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Forum: Guns
01-14-2022, 09:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 211
Posted By Fyrstyk54

My .36 caliber Flint lock long rifle is the gun...

My .36 caliber Flint lock long rifle is the gun that "speaks" to me. It has taken quite a lot of game for me, and I believe I shoot this gun better than all my other black powder guns including all...
Forum: Black Powder
12-21-2021, 04:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 226
Posted By Fyrstyk54

Bobby has done 2 .58s for me. One percussion,...

Bobby has done 2 .58s for me. One percussion, and one flint. both are super accurate with patched round ball. they are my favorite deer rifles cause they most time put the deer down in place, or...
12-03-2021, 03:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 240
Posted By Fyrstyk54

I don't think it makes a difference.

I don't think it makes a difference.
Forum: Off Season
12-02-2021, 05:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 316
Posted By Fyrstyk54

The Sportsmen's Guide sells military camo netting...

The Sportsmen's Guide sells military camo netting that can be used for your blind.
11-28-2021, 02:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 238
Posted By Fyrstyk54

Try PCS Outdoors, the trapping supply house.

Try PCS Outdoors, the trapping supply house.
11-18-2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 519
Posted By Fyrstyk54

Where I hunt, if the wind is blowing 30mph or...

Where I hunt, if the wind is blowing 30mph or more so that the trees are swaying and small branches are falling, I hunt the laurel swamps. The deer in my area will go there if the wind is high and...
Forum: Off Season
10-26-2021, 09:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 602
Posted By Fyrstyk54

I have a fire pit on the edge of my patio. The...

I have a fire pit on the edge of my patio. The bride and I like to sit by a fire with cock tails as the sun goes down.
10-09-2021, 09:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By Fyrstyk54

I always carry my H&R 949 .22 revolver with 5"...

I always carry my H&R 949 .22 revolver with 5" barrel when tending my trapline.
Forum: Black Powder
09-14-2021, 03:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 645
Posted By Fyrstyk54

A lot of what Mrbb says is true, but I noticed...

A lot of what Mrbb says is true, but I noticed last year, with the Covid thing going on, there were far more hunters in the woods than I had seen in previous years. Possibly because they had more...
Forum: Black Powder
09-14-2021, 08:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 645
Posted By Fyrstyk54

I too have noticed a reduction in posts regarding...

I too have noticed a reduction in posts regarding BP shooting. I have also noticed a significant reduction of BP shooters at my home range. Inquires have revealed that many are not shooting to...
07-12-2021, 09:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,961
Posted By Fyrstyk54

Personally, for what the .32 is used for I think...

Personally, for what the .32 is used for I think the round ball does the job that it was made for. I get superb accuracy with a patched round ball in all of my .32's. You just have to experiment...
06-21-2021, 03:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,285
Posted By Fyrstyk54

The easiest time I ever had dragging a deer out...

The easiest time I ever had dragging a deer out from 2+ miles off the beaten path was with a farmers mule. I walked out of the woods and spotted the farmer in his yard. I asked him if he would be...
06-21-2021, 09:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,285
Posted By Fyrstyk54

Due to having a bad back, but a love for deer...

Due to having a bad back, but a love for deer hunting, I use a home made cart to haul my deer out of the woods. My cart is made from an old aluminum extension ladder, some aluminum tubing, and hard...
Forum: Wanted
06-03-2021, 03:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 372
Posted By Fyrstyk54

That's a great idea, I may give it a try.

That's a great idea, I may give it a try.
Forum: Wanted
06-03-2021, 09:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 372
Posted By Fyrstyk54

The slugs I am looking for are no longer made by...

The slugs I am looking for are no longer made by Remingion, they have been replaced with the Aero-tip slug. I am hoping someone has some of the older slugs that they no longer want. These slugs...
Forum: Wanted
06-02-2021, 05:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 372
Posted By Fyrstyk54

Iso Remington Slugs

Looking to buy Remington 12 gauge 2.75" Copper Solid Slugs. If you have some you wish to part with, please private message me.
05-30-2021, 05:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,085
Posted By Fyrstyk54

I have carried a S&W Model 18, 4" .22 mag in a...

