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#3012722 - 11/02/12 01:22 PM Musket and round balls
harley 2008
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Registered: 03/16/09
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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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Registered: 04/24/12
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Loc: East Tn.

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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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Registered: 10/13/10
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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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Registered: 09/06/04
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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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Registered: 08/01/05
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Loc: Cumberland Plateau

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

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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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Registered: 10/25/07
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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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Registered: 08/14/12
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Loc: Tullahoma, TN.

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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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Registered: 09/08/10
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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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