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#1047962 - 11/24/08 12:49 AM Muzzleloaders.. Little help
seaton0024
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Registered: 03/27/08
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My next big hunting purchase will be a muzzleloader. I was just wondering which guns yall recommended and of coarse going to be easy on my wallet?
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#1047995 - 11/24/08 05:32 AM Re: Muzzleloaders.. Little help [Re: seaton0024]
TheAirMan
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Easy on the wallet. Go with CVA.
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#1048072 - 11/24/08 06:39 AM Re: Muzzleloaders.. Little help [Re: TheAirMan]
Model70Man
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CVA will be easy on your wallet for sure. After owning 2 CVA's, I handled and shot an Encore and that's all I wanted. Ended up selling the CVA's and bought an Encore. I would highly recommend it.
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#1048198 - 11/24/08 07:31 AM Re: Muzzleloaders.. Little help [Re: Model70Man]
FULLDRAWXX75
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Don't just settle on a ML because of price, you will get what you pay for. I have heard and seen many times the effects of buying an inexpensive weapon only the hear and see the owner complain it did not live up to the expectations he/she thought it would or it is not as good as so & so's.

Look around, there are deals all the time.

I really like my T/C Omega (lam stock, SS barrel)

I would definately recommend SS over blued, you will not regret that choice.

Personally, I don't thing the Savage smokeless is priced all that bad, It would be the last ML you would ever have to buy.

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#1048274 - 11/24/08 07:53 AM Re: Muzzleloaders.. Little help [Re: FULLDRAWXX75]
PDenning25
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I like the Knight disc
It can be pouring rain and they will still fire
And you can find one with SS barrle that wont set you back to much
I got mine used from a fellow TN deer gent for less than 200 and it is a sweet rifle
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#1048488 - 11/24/08 09:17 AM Re: Muzzleloaders.. Little help [Re: PDenning25]
SALECREEKHUNTER
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I have a CVA Kodiak and a thompson center omega. They are made very similar but i choose to hunt with the omega any day over the kodiak.
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#1049071 - 11/24/08 12:22 PM Re: Muzzleloaders.. Little help [Re: SALECREEKHUNTER]
DOC1187
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Registered: 06/14/08
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cva is a good choice i've got a staghorn
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#1049599 - 11/24/08 05:09 PM Re: Muzzleloaders.. Little help [Re: DOC1187]
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got one of the knight disc
very good gun to me

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#1049600 - 11/24/08 05:10 PM Re: Muzzleloaders.. Little help [Re: ]
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to add on to my last post i got it for 150 with a scope
used and in fine shape

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#1050136 - 11/24/08 08:54 PM Re: Muzzleloaders.. Little help [Re: ]
cecil30-30
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I've got a CVA Kodak in SS and it will shoot one hole groups at 50 yds with the Hornady FPB bullet!I love my kodak!
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#1055793 - 11/28/08 12:56 PM Re: Muzzleloaders.. Little help [Re: seaton0024]
Chaser0407
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Registered: 11/11/08
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I've used CVA,knight and traditions. I did not pay an outragious price for any of them and have no complaints about any of them either.
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#1070945 - 12/07/08 12:34 PM Re: Muzzleloaders.. Little help [Re: Chaser0407]
BigGame
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I have a Knight wolverine with the thumbhole stock. I think the most important thing is to pick one out with a good twist. At least a one in twentyeight. Next pick one that is going to be easy to take apart and clean. Everybody will have a different opinion just take the time to look around.
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#1075255 - 12/09/08 08:43 PM Re: Muzzleloaders.. Little help [Re: cecil30-30]
Boone 58
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Omega, or the new triumph.....hands down.
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#1077710 - 12/10/08 10:22 PM Re: Muzzleloaders.. Little help [Re: cecil30-30]
cuppedup50
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Registered: 11/11/08
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cant go wrong with a knight....its the ONLY kind of mzl i will ever own.
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#1093670 - 12/20/08 09:42 AM Re: Muzzleloaders.. Little help [Re: cecil30-30]
tp524
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Registered: 12/06/08
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i own the optima pro made by cva.its a great gun but a little heavy. shoots awsome!
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#1093782 - 12/20/08 11:29 AM Re: Muzzleloaders.. Little help [Re: tp524]
BIGORANGE
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Thompson Center Encore, Triumph, or Omega!!!
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#1094085 - 12/20/08 06:24 PM Re: Muzzleloaders.. Little help [Re: cuppedup50]
stik
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 Originally Posted By: cuppedup50
cant go wrong with a knight....its the ONLY kind of mzl i will ever own.