I have carried a S&W Model 18, 4" .22 mag in a shoulder holster when deer hunting in VT. I used it mostly to give the coup-de-grace on a downed deer that was still alive but needed a finishing shot...
Forum: Politics
04-16-2021, 05:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 896
Posted By Fyrstyk54

Stacking the Supreme Court, doing away with the...

Stacking the Supreme Court, doing away with the filibuster, making D.C a state, and doing away with the electoral college are all tactics of the Dems to retain their power.
02-04-2021, 05:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,689
Posted By Fyrstyk54

Check out the "Contemporary Gun Builders...

Check out the "Contemporary Gun Builders Association" website.
Forum: Northeast
01-24-2021, 11:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,320
Posted By Fyrstyk54

Another way to make your own ladder stand is to...

Another way to make your own ladder stand is to keep your eyes open for aluminum ladder for sale. With some aluminum angle pieces and some bolts a functional ladder stand can be made that is also...
Forum: Politics
01-17-2021, 03:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By Fyrstyk54

He has gotta let in the illegals so they can vote...

He has gotta let in the illegals so they can vote Democratic in the next elections.
Forum: Politics
01-09-2021, 05:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 723
Posted By Fyrstyk54

They will jack up the national debt so much that...

They will jack up the national debt so much that China will own us.
Forum: Optics
12-27-2020, 05:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 690
Posted By Fyrstyk54

It is inventory time before taxes. The less...

It is inventory time before taxes. The less stock they have on the shelves, the less tax they pay.
Forum: Politics
12-14-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,090
Posted By Fyrstyk54

Don't count on it. The media will put their spin...

Don't count on it. The media will put their spin on it to make it look like the Republicans created the problem.
12-06-2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,246
Posted By Fyrstyk54

In CT, the early squirrel season begins on Sept....

In CT, the early squirrel season begins on Sept. 1. Sept. can be a very warm month, so I always pack a couple of freezer packs in the day bag so i can put my skinned and field dress squirrels in a...
12-06-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,961
Posted By Fyrstyk54

Many shoot 75-85 grains of 3f in their 50 caliber...

Many shoot 75-85 grains of 3f in their 50 caliber guns with patched round ball for deer. Your gun will determine which load and patching/lube it likes best for accuracy. The slower twist guns...
12-06-2020, 04:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,961
Posted By Fyrstyk54

The fifty caliber guns don't kick much more than...

The fifty caliber guns don't kick much more than a 20gauge shotgun,although for me the Hawken style tends to slap me in the cheek. I prefer a straighter stock with no cheek piece. As for the...
12-05-2020, 08:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,961
Posted By Fyrstyk54

The 1.5 buck shot will work fine in your .32. It...

The 1.5 buck shot will work fine in your .32. It is a little harder than pure lead, but works fine. As for patch material, you gun will decide what it likes best. Start off with .015 to see how...
12-05-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,246
Posted By Fyrstyk54

I skin and clean them shortly after shooting...

I skin and clean them shortly after shooting them. I put the cleaned carcass in a plastic bag which contains a small cold pack to remove the heat from the carcass to prevent spoiling.
Forum: Politics
12-01-2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,557
Posted By Fyrstyk54

I agree with your thinking 100%

I agree with your thinking 100%
12-01-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,961
Posted By Fyrstyk54

The .32 with 20 grains of 3f powder and a patched...

The .32 with 20 grains of 3f powder and a patched round ball will give you .22 LR velocities of around 1500 FPS A 30 grain load with the same ball will bump up the velocities to the 22 magnum range....
Forum: Black Powder
12-01-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,040
Posted By Fyrstyk54

It's a tough question to answer. I think it will...

It's a tough question to answer. I think it will depend on how you want to hunt. When i first started hunting 55 years ago, it was all about the shooting and getting the game. As I got older, I...
12-01-2020, 09:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,961
Posted By Fyrstyk54

Use the #11 caps on the Crockett. I don't have a...

Use the #11 caps on the Crockett. I don't have a Crockett, but I do have 4 .32 caliber rifles,(3 percussion and one flint). The .32 is a great small game round and inexpensive to shoot. In the...
11-30-2020, 06:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,494
Posted By Fyrstyk54

I hike in quite aways from the parking area, so I...

