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#3342933 - 08/31/13 07:59 PM My Savage
mike243
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Today I ordered a Nikon xr 3/9/40 made for high performance muzzuleloaders.also pu some steel rings a few xtp 240g to test & zero onto paper.Only thing I need to find are some Fed 209 primers.scope will be here in a few weeks.Id love to shoot it but all I have are winchester 777.I can wait lol.pics will be up whenever I get it all together
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#3343108 - 08/31/13 09:35 PM Re: My Savage [Re: mike243]
CR500AFX
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Hope it works ok. I lost two Nikon scopes , each in a single range session on my 10ML II shooting 325gr FTX and 65GR of Reloder 7.
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#3343272 - 09/01/13 03:17 AM Re: My Savage [Re: CR500AFX]
mike243
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wow sounds like a thumper,I bought solid steel weaver rings & hope they hold up,300g will be my max weight & wont be trying any max loads for the 300g.Im going to try to get accuracy in the 250g range,will shoot xtp's to start out with & will pu other powders besides the N110.Im afraid my smokeless adventure may start me loading centerfire rounds if Im not careful lol
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#3343470 - 09/01/13 08:56 AM Re: My Savage [Re: mike243]
fullstream
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You should be good I had a Nikon buckmasters on my savage for 6 years. When I first got it it had aluminum bases & rings & it toasted a scope but once I switched to steel I was good to go. Best of luck to ya smokeless is the only way to fly
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#3344102 - 09/01/13 08:41 PM Re: My Savage [Re: fullstream]
mike243
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Thanks to Roost1 8 have warne steel bases & I pu some weaver steel rings & a lot of good advice from many.2 weeks till scopes in lot of not for nthe next month but will be ready to thunder by MZloader season
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#3348614 - 09/05/13 07:34 PM Re: My Savage [Re: mike243]
mike243
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Tracking my new scope it started on fedex in Mo,then it went to Atlanta,then it is in Nashvile now,im thinking it went thru Knoxville 2 times,reckon it will be back in Knoxville Friday & maybe here sat or mon lol crazy shipping but it was freeeeeeee
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#3349942 - 09/06/13 08:29 PM Re: My Savage [Re: mike243]
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Hay mike I wish you the best of luck with your new gun. I have everything ready to go with mine. I ordered 25 powder vials to for my charges and they came yesterday. Now here we are going on vacation and I can't shoot it till I get back. I am going to try ww209 primers will see how they work.
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#3350071 - 09/07/13 12:50 AM Re: My Savage [Re: WGK]
mike243
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Been having trouble finding federal.I did find some remington yesterday.scope might get here today but no later than monday.cant wait to burn some clean powder lol
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#3350072 - 09/07/13 12:53 AM Re: My Savage [Re: mike243]
mike243
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Where & what kind of vials did you order?.Im going to get a digital scale before season hopefully
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#3350079 - 09/07/13 02:04 AM Re: My Savage [Re: mike243]
mike243
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regarding the 240g xtp http://www.chuckhawks.com/sav10ML-II.htm
this was something I read that made me want to try these,
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