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#3125981 - 01/15/13 11:11 PM Re: The Nightmare Buck [Re: Tomahawk]
ROUGH COUNTRY HUNTER
16 Point


Registered: 11/12/10
Posts: 12539
Loc: FRANKLIN COUNTY

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nice buck
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#3126065 - 01/16/13 05:47 AM Re: The Nightmare Buck [Re: Tomahawk]
mathews338
12 Point


Registered: 11/05/09
Posts: 5141
Loc: jackson co.

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great buck!
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#3126183 - 01/16/13 08:07 AM Re: The Nightmare Buck [Re: Food Plot 101]
Bayou Buck
10 Point


Registered: 05/11/09
Posts: 2694
Loc: Spring Hill / Perry Co

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Nice buck! Good luck with him!
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#3126336 - 01/16/13 10:20 AM Re: The Nightmare Buck [Re: Bayou Buck]
Hunter 257W
10 Point


Registered: 10/04/12
Posts: 3227
Loc: Franklin County

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Did you figure out what happened with your ML? I have a NEF ML that would misfire a lot until I measured the firing pin protrusion from the frame compared to another identical rifle and mine was about half. I ground some metal off the hammer face until it matched the other rifle and it has never failed to fire since.

The funny thing is that I was doing this repair job about 9:00pm the night before ML opening day. Talk about pressure....... \:\)

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#3126485 - 01/16/13 11:30 AM Re: The Nightmare Buck [Re: Tomahawk]
ZachMarkus
6 Point


Registered: 09/04/11
Posts: 586
Loc: Lawrence county, TN

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Pretty buck.
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#3126572 - 01/16/13 12:08 PM Re: The Nightmare Buck [Re: Hunter 257W]
Food Plot 101
8 Point


Registered: 02/07/06
Posts: 2453
Loc: Goodlettsville,TN USA

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 Originally Posted By: Hunter 257W
Did you figure out what happened with your ML? I have a NEF ML that would misfire a lot until I measured the firing pin protrusion from the frame compared to another identical rifle and mine was about half. I ground some metal off the hammer face until it matched the other rifle and it has never failed to fire since.

The funny thing is that I was doing this repair job about 9:00pm the night before ML opening day. Talk about pressure....... \:\)


Yes, I found out after misfiring on 2 more bucks in Illinois later that month. It was a breech plug lube that was breaking down and moistening the 777 pellets. After the 3rd misfire I ditched the lube(it was a white colored lube, can't remember the name)and learned to barely apply future lube to threads again.

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#3126598 - 01/16/13 12:24 PM Re: The Nightmare Buck [Re: Tomahawk]
REM7
10 Point


Registered: 08/19/08
Posts: 3637
Loc: GRUNDY COUNTY

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dandy
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#3126637 - 01/16/13 12:48 PM Re: The Nightmare Buck [Re: Tomahawk]
stryker
10 Point


Registered: 12/03/10
Posts: 4514
Loc: jonesborough, TN

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Great looking buck. Hopefully he's still around.
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#3126761 - 01/16/13 01:47 PM Re: The Nightmare Buck [Re: Food Plot 101]
Hunter 257W
10 Point


Registered: 10/04/12
Posts: 3227
Loc: Franklin County

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 Originally Posted By: Food Plot 101
 Originally Posted By: Hunter 257W
Did you figure out what happened with your ML? I have a NEF ML that would misfire a lot until I measured the firing pin protrusion from the frame compared to another identical rifle and mine was about half. I ground some metal off the hammer face until it matched the other rifle and it has never failed to fire since.

The funny thing is that I was doing this repair job about 9:00pm the night before ML opening day. Talk about pressure....... \:\)


Yes, I found out after misfiring on 2 more bucks in Illinois later that month. It was a breech plug lube that was breaking down and moistening the 777 pellets. After the 3rd misfire I ditched the lube(it was a white colored lube, can't remember the name)and learned to barely apply future lube to threads again.


Yeah, grease and oil are real enemies of gun powder. Well at least you did find the problem and fixied it but sounds like it cost you some good deer along the way. Hopefully this buck will still be out there next Fall to give you something to look forward to!

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#3126786 - 01/16/13 01:55 PM Re: The Nightmare Buck [Re: Hunter 257W]
A.Hall
Formerly "Spoon"
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Registered: 10/05/04
Posts: 27329
Loc: Bartlett, TN

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Good lookin buck
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