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Forum: Black Powder
05-18-2010, 04:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 717
Posted By gleason.chapman

That is a good price for a great gun. I bought...

That is a good price for a great gun. I bought the
same rifle about 5 years ago and it is a great gun for Pennsylvania FL season. They are over $500 new.
Chap
Forum: Black Powder
05-18-2010, 04:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,308
Posted By gleason.chapman

Everything as consistent as you can get it: ...

Everything as consistent as you can get it:

weigh powder, not measure, makes a difference
clean exactly the same every shot, no dirty bore,
weigh the bullets before you use them
I shot 5 shot...
Forum: Black Powder
05-16-2010, 05:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By gleason.chapman

That is excellent for RB and open sights, nice...

That is excellent for RB and open sights, nice shooting. Chap
Forum: Black Powder
05-16-2010, 05:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,071
Posted By gleason.chapman

I had not heard anything about this. What is too...

I had not heard anything about this. What is too lethal an SD load or somewith with a gun shooting back at you?
Chap
Forum: Black Powder
05-16-2010, 05:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,071
Posted By gleason.chapman

Thanks for all the wisdom on this. Chap

Thanks for all the wisdom on this. Chap
Forum: Black Powder
05-16-2010, 05:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,071
Posted By gleason.chapman

Wow, Nosler Partition HG (hand gun) 300g for $24...

Wow, Nosler Partition HG (hand gun) 300g for $24 for a box of 50, never thought I would see that again. That is a lot cheaper than Barnes .458 45/70 Flat Nose, Barnes SKU 45843. I love
the Nosler...
Forum: Black Powder
05-16-2010, 05:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,071
Posted By gleason.chapman

Oh, OK. Wonder why they are doing that if they...

Oh, OK. Wonder why they are doing that if they can't keep up with demand? Thanks Mike. Chap
Forum: Black Powder
05-14-2010, 06:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,071
Posted By gleason.chapman

A Nosler Partition for $25 for 50, where is...

A Nosler Partition for $25 for 50, where is Wideners? That is an excellent price. Thank you for the info on Speer. DeepCurls, have not heard of them, will have to check them out. Chap
05-14-2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 26,719
Posted By gleason.chapman

He should just buy a Savage and be done with all...

He should just buy a Savage and be done with all the mods. Shoot BH in it. Chap
05-14-2010, 05:25 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 26,719
Posted By gleason.chapman

I have a 10ML2 and shoot smokeless in it, and...

I have a 10ML2 and shoot smokeless in it, and youre exactly right, the higher pressure cause the breech plug hole to get bigger and then you get blow back and finally lack of ignition. They recommend...
Forum: Black Powder
05-14-2010, 05:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,141
Posted By gleason.chapman

I've been busy with life, little disposable...

I've been busy with life, little disposable income type things--college, children getting married, etc. I know what ya mean about flunking retirement. I havn't retired yet, and am going into 39...
Forum: Black Powder
05-14-2010, 04:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,071
Posted By gleason.chapman

I use the .452 CR for both .452 and .458 bullets,...

I use the .452 CR for both .452 and .458 bullets, they are tight in the .458 but with smokeless and BlackHorn, you need the tight fit and a lot of pressure to set the bullet on the charge. The CR...
Forum: Black Powder
05-14-2010, 04:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,071
Posted By gleason.chapman

Thank you Woodtick, it has been a while. I...

Thank you Woodtick, it has been a while. I thought I would check back in and see how the Forum brothers are doing, any new powders, any new bullets to talk about. I've not done much shooting in a...
Forum: Black Powder
05-14-2010, 01:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,141
Posted By gleason.chapman

You have too much disposable income. :-> ...

You have too much disposable income. :->
Income - expenses = ML Disposable income. Beautiful. Do they fix the pits and dings in the rifle? Chap
Forum: Black Powder
05-14-2010, 01:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,071
Posted By gleason.chapman

I like your thinking on bullet penetration,...

I like your thinking on bullet penetration, expansion and testing. That is a torture test, but certainly a lot toughter than lungs. I have shot a lot of the Barnes SS 300g with CR sabot in my...
Forum: Black Powder
04-12-2009, 04:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,487
Posted By gleason.chapman

What happen to Chap?

Fellow bothers of the MLing Forum,

This is my last post, brothers, I have to follow my heart of how the Holy Spirt is convicting me. I have learned a lot on this forum and I wish each and every...
Forum: Black Powder
04-11-2009, 01:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,140
Posted By gleason.chapman

RE: Disappointed In D(IC)KS

I bought my Savage from Dciks, what a mistake. I special ordered it, and it took like 3 months and they fumbled it twice. They are a terrible hunting goods store. The only reason I bought from them...
Forum: Black Powder
04-11-2009, 01:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,458
Posted By gleason.chapman

RE: Is a 50caliber Muzzleloader better then a 45caliber?

