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Old 11-26-2007, 07:25 AM
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First of Im new to the forum and still rather new to hunting. Mostly due to a lack of places to hunt. So this is my first real season of busy hunting and I have still yet to claim my first kill so any tip/trick will be greatly appreciated.

With that being said heres my question. I bought a New Frontier Cascade Magnum muzzleloader from Cabelas a season or two ago. Its a rather cheap low end gun but a good gun for someone new to muzzleloaders (so I was told). but lately I have been reading reports about guns similar to this one exploading even when used as directed. any comments? More than one story has envolved the shooter losing a hand, I would be rather upset if this was the event with my first deer in my sights.

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Old 11-26-2007, 06:30 PM
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i would get in touch with the manufactuer and cabelas and ask about the ML and see if there are any recalls.I also would compleatly disassemble and inspect the gun for cracks and wear.If you dont know how to do this bring it to someone who does.no deer is worth dying or being maimed for.Oh yeah welcome to the club
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Old 11-26-2007, 08:57 PM
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I have been doing research about this gun and am unable to find anything about it. I can't even find anything on Cabelas where I bought it! Its a BPI-New Frontier Cascade Magnum .50 so if anyone has any info on this id love to have it. I cant find a company website or any info about someone buying that company. I havent shot the gun sence shortly after I bought it because I lost my shooting place, therefor I cant remember what load to use. Anyone know where I can find this info or hapen to have owned this gun?
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Old 11-26-2007, 09:34 PM
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no more than 100 grains .take it to a gunsmith first ill look around for ya
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Now therefore take, I pray thee, thy weapons, thy quiver and thy bow, and go out to the field, and take me some venison.
Genesis 27:3 "The thinking deer hunter should mature through three phases during his hunting life. First phase, "I need to kill a deer." Second phase, I want to harvest a nice deer. And last phase, we must manage this resource so our children and their children can experience the grand tradition of good deer hunting." - Jim Slinsky
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Old 11-26-2007, 09:51 PM
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you sure thats the right name.no gun dealers ever heard of it.check the barrell again see whats stamped on it
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Old 11-27-2007, 01:28 AM
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i googled the name of the gun and found quite a few places that sold them. But nothing about recalls and such. Ill keep looking
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Old 04-22-2011, 11:16 PM
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I have been doing research about this gun and am unable to find anything about it. I can't even find anything on Cabelas where I bought it! Its a BPI-New Frontier Cascade Magnum .50 so if anyone has any info on this id love to have it. I cant find a company website or any info about someone buying that company. I havent shot the gun sence shortly after I bought it because I lost my shooting place, therefor I cant remember what load to use. Anyone know where I can find this info or hapen to have owned this gun?
I own a cascade magnum 50 cal. I use 100 gr.Of black powder and a 295 gr. Power belt bullet and have hit bulls eye at 120 yards distance. I have harvested deer from 30 to 75 yards. In the area I have hunted there are lots of trees and the farthest shot and kill I have made is 160 yards during fire arm season. Have not had the opportunity to fire that long range with my 50 cal. But I believe that I won't miss if I get the chance. I hope this helps.
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Old 12-10-2009, 11:14 AM
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Hello, I just thought you would like to know that my New Frontier 50 cal magnum inline blew up in my face in october.If I had known then what I know now I would have destroyed it.First of all there is no such thing as a magnum muzzle loader the makers of prodex state on all packages to never for any reason load more than 2- 50. GR. pellets in your firearm.I had owned this gun for 3 years and always used the same load 2- 50gr. pellets and a 385gr. bullet.After sighting it in I decided to shoot a few more times I had fired the gun 6 times when I fired the 7th shot it blew up in my face causeing several large blast injuries (large holes) to my left arm and also causeing a traumatic cateract.I would strongly advise you not to use this gun.But if you insist then atleast go and look at this website first. WWW.CVAGUNCASES.COM. Your new gun is sold by CVA so go take a look at this site then you decide. John
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Old 12-10-2009, 11:30 AM
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Ouch cajun thats rough.. Hope everything healed up alright..
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Old 12-10-2009, 04:25 PM
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Sorry to hear the bad news. But I really hope that you get better. And welcome aboard cajundeerhunter.
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