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by Bearman 49
Thu Feb 08, 2018 11:38 am
Forum: Welcome
Topic: Hello from Illinois
Replies: 5
Views: 87

Re: Hello from Illinois

Welcome to the site lots of 411 {info} here i'm from a small town in il. myself chillicothe about 20 miles from peoria along the river.Now live in central Ky.I have two wolfs myself and can give you a little info on them.
by Bearman 49
Thu Dec 07, 2017 10:06 am
Forum: Inline Muzzleloading
Topic: Using Inlines for Coyotes
Replies: 17
Views: 427

Re: Using Inlines for Coyotes

The guy i bought my wolf from said he use to set on his porch and blast the coyotes across the street in a field,i eye measured the distance and was having a little problem where he said he was shooting at least a couple hundred yards. I sighted my wolf in for 50yds.never tried any longer.when i sai...
by Bearman 49
Sun Nov 26, 2017 7:25 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Townsend Whelen
Replies: 4
Views: 233

Re: Townsend Whelen

I am not a trophy hunter or will become a trophy hunter what i shoot i eat or make sure it's given to some one who will eat it. I've only lost one deer and that was bow hunting a good broadhead to the lungs and watched the deer jump in the air and do a complete flip and then run off.in my hast to re...
by Bearman 49
Mon Nov 20, 2017 1:19 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: First Hunt/ Got lost
Replies: 7
Views: 266

Re: First Hunt/ Got lost

Have gotten turned around in the woods a few times myself,little scary.Thats why i advice no one to hunt alone.The system we always have any problem fire 3 shots and wait for the replay.as i walk towards the gun fire i found my way back to an area i knew.sometimes when hunting in unkown area i will ...
by Bearman 49
Fri Nov 10, 2017 10:20 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Other forums out there
Replies: 4
Views: 264

Other forums out there

Was on a forum yesterday,{ won't put the name out there} A guy was asking how to unload his inlne muzzle loader, was scared he would set the charge off by removing the breach plug.I've done this many times,is it just me, there are people out there that should not play with firearms what so ever.I to...
by Bearman 49
Fri Nov 10, 2017 9:29 am
Forum: Modern Firearms
Topic: ....45 cal Remington 1911 R1 .............
Replies: 7
Views: 271

Re: ....45 cal Remington 1911 R1 .............

I have a colt 1911 Made in 1917 it just had it's birthday 100 years old,paid a 1000.00 bucks for it about 15 years ago,love the feel of that gun, have not shot it in a while.Some people have told me not to shoot it. I say i wouldn't own a gun i couldn't shoot.like me the pistols old but works pretty...
by Bearman 49
Tue Nov 07, 2017 2:35 pm
Forum: Hog Hunting
Topic: GA Hog Hunter Badly Hurt by Wounded Boar
Replies: 4
Views: 777

Re: GA Hog Hunter Badly Hurt by Wounded Boar

Something i wanted to do when i was young,but not so much anymore.Would like to get a bear before i go.oh well guess i will just get a mean deer.
by Bearman 49
Tue Nov 07, 2017 1:39 pm
Forum: Sidelock/Traditional Muzzleloading
Topic: HOME MADE 209 CONVERSION
Replies: 7
Views: 283

Re: HOME MADE 209 CONVERSION

Thanks for all the input guys will see about the hotter #11 magnums and get a capper to,have a 209 capper for my in lines don't think i used it yet tho.The wolfs just break open and easy to load.
by Bearman 49
Tue Nov 07, 2017 10:30 am
Forum: Inline Muzzleloading
Topic: To drill or not to drill?
Replies: 6
Views: 431

To drill or not to drill?

There is a lot of talk on here about breach plugs,so took one of mine out of the M.L. and looked at it.Such a small hole.I've never had a problem shooting pellets,but am planing on shooting real black powder come Dec.9th.I generally run a retractable nipple pick after i fire it.I ran a 1/16" dr...
by Bearman 49
Sun Nov 05, 2017 12:01 pm
Forum: Sidelock/Traditional Muzzleloading
Topic: HOME MADE 209 CONVERSION
Replies: 7
Views: 283

HOME MADE 209 CONVERSION

I took a peace of brake cable from a bike the 209 shot primer fit real good.i measured it and cut it to size.The treads on it were 6.1mm same as the #11 nipple. if i had a way to cap it to inclose the primer i would be tempted to try it,the fire channel is 7/64.i know the fire channels on the nipple...
by Bearman 49
Fri Nov 03, 2017 7:11 pm
Forum: Inline Muzzleloading
Topic: MAG-SPARK
Replies: 1
Views: 144

MAG-SPARK

Just wondering if anyone on the forum has tryed the mag -spark 209 shot shell primer conversion on there #11 percusion muzzle loaders.
by Bearman 49
Thu Nov 02, 2017 1:50 pm
Forum: New to Muzzleloading
Topic: First trip with new Mountaineer. So so results
Replies: 39
Views: 1252

Re: First trip with new Mountaineer. So so results

Wouldn't increasing the size of the fire channel in the breach plug do anything to help. just guessing here.
by Bearman 49
Sun Oct 29, 2017 12:49 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: chili and other things
Replies: 1
Views: 120

chili and other things

My son in law just bought me over a bowl of venison chili,only thing bad about it, wasn't my deer it was made of.still have a lot of time left to get me a buck or doe.modern gun season comes in11-9 till the 26 of Nov.i use my muzzle loaders then to, my 7mm rem mag will sit this one out.still havn't ...
by Bearman 49
Fri Oct 27, 2017 3:35 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Posting pictures
Replies: 1
Views: 83

