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#6130005 - 01/11/16 08:02 AM !st muzzleloader hunt
Kevin Heath Offline
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Registered: 01/04/16
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Loc: Midlothian
I have always resisted black powder. Saying that if I ever got around to a muzzleloader, it would be a cap n ball, wood stocked with brass trim, plains rifle. Well a month or so ago one of my patients was unloading a bunch of stuff. One of those things was a cva magbolt 150. After scoping it, and testing different powder/bullet combo's, (it seems to work best with 2 triple 7 pellets and a 295 grain powerbelt), I am going on my 1st black powder only hunt this weekend. I am hoping that since we haven't hunted much since Thanksgiving, our farm has cooled off and I will see something. Wish me luck!
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#6132575 - 01/12/16 03:23 PM Re: !st muzzleloader hunt [Re: Kevin Heath]
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cheers As pappy once said: Keep your head held high & your powder dry... flag
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#6137062 - 01/15/16 10:28 AM Re: !st muzzleloader hunt [Re: Kevin Heath]
MarkieMark Offline
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I use pellets also, they are more consistent. Good luck man

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#6140953 - 01/18/16 07:49 AM Re: !st muzzleloader hunt [Re: Kevin Heath]
Kevin Heath Offline
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Registered: 01/04/16
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Loc: Midlothian
well all I can say is the worst day hunting, is better than the best day working.
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#6141448 - 01/18/16 12:41 PM Re: !st muzzleloader hunt [Re: Kevin Heath]
Abe77901 Offline
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Registered: 10/30/14
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I use three Triple Seven 50 gr pellets in mine, but have the capabilities of going up to 4(200 gr) if need be.....

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#6141541 - 01/18/16 01:31 PM Re: !st muzzleloader hunt [Re: MarkieMark]
NMGW Offline
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Registered: 01/16/12
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Originally Posted By: MarkieMark
I use pellets also, they are more consistent. Good luck man


Been muzzleloading for years and I get way better results from loose powder. 100 grains by volume of Triple 7, pushing Hornady 250 grain SST.
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#6154400 - 01/25/16 05:46 PM Re: !st muzzleloader hunt [Re: Kevin Heath]
bass101 Offline
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Registered: 09/28/10
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Loc: Rayne, La
I use both but like the pellets as its easier to deal with.

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#6155044 - 01/26/16 03:46 AM Re: !st muzzleloader hunt [Re: Kevin Heath]
Deersteaks Offline
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Registered: 10/22/10
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Loc: Livingston
I have a Mag Bolt 150. It likes 150 grains(3 Pyrodex pellets), pushing a 245 grain Powerbelt. Very accurate and fast for bullet performance. Might try that combo some time. Good luck either way, its a blast!

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#6155458 - 01/26/16 10:23 AM Re: !st muzzleloader hunt [Re: Kevin Heath]
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Originally Posted By: Kevin Heath
well all I can say is the worst day hunting, is better than the best day working.

cheers bang never did make money off of hunting... flag
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