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emsdal 11-12-2008 03:05 PM

what do you hunt with
 
well i allways ask so what are you guys carrying this year.
I'm torn between my hawken .50 or my brolin .50 am good with both but am afraid of droping my hawken best shoting gun i have ever owned can throw a 3 inch pattern at 75 yards over open sites.

buckfever 11-12-2008 09:41 PM

T/C Truimph this year

tbighunter 11-13-2008 07:43 PM

the new knight KP1

Beerhunter 11-21-2008 04:02 PM

I'm carrying my ol' CVA Stag Horn yet again, if it wasn't good luck I would hang it on the wall and buy a T/C Triumph. Even if I haven't seen a deer in weeks I can take that ol' girl out and shoot a deer in the first few hours, weird but I'm not complaining. It's pretty accurate too it will put three shots touching at 100 yards, the only thing I don't like about it is it's open breech design and how much of a pain it is to clean.

ronn 11-21-2008 04:22 PM

when I use the front stuffer I use the savage smokeless. fast and flat shooting....for a ML.

Hunting Man 11-21-2008 04:32 PM

Options: 54 flint Hawken, 50 flint PA hunter, for Ohio hunting 50 TC firehawk with 3X9 on top. I also have my brother's 50 traditions in-line.

Buckshot 11-21-2008 04:36 PM

Dang HM how do ever decide which one to take? :)

I like to stick with my Rem 700. as a matter of fact it is my favorite hunting weapon.

Hunting Man 11-21-2008 05:02 PM

Buckshot, PA requires flint patched round ball, Ohio allows anything. You always need options!:confused:

Buckshot 11-23-2008 05:24 AM

Just kidding HM, I own three myself. You just can't have two many guns. Ever seen a TC New Englander? That was My first MZ, short round barrel, single trigger it is a good shooting MZ, I also have a knight disc that the wife uses when she goes.

Hunting Man 11-23-2008 05:53 AM

Buckshot i know the TC rifle you are talking about. I think I'm going to build one more flintlock. I would like it to weigh around 7 lbs so a 1/2 stock in 54 cal with a 15/16" barrel should cut the weight down. That Hawken I built weighs around 9-10 lbs and is not much fun to carry anymore. I've been on line looking for parts and supplies, maybe a Christmas present????


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