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#3012722 - 11/02/12 01:22 PM Musket and round balls
harley 2008
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Is anyone hunting with a hawkin and round ball during muzzleloader season?
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#3012726 - 11/02/12 01:24 PM Re: Musket and round balls [Re: harley 2008]
Brisco Darlin
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right here. been doing it that way since around 1982. like they say if it ain't broke don't fix it.
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#3013003 - 11/02/12 04:28 PM Re: Musket and round balls [Re: Brisco Darlin]
Wobblyshot1
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I'll be using my 54 flinter with 100 grs Goex 3fg and a patched .535 ball.

The wife will be totin the little 45 fullstock caplock that I built her. It will be loaded with 65 grs Goex 3fg and a patched .451 ball.
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#3013082 - 11/02/12 05:41 PM Re: Musket and round balls [Re: Wobblyshot1]
quigleysharps4570
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Here's another. ;\)
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#3013118 - 11/02/12 06:09 PM Re: Musket and round balls [Re: quigleysharps4570]
TennesseeJed
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T/C Renegade .54, .530 round ball, pillow ticking patch, and 70 grains 2F Goex.
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#3013176 - 11/02/12 07:01 PM Re: Musket and round balls [Re: TennesseeJed]
BrokenArrow
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.50cal. Kentucky Long Rifle..490 round ball and patch...90gr 3F.
Still carry the shot bag and powder horn too. Been getting it done this way since the 80's.

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#3013388 - 11/02/12 09:45 PM Re: Musket and round balls [Re: BrokenArrow]
TNtrapper
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Yep.....using my .58 Christian Springs smoothbore flinter. 70gr FFF....overpowder wad.....570 bare ball....overshot card on top. I stiil carry my horn and bag also. ;\)
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#3013665 - 11/03/12 08:15 AM Re: Musket and round balls [Re: TNtrapper]
Robtattoo
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Uh huh, I'm sat at the base of a tree admiring the curl in the maple stock of my .54, John Anderson long rifle as i type this.
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#3014111 - 11/03/12 02:34 PM Re: Musket and round balls [Re: Robtattoo]
southernhunter
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I use a 45 cal t/c Hawkins or t/c Cherokee. With 3f powder and patched round ball.kiled a deer a 70 yards last year
And a coyote at 50 yards .

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#3014236 - 11/03/12 04:52 PM Re: Musket and round balls [Re: Robtattoo]
BrokenArrow
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 Originally Posted By: Robtattoo
Uh huh, I'm sat at the base of a tree admiring the curl in the maple stock of my .54, John Anderson long rifle as i type this.

Im jealous.....always wished i could afford a custom flinter.

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#3014250 - 11/03/12 05:07 PM Re: Musket and round balls [Re: BrokenArrow]
quigleysharps4570
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Good to see those that still carry their gear too. ;\)
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#3015984 - 11/04/12 08:25 PM Re: Musket and round balls [Re: quigleysharps4570]
dg7080 Administrator
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Litte T/C Cherokee .45 cap lock and 80 grains FFF. Been working good for me for many years.
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#3016484 - 11/05/12 07:30 AM Re: Musket and round balls [Re: BrokenArrow]
Brisco Darlin
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 Originally Posted By: BrokenArrow
.50cal. Kentucky Long Rifle..490 round ball and patch...90gr 3F.
Still carry the shot bag and powder horn too. Been getting it done this way since the 80's.
i used to carry my possibles bag too but figgered it wasn't a bright idea since it's made out of deer hide.
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#3016663 - 11/05/12 09:34 AM Re: Musket and round balls [Re: BrokenArrow]
Robtattoo
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[img]http://m4.photobucket.com/albumview/albums/robtattoo/photobucket-23844-1352127129994.jpg.html[/img]
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#3016665 - 11/05/12 09:35 AM Re: Musket and round balls [Re: Robtattoo]
Robtattoo
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Stoopid phone.....
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#3016830 - 11/05/12 11:48 AM Re: Musket and round balls [Re: Robtattoo]
Robtattoo
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There we go....
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#3016860 - 11/05/12 12:11 PM Re: Musket and round balls [Re: Robtattoo]
Brisco Darlin
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real nice.
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#3017630 - 11/05/12 07:17 PM Re: Musket and round balls [Re: Brisco Darlin]
TNtrapper
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Sittin at the base of a tree overlooking a bedding area yesterday afternoon with the smoothrifle.
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#3019117 - 11/06/12 02:16 PM Re: Musket and round balls [Re: TNtrapper]
Brisco Darlin
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tntrapper that's a great looking rifle.
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#3040285 - 11/19/12 11:23 AM Re: Musket and round balls [Re: BrokenArrow]
88Mic
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yep and still going to the end of rifle season. but i can never make up my mind which one i want to take.
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#3072462 - 12/10/12 12:03 PM Re: Musket and round balls [Re: 88Mic]
348Winchester
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58 cal T/C Big Boar 80 grains and a patched round ball.

I do not hunt religiously with this rifle but always tote it at least a couple of times each season.

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#3075246 - 12/11/12 11:12 PM Re: Musket and round balls [Re: 348Winchester]
Smo
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Most of my hunting is done with a side lock muzzleloader, TC .50 cal perc. is my main gun. I've got a .62 smoothrifle and a couple of flinters as well... You might say I like em'
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