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#3434522 - 11/03/13 08:47 PM Cva Electra ?
southernhunter
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Want to hear the good and bad on these , not sure what I think about a electric ignition fired gun . Also what's the value on one ?
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#3434936 - 11/04/13 07:33 AM Re: Cva Electra ? [Re: southernhunter]
iowavf
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Never been around one, course they are illegal here in Iowa to ML hunt with so that explains it.
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#3434951 - 11/04/13 07:43 AM Re: Cva Electra ? [Re: iowavf]
UTGrad
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You can't use BH 209 with the Electra.
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#3435265 - 11/04/13 10:31 AM Re: Cva Electra ? [Re: UTGrad]
Ratvol
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How hard are they to clean? I almost bought one but backed out due to CVA discontinuing them. Wouldn't be bad for a backup I guess. Sportsman's Guide had them for around $170 new.
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#3435572 - 11/04/13 01:34 PM Re: Cva Electra ? [Re: UTGrad]
trealtree
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 Originally Posted By: UTGrad
You can't use BH 209 with the Electra.


You can use BH209 if you add 5 grains of triple 7 then your BH209 charge on top.
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#3435643 - 11/04/13 02:23 PM Re: Cva Electra ? [Re: trealtree]
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Is that reliable?
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#3436160 - 11/04/13 07:00 PM Re: Cva Electra ? [Re: UTGrad]
trealtree
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 Originally Posted By: UTGrad
Is that reliable?


From what I have read it is. I don't do it because it would be a pain to carry in the field and reload. Mine shoots great with just straight triple 7. If anyone has one they don't want I will buy it for a reasonable price. I want a spare parts gun.
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#3436200 - 11/04/13 07:27 PM Re: Cva Electra ? [Re: trealtree]
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Yeah I would steer clear of the Electra if ever planning to shoot BH209.
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#3436362 - 11/04/13 08:22 PM Re: Cva Electra ? [Re: UTGrad]
southernhunter
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What's bh209 ? sorry for my dumbness lol
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#3436624 - 11/04/13 10:31 PM Re: Cva Electra ? [Re: southernhunter]
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Blackhorn 209

The best blackpowder substitute on the market hands down.

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#3436662 - 11/04/13 11:53 PM Re: Cva Electra ? [Re: UTGrad]
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 Originally Posted By: UTGrad
Blackhorn 209

The best blackpowder substitute on the market hands down.
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#3437516 - 11/05/13 02:00 PM Re: Cva Electra ? [Re: 7wsm]
Happy Birthday SES
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I've had a CVA Electra for 3 years. I have 0 complaints. I love the trigger pull and not worrying about caps is nice. I shoot 120 grains of Pyrodex and use 348 Grain Powerbelts.

Edited by SES (11/05/13 03:27 PM)

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#3457377 - 11/17/13 04:17 PM Re: Cva Electra ? [Re: SES]
trealtree
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Not many places for moisture to seep into your load with a sealed breech either. This gun was loaded for 4 days hunting in inclement weather and it still went boom. 110 grains 777 and a 300 grain dead center bullet.






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