not a big fan of the knights.
we have a $90 cva eclipse hunter that shoots as good as any muzzleloader i have ever seen. you don't have to spend $600-900 to get a good servicable gun.
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#1099175 - 12/23/08 11:49 PM Re: Muzzleloaders.. Little help [Re: stik]
deerjackie
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Registered: 01/23/08
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knight dxt and i have a load formula that shoots well in mine.you will like this gun.
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#1099193 - 12/24/08 12:13 AM Re: Muzzleloaders.. Little help [Re: deerjackie]
fastbs
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i just got a remington genesis syn stainless. even though i've heard a lot of people grip about them this thing is great. shoots 300 grain hornady xtps and 150 grains of powder consistantly accurate. (FYI it hates powerbelts) actually shoots better with 150 grains of powder than 100. got it through cabelas for $215 shipped to my door. I was looking at a CVA optima pro but for the money i decided to give the remington a try and i'm glad i did. I've heard it is made by traditions which as most know doesn't have the greatest fan base but i really am a fan of this gun.
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#1125593 - 01/12/09 02:28 PM Re: Muzzleloaders.. Little help [Re: fastbs]
Coleman
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The Knight Vision is a good one,it breaks down like a single shot shotgun and is totally waterproof,real easy to clean too,whatever you do go stainless steel.
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#1127519 - 01/13/09 06:58 PM Re: Muzzleloaders.. Little help [Re: seaton0024]
Yank
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You can burn alot of $$$ buying the best equipment out there if you want to but if ya think about it muzzy season is only a couple of weeks a year. If ya start looking right now you can find a deal on a fair built muzzle loader at any pawn shop for around $75 to $100. Grab one up that the inside of the barrel looks good on and work up a load and bullet combo that works for ya.

I've had a dozen or better of them over the last ten to twenty years and have always been able to hit a gallon jug at 100 yards with every one. I'm not saying muzzy hunting isn't important but to me it just doesn't last long enough. \:\) But if you are planning to hunt with it even during gun season then sure, spend the extra bucks for a nice gun. To me it's just not worth spending all my money on something that I have to clean more than I shoot! \:D
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#1130222 - 01/15/09 09:39 AM Re: Muzzleloaders.. Little help [Re: cecil30-30]
JLR
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Kinight Disc
Dump it in a lake and pour out the water and still go BOOM.
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#1130970 - 01/15/09 06:58 PM Re: Muzzleloaders.. Little help [Re: cecil30-30]
trealtree
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t/c omega, I hunt with it during gun season also.

Edited by trealtree (01/15/09 06:59 PM)
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#1177216 - 02/12/09 07:58 PM Re: Muzzleloaders.. Little help [Re: trealtree]
BuckNrut
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I have had really good luck with a T/C Omega shooting 150gr pyrodex pellets and 250gr shockwave bullets
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#1177329 - 02/12/09 08:45 PM Re: Muzzleloaders.. Little help [Re: BuckNrut]
booche'
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You have already gotten some good advice, but here is my two cents worth. I hunt with a T/C Encore and absolutely love it. However a hunting buddy of mine has a T/C Omega and he pretty much uses it all season unless he hunt large fields or of course it is bow season. I don't think you can go wrong with T/C products for muzzleloading. I know CVA has come a long way over the years, but my choice would be T/C anyday.
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#1177379 - 02/12/09 09:09 PM Re: Muzzleloaders.. Little help [Re: fastbs]
WestTn Huntin'man
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 Originally Posted By: fastbs
i just got a remington genesis syn stainless. even though i've heard a lot of people grip about them this thing is great. shoots 300 grain hornady xtps and 150 grains of powder consistantly accurate. (FYI it hates powerbelts) actually shoots better with 150 grains of powder than 100. got it through cabelas for $215 shipped to my door. I was looking at a CVA optima pro but for the money i decided to give the remington a try and i'm glad i did. I've heard it is made by traditions which as most know doesn't have the greatest fan base but i really am a fan of this gun.

I got a good deal from Cabelas on a Genesis also.One reason I choose this M.L. is the 28" barrel.Much better powder burn than the 26" barrel on most M.L.'s
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