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Forum: Black Powder
09-08-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 690
Posted By wildeboer

Luckily I have a .45cal Traditions Deerhunter...

Luckily I have a .45cal Traditions Deerhunter with 1:66 twist that my daughter(aged 14) uses. Although Dad also enjoys the rifle:D
Forum: Black Powder
01-05-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,096
Posted By wildeboer

Used to have one a few years ago, 70grains of...

Used to have one a few years ago, 70grains of Wano(real black powder on my country) and a 240gr XTP did the job on a warthog nicely. But I traded it on a 12g b/p shotgun, more practical for my...
Forum: Black Powder
10-21-2017, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 584
Posted By wildeboer

Beautiful stock!!

Beautiful stock!!
06-17-2017, 09:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 862
Posted By wildeboer

Congrats, sometimes its much nicer just to build...

Congrats, sometimes its much nicer just to build the memories than actually winning a prize.
Forum: Black Powder
05-27-2017, 09:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 741
Posted By wildeboer

Thanks for bursting my bubble, ha-ha! Only meant...

Thanks for bursting my bubble, ha-ha! Only meant as a joke.
Guess I'll use it then for shorter ranges as suggested and used the faster twist for the longer shots.
Will hopefully try it on some...
Forum: Black Powder
05-27-2017, 07:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 741
Posted By wildeboer

Longer ranges 1:48 twist?

I see a lot of guys are pushing longer ranges(300yards+) with their muzzleloaders.
Will a 1:48 twist rifle be able to that distances too? Opinions...
I have a as-new Bobcat sidelock, a safe-queen...
03-19-2017, 11:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,350
Posted By wildeboer

Wow, looking really nice, like the deeper colour...

Wow, looking really nice, like the deeper colour although my personal preference is lighter coloured wood on my own rifles
03-09-2017, 12:23 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,350
Posted By wildeboer

I have exactly the same pistol but in .45cal....

I have exactly the same pistol but in .45cal. Using REAL bullets in it and its the right medicine on a warthog at up to 25meters.
I'm getting the best grouping with REAL bullets and a light 25gr...
Forum: Black Powder
11-04-2016, 10:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By wildeboer

Looks quite nice. Although I'm to scared to use...

Looks quite nice. Although I'm to scared to use rattlecans on vehicles it looks like a nice even coloring on the panels.
Forum: Black Powder
09-11-2016, 12:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 943
Posted By wildeboer

Congrats, that's good shot shot-placement for a...

Congrats, that's good shot shot-placement for a first kill. My own daughter started asking and guess we will start practicing for next years winter...
Forum: Black Powder
09-04-2016, 11:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 617
Posted By wildeboer

The big challenge is the suppliers in South...

The big challenge is the suppliers in South Africa and then the availability of propellant.
we have a new supplier of blackpowder, so thats sorted but the most common brand of muzzy's are CVA and...
Forum: Black Powder
09-03-2016, 09:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 617
Posted By wildeboer

I wish Knight rifles had a distributor in South...

I wish Knight rifles had a distributor in South Africa. I would have liked a .45cal for longer distances in my region, almost semi-desert.
Although with the current exchange rate I guess the rifle...
Forum: Black Powder
01-26-2016, 04:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,486
Posted By wildeboer

I phoned a few places around here but they only...

I phoned a few places around here but they only carry the standard revolver wads in .45cal. In .50cal the felt wads are available, I've heard about leather and thick cardboard wads, those two I can...
Forum: Black Powder
01-25-2016, 10:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,486
Posted By wildeboer

Thanks, so far the rifle shot great but the...

Thanks, so far the rifle shot great but the groupings can get much smaller according to the manufacturer. The reason for my thread is to get more info/tips on the finer points of accuracy and...
Forum: Black Powder
01-24-2016, 09:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,486
Posted By wildeboer

Here is 2 quick pics taken after dark. The rifle...

Here is 2 quick pics taken after dark. The rifle has sort of a bull-barrel with a step in. Quite a shortish compact rifle. Wood is of course walnut as the rifle is a custom built with checkering,...
Forum: Black Powder
01-24-2016, 07:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,486
Posted By wildeboer

Thanks Bronco. I have tried 70-80gr of 3F in my...

