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#3413339 - 10/22/13 08:37 AM Re: Shot my Savage again today. [Re: EastTNHunter]
WGK
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Thanks for the info on the powder ETH. I may be able to get that picked up. And I agree with you ewc I too think that is my problem. I think if i backed off my powder charge it would probably shoot better. But for not I will hunt with what I have.
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#3413362 - 10/22/13 08:53 AM Re: Shot my Savage again today. [Re: ewc]
Wes Parrish
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 Originally Posted By: ewc
Forget the Lilgun. Bad choice.

Am just curious as to why this is a bad choice?
(Was considering the Reloader 7 because it's available.)

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#3413373 - 10/22/13 09:01 AM Re: Shot my Savage again today. [Re: Wes Parrish]
ratsnakeboogy
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 Originally Posted By: Wes Parrish
 Originally Posted By: ewc
Forget the Lilgun. Bad choice.

Am just curious as to why this is a bad choice?
(Was considering the Reloader 7 because it's available.)


I have used Reloader7 in .45s for a H4198 stand in, it is a good choice. I have never used it in the 50cal.

Lil'gun is a very hot powder, I haven't read much about using it for muzzleloaders. Maybe they are using it as a booster for a duplex load?

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#3413383 - 10/22/13 09:09 AM Re: Shot my Savage again today. [Re: ratsnakeboogy]
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Nothing wrong with Reloader 7....
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#3413414 - 10/22/13 09:33 AM Re: Shot my Savage again today. [Re: Roost 1]
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We used to shoot lilgun years ago. It worked really well at speeds unheard of back then 2,600-2,800 fps with a 250. Problem was we had to keep trying to reinforce the sabot, because sabot kept blowing (hint #1 there was a problem) and vent liners were eroded in as few as 4 shots (my personal experience and hint #2 something was wrong).

When RB (or maybe it was someone else) finally pressure tested what we had been shooting it was sobering. I believe we were in the mid-60's pressure-wise. Roughly twice the pressure we shoot today.

We all quit cold turkey.

Do a search for lilgun and savage 10ml2.

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#3413437 - 10/22/13 09:43 AM Re: Shot my Savage again today. [Re: ewc]
ratsnakeboogy
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 Originally Posted By: ewc
We used to shoot lilgun years ago. It worked really well at speeds unheard of back then 2,600-2,800 fps with a 250. Problem was we had to keep trying to reinforce the sabot, because sabot kept blowing (hint #1 there was a problem) and vent liners were eroded in as few as 4 shots (my personal experience and hint #2 something was wrong).

When RB (or maybe it was someone else) finally pressure tested what we had been shooting it was sobering. I believe we were in the mid-60's pressure-wise. Roughly twice the pressure we shoot today.

We all quit cold turkey.

Do a search for lilgun and savage 10ml2.


Mid 60K? that's scary!

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#3413612 - 10/22/13 11:18 AM Re: Shot my Savage again today. [Re: ratsnakeboogy]
mike243
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Think i might pay the hazmat lol.will look for 4759 local .may have enuf to sight in & hunt with for this year any way but like to have too much vs to little
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#3414098 - 10/22/13 05:16 PM Re: Shot my Savage again today. [Re: mike243]
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Try the 300 gr. Bullets with the same powder charge and your group will tighten
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#3414190 - 10/22/13 06:21 PM Re: Shot my Savage again today. [Re: Rockhound]
ewc
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 Originally Posted By: Rockhound
Try the 300 gr. Bullets with the same powder charge and your group will tighten


\:D

Nothing about changing a bullet weight will help him. Your idea is funny.

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#3414224 - 10/22/13 06:41 PM Re: Shot my Savage again today. [Re: ewc]
Tar12
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Although people use N-110 with 300 grn bullets I think it is a bad idea as N-110 builds pressure fast.
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