Posting pictures

Well got a photobucket acount have no idea all the stuff my grandson did to put a profile picture on here.go here go their go upside down avitar and what every will be useing him to post stuff with pictures on here.some dogs you can't teach new tricks.
by Bearman 49
Wed Oct 25, 2017 3:37 pm
Forum: Sidelock/Traditional Muzzleloading
Topic: COTTON BALLS
Replies: 4
Views: 259

COTTON BALLS

WAS THINKING ABOUT SOAKING COTTON BALLS IN 91% RUBBING ALCOHOL LET DRY AND USE FOR PATCHES INSTEAD OF CUT CLOTH,THE ALCOHOL WILL BURN.WHAT SAY YOU GUYS WHO BEEN DOING THIS A LOT LONGER THEN I.THE ONLY THING I WAS WONDERING WAS HOW MUCH OF THE COTTON BALL TO PUT ON TOP OF THE POWDER CHARGE. ON PAPER ...
by Bearman 49
Tue Oct 24, 2017 2:38 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Thoughts
Replies: 5
Views: 249

Re: Thoughts

Get out there and get your deer frist,have that problem here in ky. to,amish bought land behind my friends place all the little game gone.Think they were even eyeing his dog.lol
by Bearman 49
Sun Oct 22, 2017 3:03 pm
Forum: Sidelock/Traditional Muzzleloading
Topic: BIG Trees for gunstocks
Replies: 2
Views: 206

Re: BIG Trees for gunstocks

Have been really thinking about making a gun stock for a muzzle loader i have the plastic stock is alright but i think a wooden one would be great,don't know if i can do it but might give it a try when i find the right wood for the project,looking for some real old bar wood.
by Bearman 49
Tue Oct 17, 2017 6:51 pm
Forum: Help Forum
Topic: Polishing
Replies: 2
Views: 190

Polishing

Anyone here polish the inside of the barrel? not laping just polishing.
by Bearman 49
Fri Oct 13, 2017 10:11 am
Forum: Help Forum
Topic: CONVERSION'S #11 TO 209
Replies: 5
Views: 226

Re: CONVERSION'S #11 TO 209

Thanks for the info they do have one for my rifle still going to see how it works with the #11 frist.I know how 209's work on the inlines i have.When i hunt with this smoke pole,i want real good fire to the charge,still thinking about what powder to use,what kinda pading on the projectile for good g...
by Bearman 49
Fri Oct 13, 2017 9:41 am
Forum: Sidelock/Traditional Muzzleloading
Topic: 2017 deer hunt is over
Replies: 17
Views: 503

Re: 2017 deer hunt is over

Wow what makes my day is the yards 175x3=525 ft. that's a hell of a shot without a scope.Do you do a lot of shooting in the off season? There are places where i hunt that have a lot of open fields but most of the hunting i've done there is with a scoped center fired rifle.Guess it's time to see what...
by Bearman 49
Fri Oct 13, 2017 7:10 am
Forum: Inline Muzzleloading
Topic: Timney Trigger Adjustmnent - creep & pull
Replies: 21
Views: 6861

Re: Timney Trigger Adjustmnent - creep & pull

Like reading these posts even if they are years old,Anyone in the U.S.M.C. from my days remembers BRASS, 67-to 71 M-14. Breath, Relax,SLACK,Squeeze.take up slack slow till you feel the pressure on the trigger then squeeze and it should be a big surprise when the rifle goes off.That's for all the peo...
by Bearman 49
Thu Oct 12, 2017 4:29 pm
Forum: Inline Muzzleloading
Topic: debating BH209 AND 777.
Replies: 33
Views: 1232

Re: debating BH209 AND 777.

the goex below that that's real b.p.? right and cheaper then the subsitutes.I've heard on here that you really have to clean up quick after use.I do that as soon as i get home from hunting or just target practice.will try that stuff for sure.
by Bearman 49
Thu Oct 12, 2017 11:34 am
Forum: Welcome
Topic: new muzzleloader owner
Replies: 4
Views: 225

Re: new muzzleloader owner

You were here before i found the sight,welcome to the forum.have 2 wolfs myself and a triditions DEERHUNTER, all 3 are .50 cals.Like the way the wolfs shoot magnum loads.The deerhunter have not shot yet,maybe this weekend.I've only shot pellets in the wolfs,going to try loose powder next.Like the wa...
by Bearman 49
Thu Oct 12, 2017 9:34 am
Forum: Welcome
Topic: Hello from Illinois
Replies: 9
Views: 278

Re: Hello from Illinois

Hello from Ky.But am from IL.peoria borned lived in a little town called chilicothe lived in chicago, round lake beach way up in the northern part Still have my FOID card till next year.what part are you from? lot of good advice here am new to the forum also.Already learned i don't know as much as i...
by Bearman 49
Wed Oct 11, 2017 2:36 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Sabot length
Replies: 9
Views: 466

Re: Sabot length

What caliber are you shooting? I am new here also don't have a lot of knowledge on Ml"s but see here this group of guys seem to know a lot about the subject,all from bullets to barrels to rifle twist,and powders.My frist muzzle loader was a Wolf.I bought a box of pellets some bullets an learned...

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