Ya know I've thinking about your shooting that 45 Elite and the velocity that was on your Chrony, so Mr. Grouse45 you not only showed us some great things about bullet performance, but I think your...
Forum: Black Powder
04-11-2009, 01:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,854
Posted By gleason.chapman

RE: My reason for not wanting a Savage or CVA Electra

Adeer wacking tool, that is very efficient at what it does and you can see the game when you wack it and it is shootable in Shotgun areas, who wouldn't want one?Maybe price. I guess ifSavage made a...
Forum: Black Powder
04-10-2009, 06:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,854
Posted By gleason.chapman

RE: My reason for not wanting a Savage or CVA Electra

It is pretty simple for me, 1 savage, 2 inlines 1 with scope one without, 1 flintlock, 1 sidelock with a 54 and a 50 barrel. One for each season MLer season I use inlines, rifle season I will use my...
Forum: Black Powder
04-10-2009, 06:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 486
Posted By gleason.chapman

Forum: Black Powder
04-10-2009, 06:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,013
Posted By gleason.chapman

RE: 250gr VS 300gr

I like the 300g bullets because they always shoot thru and buck the wind better and are therefore more accurate, further you only usually give up 1 inch of drop at 200 yards, but you get a lot more...
Forum: Black Powder
04-09-2009, 05:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,179
Posted By gleason.chapman

RE: Saw a New New Savage BP only

There are only three factors that make someone want to go smokeless--cleaning, cheaperand shooting longer distances all other factors are same. Blackhorn in my opinion makes cleaning go away and...
Forum: Black Powder
04-09-2009, 04:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 729
Posted By gleason.chapman

RE: Decision Tree for Bullets

I didn't do that since it causes some folks grief to hear that bullet XXXX fragments or some other term that is not good. I believe this chart speaks to penetration, mushroom diameter, width of wound...
Forum: Black Powder
04-09-2009, 04:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 729
Posted By gleason.chapman

RE: Decision Tree for Bullets

Basically, my statement at the end of the decision tree says that, an accurate bullet in your gun. However if something "matters to you" i.e. you wanna shoot long distances above all else or you want...
Forum: Black Powder
04-09-2009, 04:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 729
Posted By gleason.chapman

RE: Decision Tree for Bullets

Done, I used them all 2007 season in my Savage and I liked them overall. I consider them a great long range bullet. Chap
Forum: Black Powder
04-09-2009, 04:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,262
Posted By gleason.chapman

RE: BackHorn 209..."Just a Gimmick?"

+1, Omega also with 100g BH and 300g Barnes Expanders. Shot all two week season, then switched to Savage for rest of Rifle season. BH is very costly but worth it from a no swabbing, no crud ring, no...
Forum: Black Powder
04-09-2009, 03:57 PM
Forum: Black Powder
04-09-2009, 03:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,179
Posted By gleason.chapman

RE: Saw a New New Savage BP only

Marketing gimic by Cabelas, it is a regular Savage with 2" longer barrel, so it can shoot Smokeless if you want to. They don't have two production lines for Savages 1 for smokeless 1 for non. This...
Forum: Black Powder
04-09-2009, 03:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 13,073
Posted By gleason.chapman

RE: Most accurate, Worst, Favorite out of the box Muzzleloader.

The most accurate muzzleloader
That is easy, the 2nd time I shot my Savage with 300g SW, I shot this 5 shot group, which I have never done again, of course I never shot SW again. I was astonished...
Forum: Black Powder
04-08-2009, 03:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,082
Posted By gleason.chapman

RE: 300 gr XTP Mag and Nosler shots

The Shots are the "practice bullets" for the Nosler partition, suppose to shoot identical.I don't know anybody shooting them at game, but I am sure they would work, since big hole usually means dead...
Forum: Black Powder
04-08-2009, 03:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,082
Posted By gleason.chapman

RE: 300 gr XTP Mag and Nosler shots

Here ya go:




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Forum: Black Powder
04-08-2009, 02:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,812
Posted By gleason.chapman

RE: How Lehigh Bullets performaned in Tioga Pa.

