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Forum: Black Powder
03-24-2020, 07:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 450
Posted By Idaholewis

No, actually ALL of you are NOT, until i...

No, actually ALL of you are NOT, until i STRESSED, and Preached the importance of it. Some of you knew, but DEFINITELY NOT ALL of ya

Like the Bore/Groove Diameter Deal we went through, Some of you...
Forum: Black Powder
03-20-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 450
Posted By Idaholewis

Borescope Pics Of Over Powder Wads

I was Loading up to Foul my Bore and decided this would be a good time to Show the Over Powder Wad On top of the Powder Charge

First up is the .460 Diameter Nitro Card by Circle Fly, they are...
Forum: Black Powder
03-16-2020, 05:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,030
Posted By Idaholewis

That 1-28 Twist Green Mountain Barrel Setup...

That 1-28 Twist Green Mountain Barrel Setup Properly in the Stock will Shoot LIGHTS OUT Good!! I would put ANY of my Sidelock Muzzleloaders up against ANY Production inline Muzzleloader ANY Ole DAY!...
Forum: Black Powder
02-06-2020, 02:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,999
Posted By Idaholewis

Looking Back, I had this “Over Crush” Sticky...

Looking Back, I had this “Over Crush” Sticky Extraction Problem (Due to Various Primer Lengths) in my Knight Mountaineer when i made the 600 Yard Gong Video. I didn’t realize what was happening right...
02-06-2020, 01:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 14,404
Posted By Idaholewis

Looks good Semi, Cool use of an item that would...

Looks good Semi, Cool use of an item that would otherwise be Junk!

For those that would rather Buy one, RMC Makes them, October Country Just South of me About 45 minutes Carries them. I have the...
Forum: Black Powder
02-03-2020, 06:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,999
Posted By Idaholewis

How was your New Knight Mountaineer .45/1:20...

How was your New Knight Mountaineer .45/1:20 Twist Barrel assembly for Headspacing?

The Lehigh Plug is a MUST, VERY High Quality Breech Plug, The Plug itself Should Last the Life of the Rifle If...
Forum: Black Powder
02-02-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,999
Posted By Idaholewis

Iím sure Knight is NOT the only one with Primer,...

Iím sure Knight is NOT the only one with Primer, Headspacing issues. I spoke of Knight SIMPLY because that is where my ďHands onĒ Experience is/was. I have never handled ANY of the other Brands?...
Forum: Black Powder
02-01-2020, 05:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,999
Posted By Idaholewis

It REALLY is a shame these primer Companies are...

It REALLY is a shame these primer Companies are not tighter on their Tolerances, But fact is they are not intended for what we are using them for, So we simply have to deal with it! The Best way is...
Forum: Black Powder
01-31-2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,999
Posted By Idaholewis

SPOT ON! When I owned the Knight...

SPOT ON!

When I owned the Knight Mountaineer in the Video above, I bought 4 or 500 Winchester 209s for use in it. I found that they Varied Slightly all throughout the Same Boxes, I ended up...
Forum: Black Powder
01-05-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 707
Posted By Idaholewis

I have bent wedge keys, Folded a Cleaning Patch...

I have bent wedge keys, Folded a Cleaning Patch and Layed it in the Barrel Channel to Create “Lift”, Built up in the Stock Channels With Tape, RVT Cement, Etc., Again to Create “Lift” They all...
Forum: Black Powder
01-05-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 707
Posted By Idaholewis

I have never seen a Lug Crack? Not to say it...

