Tndeer Logo

Page 3 of 3 <123
Topic Options
#3012337 - 11/02/12 08:55 AM Re: How far does everyone sight in their muzzleloader [Re: Andy S.]
Rubberduck270
10 Point


Registered: 11/01/10
Posts: 2807
Loc: Lawrence Co.

Offline
 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.
_________________________
Smokeless Muzzleloading: It ain't your Grampa's flintlock

Top
#3012344 - 11/02/12 08:59 AM Re: How far does everyone sight in their muzzleloader [Re: Rubberduck270]
Pic IN the Casa
TurdFarmer2.0
14 Point


Registered: 03/18/11
Posts: 9551
Loc: TN

Offline
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.
_________________________
Tolerance now means OBEY!!!!


Top
#3012346 - 11/02/12 09:02 AM Re: How far does everyone sight in their muzzleloader [Re: Pic IN the Casa]
TWVOLS
Spike


Registered: 12/14/10
Posts: 45
Loc: Powell, TN

Offline
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.
Top
#3012361 - 11/02/12 09:14 AM Re: How far does everyone sight in their muzzleloader [Re: TWVOLS]
jb3
10 Point


Registered: 02/23/09
Posts: 4200
Loc: Burns, TN

Offline
Just about dead on at 50. Where I hunt, most shots are in the 50 yard range, sometimes closer.
Top
#3012419 - 11/02/12 09:52 AM Re: How far does everyone sight in their muzzleloader [Re: PcDeer]
varminthunter123
6 Point


Registered: 07/25/11
Posts: 606
Loc: Somerville, TN

Offline
100 yards
Top
#3013033 - 11/02/12 04:50 PM Re: How far does everyone sight in their muzzleloader [Re: ]
Tar12
4 Point


Registered: 10/25/12
Posts: 345
Loc: USA Indiana

Offline
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.

Top
#3013178 - 11/02/12 07:04 PM Re: How far does everyone sight in their muzzleloader [Re: Tar12]
BrokenArrow
Spike


Registered: 08/21/08
Posts: 83
Loc: Columbia ,TN.

Offline
.50 cal. Kentucky long rifle is 2" high at 50yds.
Top
#3013276 - 11/02/12 08:23 PM Re: How far does everyone sight in their muzzleloader [Re: BrokenArrow]
meat hunter
6 Point


Registered: 08/21/11
Posts: 706
Loc: SE TN

content Online
About an inch high at 100 yds. Two Tripple Seven pellets under a 250 gr Barnes T EZ
_________________________
You can boil them antlers all day long boy and you still can't eat 'em

Top
#3013429 - 11/02/12 10:40 PM Re: How far does everyone sight in their muzzleloader [Re: varminthunter123]
Big J
16 Point


Registered: 03/10/06
Posts: 11992
Loc: Joelton

Offline
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.
_________________________
Love God, Love people, Live Gospel!!

Top
#3013476 - 11/03/12 03:19 AM Re: How far does everyone sight in their muzzleloader [Re: PcDeer]
Swampster
4 Point


Registered: 10/14/00
Posts: 426
Loc: Huron, TN, USA

Offline
I use 70 yd for muzzle load. I think it is best to consider where you hunt and what shots would be presented. 85% of my shots would be under 70 yds.
Top
Page 3 of 3 <123


Moderator:  RUGER, Tennessee Todd, Bobby G, Unicam, CBU93, stretch, Kimber45, Mrs.Unicam, Crappie Luck 
Hop to:
Top Posters
4105560
RUGER
87055
Deer Assassin
65411
BSK
61044
Crappie Luck
51376
spitndrum
Newest Members
zatoan, DanParchman3, saddleman1, Jculber301, Mik475
13282 Registered Users
Who's Online
23 registered (MUP, Sea-ark, tn droptine, Inkstainz, Deerhunter, meat hunter, 3 invisible) and 72 anonymous users online.
Forum Stats
13282 Members
42 Forums
93345 Topics
1089924 Posts

Max Online: 788 @ 11/11/13 08:06 PM
Moon Phase
CURRENT MOON
September
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30
Forum Donations
The TnDeer.Com Deer Talk Forum is for Tennessee Deer Hunters by Tennessee Deer Hunters. If you enjoy using our Talk Forum and would like to contribute to help in it's up-keep. Just submit your contribution by clicking on the DONATE button below and paying with PayPal or a major credit card. Any amount is much appreciated. Thanks for your support!

TN Burn Safe

Generated in 0.093 seconds in which 0.001 seconds were spent on a total of 15 queries. Zlib compression enabled.