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  • rodwha's Avatar
    09-14-2017, 03:21 PM
    I've actually been figuring I'd swap the fiber optic sights from my Deerstalker for the ones that will come on the Trade Rifle unless I deal with an Oregon barrel. Lyman no longer shows spare barrels on the order form and I've yet to contact them.
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    09-14-2017, 10:47 AM
    Oh, and I'm pretty fair at judging distances within 100 yds with my old boss and I playing a game of "how far do you think that is?" and then stepping it off to see who's closer. Being off by 10 yds won't necessarily mean a bad hit within 50 yds if...
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    09-14-2017, 10:45 AM
    Some people here are getting closer to 6" at 75 yds which would make 50 yds a piece of cake, right? I have rifled .50 cal. I've yet to work on an accurate load with a PRB and finally got glasses which should help reduce my groups, but these guys...
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    09-13-2017, 12:38 AM
    rodwha replied to a thread Hornady FPB Bullets in Muzzleloading.
    Good to hear that all was well with you.
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    09-11-2017, 10:59 PM
    What size cap were you forming it to fit?
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    09-10-2017, 09:29 PM
    rodwha replied to a thread WFN Hunting Bullet in Muzzleloading.
    Yes, terminal performance.
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    09-09-2017, 06:14 PM
    I'm a rather small guy (5'8") and figured whacking the curve flush and adding some sort of pad would likely do me fine. Of course I'd try it as is first. May just find I like a crescent butt. And if not I'd certainly figure out what needs to be done...
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    09-09-2017, 01:45 PM
    Funny as that's what I figured I'd do were I to get a GPH. Not sure about that curved butt plate.
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    09-09-2017, 12:10 PM
    rodwha replied to a thread WFN Hunting Bullet in Muzzleloading.
    According to what I had read each little increment of meplat created a much larger increase in wound channel width, but that once past that number (~78%?) it tended to veer off and not track straight. But they were also talking about large rifle...
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    09-09-2017, 12:07 PM
    rodwha replied to a thread WFN Hunting Bullet in Muzzleloading.
    Is this to say that wide meplat projectiles veer because they were unstable in flight prior to striking the animal and this will be shown on paper?
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    09-09-2017, 11:15 AM
    Very nice rfd! Is there padding in the boot or is it just leather?
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    09-09-2017, 02:11 AM
    rodwha replied to a thread WFN Hunting Bullet in Muzzleloading.
    Did you have anything to actually say concerning the performance? Quite frankly the Keith WFN works quite well despite what busses and head winds come along. I doubt you don't know of his work as many casters certainly do. Do you have something...
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    09-09-2017, 02:03 AM
    Maybe you need one too then. Funny that you raised your hand but haven't done so...
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    09-08-2017, 10:03 PM
    Quite curious about hunting with a patched ball from a smoothbore (28 ga/.550"). Seems the average range is about 50 yds + with a few who excel with theirs and can go a bit further (6" groups). So what say you?
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    09-08-2017, 09:51 PM
    Several years ago, without a complete understanding of the wide meplat terminal ballistics, I created several cap n ball pistol bullets, one of which is rather heavy and meant for my ROA. I've toyed with the idea of buying a resizing die to bring it...
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    09-07-2017, 11:35 PM
    I'd think a small caliber bore mop would easily do the trick. I haven't oiled mine. After cleaning I run a patch with Ballistol getting the actual bore oiled.
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    09-07-2017, 02:01 PM
    Very nice! Many thanks!
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    09-07-2017, 12:12 AM
    Does a dual sabot work well? I've wanted a .40 cal sabot for my .50 cal rifle and dual sabots or a cloth patched projectile/sabot seemed the only way.
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    09-06-2017, 10:40 PM
    rodwha replied to a thread Hornady FPB Bullets in Muzzleloading.
    Take care and don't take chances!
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  • rodwha's Avatar
    09-06-2017, 07:17 PM
    Accurate Molds can easily make most anything you'd want. I've had Tom make me 3 different cap n ball pistol bullet designs. http://accuratemolds.com/ They currently have this one listed as well: ...
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    09-06-2017, 07:15 PM
    Maybe here? https://www.trackofthewolf.com/list/Item.aspx/1201/1 *EDIT* I see I hastily posted a link seeing the .32 cal Maxi mold. It seems the only one they offer.
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    09-05-2017, 02:35 PM
    rodwha replied to a thread Hornady FPB Bullets in Muzzleloading.
    What is the twist of that gun?
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    09-04-2017, 11:32 AM
    Hmmm... My understanding is that Moose Milk is made with Ballistol. And Ballistol, I thought, is what Dutch used and mentioned. I've yet to try Ballistol as a patch lube but I've certainly read of a few people who love it, and I use it for...
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    09-02-2017, 10:39 AM
    There are some folks on the site that buy zinc. Depending on how much you have, and rather or not you want to ship it. You might get near what you paid for it back. : ) Jeff
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    09-01-2017, 07:06 PM
    rodwha replied to a thread Why BH 209? in Muzzleloading.
    Nice comparison! Thanks!
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    09-01-2017, 05:30 PM
    rodwha replied to a thread Lee REAL bullets in Muzzleloading.
    I have a .50 cal Lyman Deerstalker with a ~.502x.520" bore. Using felt wads and a 70 grn setting that drops closer to 80 grns weight of 3F gave me nearly touching holes at 50 yds in my 1:48" twist. I didn't shoot many but bought a mold after seeing...
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    08-26-2017, 08:06 PM
    rodwha replied to a thread 15/16" Smoothbore in Muzzleloading.
    For sure. Just looking for possibilities. Having so many people stating only a square load is acceptable makes one, mostly me, curious what others who've found otherwise are using that indeed works for them.
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    08-26-2017, 04:39 PM
    rodwha replied to a thread 15/16" Smoothbore in Muzzleloading.
    I've also wondered about my 1/8" felt wads I punch from Durofelt. Any reason those won't work as cushions?
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    08-26-2017, 04:36 PM
    rodwha replied to a thread 15/16" Smoothbore in Muzzleloading.
    I've punched some very thin (cereal box) cardboard cards. Anyone using such? Any real difference between that and what you get with store bought for use as OP and/or OS cards?
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    08-26-2017, 04:24 PM
    rodwha replied to a thread 15/16" Smoothbore in Muzzleloading.
    Some HEAVY loads there! Where did you find such uncommon ball sizes? Thanks for the input!
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