Thanks Bronco. I have tried 70-80gr of 3F in my rifle with a 500gr .451" bullet but no luck. Haven't thought about a felt wad though, do I need to lube the wad?
Forum: Black Powder
01-24-2016, 06:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,486
Posted By wildeboer

I will post a pic later tonight of the rifle. ...

I will post a pic later tonight of the rifle.
Roundball won't be practical in a 1:24 twist except with a light charge which means I wont be able to hunt or shoot longer ranges with the rifle.
The...
Forum: Black Powder
01-24-2016, 01:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,486
Posted By wildeboer

New rifle - bullet questions?

I have a new rifle(to me) in my safe, got it as part of payment for a job I did.

It's a Mkontho in-line rifle based on the Pauley design(plunger), they are build in South Africa by a local...
01-04-2016, 01:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 399
Posted By wildeboer

If we were on the same side of the pond I would...

If we were on the same side of the pond I would have jumped on this offer. I've a .50cal that gives me grey hair, maybe a lighter bullet could be the answer
Forum: Black Powder
10-14-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,421
Posted By wildeboer

Sheesh, you guys have biiiiiiig safes.... I...

Sheesh, you guys have biiiiiiig safes....
I only have 2 b/p rifles of which one is a custom .451 in 1:24 twist, proudly South African made rifle. A Mkonto inline based on the J Pauley's British...
Forum: Black Powder
09-23-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,250
Posted By wildeboer

Had the same idea sir, I got a rusted .451cal...

Had the same idea sir, I got a rusted .451cal barrel from a friend and sent it to another friend -now a .54cal with 1:56 twist. I understand it has the Henry-type of rifling - rounded edges and not...
Forum: Black Powder
07-03-2015, 10:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,123
Posted By wildeboer

Cool, I'm impressed with the extra effort you put...

Cool, I'm impressed with the extra effort you put in practicing for hunting. Very few people practice but less do it in earnest.
Forum: Black Powder
05-20-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,396
Posted By wildeboer

Thank you sir, will let you know if he pops...

Thank you sir, will let you know if he pops around again:)
Forum: Black Powder
05-20-2015, 04:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,396
Posted By wildeboer

Spam messages - Wub

I received the second spam message from Wub, seems that his profile is still hacked from 2 weeks ago...
Forum: Black Powder
03-28-2015, 02:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,021
Posted By wildeboer

I will have the Bobcat in my hands next weekend...

I will have the Bobcat in my hands next weekend hopefully, I already have a dedicated r/b shooter (.45 Deerhunter 1:66) and are planning to build a .54cal ballgun.
A friend made me a custom .54...
Forum: Black Powder
03-16-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,021
Posted By wildeboer

Thanks Cayugad, its a percussion type rifle. Will...

Thanks Cayugad, its a percussion type rifle. Will only have the rifle in my paws in 3 weeks time, rifle owner is on a tour overseas from what I understand.
Forum: Black Powder
03-15-2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,021
Posted By wildeboer

Thanks for the feedback, think I'm gonna take the...

Thanks for the feedback, think I'm gonna take the plunge.
Forum: Black Powder
03-15-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,021
Posted By wildeboer

Old CVA Bobcat as back-up/plinker

I have the opportunity to buy a older CVA Bobcat cheaply, from what I gather it has a 26" barrel, 1:48 twist with percussion ignition in .50cal. Basically the standard Bobcat with plastic stock and a...
Forum: Black Powder
12-03-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 706
Posted By wildeboer

Congrats, pity its summer on our side now. I'm...

Congrats, pity its summer on our side now. I'm getting jealous from all the shooting reports from you guys, enjoy it.
Forum: Black Powder
08-05-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By wildeboer

Thanks Semi, I'm also a little worried about the...

Thanks Semi, I'm also a little worried about the threading. The barrel is a little longer than my current one, 12" vs 18"
Forum: Black Powder
08-05-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By wildeboer

Shotgun question

I bough an old Morse 12gauge shotgun but the barrel has been cut down to 12inches, I can get a nitro shotgun barrel for a decent price.
Will the nitro barrel work if I install a breechplug and tap...
Forum: Black Powder
06-03-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,085
Posted By wildeboer

Beautiful rifle, hope you enjoy it.

Beautiful rifle, hope you enjoy it.
Forum: Black Powder
02-17-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 737
Posted By wildeboer

The small pistols are called mouseguns on the...

