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#3270741 - 06/18/13 09:18 PM T/C Impact
Trapper John
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16 Point

Registered: 03/13/99
Posts: 11888
Loc: Murfreesboro,TN/Decaturville, ...

I love my T/C Black Diamond and have no plans to sell it, but I am thinking about an upgrade for the sake of simplicity. The Black Diamond takes a bit to disassemble and has multiple parts to clean. The'd be easy.

Anybody have one? Reviews? Accuracy and ease of cleaning?

I'd love to hear it all. Good and bad. What say you?

#3270775 - 06/18/13 09:53 PM Re: T/C Impact [Re: Trapper John]
10 Point

Registered: 11/01/10
Posts: 3007
Loc: Lawrence Co.

Team Smokeless here. Were looking to recruit you son. We can make you better, faster and CLEANER. \:\)
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#3271805 - 06/20/13 10:10 AM Re: T/C Impact [Re: Rubberduck270]
TN Larry
10 Point

Registered: 09/17/03
Posts: 3394
Loc: Baxter, Tennessee

Ease of cleaning = smokeless \:\)

I thought that I would never go that route but got bitten by the bug in January and bought a .45 caliber conversion for my Encore.

I don't have any experience with the Impact.
I pray to fish until my dying day. When it comes to my last cast, I then most humbly pray, when in the Lord's safe landing net & I'm at peace that in His mercy I be judged big enough to keep.

#3271853 - 06/20/13 11:15 AM Re: T/C Impact [Re: TN Larry]
8 Point

Registered: 09/17/07
Posts: 1949
Loc: Tenn

You said for the sake of simplicity, so join Team Smokeless as Rubberduck said. Very simple cleaning. \:\)


Purchase single shot 45/70 .... H&R, Apex, encore, CVA stalker etc....

Mail to Slufoot with a savage 10ml-II breachplug purchased online. I can get you an address.

My powder of your choice. I like H4198 in mine.

.40 Hornady XTP's or SST's .200gr to get started and Harvester Smoothe Blue Sabot... You are ready to go!

#3277160 - 06/27/13 04:10 PM Re: T/C Impact [Re: Tenn.Guy]
Ed B
4 Point

Registered: 09/27/09
Posts: 126
Loc: Middle TN

I think I'm one of the few that have the impact but I love it. Super simple takedown, extrememly easy to clean and very accurate. I shoot BH209 with the Barnes TEZ and have zero complaints, I actually take it out a fair amount during rifle season as well. They are what they are, a good cheap ML without any fancy options. I figured since ML was only 2 weeks a year I didn't want to drop much money on one but I have been more than pleasantly surprised with the performance.

The one negative I have on it is the "hood" doesn't always release easily, sometimes it takes a little extra effort to get it to relase and break. Maybe it will get better the more I shoot it, but it has only had 30 or so rounds down the barrel at this point so not even sure it is broken in yet.

#3277199 - 06/27/13 04:48 PM Re: T/C Impact [Re: Ed B]
8 Point

Registered: 01/06/08
Posts: 1709
Loc: Collierville

I have an Omega Z5 and not sure it could get much simpler. Accuracy is great and it is super easy to clean.
#3278122 - 06/28/13 08:52 PM Re: T/C Impact [Re: TNRifleman]
14 Point

Registered: 06/20/11
Posts: 8269
Loc: Grundy county

I have an impact and love it! Lightweight and accurate gun!
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