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#3515923 - 12/25/13 06:06 PM Need help with muzzleloader purchase please
JCS
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Got 700 bucks to drop at basspro...looks like a tradition or cva are my choices there...go with accura v2 or Vortek strike fire? Appears most people are changing to smokeless but I think my options are limited at basspro. ..thanks for any advice
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#3515976 - 12/25/13 06:30 PM Re: Need help with muzzleloader purchase please [Re: JCS]
Frank G
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You can get one top shelf CVA for that. Set a few bucks aside for good optics.
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#3516022 - 12/25/13 06:54 PM Re: Need help with muzzleloader purchase please [Re: Frank G]
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IMO

maybe sell gift card for like 650

take cash

buy a savage smokless from Whitaker guns

or

if BP sells handi rifles buy a 45/70 have it converted to smokless
or get a tc 45/70 convert it

or cva apex 45/70 convert it


you can have it converted for like 100 plus 40 for breech plug


Edited by Deer Assassin (12/25/13 06:55 PM)
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#3516068 - 12/25/13 07:34 PM Re: Need help with muzzleloader purchase please [Re: Deer Assassin]
HuntFish714
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I love my new CVA and have heard very good things about the optima and accuras. You should be able to get a good package deal- camoed with stainless or blued barrel, scope (or at least the heavy duty rings), sling, and a soft case. They come with the quick release breach plug which is nice. Great quality and life time warranty. Good luck! If basspro is like cabelas even with the full package you should still have plenty left over for powder primers and bullets :-)
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#3516084 - 12/25/13 07:49 PM Re: Need help with muzzleloader purchase please [Re: HuntFish714]
D84
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Bass pro in nashville has the tc triumph around 550 i think but not sure. I shoot a cva optima and its a great gun but I LOVE the way the triumph feels. Been thinking about selling the cva and buying one.
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#3516087 - 12/25/13 07:51 PM Re: Need help with muzzleloader purchase please [Re: Deer Assassin]
280longshot
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Registered: 09/20/10
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 Originally Posted By: Deer Assassin
IMO

maybe sell gift card for like 650

take cash

buy a savage smokless from Whitaker guns

or

if BP sells handi rifles buy a 45/70 have it converted to smokless
or get a tc 45/70 convert it

or cva apex 45/70 convert it


you can have it converted for like 100 plus 40 for breech plug


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#3516161 - 12/25/13 08:39 PM Re: Need help with muzzleloader purchase please [Re: 280longshot]
JCS
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Did not think bass pro carried TC...at least not on line...can anyone confirm basspro carrying TC?
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#3516397 - 12/26/13 04:28 AM Re: Need help with muzzleloader purchase please [Re: JCS]
Right_Tackle74
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Registered: 10/12/09
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Loc: Loudon, TN, USA

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Find a use Knight LK93 and save your money. Best muzzleloader ever made.
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#3516398 - 12/26/13 04:37 AM Re: Need help with muzzleloader purchase please [Re: Right_Tackle74]
stik
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 Originally Posted By: Right_Tackle74
Find a use Knight LK93 and save your money. Best muzzleloader ever made.


not a fan of knight rifles.
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#3516403 - 12/26/13 04:52 AM Re: Need help with muzzleloader purchase please [Re: 280longshot]
EastTNHunter
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Registered: 03/08/10
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 Originally Posted By: 280longshot
 Originally Posted By: Deer Assassin
IMO

maybe sell gift card for like 650

take cash

buy a savage smokless from Whitaker guns

or

if BP sells handi rifles buy a 45/70 have it converted to smokless
or get a tc 45/70 convert it

or cva apex 45/70 convert it


you can have it converted for like 100 plus 40 for breech plug


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