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To shoot or not to shoot

Old 05-17-2017, 01:20 PM
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I been thinking about actually using this gun to hunt with this year , especially if I draw a Refuge tag . I have some big lead conicals that I think would probably be deadly accurate in it . I might just have to break down and give it a shot ( no pun intended)
It's a 1:24 twist 50 cal .
Of course with my eyes I imagine 100 yards will be my max any more .




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Old 05-17-2017, 01:24 PM
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Hell yes, hunt with it. Shooting 100yds is farther than I can shoot open sights, but I hunt in the timber. You have more open terrain. I'm loving that peep sight.

You'll have to crawl closer on your belly.
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Old 05-17-2017, 03:11 PM
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I think it would really be exciting. That is one reason I purchased those custom flintlocks. I want to take a deer with a flintlock and I want the best one I can get. I think that would really be a great hunt.
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Old 05-17-2017, 04:14 PM
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Nice rifle and I too like that peep. It looks really sturdy.
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Old 05-17-2017, 05:23 PM
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The peep sight is listed as item #70 here. https://www.davide-pedersoli.com/upl...i/S664-665.pdf

I wonder what they cost and how you would go about obtaining one.
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Old 05-17-2017, 05:57 PM
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shoot it, you'll feel much more excited when you drop the hammer.
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Old 05-18-2017, 06:06 AM
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T/C make a peep very similar to that one. Its a tang mount. I had one. But once scopes were legal, took it off and sold it to someone. I like peep sights but they too have their limitations IMO. But that sure is a nice rifle. Does it come in flintlock?
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Old 05-18-2017, 07:09 AM
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Originally Posted by cayugad View Post
T/C make a peep very similar to that one. Its a tang mount. I had one. But once scopes were legal, took it off and sold it to someone. I like peep sights but they too have their limitations IMO. But that sure is a nice rifle. Does it come in flintlock?
I had a couple of those TC peeps too. They get a lot of money for them now if you can even find one.
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Old 05-18-2017, 03:38 PM
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I have a couple spare T/C peeps. I was thinking of putting one or two in the classifieds.
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Old 05-19-2017, 01:24 AM
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Why not hunt with it, too used to shooting flintlocks and hand cast round balls???

Or too used to hunting with scoped, bolt action rifles???
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