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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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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:bag:
 

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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?:wallbash:
 

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no more than 100 grains .take it to a gunsmith first ill look around for ya
 

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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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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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yes im sure thats the nameit is stamped on the gun as BPI-New Frontier-Cascade Magnum .50 cal. it even says made in spain. if that helps. by the way anyone have a sujestion for scopes on a blackpowder?
 

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good work bruce strange i went to cabelas and put in said bp rifle and got nada:confused::unsure::confused::unsure:
 

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Thanks for the help. Im going to the shooting range this weekend to get it sighted in because I just added a scope. this info really helped, thanks again.
 

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Boy that's some disturbing news right there. Hopefully everybody reads that. GOOD POSTING JONES1102. SAFETY, SAFETY, SAFETY.
 

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that tip of marking your ramrod is a good one i do it and dont pound the pellets just use firm pressure.me and my buddy are going to the range to play tomorrow and sight in his bp
 

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Boy that's some disturbing news right there. Hopefully everybody reads that. GOOD POSTING JONES1102. SAFETY, SAFETY, SAFETY.
Kind of Ironic but the Traditions Muzzleloader is leading the industry with their innovation and design not to mention that Tradition Pursuit has the DSS safety system which makes it one of the Safest Muzzleloaders on the market.

DSS (Double Safety System) The Pursuit series of muzzleloaders incorporates 2 safeties to make them one of the safest muzzleloaders available. A cross block trigger safety is built into the trigger guard just like a standard rifle or shotgun safety. The second one is built into the hammer that blocks the firing pin from igniting the primer if the trigger has not been pulled.

I'm researching this further and I will post the results of my findings ASAP.
but so far it looks to me like this Randy wakeman guy is just blowing smoke for his own profit.

Here's a link to a review Randy Wakeman gave on one Traditions Muzzleloader the Evolutiion. I'd like to point out Traditions muzzleloaders are manufactured by Ardesa of Spain the very manufacturer he claims makes unsafe muzzleloaders. YET he makes no mention in his review of the Evolution as to being unsafe or dangerous to use.

It usually Boils down to shooter Error and not Manufacturers defects.
 

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maybe he got an axe to grind with them:whistling:
 

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I shoot mine again for the first time in 2 years. (trying to sight in the scope) I shoot it a good five or six times (then the scope fell off):wallbash::mad: but the point is that it didnt blow up or crack or anything bad like that. It did kick harder than I remember tho . . . . . . .
 

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Kinda makes the point that most times you get what you pay for. I'll stay with TC or custom with a good quality barrel. I've been around a lot of muzzleloaders over the years and have never seen one come apart with correct loads and sound safety practices utalized.
 

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muzzle loaders pack a punch i use loc tite on all my scope screws.once its dialed in of course.:surprised:
 
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