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#870564 - 08/15/08 03:54 PM should i buy this muzzleloader
benny22
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i am thinking about buying a thompson center omega 50 caliber, i'm wanting a muzzleldr that will shoot an kill a deer at 200 yards
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#870665 - 08/15/08 05:28 PM Re: should i buy this muzzleloader [Re: benny22]
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That's a long way for a ML. I'd practice ALOT at that range. The Omega is a great ML. Top is off with good glass and hit the woods.
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#870847 - 08/15/08 07:44 PM Re: should i buy this muzzleloader [Re: Model70Man]
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savage for sure \:\) mike243
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#871357 - 08/16/08 10:36 AM Re: should i buy this muzzleloader [Re: mike243]
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Savage. It is beyond a 200 yard gun.
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#871587 - 08/16/08 04:54 PM Re: should i buy this muzzleloader [Re: benny22]
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 Originally Posted By: benny22
i am thinking about buying a thompson center omega 50 caliber, i'm wanting a muzzleldr that will shoot an kill a deer at 200 yards


Who doesn't?....But that is a loooooooong shot for a MZ.....BH51

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#872118 - 08/17/08 08:38 AM Re: should i buy this muzzleloader [Re: benny22]
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200 yards is a long shot with a smoke pole, good luck
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#874171 - 08/18/08 05:08 PM Re: should i buy this muzzleloader [Re: buckhorn40]
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the omega is a great shooting gun and quite easy to load i love mine and would reccomend anyone to get one, i am grouping 2.5in at 125 but havent shot it any further. and have been trying different powders as well.
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#875608 - 08/19/08 11:33 AM Re: should i buy this muzzleloader [Re: benny22]
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My dad owns a thompson center omega. If you want a muzzleloader that will shoot that far i think the omega would be a great choice. I personally wouldn't feel comfortable shooting a MZ that far. He shoots 150 grains of pyrodex 777 pellets with a powerbelt 295 grain bullet and has it topped of with a leupold scope. Can hit milk jug consistently at 200 yards. Hope this helps.

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#878440 - 08/20/08 07:55 PM Re: should i buy this muzzleloader [Re: SALECREEKHUNTER]
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My Omega is good at that range but Im not sure I am! Dont get hung up on yardage just to say you shot something from 200 yards with a ML or a 70-yard bow shot. You can do that on the range but unless your skills are as good as your gun, you run the risk of maiming without killing.
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#881208 - 08/22/08 12:26 PM Re: should i buy this muzzleloader [Re: Team Browning]
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I got a savage and it is easily a 250 yard gun!
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