcome,
Thanks,...
Forum: Black Powder
01-04-2008, 09:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,178
Posted By SHills

RE: Which one to keep?

Oldwun,
I don't care who you are that was pretty funny for sure...
Married for 28 yrs, My wife can't keep track of what I gotdown in the basement. I buy, sell, and trade so no big deal either...
Forum: Black Powder
01-03-2008, 05:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,253
Posted By SHills

RE: Stainless or not?

Undercover,
I would goSS on a modern rifle. On the trad ones I like blued. You should never be able to wear any rifle out. I personally like SS because when you do scrape it or ding it the finish...
Forum: Black Powder
01-03-2008, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,897
Posted By SHills

RE: Homemade Powder Measures

Huntaway,
Nice job.
I have seen powder measures made by friends but don't have any pictures.
Worth checking into for sure..
Steve
Forum: Black Powder
01-03-2008, 04:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,416
Posted By SHills

RE: good muzzleloader?

TC X7, 28" Omega's & Hawken. Love my no namecustom LH tiger striped maple side hammer that one of the forum members told me about... Turned out it to be a great deal...
Steve
Forum: Black Powder
01-03-2008, 04:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 807
Posted By SHills

RE: Future Hunter?

TNH,
He is hooked for sure....
Great pic.
Steve
Forum: Black Powder
01-01-2008, 07:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,128
Posted By SHills

RE: test -eom

No ryhme or reason noew it is working,,,, clueless as to why the problem
Forum: Black Powder
01-01-2008, 07:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,128
Posted By SHills

RE: test -eom

jaybe, exact same problem
Forum: Black Powder
01-01-2008, 07:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,128
Posted By SHills

RE: test -eom

I tried posting to this thread 20 times
Forum: Black Powder
12-31-2007, 08:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,128
Posted By SHills

RE: test -eom

Still a problem,,, 8th try
Forum: Black Powder
12-31-2007, 08:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,128
Posted By SHills

RE: test -eom

FG,
Still having a problem,,,, 4th try to post
Steve
Forum: Black Powder
12-31-2007, 07:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,128
Posted By SHills

RE: test -eom

May it will work now....
Forum: Black Powder
12-31-2007, 06:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 507
Posted By SHills

posting problems

Call me stupid butI can't reply to any posts now but I can create a new post. Any ideas for a quick fix? This justed started to happen the other day...
Thanks, Steve
Forum: Black Powder
12-31-2007, 05:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,128
Posted By SHills

test -eom

just a test, disreguard, can't post for some reason
Forum: Black Powder
12-29-2007, 07:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,709
Posted By SHills

RE: powerbelt bullets

I havekilled a number of deer w/inlines and side hammers. I have not had any serious problems w/ recovering game. Bottom line if you hit both lungs deer just don't run far EVER. If you watch the...
Forum: Guns
12-27-2007, 06:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,666
Posted By SHills

RE: Looking at .22 pistols - Ruger Single Six or Cheap Semi-Auto?

Best selling 22lr pistols on the market bar none are any ruger mark III & the Walther P22 in 3.4" or the 5" version, which has a threaded barrel which is capped but remove so you. You need to use...
Forum: Black Powder
12-27-2007, 04:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,350
Posted By SHills

RE: Bore Butter question?

I have always used bore butter as the final swab whenI put my rifles away for the season or for a patch lube w/o any trouble. I may revisit my procedure.
Steve
Forum: Black Powder
12-27-2007, 04:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,575
Posted By SHills

RE: humidity effects on powder

I have never used pellets and have hunted wet and snowy NY conditions during the general gun thru the BP seson w/ 777 and pyrodex RS Never had a problem. I use cut offs from a rubber glove. I use the...
Forum: Black Powder
12-27-2007, 04:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,537
Posted By SHills

RE: Static

I know the Shuttle/Titan program takes extreme care when working around the SRB segments. Always grounded and you wear static retardent clothes. They basically are large este rocket segments and...
Forum: Black Powder
12-27-2007, 04:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,251
Posted By SHills

RE: Large shed antler, ALREADY!?!?

I found a shed too on Christmas day here in NY, a3 pointer. It still had a blood ring so it must have been like that day or before. I was wondering if the deer was wounded asI thought our deer drop...
Forum: Black Powder
12-26-2007, 07:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 676
Posted By SHills

Been gone for a while...

I haven't got to post here for a while asI had a very busy year. First had a computer crash and lost all my favorites and I swear I couldn't remember this site.
Son came home from Iraq for 20...
Forum: Black Powder
12-26-2007, 06:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,526
Posted By SHills

RE: the fouling shot and hunting

I think some are confused w/fouling a barrel and corrosion. You can foul your barrel w/ a #11 cap or 209 primer and in no WAY cause corrosion when you drop your powder load down thisprimer fouled...
Forum: Black Powder
12-26-2007, 05:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,701
Posted By SHills

RE: Omega owners- what are your top 3 loads?

Omega 28" laminated SS

Hornady 67272 50 cal SST 250 gr -110gr RS or w/ 777 w/100, 110 or 120 grains.
Powerbelt 245gr 50 cal Aero or HP- 110/110 gr RS or 777 w/100, 110 or 120 grains
All...
Forum: Black Powder
12-26-2007, 05:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,723
Posted By SHills

RE: something to think about

Old/New,
Actually in NY you are required to post your property every 600 or 660 feet and on all coners to get a criminal tresprass conviction from whatI read. Mininumto press charges is on all...
Forum: Black Powder
12-26-2007, 05:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,674
Posted By SHills

RE: Has anyone here shot the federal fusions?

ATK is the parent co. for Federal/CCI. Not sure on the fusion BP bullet but federal has the Hydro-shok and now the HST round which is the Hydro shock tactical bullet. The gold dot is of course from...
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