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Forum: Black Powder
01-17-2011, 06:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,098
Posted By Pglasgow

Not knowing the weight of your rifle I wouldn't...

Not knowing the weight of your rifle I wouldn't know for sure ... but assuming a 7 lb rifle, 28" barrel, my best estimate is that the maxiball is being propelled to roughly 1440 fps with that load...
Forum: Black Powder
12-24-2010, 10:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 612
Posted By Pglasgow

Check to see if there is a Sportsman's Warehouse...

Check to see if there is a Sportsman's Warehouse nearby. I bought my last bottle of pyro p there. They had a much better price than Walmart to boot. I paid less than $14 for it.
Forum: Black Powder
08-14-2010, 06:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 702
Posted By Pglasgow

txhunter58, My Win Apex was front heavy...

txhunter58,

My Win Apex was front heavy also. The balance now is right in front of the trigger guard (per lee's recommendation). But the rifle is now heavier by about 1 3/4 lbs but in the same...
Forum: Black Powder
08-08-2010, 05:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,658
Posted By Pglasgow

Chances are pretty high, considering this is a...

Chances are pretty high, considering this is a CVA, that you will need a lower front sight. I think the WRGS peep is designed for use with the Williams front sight. If you have the CVA...
Forum: Black Powder
12-30-2009, 08:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 46,347
Posted By Pglasgow

I think I will miss the ballets the most if they...

I think I will miss the ballets the most if they don't start making them again. Best thing there is for breaking in a new rifle. I also think alot of the their SSB's. Dang if the go out of...
Forum: Black Powder
12-20-2009, 07:43 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,142
Posted By Pglasgow

BPI makes all of them. BPI had several brands...

BPI makes all of them. BPI had several brands but have settled on CVA and the others have been discontinued. CVA handles the servicing of all BPI rifles. The newest branding attempt by CVA is...
Forum: Black Powder
12-13-2009, 03:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,215
Posted By Pglasgow

rafsob, Don't kick yourself. You've done...

rafsob,

Don't kick yourself. You've done all one can expect of a customer. You paid good money for it. They are the ones who are lacking. Keep us posted.
Forum: Black Powder
12-13-2009, 08:53 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,142
Posted By Pglasgow

Breechplug. The CVA Apex is a whole...

Breechplug.

The CVA Apex is a whole different animal than a Win Apex. The Win Apex is discontinued and is the same design as the Kodiak Pro. Judging from my two examples, I would say that the...
Forum: Black Powder
12-13-2009, 08:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 704
Posted By Pglasgow

Steve, I had similar results in my inlines. ...

Steve,

I had similar results in my inlines. Ignition isn't consistent. I was using W209 primers. I'm not sure how cold but there was alot of snow the day I first tried BH209. You got off more...
Forum: Black Powder
12-12-2009, 08:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,064
Posted By Pglasgow

Like I said, I'm not going to live that long ;). ...

Like I said, I'm not going to live that long ;). Seriously ... I'm not. But if I were using a fiberglass rod I would worry about it.
Forum: Black Powder
12-12-2009, 04:01 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,064
Posted By Pglasgow

I've got a crown protecter like this one on my...

I've got a crown protecter like this one on my short starter http://www.cainsoutdoor.com/shop/item.asp?item=1870 (http://www.cainsoutdoor.com/shop/item.asp?item=18701)

Maybe I should be but I am...
Forum: Black Powder
12-12-2009, 05:40 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,142
Posted By Pglasgow

UC, It's possible that those cracks were...

UC,

It's possible that those cracks were caused when the welds cooled down. In which case, they would have been there when you got the rifle but you didn't notice them.

I love the consistency...
Forum: Black Powder
12-12-2009, 05:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,030
Posted By Pglasgow

I wish I had saw that. I'd bet he was shooting a...

I wish I had saw that. I'd bet he was shooting a 45 cal with 1:20 or 1:18 twist.
Forum: Black Powder
12-12-2009, 04:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,605
Posted By Pglasgow

nys-buckstalker, Its great to hear you are...

nys-buckstalker,

Its great to hear you are introducing your daughter to muzzleloading. You'll make alot of great memories at the range and in the field.

Win 209's were not reliable for me in...
Forum: Black Powder
12-11-2009, 07:15 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,732
Posted By Pglasgow

Funny you mentioned that conical. I think its...

Funny you mentioned that conical. I think its this 445 below and I was thinking of having Dan pour me some. An excellent design I thought with long bearing surface and short nose. Excellent design...
Forum: Black Powder
12-11-2009, 06:30 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,732
Posted By Pglasgow

Hey guys I think we can all get along. Most...

Hey guys I think we can all get along.

