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#332291 - 08/08/07 12:54 PM entry Muzzleloader
fwsteal
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what's a good entry level muzzleloader? Something that is reliable, accurate and won't break the bank.
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#332300 - 08/08/07 01:00 PM Re: entry Muzzleloader [Re: fwsteal]
fwsteal
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Is this any good?

http://www.cva.com/products/rifle_buck.htm

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#332305 - 08/08/07 01:03 PM Re: entry Muzzleloader [Re: fwsteal]
fwsteal
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how about the remington genesis ml?

http://www.remington.com/products/firearms/muzzleloaders/genesis_specifications.asp

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#332309 - 08/08/07 01:05 PM Re: entry Muzzleloader [Re: fwsteal]
fwsteal
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how about HR?

http://www.hr1871.com/Firearms/Muzzleloaders/sidekick.aspx

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#332311 - 08/08/07 01:09 PM Re: entry Muzzleloader [Re: fwsteal]
fwsteal
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any from this site?

http://www.sportsmansguide.com/net/browse/browse.aspx?c=3&s=2

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#332315 - 08/08/07 01:13 PM Re: entry Muzzleloader [Re: fwsteal]
fwsteal
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.45 or .50 cal for deer, maybe a pig?
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#332324 - 08/08/07 01:26 PM Re: entry Muzzleloader [Re: fwsteal]
rldel
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I shoot a T/C Omega but I picked up a Traditions Pursuit Pro XLT (I may not have spelled the right) for a buddy in GA last year. It shoots just as good for less --- tears holes @ 65yds.
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#333557 - 08/09/07 11:46 AM Re: entry Muzzleloader [Re: rldel]
fwsteal
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which cal should I look at? I'm thinking 50.
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#333586 - 08/09/07 12:00 PM Re: entry Muzzleloader [Re: fwsteal]
kmac29
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fwsteal, i would go with .50 caliber, lots more bullet choices. i would also look into the CVA Optima as far as rifles go. break action, easy to clean, and wont break the bank. DEER ASSASSIN will testify to this also..
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#333637 - 08/09/07 12:36 PM Re: entry Muzzleloader [Re: kmac29]
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Knight wolverine. You can get the package deal for around $200.
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#334248 - 08/09/07 08:36 PM Re: entry Muzzleloader [Re: Gravey]
bonekelektr
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I would recomend the Traditions Pursuit line or a cva..Get a break action in .50,the cleaning and maint. is alot easier and they shoot good..............
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#334281 - 08/09/07 08:58 PM Re: entry Muzzleloader [Re: bonekelektr]
BMan
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I've got an older one just like the Buckhorn (who knows what it was called 6 years ago) and it does great. The only thing I don't like about it, and it may make me buy a new one next year, is that cleaning is a PITA due to having to break it completely down to clean.

With so many new break-type actions available, if I was in the market now I'd pay a few extra dollars for one of them and save time in the long run.
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#334345 - 08/09/07 09:30 PM Re: entry Muzzleloader [Re: BMan]
mopar
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ive got an omega Z5 cleans up like a shotgun takes me bout 15 min to clean it no scope fibar optic sights
dead on at 100 yds with 100 gr 777 pellets and 300 gr hornaday
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#335385 - 08/10/07 03:00 PM Re: entry Muzzleloader [Re: Gravey]
SuperX2
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I looked into the NEF Sidekick a couple of years ago and was pretty impressed at what you got for the money. I wasn't a big fan of the "break-down ramrod" but other than that, I was prepared to buy one until I got a sweet deal on a used Knight I couldn't pass up!

Good Luck!


Edited by SuperX2 (08/10/07 03:01 PM)

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#339090 - 08/13/07 10:31 AM Re: entry Muzzleloader [Re: ]
vonb
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Bass Pro has the Knight Wolverine 209 kit on sale this week for $199. Would make for a great first rig. I'm still using the old Knight MK-85.
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