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#3061262 - 12/03/12 01:11 PM Which muzzle loader
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I am sure this is a loaded (pardon the pun) question, but what is a goos muzzle loader to buy?
I am talking package deal, stainless steel, 50 cal, synthetic stock.

I am not interested in interchangeable barrels.

I do like removable breech plugs.

Any ideas?
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#3061271 - 12/03/12 01:24 PM Re: Which muzzle loader [Re: 102]
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If I were going to buy a regular black powder gun right now I think I'd go with the new Traditions Vortek Ultralight http://www.traditionsfirearms.com/product_info.php?products_id=57

I handled one at Bass Pro in Nashville and they are sweet handling rifles. Reviews on them are pretty good too. http://www.shootingtimes.com/2011/05/13/longgun_reviews_traditions_vortek_ultralight_rifle_051311/

If you're a little more open minded, Smokeless is the only way to go. Savage ML-II and be done with it.

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#3061290 - 12/03/12 01:44 PM Re: Which muzzle loader [Re: Rubberduck270]
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I would not consider anything other than a smokeless savage.. shot regular ml's for 25 years.. went smokeless and will never go back..
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#3061602 - 12/03/12 05:17 PM Re: Which muzzle loader [Re: pressfit]
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#3062009 - 12/03/12 08:10 PM Re: Which muzzle loader [Re: feldmutze]
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The Savage ML-II smokeless gets my vote as well. I can say without a doubt, purchasing a Savage smokeless is the BEST move, hands down, that I ever made when it comes to muzzleloading. Best of luck in your final decision.

Edited by Andy S. (12/03/12 08:10 PM)
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#3062061 - 12/03/12 08:34 PM Re: Which muzzle loader [Re: Andy S.]
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I like this Remi 700 conversion at the top of this link....it is for sale and ready to go.
http://smokelessmz.com/completeguns.html
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#3062142 - 12/03/12 09:11 PM Re: Which muzzle loader [Re: Howa]
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#3062242 - 12/03/12 09:53 PM Re: Which muzzle loader [Re: TX300mag]
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Savage ML2
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#3062305 - 12/03/12 10:56 PM Re: Which muzzle loader [Re: Howa]
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 Originally Posted By: Howa
I like this Remi 700 conversion at the top of this link....it is for sale and ready to go.
http://smokelessmz.com/completeguns.html

Hillbill creations I assume?
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#3062346 - 12/04/12 03:01 AM Re: Which muzzle loader [Re: Andy S.]
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 Originally Posted By: Andy S.
The Savage ML-II smokeless gets my vote as well. I can say without a doubt, purchasing a Savage smokeless is the BEST move, hands down, that I ever made when it comes to muzzleloading. Best of luck in your final decision.


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#3062377 - 12/04/12 04:52 AM Re: Which muzzle loader [Re: Rockhound]
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Wow, thanks guys for the responses. I am checking things out.
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#3062408 - 12/04/12 05:36 AM Re: Which muzzle loader [Re: Rubberduck270]
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 Originally Posted By: Rubberduck270
 Originally Posted By: Howa
I like this Remi 700 conversion at the top of this link....it is for sale and ready to go.
http://smokelessmz.com/completeguns.html

Hillbill creations I assume?


Why of course, and she is a beauty!
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#3063456 - 12/04/12 04:32 PM Re: Which muzzle loader [Re: Howa]
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#3063728 - 12/04/12 07:16 PM Re: Which muzzle loader [Re: Tar12]
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#3063747 - 12/04/12 07:25 PM Re: Which muzzle loader [Re: RUGER]
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IF I were ever gonna shoot smoke again I would buy a Knight, you can get an absolute steal on a used Knight if you keep your eyes open, I've been tempted many a time over on Modern Muzzleloader by some of the listings in their classifieds. I've just determined, that for me, smokeless is the way to go. I'll always have a soft spot for the Knight's though. I sold my last one, a .45 Master Hunter Stainless Laminate to DoubleAArchery on here and regretted it since the moment I let go of it, even tried to buy it back from him with no luck, lol.
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