Agreed, 100%, that is whyI buy premiuum bullets, so if you makea bad shot for some reason, you still have a good quick kill.Shoulder bladehits is a good example, it is not too far forward from a...
Forum: Black Powder
04-08-2009, 02:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,745
Posted By gleason.chapman

RE: Bullet's

Your right, newby can make that error. Thanks for pointing that out. I will not put load info on Savages over here. Thanks Chap
Forum: Black Powder
04-08-2009, 02:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,745
Posted By gleason.chapman

RE: Bullet's

Yes. The very first time I shot 4198, I was shooting a Parker Ballistic Extreme with an MMP12, and it would pop the primer the bullet and all the power would shoot about 20 feet onto the ground. I...
Forum: Black Powder
04-08-2009, 04:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 729
Posted By gleason.chapman

Decision Tree for Bullets

Decision Tree for Bullets




Very low cost---Yes-->Harvester Cast bullets 300g or larger, any cast large Meplat conical (BullStop, etc)
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Cost, low cost? ----yes----> 300g...
Forum: Black Powder
04-08-2009, 04:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,745
Posted By gleason.chapman

RE: Bullet's

To back up what I experiened and reported above, here is what Barnes Says is the performance range of their 300g SSP: http://www.barnesbullets.com/information/bullet-talk/faq/#mrx

And in...
Forum: Black Powder
04-08-2009, 03:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,812
Posted By gleason.chapman

RE: How Lehigh Bullets performaned in Tioga Pa.

Yes, this exit hole is pretty convincing:



http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v315/grouse1/2009TiogaHogHunt061.jpg

As is this:

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Forum: Black Powder
04-07-2009, 04:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,812
Posted By gleason.chapman

RE: How Lehigh Bullets performaned in Tioga Pa.

Huge holes, I am amazed that 4 small pieces of shrapnell (sp?) can blow a hole that big. Guess it is like a shotgun. Chap
Forum: Black Powder
04-07-2009, 04:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,175
Posted By gleason.chapman

RE: Caldwell Lead Sled DFT

I use 20 on mine and it makes the Savage with hot loads bearable. Chap
Forum: Black Powder
04-06-2009, 07:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,227
Posted By gleason.chapman

RE: My April vacation at Tioga Ranch.

Excellent report Grouse, DRT is good, would love to see an expanded bullet. Tioga Hunting Preserve, my Aunt and Uncle use to live on the road from Tioga up to that lodge---turn right at the "Three...
Forum: Black Powder
04-06-2009, 05:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 596
Posted By gleason.chapman

RE: Back To The Basics

The path of enlightment? "Grasshopper, you choose well". Kwai Chang Caine David Carradine Cira 1972-1975.http://www.huntingnet.com/forum/micons/m9.gif

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Forum: Black Powder
04-06-2009, 05:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,981
Posted By gleason.chapman

RE: Barnes TMZ

We all are, I find as I get older I am "consistently inconsistent". I don't want it to be, I don't try to be, but I am. God says we are all sinners, missing the mark all or mostthe time, He says "my...
Forum: Black Powder
04-06-2009, 04:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,981
Posted By gleason.chapman

RE: Barnes TMZ

You may want to switch to Blackhorn 209 powder also, since it shoots well long and is VERY VERY consistent, most folks using chrony get only a 10 fps variable between shots with this powder, which is...
Forum: Black Powder
04-06-2009, 04:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,981
Posted By gleason.chapman

RE: Barnes TMZ

Beautiful, check out all the product reviews of the TMZ on Cabelas:

...
Forum: Black Powder
04-06-2009, 03:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,745
Posted By gleason.chapman

RE: Bullet's

It would be wise as you start your shooing of these different premiuum bullet, and choosing the most accurate to read all the Product Reviews on Cabelas, MidwayUSA. Look for bullet performance on...
Forum: Black Powder
04-06-2009, 03:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,745
Posted By gleason.chapman

RE: Bullet's

Here it the Product Review on the Barnes TSX-Flat Nose 300g 45/70 bullet, part NO 45843, at Midway.
I know from shooting the 300g Barnes Origonal SSP that 68g of H4198 is too much recoil for me, so...
Forum: Black Powder
04-06-2009, 02:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,745
Posted By gleason.chapman

RE: Bullet's

I have shoot the Speer 300g Unicore also in 45/70, they are not costly and few great. I am sure they would do well also, about like the Gold Dot, only difference is it is a true rifle bullet for...
Forum: Black Powder
04-04-2009, 04:15 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,766
Posted By gleason.chapman

RE: Which Muzzleloader too buy??

I hear ya, I shot pellets for 5 years for exactly the same reason, stay with 3 777 50g pellets.I am going to recommend two bullets and you should get a package of each and see if they shoot well for...
Forum: Black Powder
04-04-2009, 05:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,131
Posted By gleason.chapman

RE: Velocity, ft-lbs accuracy

Correct, when you come from a CF world, which most do, that is what they think---flatter,more powder shooting high BC bullets, long barrels, light bullets with high charges. That is why there is so...
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