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Forum: Black Powder
01-03-2019, 03:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,238
Posted By longbowelk

I might be interested. At one time I was looking...

I might be interested. At one time I was looking at trying to find s shorter vernier sight but never could find one. I did install a Lyman peep. I like it but it's kind if bulky. If this type works...
12-22-2018, 05:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,038
Posted By longbowelk

What about the bike? Yr, make, etc. Dont see many...

What about the bike? Yr, make, etc. Dont see many 2 wheelers anymore. Some trails in Colorado allow 2 wheels but no 4 wheels. I have horses but its become a big hassle. May look into 2 wheels...
Forum: Black Powder
11-26-2018, 03:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,467
Posted By longbowelk

When talking muzzleloader and being broke would...

When talking muzzleloader and being broke would require more info. What and where you hunting or you just plinking? Personally, your range for effective killing say a deer would be 100 or less so I...
Forum: Black Powder
11-20-2018, 03:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 548
Posted By longbowelk

How was the recoil? I once shot 90 grains of...

How was the recoil? I once shot 90 grains of Black MZ with 450 gr conical out of my TC Hawken. Notice I said once. Kicked so hard, I had to back off to 70.
11-10-2018, 04:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,116
Posted By longbowelk

Yes. You definitely use lube. Best to make your...

Yes. You definitely use lube. Best to make your own lube with beeswax, crisco, etc. Lots of formulas out there.
11-10-2018, 04:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,116
Posted By longbowelk

power belt. Been shooting lead conical last 3...

power belt. Been shooting lead conical last 3 years. I have various. 50 cals, TC Hawken, White Bison, CVA Accura, Pedersoli Missouri River Hawken. They all different bore. TC .501, White. 504, CVA...
Forum: Black Powder
11-10-2018, 04:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,030
Posted By longbowelk

They got the same BS stance on lead conical over...

They got the same BS stance on lead conical over 400 grains. Too lazy to test them and approve them. Funny they approve 405 powerbelt.
Forum: Black Powder
08-15-2018, 03:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,593
Posted By longbowelk

Ron, where can I get this globe sight?

Ron, where can I get this globe sight?
Forum: Black Powder
08-13-2018, 04:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,593
Posted By longbowelk

Ron. How was the front sight affected? Did you...

Ron. How was the front sight affected? Did you have to tap a new hole for mounting screw?
Forum: Black Powder
08-12-2018, 04:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,593
Posted By longbowelk

What is reason to cut the QLA off?

What is reason to cut the QLA off?
Forum: Black Powder
08-06-2018, 02:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 879
Posted By longbowelk

If no luck here you can list them on...

If no luck here you can list them on gunbroker.com. A reliable auction site.
Forum: Black Powder
07-31-2018, 03:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,877
Posted By longbowelk

Good choice. I am very happy with my CVA Accura...

Good choice. I am very happy with my CVA Accura Nitride with 27" barrel. I took the rear sight off and put a peep sight on the scope mount area. Been shooting it for a couple of months. I cast my...
Forum: Black Powder
06-24-2018, 05:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,345
Posted By longbowelk

I've had good results in my TC Hawken 1/48 .50cal...

I've had good results in my TC Hawken 1/48 .50cal with 70 gr Alliant Black MZ. I tried several heavy conicals including just casting my own. My best was my own a .503 450 hollow base. I have a...
Forum: Black Powder
06-08-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,273
Posted By longbowelk

CVA Accura 27” vs Knight Mountaineer 27” .50s

I currently have a CVA Accura PR 27" Thumbhole stock 50 cal. I have only had it a few weeks. I am mainly shooting 435 to 450 lead conicals. I have an old Knight Wolverine that I bought years ago. The...
Forum: Black Powder
06-08-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 436
Posted By longbowelk

Knight Mountaineer 50 questioin

Just curious whatis the land to land measurement of the 50 cal Knight mountaineer? I know all the 50 cals of the different mfg are not .500. Thanks,
Forum: Black Powder
05-21-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,455
Posted By longbowelk

Ok, just got off the phone with BPI. The guy said...

