Roundball vs whitetail

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  1. Jan 28, 2020 #1

    Willfish4fud

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    Just switched to prb for hunting this season. DC0B7FD4-1D01-45FB-A948-973FFF88DB13.jpeg 25EBE970-7CC8-4634-AB0D-BEBDEF4BC4B3.jpeg 92EEA879-7E21-461A-BBD3-C4EBA1420E91.jpeg 1FE4016F-D813-4B83-B566-462EEFCA04EB.jpeg Took my fifth deer this year with roundball this evening n finally was able to dig one out to see how they perform. This was about 35 yds from a TC Renegade .50 with 70 gr by volume of 777 3f and 180 gr Hornady .490 ball. Through both shoulders and lodged under skin.
     
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    Imagine THAT! Balls actually work! <:)
    Well done Sir!
     
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    They have worked for longer than any of us has been here. :lewis:
     
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    My first black powder deer was in the mid 60's using a round ball and real black...45 cal Hawken. Kit gun at that.
     
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    I own 3 Dedicated Roundball Twist Rifles now (.45, .50, and .54 Cal) They are TON of Fun to Shoot, and Can be just as accurate as my Bullet Rifles When i have everything Right :lewis:
     
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    I’ve bought some GM 1:66 dedicated roundball barrels and am building up some guns for them...but one of my renegades just shoots clover leafs with 1:48. Fun to shoot and just busts a deers hiney
     
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    They are so much more economical than sabots or conicals as well.
     
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    I killed 1-2 deer a year with .495 round balls for 30 years before I bought my Wolf. If my eyes were better Id still be using it. Never, ever, ever felt like I was under gunned. I have a Green Mountain 1:66 barrel on it. I stated in other locations on this site I could put any load from 70-100 grains of powder and hit the same point of impact. It was a delight to shoot. I still took it to the deer blind with me this year in case a nice deer came out in broad daylight and close by. Couldn't leave an old friend behind.
     
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