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Old 12-01-2010, 06:12 AM
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i chose a vortek by traditions as my first muzzleloader.I like the accuracy ive seen in some reviews.I went to the gun shop to check it out then ordered one from cabelas.got some triple7 , 250gr shockwaves , hornady xtps,hopefully it will like one of those.Any other bullets i should absolutly try and what are the essentials i need for cleaning.Also any cleaning procedures and tips.thanks guys for help and suggestions.anybody shooting a vortek,opinions,loads, etc.thanks
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Old 12-02-2010, 11:44 AM
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its always nice hearing when someone chooses a Traditions, especially the Vortek which is hands down a top of ther line muzzleloader,,,
2 =50 grain trip 7 pellets behind the 250grain shockwave and you're sniper accurate!!!

good luck spiker ,, let me know how things turn out at the range...
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Old 12-02-2010, 03:24 PM
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thanks bruce keep ya posted,i bought pyrodex&triple 7.Are muzzleloaders like shooting slugs guns meaning you gotta find what they like.
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Spiker, Thought you might be interested in reading this Vortek review by Randy Smith at chuckhawks....
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Old 12-06-2010, 06:10 PM
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I would add Barnes bullets to your trial shooting. I think 777 and Black Horn powders outperform pyrodex by a long shot, no pun intended. BB works for traditions (I believe) so he is a big supporter for them. Good luck on the new purchase.
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You may want to try some Barnes bullets and Harvester Crush Rib Sabots.
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Old 12-08-2010, 04:40 PM
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I would add Barnes bullets to your trial shooting. I think 777 and Black Horn powders outperform pyrodex by a long shot, no pun intended. BB works for traditions (I believe) so he is a big supporter for them. Good luck on the new purchase.
I agree with hm, Blackhorn & 777 perform much better than pyrodex.
I don't work for Traditions but I sure wish I did...
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