Ok, just got off the phone with BPI. The guy said that the reason the 400 gr is listed is they have not tested anything over that weight. He said they have talked about doing some testing and...
Forum: Black Powder
05-21-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,455
Posted By longbowelk

Just so everyone knows, I personally would not...

Just so everyone knows, I personally would not shoot 150 grains of loose powder or 3 pellets. I am only interested in the lead conicals. Do not care or desire the Powerbelts. I have considered the...
Forum: Black Powder
05-20-2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,455
Posted By longbowelk

What's up with no lead conicals over 400 CVA Accura

I just got a new CVA Accura 50 cal, 27" nitride bsrrel. Was planning on using 450 gr conicals that I cast. In reading the manual I read no lead conicals over 400 grains. This is supposed to be a...
05-17-2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,965
Posted By longbowelk

What is the job of the castor oil? Just...

What is the job of the castor oil? Just curious...Thanks, Alan
05-17-2018, 03:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,491
Posted By longbowelk

Where did you purchase the 209 converter?

Where did you purchase the 209 converter?
Forum: Black Powder
05-12-2018, 04:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 810
Posted By longbowelk

320 Real for elk???

Anyone here actually take an elk with one of these 320 grain REAL conicals? What would be the max effective range ? I realize we are talking lots of different powder and gun combos. What is your gun...
Forum: Black Powder
05-09-2018, 03:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 363
Posted By longbowelk

conicals with or without tapers

Just wondering if a heavy lead conical approximately 1 inch long 450 grains would be more accurate with tapered bands versus one that had same bands..
Forum: Black Powder
05-07-2018, 03:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 897
Posted By longbowelk

I got a Pedersoli Missouri River Hawken last...

I got a Pedersoli Missouri River Hawken last year. I shot it a few times with some 440 gr minies. I'm hoping to get back to working up a load. I'd be interested in your load development. Thanks, Alan
Forum: Black Powder
04-26-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,305
Posted By longbowelk

Thanks guys...the picture of the new Thor shows...

Thanks guys...the picture of the new Thor shows the flare way out(.503) I can see it shouldn't take much effort to get it in the bore.
Forum: Black Powder
04-26-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,305
Posted By longbowelk

New Thor bullets with CVA Accura? ?

Anyone try these new one size fit all Thor bullets?
They state the bullets are .503. I understand the land to land on the CVA'S are. 499. I don't see these fitting without a lot of force. I heard...
Forum: Black Powder
04-16-2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,179
Posted By longbowelk

What rifle you shooting it out of?

What rifle you shooting it out of?
Forum: Black Powder
04-15-2018, 05:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 388
Posted By longbowelk

Veggie Wad thickness?

Ok, I'm new here so I get a message that until I have 10 posts I can't post URLs. All I was doing was replying. So, Mountain devil 54 how thick are those veggie wads?
Forum: Black Powder
04-14-2018, 05:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,594
Posted By longbowelk

I have not tried the wads so that would be first...

I have not tried the wads so that would be first to see if it will tighten the group. One rifle I'm working with is TC Hawken with the GM LRH barrel with 1:30 twist. The conicals are my own cast 450s...
Forum: Black Powder
04-12-2018, 05:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,594
Posted By longbowelk

1:28, 30,32 twist..anyone using conicals

I've tried some conicals with CVA Optima with 1:28 twist. Im using open sights (peep)Did ok up to 50 yds but started going terrible at 75 so no need testing 100. Used 70 & 80 grains of BH209, Black...
04-12-2018, 03:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 864
Posted By longbowelk

I got the Lyman peep from Doc and mounted a globe...

I got the Lyman peep from Doc and mounted a globe front. Using 6:00 hold. I tried No Excuse 450 or 460s that are slip fit. And various other conicals. Started out with a scope to get a load...
04-11-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 864
Posted By longbowelk

Elk, modern inlines, and conicals

Ok, I am new here but not new with muzzleloaders. I have 3 traditional Hawkens(2 TC, 1 Pedersoli)several inlines(White Bison, CVA Optima, Knight Wolverine) All are open sights as I mainly use for elk...
Forum: Black Powder
04-07-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,507
Posted By longbowelk

How do you find Bob Parker on the tapered...

How do you find Bob Parker on the tapered Conicals. Do you know the tapers?
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