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Forum: Black Powder
09-13-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 14,823
Posted By pooldoc

I have been using BH209 since it was introduced.....

I have been using BH209 since it was introduced.. Given our Camp set up I don't have the ability to fire fouling shots with full load. I do fire two primers(I use Federal 209A) and then load up my...
Forum: Black Powder
08-30-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 874
Posted By pooldoc

I tried that bullet a couple of years back with...

I tried that bullet a couple of years back with 110 gr of BH 209 and came to the same conclusion. Its very accurate, but on our small Texas Hill Country deer it just penciled through with very little...
Forum: Black Powder
09-08-2017, 04:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,378
Posted By pooldoc

Lehigh Defense Jags

Lehigh has great products, but their inventory doesn't keep up with their sales program. Web site shows no new Jags in stock. Same thing with Ultimate Range Rod last year. Not complaining. Well...
Forum: Black Powder
08-04-2017, 08:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,272
Posted By pooldoc

I have a 50 cal Master Hunter Disc Extreme made...

I have a 50 cal Master Hunter Disc Extreme made by Knight It was sold with a laminated and black composite thumbhole stock, fluted barrel, jeweled bolt and adjustable trigger. I have added a lehigh...
Forum: Black Powder
07-29-2017, 01:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,085
Posted By pooldoc

I've never been a fan of the powerbelts for my...

I've never been a fan of the powerbelts for my hunting.There are just too many other good choices available, not all of which can be used everywhere due to varying state regulations. Our primitive...
Forum: Black Powder
06-24-2017, 10:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,828
Posted By pooldoc

Great story

I really enjoyed your post. It brought back many great memories of the past 60 years chasing elk, deer and antelope out west. Like you, it wasn't a numbers game for me,
it was the times spent with...
Forum: Black Powder
05-06-2017, 09:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 873
Posted By pooldoc

Does that stock come with metal bedding blocks or...

Does that stock come with metal bedding blocks or are you going to glass bed it? Several years back I glass bedded my Long Range Hunter(Laminated stock) and the results were well worth it.
Forum: Black Powder
05-05-2017, 01:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 873
Posted By pooldoc

That's going to be a really neat, good looking...

That's going to be a really neat, good looking gun when you finish. Look forward to seeing completed pictures. What is Boyd's part number for that stock. I think that adjustable comb could solve some...
Forum: Black Powder
05-02-2017, 09:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,174
Posted By pooldoc

Great looking rig, but I question your scope...

Great looking rig, but I question your scope choice, Its field of view at 100 yds is only 10 feet. That makes finding an animal in your scope' at any distance, really tough. IMO your would be much...
Forum: Black Powder
05-01-2017, 03:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,174
Posted By pooldoc

Last year I converted all 3 of my Knights(.50 cal...

Last year I converted all 3 of my Knights(.50 cal LRH, MH and Disc Elite) with their new bare primer breech plugs and replaced the bolts with adapters with the new Mountaineer style bolts. I had a...
Forum: Black Powder
12-26-2016, 01:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,368
Posted By pooldoc

Harvester products

You can contact Harvester and order from them online. Great people and are always happy to talk with you?
Forum: Black Powder
12-18-2016, 06:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,493
Posted By pooldoc

For the last 3 years I've been shooting nothing...

For the last 3 years I've been shooting nothing but the 300 gr PT Gold in all 3 of my Knights. I use Harvesters' Black Crush Rib Sabots, 100 to 110 gr of BH 209 and Winchesters' regular 209 primer. I...
Forum: Black Powder
08-17-2016, 07:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,070
Posted By pooldoc

We had 23.5 inches in less than 48 hours in...

We had 23.5 inches in less than 48 hours in Opelousas. Fortunately we only had small areas affected locally, but they estimate 75% of the homes in Livingston Parish(east of Baton Rouge) were...
Forum: Black Powder
07-09-2016, 10:51 AM
Replies: 34
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Views: 3,208
Posted By pooldoc

When I was working in Breckenridge Co, we had an...

When I was working in Breckenridge Co, we had an old sow that learned how to roll up garage doors to the dumpster enclosures. She would sit down in front of the door and use her paws to roll it up....
Forum: Black Powder
04-20-2016, 08:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,470
Posted By pooldoc

I'm a big Knight fan and currently own 2 Disc...

I'm a big Knight fan and currently own 2 Disc Extremes and 1 Disc Elite. All started with the yellow disc, then red full plastic jacket and just recently to bare primer (2 with original bolt and...
Forum: Black Powder
02-08-2016, 07:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,314
Posted By pooldoc

I just purchased the current Knight Disc Extreme...

I just purchased the current Knight Disc Extreme bare primer conversion kit which consists of a new bolt housing and a new breech plug. You have to remove the firing pin assembly from your old bolt...
Forum: Black Powder
02-01-2016, 01:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,202
Posted By pooldoc

Talked to Knight this morning and learned that...