Most of these rifles shoot better than we do. That's an excellent group batchief. Your pointing precision is at least 1/2 MOA and the rifle "HAS TO BE...
Forum: Black Powder
12-11-2009, 05:41 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,142
Posted By Pglasgow

UC, It was those trashcans :-). How much...

UC,

It was those trashcans :-). How much Swiss were you hurling them with?
Forum: Black Powder
12-10-2009, 09:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,453
Posted By Pglasgow

I think that formula deals with "minimum required...

I think that formula deals with "minimum required twist" as opposed to "ideal twist" The greater the sectional density of the bullet (length as it relates to bore size), the more twist required to...
Forum: Black Powder
12-10-2009, 09:08 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,064
Posted By Pglasgow

Thanks Mike. Hmmm. My rifle ram-rod is...

Thanks Mike.

Hmmm. My rifle ram-rod is brass ... and my range rods are aluminum with a brass end ... so I think I'll not be causing too much wear with them being that they are softer than the...
Forum: Black Powder
12-10-2009, 07:30 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,064
Posted By Pglasgow

Lee, I take it you mean wear of the rifling....

Lee,

I take it you mean wear of the rifling. I think I would agree with that. The wear is really the same of course but with less metal being the rifling ... a greater proportion of the rifling...
Forum: Black Powder
12-09-2009, 08:23 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,064
Posted By Pglasgow

Everything I have tried to put down the Apex or...

Everything I have tried to put down the Apex or Kodiak has slid right down. Some conicals which have a .508 top band take a starter thump to get in but any and all sabots go right down.
Forum: Black Powder
12-09-2009, 08:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,064
Posted By Pglasgow

I tried to photograph it but couldn't focus it...

I tried to photograph it but couldn't focus it properly and get enough light inside. Below is a diagram ...
Forum: Black Powder
12-09-2009, 07:53 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,142
Posted By Pglasgow

Ogg, The Accura may be prone to this with...

Ogg,

The Accura may be prone to this with stouter loads. I pretty much agree with UC, I think its something to monitor but I don't think its a major problem. Its not the barrel cracking but the...
Forum: Black Powder
12-09-2009, 07:42 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,142
Posted By Pglasgow

Breechplug, here :

Breechplug, here :
Forum: Black Powder
12-09-2009, 07:18 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,142
Posted By Pglasgow

Modern Muzzleloading ... that says it all. A...

Modern Muzzleloading ... that says it all. A couple of years ago there was a guy there that claimed he got 3 consecutive Win Apex's that shot 10 in 100 yard groups. Talk about UNLUCKY ;).

Well,...
Forum: Black Powder
12-09-2009, 07:08 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,064
Posted By Pglasgow

Breechplug, some time ago I come up with an idea...

Breechplug, some time ago I come up with an idea to make the rifle lands half the width of the rifle grooves. The idea? Have 33% less metal at bore diameter thus reducing loading resistance by...
Forum: Black Powder
12-09-2009, 06:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,238
Posted By Pglasgow

Steve, Since you enjoyed that pic. Check...

Steve,

Since you enjoyed that pic. Check out this buck which I filmed a couple of weeks ago. He had an altercation with the buck above (i think) Notice how his right antler is broken where it...
Forum: Black Powder
12-09-2009, 05:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,770
Posted By Pglasgow

I think I would agree that the middle pic with...

I think I would agree that the middle pic with the group are coyote. But the top and bottom definitely look like wolves to me. Long lanky legs and larger than the coyote in the middle pic.
...
Forum: Black Powder
12-09-2009, 03:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,238
Posted By Pglasgow

Steve, check this buck: I took this pic...

Steve, check this buck:

I took this pic during 3rd season on a Monday evening between my Sunday and Tuesday hunts. This buck came across my property just before dark. Every year I draw I could...
Forum: Black Powder
12-09-2009, 02:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,770
Posted By Pglasgow

Thanks for posting those pics Dave. We visited...

Thanks for posting those pics Dave. We visited Minnesota a few years back in the Ely area. We were able to locate a pack and do what your grandkids did, have a howling session. For my wife, it was...
Forum: Black Powder
12-09-2009, 09:04 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,238
Posted By Pglasgow

All you guys got me beat :). 34 years for me. ...

All you guys got me beat :). 34 years for me.

Steve, what difference does it make whether a button is stupid or not? What I mean is ... hunting is either too easy or too hard in my experience. ...
Forum: Black Powder
12-08-2009, 06:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,238
Posted By Pglasgow

Roger, I can assure you that I didn't assume you...

Roger, I can assure you that I didn't assume you did. I was just mentioning some of the unwanted practices which arise from antler fixation. I'm not the first to mention it here. Cherokee did just...
Forum: Black Powder
12-08-2009, 07:42 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,238
Posted By Pglasgow

kb1, I can't think of any greater honor one can...

kb1, I can't think of any greater honor one can give harvested game than to be sustained by it.