I have never seen a Lug Crack? Not to say it canít happen, Just that i have never seen it happen? I have done a TON of these Things, Sidelocks are my Preferred Rifles. The Hawkenís and Renegades have...
Forum: Black Powder
01-05-2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 176
Posted By Idaholewis

Accurate Molds #51-450M Test

Accurate Molds #51-450M, This is My Version of the Bullshop Bullet, in the Beginning i sent an Original Bullshop .504-460 To Accurate Molds and had Tom Duplicate it, I went with an Aluminum Mold, The...
Forum: Black Powder
01-05-2020, 07:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 175
Posted By Idaholewis

New (Modified) Accurate Molds #46-380M Test

This New Bullet Passed the Test https://i.imgur.com/7SKzNhh.gif I was Confident in the Bullet, and The changes i made to it being for the Better. I have had a Small Tin of Jonathanís ďFrontiers...
Forum: Black Powder
01-04-2020, 07:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 707
Posted By Idaholewis

For a Loose Fitting Wedge Key Remove the...

For a Loose Fitting Wedge Key

Remove the Barrel, turn it upside Down and Place on a Solid Surface (Clamped Just Snug in a Well Padded Vise Works Great) Take a piece of Round Stock Steel about...
Forum: Black Powder
11-28-2019, 06:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By Idaholewis

Jake, I’ve got her Finely “Tuned” :) This is...

Jake, I’ve got her Finely “Tuned” :) This is Montana Extreme Bore Polishing Compound in Action, This stuff REALLY Works!! I use a tight fitting Patched Jag, with Strips of 0000 Steel Wool on Top,...
Forum: Black Powder
11-28-2019, 03:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By Idaholewis

Technical Data from the Owners Manual ...

Technical Data from the Owners Manual

https://i.ibb.co/2cy6QWV/419208-F9-8184-4-A9-C-B748-7-FE9-E3-D68-B82.jpg (https://ibb.co/zPr5YQ9)
Forum: Black Powder
11-28-2019, 03:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By Idaholewis

New Borescope is SWEET!

This thing is SWEET!! Talk about an AWESOME Tool for Muzzleloaders, All forms of them, Especially Sidelocks that you Canít See Through, Thing Thing allows you to get in there and Look Around, in...
11-10-2019, 04:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,724
Posted By Idaholewis

Hey rockport, is that Rockport Wa? If so, i bet...

Hey rockport, is that Rockport Wa? If so, i bet you and i have Fished and Hunted the Same Country :cool2: I cut my Teeth Hunting and Fishing there, Was born n Raised there, I spent 38 Years in that...
11-10-2019, 02:55 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,724
Posted By Idaholewis

Jake, This (Void) is the Only thing i have ever...

Jake, This (Void) is the Only thing i have ever disagreed with you on.

I Lost a Nice buck like this about 4-5 years ago, I had sighted my .257 Weatherby in using a Lead Sled (HORRIBLE Devices!!) I...
Forum: Guns
11-06-2019, 10:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,400
Posted By Idaholewis

Butch, It’s a lot of fun to do! I have a MUCH...

Butch, It’s a lot of fun to do! I have a MUCH better Scope on the Rifle now, This Coming Spring/Summer i plan to get out to 1,000 Yards. The .308 Will do it No problem :cool2: I will get it on Video...
Forum: Black Powder
11-06-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,030
Posted By Idaholewis

That Bullshop 460 Grain Bullet will MOST...

That Bullshop 460 Grain Bullet will MOST definitely shoot in that 1:28 Twist :cool2: The 1 Thing i would pay attention to is the Bullet Guided Muzzle (CVA’s Form of QLA) If your Rifle doesn’t Shoot...
Forum: Guns
11-03-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,400
Posted By Idaholewis

I LOVE The Mighty Little .308 Winchester, all the...

I LOVE The Mighty Little .308 Winchester, all the Rifle i need, From Mice to Moose my .308 will Git R Done!

This is mine at 750 Yards over the Hood of my Truck :cool2:
https://youtu.be/ebwIa7vYmGA
10-23-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 709
Posted By Idaholewis

I had a lot of fun with this Knight Mountaineer,...