Talked to Knight this morning and learned that Lehigh is still making the BP's for them and from time to time they have had one show up with that tight primer pocket problem. They polish it out with...
Forum: Black Powder
01-31-2016, 06:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,202
Posted By pooldoc

I have an adapter for each gun. I was getting...

I have an adapter for each gun. I was getting more blowback than I liked with the CCI 209M primer as well as the Federal 209A so I switched to Winchester's regular 209 primer(its a slight bit longer...
Forum: Black Powder
01-25-2016, 06:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,202
Posted By pooldoc

All 3 of my Knight Disc Extremes/Elite have been...

All 3 of my Knight Disc Extremes/Elite have been converted to use the bare primer. My current bolts have to use the original adapter piece and I use the Lehigh Breech Plug with solid vent tube. I've...
Forum: Black Powder
01-24-2016, 07:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 13,538
Posted By pooldoc

Over the years I've tried 777 and pyrodex in both...

Over the years I've tried 777 and pyrodex in both loose form and pellets, as well as Jim Shockey's Gold powder, but not the sticks, in my Knight Disc Extremes. Other than horrible results with the...
Forum: Black Powder
01-17-2016, 05:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,742
Posted By pooldoc

Two of my 3 current MZs are older Knight Disc...

Two of my 3 current MZs are older Knight Disc Extremes(LRH & MH) and the other is a Disc Elite. All 3 have been converted to a Lehigh bare primer breech plug and I use BH 209(100 to 110 gr) and...
Forum: Black Powder
01-15-2016, 02:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,311
Posted By pooldoc

Thanks for the update. I sure need another one.

Thanks for the update. I sure need another one.
Forum: Black Powder
01-02-2016, 07:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,670
Posted By pooldoc

I had a similar issue with my Disc Extreme with...

I had a similar issue with my Disc Extreme with bare primer breech plug. I used JB bore paste on a Q tip to polish (clean) the primer pocket and that solved the problem. CVS has it's own brand of...
12-03-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,764
Posted By pooldoc

Take a look at the Vortex line of optics. They...

Take a look at the Vortex line of optics. They have several grades, they are consistently rated as equal to higher priced glass and have a lifetime warranty. In binoculars I prefer 8 x 42 to 10 x 42....
11-21-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,490
Posted By pooldoc

I have a pair of the Razor 8 x 42 that I used all...

I have a pair of the Razor 8 x 42 that I used all last year in W. Texas. They are well made and tough and are at least equal to if not better than some higher priced optics. Very clear and low light...
Forum: Black Powder
09-29-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,828
Posted By pooldoc

Thanks for the update

Thanks for the update
Forum: Black Powder
09-25-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,828
Posted By pooldoc

Where can you buy that Lehigh Range Rod? I have...

Where can you buy that Lehigh Range Rod? I have one I purchased from Knight 3 years ago and they no longer carry it. It's a great rod and I need another one. I called Lehigh Defense and the guy I...
Forum: Black Powder
08-25-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,831
Posted By pooldoc

I shot both in my Knight Disc Elite and Extreme,...

I shot both in my Knight Disc Elite and Extreme, using 110gr of BH209, Hornady's EZ load sabot and Winchester's regular 209 Primer. We have a lot of hogs on our W. Texas lease and that, plus the...
Forum: Black Powder
07-26-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,984
Posted By pooldoc

Recovered bullet

Muley send me your email address at [email protected] and I'll send you a picture of a 300gr PT Gold I recovered from an Aoudad ram I killed last yr. I used Hornady's 300 gr SST's for 3 years and...
Forum: Black Powder
06-21-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,812
Posted By pooldoc

My Disc Elite 50 regularly shoots 1" groups at...

My Disc Elite 50 regularly shoots 1" groups at 100 yds. It has an adjustable trigger set at 2 lbs and the Lehigh bare primer breech plug. My best groups have been with 110 gr. BH 209, a regular...
Forum: Black Powder
05-23-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,322
Posted By pooldoc

The 3 Lehigh breech plugs I have do not have...

The 3 Lehigh breech plugs I have do not have removable vent liners. I bought them before they hooked up with Knight. No more than I shoot, they should last me for a while. I too prefer to wait to...
Forum: Black Powder
05-22-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,322
Posted By pooldoc

You do have to remove the breech plug from the...

You do have to remove the breech plug from the gun to properly clean it. I bought a Ryobi bit (5/16th I think) at home depot that end that will fit in a universal chuck. That gives me enough grip to...
Forum: Black Powder
04-04-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,929
Posted By pooldoc

Take a look at the GPS Black Powder Range Bag at...

Take a look at the GPS Black Powder Range Bag at Amazon or Reds Gear(GPS 1621 BLP). It holds a lot of gear and I use marked bank bags to separate the smaller items. Come hunting season it's large...
Forum: Black Powder
03-24-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 21,513
Posted By pooldoc

Thanks to Sabotloader for a very informative...