Roger, I guess there are primarily two practices which turn my stomach. The first is wanton waste. ...
Forum: Black Powder
12-07-2009, 05:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,549
Posted By Pglasgow

I mean if the bullet didn't go to pieces on that...

I mean if the bullet didn't go to pieces on that bone some would be surprised. Did I read you correctly? I thought you mentioned that you observed evidence the bullet made the far side where it was...
Forum: Black Powder
12-07-2009, 03:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,279
Posted By Pglasgow

That's awesome. I'm looking forward to hunting...

That's awesome. I'm looking forward to hunting with my son someday. You've a right to proud. Congratulations, you have yourself a new hunting buddy.
Forum: Black Powder
12-07-2009, 03:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,549
Posted By Pglasgow

I think that would surprise alot of people here....

I think that would surprise alot of people here. Were there fragments?
Forum: Black Powder
12-07-2009, 02:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,238
Posted By Pglasgow

I just think its odd how caught up some people...

I just think its odd how caught up some people get with antlers. That said, I passed a couple of forkies this season. One typically has to pass something up to take a trophy. And while I...
Forum: Black Powder
12-06-2009, 08:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,549
Posted By Pglasgow

Steve, What did you strike in her shoulder? ...

Steve,

What did you strike in her shoulder? Did you strike bone? Scapula, humorus?
Forum: Black Powder
12-06-2009, 07:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,549
Posted By Pglasgow

Congratulations on your harvest Steve. If...

Congratulations on your harvest Steve.

If you plan to use powerbelt I'd go with the 295 or heavier. The 405 is an excellent choice. As for 150 grains of powder. Way more than you need. With...
Forum: Black Powder
12-06-2009, 07:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,238
Posted By Pglasgow

There isn't and I for one assumed you were...

There isn't and I for one assumed you were filling an anterless tag. That was obvious to me. I wouldn't sweat it. I'd sure like to have an antleress buck like it in the freezer right now. Well...
Forum: Black Powder
12-06-2009, 06:56 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,238
Posted By Pglasgow

Cherokee, Congratulations on your harvest. ...

Cherokee,

Congratulations on your harvest. Well done! I'm getting hungry just thinking about it :).
Forum: Black Powder
12-06-2009, 06:36 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,238
Posted By Pglasgow

This may surprise you but your state's DOW...

This may surprise you but your state's DOW probably has the ability to match the mounted trophies to the carcasses using DNA technology. It would be a great service to the sport of hunting if you...
Forum: Black Powder
12-05-2009, 06:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,736
Posted By Pglasgow

BH209 is smokeless powder. Its yield on grain...

BH209 is smokeless powder. Its yield on grain weight basis is comparable to slow burning smokeless powders. But it burns faster and has less potential. I know it burns faster because it can still...
Forum: Black Powder
12-05-2009, 05:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,736
Posted By Pglasgow

No I meant my cost including the shipping and...

No I meant my cost including the shipping and hazmat fees. I bought 5 jugs. Its different strokes for different folks I guess. BH209 is really tough to ignite in my Apex with Win W209's. Won't...
Forum: Black Powder
12-05-2009, 08:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,736
Posted By Pglasgow

One can not argue with the numbers. But then...

One can not argue with the numbers. But then BH209 isn't meant to be cheaper. They market it as an improved powder which is worth the extra $. BH209 is little more economical than that for me as a...
Forum: Black Powder
12-01-2009, 09:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 599
Posted By Pglasgow

Zrider, I'm sorry I didn't notice that she is...

Zrider, I'm sorry I didn't notice that she is already experienced with the 308 Winchester. With a 150 grain bullet and 2800 fps (roughly 40 grains smokeless powder) it would have the recoil of about...
Forum: Black Powder
12-01-2009, 08:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 599
Posted By Pglasgow

Zrider, If your wife is used to shooting a...

Zrider,

If your wife is used to shooting a 12 ga shotgun (single shot or pump) then I think a maximum of 80 grains of 3f T7 with 250 shockwave will have similar recoil. The Wolf is light weight...
Forum: Black Powder
11-23-2009, 02:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,548
Posted By Pglasgow

I'm still chuckling. Great deer ... awesome...

I'm still chuckling. Great deer ... awesome story. Congratulations.
Forum: Black Powder
11-22-2009, 09:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,573
Posted By Pglasgow

Correct me if I am wrong but that ML that burst...

Correct me if I am wrong but that ML that burst in the photos below is a Savage 10ML?

Boom!...
Forum: Black Powder
11-22-2009, 08:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,573
Posted By Pglasgow

Those were some horrible pics. Does anyone know...

Those were some horrible pics. Does anyone know the model and make of that rifle?

Here are some more tragic occurances:

Newaygo man killed in muzzleloader accident had found joy in his...
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