I hike in quite aways from the parking area, so I want a light weight, easy to carry seat. I have settled on a tree sling type seat. It weighs nearly nothing, can be adjusted for height, you use...
Forum: Politics
11-26-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,390
Posted By Fyrstyk54

How are they going to house all the new criminals...

How are they going to house all the new criminals they create? Let the violent felons go? That seems to be the Democratic way.
11-09-2020, 03:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 818
Posted By Fyrstyk54

Thanks for the input. I have the Neck Band...

Thanks for the input. I have the Neck Band model. Not happy with it, but I didn't want to go to a full head set as I thought that would be too cumbersome.
11-08-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 818
Posted By Fyrstyk54

Hearing Enhancement?

Anyone here use hearing enhancement ear plugs or muffs for deer hunting? I recently purchased a "Walkers" ear enhancement system for deer hunting from a stand. I found the "white noise" when the...
Forum: Politics
11-02-2020, 05:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,652
Posted By Fyrstyk54

If Biden wins, and the Dems take control of the...

If Biden wins, and the Dems take control of the three legislative branches, this country and our current way of life is doomed and the U.S. will become a 3rd rate country.
Forum: Politics
10-29-2020, 05:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By Fyrstyk54

I fear that the election will be too close to...

I fear that the election will be too close to call and recounting the votes may take a long time, possibly beyond 1/20/21. If that happens, Pelosi will become the President. Hopefully the world...
Forum: Black Powder
10-18-2020, 05:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 490
Posted By Fyrstyk54

Another option, is to look for a bushnell rail...

Another option, is to look for a bushnell rail mount & scope. This mount will use the holes for the rear sight. It will be a scout type of setup with the scope mounted forward on the barrel..
10-14-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,352
Posted By Fyrstyk54

I hunted many years with a Super Blackhawk. Took...

I hunted many years with a Super Blackhawk. Took several deer, the farthest at 55 Yards.I used Sierra 210 Jacketed HP bullets at about 1400FPS. No deer that I shot withthat gun went more than 25...
Forum: Politics
10-13-2020, 06:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 428
Posted By Fyrstyk54

But will the Democrats accept another Trump win?

But will the Democrats accept another Trump win?
Forum: Politics
09-29-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 846
Posted By Fyrstyk54

I want Trump to not make any false claims, or...

I want Trump to not make any false claims, or state facts that are not in evidence. I don't want him to get Joe a chance to dispute him on the claims or facts. My greatest wish is that the...
09-06-2020, 05:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 684
Posted By Fyrstyk54

50 CALIBER Contender barrel

E.A.Brown custom 12" 50 caliber Black Powder T/C Contender barrel. Matt blue finish, 209 primer ignition and T/C barrel mounted peep sight. $275.00, Postal Money Order only.
09-05-2020, 08:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,397
Posted By Fyrstyk54

In my original posting for this gun I thought the...

In my original posting for this gun I thought the gun had been sot around 40 times, but upon looking at the remaining rounds of bullets in the package, I realized it was only a dozen shots. I must...
08-29-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,397
Posted By Fyrstyk54

Sorry, this rifle has been sold, and I thought...

Sorry, this rifle has been sold, and I thought the ad had been marked as sold. The gun was almost new, with only a dozen rounds fired thru it.
Forum: Black Powder
08-24-2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 696
Posted By Fyrstyk54

I sight my .58 to be 1.5" high at 50 yards, which...

I sight my .58 to be 1.5" high at 50 yards, which puts me pretty close to dead on at 75 and about 2" low at 100. My load is 120 grains of 2f with a 575 ball and a mink oil lubed .015 patch. I'm...
Forum: Black Powder
08-18-2020, 05:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 916
Posted By Fyrstyk54

Get as close as you can, and aim for the...

Get as close as you can, and aim for the heart/lung area. The prb will do the job. Remember, the .58 entry hole is probably larger than the exit hole of an 06. The exit hole of the .58 will likely...
Forum: Black Powder
08-17-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 916
Posted By Fyrstyk54

The .58round ball is really all you need. At...

The .58round ball is really all you need. At almost 300 grains it will do the job, and i would be surprised if you recovered the ball from an elk unless you hit some big bones. A friend of mine...
Forum: Politics
08-13-2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,433
Posted By Fyrstyk54

I think that is the Democratic plan.

I think that is the Democratic plan.
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