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Looking to buy a Muzzleloader Help?

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I am looking at buying a muzzleloader. What does everyone recomend. I want and inline. I have looked at TC, Knight, and a few others at Gander. Thanks

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I think you have to be a little more specific or we could go on forever. What type of gun are you looking for, what do you want to spend etc.?

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All the inline models that you mention are excellent units. it just comes down to what you want to spend.

When I went shopping, I had a pretty good idea that I wanted the Encore. Well, when I put it up to my shoulder, it did not feel natural to me, and I had to adjust the gun and my head to get a good sight picture.

I tried several other models, including Savage and CVA. I picked up a TC Omega, and it fit me very well. I have been very happy with its accuracy as well. I have no regrets at about buying it, and it was less expensive than the Encore.

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I have a NEF huntman I got it around $150, shoots great and an easy clean with 777 powder, a really nice set up and I can always send it back and get another barrel made for around 50-80 bucks. Very happy with it, Thanks

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I just recently bought the Remington 700. I've been shooting a Hawkins cap lock I bought at Cabelas a long time ago. Talk about a difference. Not that I don't like the Hawkins, but going to that 700 is like going from a Geo to a Cadillac.

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I've got a TC Omega too. Before that I had a NEF Ultramag. The biggest advantage on the Omega (aside from the longer barrel increasing muzzle velocity and accuracy) is the EASY cleaning of the breach. The most important thing for a new muzzleloading shooter to learn in my mind is that they require LOTS MORE CLEANING than a regular gun and with that breach right there it sure cleans up easy on the Omega type guns...

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