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My New Large Game Muzzleloader Killer!

Discussion in 'Hunting, Fishing & Camping' started by Michigun, Jul 15, 2011.

  1. Michigun

    Michigun Miss Michigan?

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    So my dad just finished building me this 1750'ish German Schimmel styled .50 cal. muzzleloader specifically for hunting larger game… mainly will be used for hunting whitetails in Michigan.

    I’ve collected SEVERAL patch thicknesses, .50 cal. ball sizes & have both FF & FFF powders to see what it’s going to like load-wise… It has a VERY nice $$$ barrel so my hopes are high that with the right load she’s gonna be a tack-driver!

    Here’s a few pics of the new beast! (Yes my dad also made the pouch & powder-horn/scrimshaw!)

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  2. pennlineman

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    A flintlock to boot, very nice. You're Dad did some good work on that one. Congrats!
     

  3. Michigun

    Michigun Miss Michigan?

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    It's 'flint or go home' with my dad's builds!
     
  4. leadbutt

    leadbutt

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    Hope you have some FFFF for the prime, Great looking rig
     
  5. Michigun

    Michigun Miss Michigan?

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    There's more FFFF BP around my dad's house then he prolly should have... lol!

    Here are a few of my dad's muzzleloaders he's built:

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    The twin cannons he made for me when I was a kid:

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    These are just a few!
     
  6. steve1911

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    Very nice!



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  7. Zombie Steve

    Zombie Steve Decap Pin Killa

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    Very cool. I shot a black powder match a few months back. Took 7th... have nothing but respect for those guys. That was tough.
     
  8. noway

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    Interesting and a great photo linep. I never been a big fans of flinst but this seems very cool. More stories on the shorty that you have at the bottom of the photo lineup?
     
  9. DWARREN123

    DWARREN123 Grumpy Old Guy Silver Member

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    Good looking kit and a fine collection!
     
  10. CanyonMan

    CanyonMan In The Saddle

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    Very impressive Michigun. Your dad is a true artist and a real blessing to you amigo ! ;)



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