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I agree, roundballs do work.

Old 01-28-2018, 07:12 PM
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Falcon, is that a boat trailer crank on that rig?

Yes it is. It has 1/4" cable on the winch.
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Old 01-31-2018, 07:11 AM
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Originally Posted by hunters_life View Post
Falcon, is that a boat trailer crank on that rig?
These winches work great. My club has been using them on our skinning shed for years.

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Old 02-11-2018, 05:05 AM
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Pete (Muley) posted on another messageboard that in Colorado, new regulations say the roundball must be 50-cal for deer and 54-cal for elk.
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Old 02-24-2018, 09:55 AM
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Indeed, patched balls work beautifully! That hog video was made by hawgslayer, he did a great job with his first ever video. I forget how much brats and sausage he got off that one.

Round balls sure knockem stiff!
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Old 03-19-2018, 03:51 PM
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PRB...
logically, they'll not that aerodynamic and loose energy quickly, too much spin and they veer off (that's why ball shooter have sloooow twist rifling)...my GPR is 1:60-66

But DAH-HAM they are fun to shoot, easy to cast and so dang traditional that when I'm out I can imagine what it must of been like 'back in the day'.
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Old 03-19-2018, 03:54 PM
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Problem now is CA lead laws have pretty much made PRB's wall hangers, range toys and black-powder club meet/rendezvous shooters...

Gaaawd I want out of CA...
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Old 03-21-2018, 11:30 AM
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Who says your balls have to be lead???
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Old 03-21-2018, 02:50 PM
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There is a tin/bismuth alternative I found on rotometal and amazon, Tombob makes non-lead RB but are expensive.

for violating CA ban I found this on the Bill/law write up on the legislature page:

"...A person who violates any provision of this section is guilty of an infraction punishable by a fine of five hundred dollars ($500). A second or subsequent offense shall be punishable by a fine of not less than one thousand dollars ($1,000) or more than five thousand dollars ($5,000)..."
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