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#3012337 - 11/02/12 08:55 AM Re: How far does everyone sight in their muzzleloader [Re: Andy S.]
Rubberduck270
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 Originally Posted By: Andy S.
 Originally Posted By: Rubberduck270
2700+ fps \:\)
Nice. What combination are you shooting to achieve this? How is recoil? How is accuracy? Thanks in advance.

62 gr. of H4198 pushing a 40 cal. 200 gr. SST in a Light Blue sabot. Just a touch under a 1" 3 shot group at 100 yrds.

Recoil isn't exactly pleasant but it's not too awful brutal. I really wanted to shoot the Barnes 195s this year but ran out of time. I'm going to have to knurl them to get them to group.
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#3012344 - 11/02/12 08:59 AM Re: How far does everyone sight in their muzzleloader [Re: Rubberduck270]
Pic IN the Casa
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50 yards- that's about all the distance I have at most of my stands. I hold 1" high at 100 and I am within 2" on the target.
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#3012346 - 11/02/12 09:02 AM Re: How far does everyone sight in their muzzleloader [Re: Pic IN the Casa]
TWVOLS
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50 yards. Most of my shots will be less unless I happen to find them standing in the open field at daylight then I wont take the shot past 100 yards with open sights.
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#3012361 - 11/02/12 09:14 AM Re: How far does everyone sight in their muzzleloader [Re: TWVOLS]
jb3
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Just about dead on at 50. Where I hunt, most shots are in the 50 yard range, sometimes closer.
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#3012419 - 11/02/12 09:52 AM Re: How far does everyone sight in their muzzleloader [Re: PcDeer]
varminthunter123
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100 yards
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#3013018 - 11/02/12 04:44 PM Re: How far does everyone sight in their muzzleloader [Re: varminthunter123]
CAMARO12
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I have the Nikon Inline XR BDC Reticle scope on my Encore and have it sighted in dead on at 100 yards. The BDC reticle allows my to shoot accurately out to 250 yards with a 2,000 fps load.
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#3013033 - 11/02/12 04:50 PM Re: How far does everyone sight in their muzzleloader [Re: CAMARO12]
Tar12
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Registered: 10/25/12
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60 grns of N120,harvester blue .40 cal sabot,195 grain Barnes BX,Fed 209A primer.
3 in high@100yd-sub-moa
Dead-on @ 200 yds-moa
14 in low @ 300 yds-moa
Very dead deer.

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#3013178 - 11/02/12 07:04 PM Re: How far does everyone sight in their muzzleloader [Re: Tar12]
BrokenArrow
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.50 cal. Kentucky long rifle is 2" high at 50yds.
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#3013276 - 11/02/12 08:23 PM Re: How far does everyone sight in their muzzleloader [Re: BrokenArrow]
meat hunter
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About an inch high at 100 yds. Two Tripple Seven pellets under a 250 gr Barnes T EZ
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#3013429 - 11/02/12 10:40 PM Re: How far does everyone sight in their muzzleloader [Re: varminthunter123]
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I am an inch high at 80 with my 45 195 barnes expander.

Dead on at 80 with my 50 cal. 300 gr hornady sst.
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