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Re: Federal muzzleloader bullets

Post by turkeyinstrut » October 11th, 2017, 9:41 pm

I remember several years ago I had a Remington 700 ML and the only thing I could get it to shoot with any consistency was patched round balls and it shot them good, it is just a shame to have a scoped, inline muzzle loader and have to shoot PRB in it but I did and killed a bunch of deer with it.

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Re: Federal muzzleloader bullets

Post by hoobilly » October 11th, 2017, 10:04 pm

turkeyinstrut wrote:
October 11th, 2017, 9:41 pm
I remember several years ago I had a Remington 700 ML and the only thing I could get it to shoot with any consistency was patched round balls and it shot them good, it is just a shame to have a scoped, inline muzzle loader and have to shoot PRB in it but I did and killed a bunch of deer with it.
how far could you shoot with those round balls?

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Re: Federal muzzleloader bullets

Post by appalachianassassin » October 12th, 2017, 1:41 am

well in my 2 original mdl 700 Remington mls I shoot a barnes tmz, and in my omega... 80 grn by weight of blackhorn and a barnes tmz, and in my Remington... you guessed it, the accutips which is a barnes tez flatbase. for some reason my ultimate don't shoot for **** with blackhorn. but, with 3 white hots its incredible.
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Re: Federal muzzleloader bullets

Post by turkeyinstrut » October 12th, 2017, 6:32 am

hoobilly wrote:
October 11th, 2017, 10:04 pm
turkeyinstrut wrote:
October 11th, 2017, 9:41 pm
I remember several years ago I had a Remington 700 ML and the only thing I could get it to shoot with any consistency was patched round balls and it shot them good, it is just a shame to have a scoped, inline muzzle loader and have to shoot PRB in it but I did and killed a bunch of deer with it.
how far could you shoot with those round balls?
I killed a few out to 150 to 175 yards, I believe I was shooting 90 grains of FFF Goex in it. I had a .50 cal. T/C Hawken that I used for years before I ever had a inline, I used 60 grains of FFF Goex in it with a PRB and I would be afraid to guess how many deer that combination took the lives of, several well past 100 yards.

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Re: Federal muzzleloader bullets

Post by hoobilly » October 12th, 2017, 9:08 am

turkeyinstrut wrote:
October 12th, 2017, 6:32 am

I killed a few out to 150 to 175 yards, I believe I was shooting 90 grains of FFF Goex in it. I had a .50 cal. T/C Hawken that I used for years before I ever had a inline, I used 60 grains of FFF Goex in it with a PRB and I would be afraid to guess how many deer that combination took the lives of, several well past 100 yards.
That’s prb was the only thing that worked for a couple hundred years..

Even had snipers during the rev&civil war

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Re: Federal muzzleloader bullets

Post by devastator » October 12th, 2017, 4:20 pm

hoobilly wrote:
October 12th, 2017, 9:08 am
turkeyinstrut wrote:
October 12th, 2017, 6:32 am

I killed a few out to 150 to 175 yards, I believe I was shooting 90 grains of FFF Goex in it. I had a .50 cal. T/C Hawken that I used for years before I ever had a inline, I used 60 grains of FFF Goex in it with a PRB and I would be afraid to guess how many deer that combination took the lives of, several well past 100 yards.
That’s prb was the only thing that worked for a couple hundred years..

Even had snipers during the rev&civil war
You know it,probably my 2nd favorite besides turkey is hunting with a flintlock,a true smoke pole.
Season starts here Saturday and may even take that instead of the inline easy "rifle".58 cal patch/ roundball kills them.Our flintlock season season starts the day after christmas and look forward to it every year,and thats all ya can use unless it is a bow.
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Re: Federal muzzleloader bullets

Post by hoobilly » October 12th, 2017, 6:31 pm

devastator wrote:
October 12th, 2017, 4:20 pm
You know it,probably my 2nd favorite besides turkey is hunting with a flintlock,a true smoke pole.
Season starts here Saturday and may even take that instead of the inline easy "rifle".58 cal patch/ roundball kills them.Our flintlock season season starts the day after christmas and look forward to it every year,and thats all ya can use unless it is a bow.
Have never shot flintlocks before

been shooting muzzleloaders since I was 18

have killed a lot of deer with over the years with them

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Re: Federal muzzleloader bullets

Post by Sloppy_Snood » October 15th, 2017, 7:02 pm

hoobilly wrote:
October 12th, 2017, 6:31 pm
have killed a lot of deer with over the years with them
...and an equal number of innocent trees I'd imagine. :blackeye:
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Re: Federal muzzleloader bullets

Post by hoobilly » October 15th, 2017, 8:29 pm

Sloppy_Snood wrote:
October 15th, 2017, 7:02 pm
hoobilly wrote:
October 12th, 2017, 6:31 pm
have killed a lot of deer with over the years with them
...and an equal number of innocent trees I'd imagine. :blackeye:
not with the muzzleloader.. slug guns and turkey guns you got that right :LMAO: :turkeywave:

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Re: Federal muzzleloader bullets

Post by devastator » October 17th, 2017, 9:38 pm

Did a penatration test with a big meat does face tonight with a 300 grain
barnes expander,outcome not good for the doe!
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Re: Federal muzzleloader bullets

Post by hoobilly » October 17th, 2017, 10:18 pm

devastator wrote:
October 17th, 2017, 9:38 pm
Did a penatration test with a big meat does face tonight with a 300 grain
barnes expander,outcome not good for the doe!
Pictures!!!

And congrats to ya!

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