Thanks to Sabotloader for a very informative chart. Your results are very comparable to the data found on the Blackhorn and Harvester web sites. Harvester has comparative data for a couple of their...
Forum: Black Powder
03-18-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 666
Posted By pooldoc

Should be more than enough. I killed a 275 lb...

Should be more than enough. I killed a 275 lb Aoudad in West Texas this year with 110 gr load of BH 209 and the Harvester 300 gr. PT Gold. One shot at 120 yds. They are a lot tougher animal to kill...
Forum: Black Powder
03-15-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,875
Posted By pooldoc

My Knight bare primer Disc Extremes had a...

My Knight bare primer Disc Extremes had a different problem. After 8 to 10 shots using the CCI 209M or Federal 209A primer the primers were very hard to extract from the primer carrier due to...
Forum: Black Powder
03-07-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,841
Posted By pooldoc

I started using Knight in-line muzzle loaders for...

I started using Knight in-line muzzle loaders for all my hunting in 2007. My first WT was killed with a Barnes 250 gr Expander and the next with 1 250 gr TMZ. Both are great bullets and perform well...
Forum: Black Powder
02-13-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,151
Posted By pooldoc

Cooper enjoys a great reputation in the firearms...

Cooper enjoys a great reputation in the firearms industry for their center fire rifles. I'm delighted to see that they have ventured into the ML side of the business. It's also interesting to note...
Forum: Black Powder
02-01-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,983
Posted By pooldoc

I have 3 Knights, all .50 cal. A Disc Elite, a...

I have 3 Knights, all .50 cal. A Disc Elite, a Master Hunter and a Long Range Hunter, all have Lehigh Bare Primer breech plugs. I use the Elite as a back up and it has one whitetail buck to it's...
Forum: Black Powder
01-15-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 13,143
Posted By pooldoc

Over the past several years using BH 209 I have...

Over the past several years using BH 209 I have always cleaned my rifles(3 Knights with bare primer breech plugs) after each range session using Hoppes Elite and a drilll bit to clean out the carbon...
Forum: Black Powder
12-25-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,299
Posted By pooldoc

The 300 gr Harvester PT Gold with a black Crush...

The 300 gr Harvester PT Gold with a black Crush rib, 110 gr of Blackhorn 209 and Federal 209A primer has been the most accurate load out of my 3 Knights. All have produced sub MOA 3 shot 100 yd...
Forum: Black Powder
12-24-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,299
Posted By pooldoc

I've had good results with Harvester's Crush Rib...

I've had good results with Harvester's Crush Rib sabots shooting several Barnes bullets, the Hornady 250 and 300 gr SST and Harvester's 300 gr PT Gold. The red Hornady EZ Load 3 pedal sabot(made by...
Forum: Black Powder
12-22-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,480
Posted By pooldoc

To confuse things a little more Nosler is now...

To confuse things a little more Nosler is now producing the " Jim Shockey Signature Series Ballistic Tip 300 gr. bullet" with a .458 diameter and sabots to match. in 15 bullet blister packs. Not much...
Forum: Black Powder
12-14-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 762
Posted By pooldoc

First I'm a gun nut of long standing and second I...

First I'm a gun nut of long standing and second I got a really good buy on the conversion breech plugs from Lehigh before they started making them for Knight. I also have a son, grandson and...
Forum: Black Powder
12-14-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 762
Posted By pooldoc

I have 3 Knights that I've owned for several...

I have 3 Knights that I've owned for several years. I used them for all my hunting. They all came with the original yellow disc; were modified to shoot the red full plastic jacket when they were...
Forum: Black Powder
12-10-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,518
Posted By pooldoc

I'm amazed at how many shooters settle on a 110...

I'm amazed at how many shooters settle on a 110 gr load of BH 209 as the foundation for their go to load for TC's and Knights. I use a 300 gr. PT Gold bullet, the Harvester Black Crush Rib sabot and...
Forum: Black Powder
12-09-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,592
Posted By pooldoc

Even Blackhorn 209 tells you in their website...

Even Blackhorn 209 tells you in their website not to use their powder in a plunger type action, much less smokeless. As Ron White says " you can't fix stupid" and this guy is darn lucky he didn't...
Forum: Black Powder
12-07-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,354
Posted By pooldoc

I understand that LHR, the company that is...

I understand that LHR, the company that is building the new Redemption muzzleloader has or is planning to offer a metallic cartridge option for their new gun. Makes sense as I understand the...
Forum: Black Powder
12-05-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,122
Posted By pooldoc

I'll sit down this weekend and try to figure out...

I'll sit down this weekend and try to figure out how to post pictures and load them up.
Forum: Black Powder
12-03-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,122
Posted By pooldoc

Killed my 1st whitetail with the Harvester 300gr...

Killed my 1st whitetail with the Harvester 300gr PT Gold on Monday in W Texas. Nice 12pt with a lot of odd points. Quartering shot at 100 yds. Complete pass through from right front shoulder to left...
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