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#3140186 - 01/26/13 11:52 AM shooting "one mile" Black Powder - - Iron sights
Chaneylake
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I copied this picture from another site

its rather interesting to me, I might have to make a trip out west

the path of the bullet is about 220 feet above the line of sight

it takes about 7 seconds for bullet to reach target

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#3140190 - 01/26/13 11:54 AM Re: shooting "one mile" Black Powder - - Iron sights [Re: Chaneylake]
strutandrut
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Wow!
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#3140198 - 01/26/13 12:05 PM Re: shooting "one mile" Black Powder - - Iron sights [Re: strutandrut]
KPH
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What cal. is he using? I can't even see a mile.
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#3140201 - 01/26/13 12:07 PM Re: shooting "one mile" Black Powder - - Iron sights [Re: KPH]
Chaneylake
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probably a .45-90
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#3140204 - 01/26/13 12:09 PM Re: shooting "one mile" Black Powder - - Iron sights [Re: KPH]
dh1984
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I had a 243 set for a 1000 yards. i didn't set it like that i had a sniper from the marines do it for me. and it could shoot every shot where you could cover it with a quarter.

i sold that gun and now i wished i didn't but it wont be long before i own a other one.

That's some nice shooting there if he's doing that open sighted.
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#3140205 - 01/26/13 12:11 PM Re: shooting "one mile" Black Powder - - Iron sights [Re: dh1984]
Andy S.
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Cool indeed, thanks for sharing CL.
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#3140316 - 01/26/13 02:40 PM Re: shooting "one mile" Black Powder - - Iron sights [Re: Andy S.]
J.W.308
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Still looks like fun
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#3140332 - 01/26/13 03:11 PM Re: shooting "one mile" Black Powder - - Iron sights [Re: J.W.308]
mr.big
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I could get into that with my 338 Lapua for sure,,

I wish I had the means to get into shooting a Sharps like that,I have seen those pics and an article or some kind of blog,them guys know what they are doing for sure,,
I would like to see a spec sheet for the rifles and the sights,I just wonder what size front insert they are using and how high the rear sight is when set up and zeroed at a mile..
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#3140334 - 01/26/13 03:15 PM Re: shooting "one mile" Black Powder - - Iron sights [Re: mr.big]
Chaneylake
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I will see if I can find the data, I am getting all of my info and pics from the ShilohSharps and HistoricalShooting forums
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#3140345 - 01/26/13 03:25 PM Re: shooting "one mile" Black Powder - - Iron sights [Re: Chaneylake]
Chaneylake
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front sight is a + with a circle in the center

rear setting is about 3.85

bullet is traveling just under 1400 fps
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