The small pistols are called mouseguns on the internet, over here we call them Derringers or miniatures. I'm building the little one as a novelty, the barrel is a off-cut from fitting a "sound...
Forum: Black Powder
02-17-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 737
Posted By wildeboer

Mousegun build

I"m busy building a mouse-gun, I had a friend draw it in CAD and we then send it for laser-cutting. We had 4 sets cut, he kept one set for his build.
The pistol will be really small, 7" long and...
Forum: Black Powder
02-16-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 685
Posted By wildeboer

Very nice, I'm busy building a mousegun myself....

Very nice, I'm busy building a mousegun myself. The small ones has allways intriqued me.
Forum: Black Powder
01-02-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,127
Posted By wildeboer

Nicely done, broken horns makes a better/unusual...

Nicely done, broken horns makes a better/unusual display.
Forum: Black Powder
12-17-2012, 03:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,888
Posted By wildeboer

Even pilchards are considered fish. Serious,...

Even pilchards are considered fish.
Serious, comgrats on a nice buck with your homebuild.
Forum: Black Powder
11-09-2012, 10:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 877
Posted By wildeboer

Best of luck to you guys, we are in mid summer....

Best of luck to you guys, we are in mid summer. I'm jealous!!
Forum: Black Powder
10-05-2012, 06:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,006
Posted By wildeboer

Nicely done, I prefer meat above horns myself.

Nicely done, I prefer meat above horns myself.
Forum: Black Powder
09-01-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,793
Posted By wildeboer

Thank you very much sir, I like the Corbin tool...

Thank you very much sir, I like the Corbin tool the most. Must put my "thinking cap" on and make something similar for my Ardesa(test self-casts)
Forum: Black Powder
09-01-2012, 01:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,793
Posted By wildeboer

A stupid question, how do you knurl the bullet?...

A stupid question, how do you knurl the bullet? Is it done with a special tool in a press?
Forum: Black Powder
08-31-2012, 06:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,157
Posted By wildeboer

Beautiful rifle, hope you enjoy it.

Beautiful rifle, hope you enjoy it.
Forum: Black Powder
08-12-2012, 01:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,959
Posted By wildeboer

That is very good shooting with open sights,...

That is very good shooting with open sights, peep-sights or not. Hope he shoots just as good when your season open for hunting.
08-10-2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,402
Posted By wildeboer

I once glued 3 pieces together, a lighter piece...

I once glued 3 pieces together, a lighter piece in the middle. Looked like a sandwich, 2 days later and a friend begged it of me for his rifle(Air Arms airrifle)
08-09-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,402
Posted By wildeboer

Nice tutorial, I used 2 separate pieces of wood,...

Nice tutorial, I used 2 separate pieces of wood, used a router to do half-round of the hole length-wise and then laminate the 2 pieces together again. Dont even see the seam but your idea saves 2...
Forum: Black Powder
08-07-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 799
Posted By wildeboer

You shot fine groups there, that rifle should...

You shot fine groups there, that rifle should take meat home.
Forum: Black Powder
08-07-2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,192
Posted By wildeboer

The supplier only have the 240gr as the heaviest,...

The supplier only have the 240gr as the heaviest, I did order some local made ones and 300grSST's. Will hopefully have them by next weekend to test properly.
Forum: Black Powder
08-07-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,192
Posted By wildeboer

Thanks guys, I will have to buy the bullets(240gr...

Thanks guys, I will have to buy the bullets(240gr XTP .430diam) and Harvester Crush sabots separate to make the combination.

I have found also a distributer locally with who I placed an order for...
Forum: Black Powder
08-07-2012, 12:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,192
Posted By wildeboer

Hornady XTP 240 gr Question

Is the Hornady XTP 240gr sabot combination that you guys shoot the same as the .430diam XTP 240gr bullet(as on Hornady's website),coupled with the green Harvester sabot(as on their website).

I'm...
Forum: Black Powder
08-05-2012, 09:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,138
Posted By wildeboer

I currently use a Nikko Stirling 3-9x42 Gold...

I currently use a Nikko Stirling 3-9x42 Gold Crown, old j-a-p-anese glass, they just outlast a rifle.
I've read a lot of guys complaining about misfires etc in inlines rifles with the std no11caps,...
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