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anyone have experience shooting the powerbelts? I have heard mixed reviews on these, but wanted to try them out. i was out at the range on friday afternoon with my nephew, but I only got a chance to bore sight and take just a few shots. It is getting closer, but need some more time at the range to see if they will shoot consistently. what do you guys think of these powerbelts? I know I like the way they load...much easier than the sabots.
 

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I've heard the same info, you either like them or not. Seems like those with a slight overbore have better luck that the tight bores like in the TC line. From what I've seen owners of CVA rifles report good accuracy from the power belts. I haven't tried them.
 

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I shoot the 295gr. Powerbelts. I would recommend getting a pack of 245 as well as 295 Each gun shoots a little different with each. From what I've been told. Originally I had the 245's but while sighting my rifle in last year, a friend gave me a couple of the 95's. With my rifle (CVA Kodiak) I get better accuracy, consistently with the 95's. Good Luck.
 

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I purchased a Traditions Pursuit LT this year and have always used the powerbelt 245 gr. While sighting in this new rifle, I couldn't keep even a 7" group. I decided to try TC shockwaves and put the next 7 shots within a 2" group. Knowing the rifle was sighted in accurately I tried the powerbelts and again all over the target. I have switched. Just seemed too inconsistant for me.
 

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Looks like these will work fine in my gun. I sighted it in finally yesterday at noon, and it is holding a 4" group at 100 yards. That's not perfect, but I think it's good enough. thanks for the comments...maybe I'll try a different combo next year.
 

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Flexj I take it you're shooting open sights? 4" @100 with open sights ok, if scoped then I'd switch to something different as you indicated, for next year. I haven't tried those powerbelts but like I posted earlier it seems about 50/50 as to whether a rifle likes them or not. My TC triumph digests about everything equally TC Shockwaves, Barnes, and Precision bullets. The Knight did about as well. Good luck hunting hope you score with the ML.
 

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I actually put a scope on this one. I wasn't going to, but when I got the gun out of the box I found that they shorted me on a set of sights. I went to buy some, and just decided to get a scope instead. I feel like I am cheating now...

Thanks, and good luck to you too! Are you taking the flintlock out this year?
 

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Switch to Hornady

Before I bought my TC Omega I used a Traditions Buckstalker. I started with the 245 gr. PowerBelts and 2 50gr. 777 pellets. This load shot 3-4" groups which some would say is hunting accurate. Being picky about accuracy I tried Hornady's 250 gr. High Speed - Low Drag sabots. I now shoot 1" groups at 100 yards with both guns and these sabots are just as easy to load as the PowerBelts. Hope this helps.
 
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