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#776582 - 06/11/08 11:59 AM New, to me, MZ on the way!
CHRIS WILSON
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Yeah buddy, I just made a deal for a .54 caliber sidelock, T/C Renegade, with a 26", 1:48 twist barrel . I figured I give shooting some roundballs a chance next season. I've got some areas that are real thick with cedar brush that this rifle will be perfect for. \:\) Anyone got any load suggestions? I'll get some pictures up when it arrives.
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#776661 - 06/11/08 12:34 PM Re: New, to me, MZ on the way! [Re: CHRIS WILSON]
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Checkout http://www.muzzleloadingforum.com theres a welth of info on traditional muzzleloading.
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#776797 - 06/11/08 01:57 PM Re: New, to me, MZ on the way! [Re: smokin]
CHRIS WILSON
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I've been there before. Stopped hanging around when they deleted the inline forum. Guess I need to visit again, soon.
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#777449 - 06/11/08 09:11 PM Re: New, to me, MZ on the way! [Re: ]
CHRIS WILSON
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My KRB shoots a 410 gr. GP conical and a 250 gr. Barnes expander exceptionally well. I'm wanting to use the renegade for roundballs but I'll also play with some conical loads as well. Hornady makes a 425 gr. hollow point great plains conical that should be hell on wheels. This will primarily be my short range, brush rifle. I hunt a few places around Percy Priest that are just plain thick with cedar. A 50 yard shot is a long one.

I'll keep an eye out for those sabots you need.


Edited by CHRIS WILSON (06/11/08 09:11 PM)
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