I had a lot of fun with this Knight Mountaineer, I did some neat stuff with it. NO REGRETS here! This Rifle will be headed to LA First Thing in the Morning, i hope itís new owner has as much fun with...
10-23-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 709
Posted By Idaholewis

Rifle is SOLD

Rifle is SOLD
10-21-2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 709
Posted By Idaholewis

Possibly? You know me, Iím a Sidelock kinda Guy :)

Possibly? You know me, Iím a Sidelock kinda Guy :)
10-20-2019, 02:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 709
Posted By Idaholewis

Knight Mountaineer .45 Cal 1:20 Twist

I have decided to sell my Knight Mountaineer .45 Cal 1:20 Twist. It will ship in it’s Factory Box, with Factory Paper Work. This Gun is Flawless in EVERY way, it would literally pass as New unfired,...
Forum: Black Powder
10-12-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 952
Posted By Idaholewis

For anyone that might wonder if my Vortex Viper...

For anyone that might wonder if my Vortex Viper PST Gen 2 Failure was an isolated Case? If i am being to harsh on them etc.?

This Guy in the Video below is good, i have watched a few of his...
Forum: Black Powder
10-12-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 952
Posted By Idaholewis

I agree, But i stil looked HARD at that SWFA, I...

I agree, But i stil looked HARD at that SWFA, I wouldnít hesitate to Try one of their 3-15X42s
Forum: Black Powder
10-12-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 952
Posted By Idaholewis

Putting the Ole Gal together, The Rings sure got...

Putting the Ole Gal together, The Rings sure got here in a Hurry :D

I switched gears 1 more time after some Fitting, I ended up going with Nightforce Extreme Duty Medium (1 inch) 6 Screw, With a...
Forum: Black Powder
10-12-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 952
Posted By Idaholewis

Those SWFA Scopes are RAVED About! I had it down...

Those SWFA Scopes are RAVED About! I had it down to this Nightforce, or an SWFA 3-15X42, I felt like I couldnít go wrong with either. I have wanted a Nightforce for Years, and beings they are an...
Forum: Black Powder
10-12-2019, 04:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 952
Posted By Idaholewis

I’m Looking forward to it :cool2: That New Vortex...

I’m Looking forward to it :cool2: That New Vortex Viper PST Gen 2 FAILED Miserably to Hold Zero, That’s why I haven’t been shooting my Mountaineer in quite sometime, It made it 2 outings and went...
Forum: Black Powder
10-12-2019, 04:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 952
Posted By Idaholewis

Friends in HIGH Places :D

Friends in HIGH Places :D
Forum: Black Powder
10-11-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 952
Posted By Idaholewis

New Goggles For my Mountaineer

Off with the Vortex, I Brought this Ugly Duckling Home to Take it’s place Atop my Knight Mountaineer :D Of Course my Rings were to Short so i have to wait a Few Days before i can play with it, I have...
Forum: Black Powder
10-11-2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 684
Posted By Idaholewis

I started a Thread Way back on another forum...

I started a Thread Way back on another forum about Lube Grooves. Most Muzzleloader Bullets have “Exterior Bands” That Stick out, If you notice the Bullet above does NOT, The Lube Grooves are Cut “In”...
Forum: Black Powder
10-11-2019, 07:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 684
Posted By Idaholewis

Casted up Some Elk HAMMERS

I just did these up for a Good Friend, This is one of my Favorite .50 Cal Bullets, it was my Choice for my Elk Hunt last year, and will likely be in one of my Fast Twist .50 Cals This year as well,...
10-11-2019, 04:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,024
Posted By Idaholewis

Look at the Reviews on my Tumbler Above, out of...

Look at the Reviews on my Tumbler Above, out of 446 Reviews it gets a SOLID 4.8 out of 5 Star Rating.

Some of the Big Blue Tumblers (Cant Remember brand?) Probably Wouldn’t work worth a Darn with...
10-11-2019, 04:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,024
Posted By Idaholewis

This is the Exact Tumbler i have, I even bought...

This is the Exact Tumbler i have, I even bought it as a Kit Just like this. I have used this thing a BUNCH over the Years, It has Ran Flawless for me :cool2: Who knows about Longevity Running Lead...
10-10-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,024
Posted By Idaholewis

I read about Putting them in a Container and...

