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#519035 - 12/06/07 05:24 PM Re: Real Smokepoles [Re: Locksley]
SuperX2
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Registered: 04/22/05
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Hey guys... ease up on the "newbie" a bit. =)

(Welcome, friend.)

How's he supposed to know how "hot & bothered" some become when debating what is & isn't a "primitive" rifle? =)

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#519097 - 12/06/07 05:58 PM Re: Real Smokepoles [Re: SuperX2]
Locksley
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Registered: 10/23/01
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Loc: Antioch TN

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 Originally Posted By: SuperX2
Hey guys... ease up on the "newbie" a bit. =)

(Welcome, friend.)

How's he supposed to know how "hot & bothered" some become when debating what is & isn't a "primitive" rifle? =)




Yea and anyway OLD TIMER is using my old inline 50 caliber rifle with a scope and all. He has a cataract and can not see to shoot his bows or primitive rifles anymore.
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#520457 - 12/07/07 03:50 PM Re: Real Smokepoles [Re: Locksley]
Macdaddy3231
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I use a percussion cap, TC Hawken .50 my dad made probably 25 years or so ago and I love it, shoots perfectly. I havent killed a deer with it yet though...
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#521423 - 12/08/07 02:02 PM Re: Real Smokepoles [Re: Macdaddy3231]
stik
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Registered: 03/12/99
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i use a fake muzzleloader. it's a 270 with a ramrod for deception.
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#552243 - 01/06/08 07:52 PM Re: Real Smokepoles [Re: stik]
shopson
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Registered: 09/24/01
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Loc: Greeneville

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I still so not own an inline. I hunt with a TC New Englander and a TC Grey Hawk, black powder, and lead balls but they are called maxi balls. After several misses due mainly not to be able to pick out holes in thick cover I did scope both.
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#561009 - 01/12/08 07:29 PM Re: Real Smokepoles [Re: shopson]
buzzards luck
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Registered: 12/18/07
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Loc: claiborne tn

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t/c new englander 90 grns.maxi hunter..does a great job..
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