I read about Putting them in a Container and Driving :D Iíll stick with the Vibratory Tumbler with a little Powdered Graphite, I can put a Couple hundred in at a Time, Come back in 1 Hour and they...
10-10-2019, 03:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,024
Posted By Idaholewis

2 ways that I know, and have done to get rid of...

2 ways that I know, and have done to get rid of the Sprue, Roll them Between 2 Steel Plates, or a Vibratory Tumbler with No Media in it (Brass Tumbler) I prefer my Tumbler, I like to ad some powdered...
Forum: Black Powder
10-10-2019, 02:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By Idaholewis

It adjusts up and down, and the 2 little Stop...

It adjusts up and down, and the 2 little Stop Collars adjust for the Width of the Mold you are running, when you have it adjusted for the mold you are Running you simply place the Mold Between the 2...
Forum: Black Powder
10-09-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By Idaholewis

New Bottom Pour Casting Pot

I already have 2 Lee 4-20 Bottom Pours that i use, Each Modified to pour BIG Muzzleloader Bullets, And each Designated to an Alloy, one is PURE LEAD ONLY, the other is 1-40 Alloy. This way I don’t...
10-08-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,024
Posted By Idaholewis

New Roundball Mold, Casting Session

I decided to pick up a New Lyman .495 Roundball Mold since that is the Size Ball i am Shooting so well in this New Green Mountain .50 Cal, I had 2 Brand new Boxes of .495 Speer, and Hornady Swaged...
Forum: Black Powder
10-08-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,529
Posted By Idaholewis

Congrats on the Deer Mike :cool2: I was sure...

Congrats on the Deer Mike :cool2: I was sure impressed with Accuracy when i shot them through my Sidelock, and Bullet Performance from the Sand Bank i shot them in, HUGE EXPANSION, They were TOUGH...
10-07-2019, 05:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,115
Posted By Idaholewis

!!WARNING!! This Setup is NOT Worth a Darn in...

!!WARNING!! This Setup is NOT Worth a Darn in Really Low light Hunting situations, In Certain low light conditions it can be impossible to See these Ultra Fine Lee Shaver inserts. Remember, they are...
10-07-2019, 04:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,115
Posted By Idaholewis

Are you using the Lee Shaver 17 Inserts, or the...

Are you using the Lee Shaver 17 Inserts, or the Stock Lyman inserts that come with the Globe? I personally Scrap the Stock inserts that come with the Lyman Globes, They are WAY to BIG N BULKY. I use...
10-06-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,115
Posted By Idaholewis

I use circle inserts EXCLUSIVELY for Target/Bench...

I use circle inserts EXCLUSIVELY for Target/Bench Shooting. For Hunting i prefer a Bead :cool2:
10-06-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,115
Posted By Idaholewis

Back at again this morning. I wanted to Test a...

Back at again this morning. I wanted to Test a Group with this New Pocket Drill Material. Lubed with my Rendered Skunk Tallow :D And Cut at the Muzzle.

The little Sandpit where I usually shoot...
10-05-2019, 05:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,115
Posted By Idaholewis

0000 Steel Wool Like Lee Shaver says, the...

0000 Steel Wool

Like Lee Shaver says, the key to this is getting it TIGHT, Depending on thickness of Patch, how tight your Patched Jag fits Will determine how much 0000 Steel Wool you need? I ad...
10-04-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,115
Posted By Idaholewis

I follow Lee Shaver’s Barrel Break in Below, But...

I follow Lee Shaver’s Barrel Break in Below, But i ad Montana Extreme Bore Polish and Cleaning Compound to it, It is some REALLY Good Stuff, It flat out works!! I do it to EVERY Muzzleloader i own,...
10-04-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,115
Posted By Idaholewis

These are the Balls i am using, i have found...

These are the Balls i am using, i have found Speer to be more Consistent than Hornady, I have a BUNCH of Hornady, But i prefer these Speer. Speer is what i will use until i get my .495 Mold and Start...
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