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BGP

What Muzzleloader?

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BGP    0
BGP

I am a long time deer rifle hunter that wants to try my hand at muzzleloading. I have purchased the all season license and have a place to hunt in the metro area during the muzzleloader season. I am going to purchase a muzzleloader but have no idea what to look for. Can anyone out there help a newbie with suggestions on what to buy? I'm looking for something fairly easy to use. I would prefer not to spend too much in the event I don like it.

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Mark Christianson

I have a New England Firearms Huntsman with the Stainless barrel.

I love it. The one thing I dont like is their sights, so I upgraded them.

Gun was $200, sights were about $40.

Nice compact gun, very nice system for inserting the primers, easy to clean/disassemble.

You can also buy rifle barrels, shotgun barrels, etc to use on it as well.

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Code-Man

check out this site...www.midwayusa.com check out there muzzleloaders. I would suggest either a CVA or Thompson Center. Both are great guns but get a stainless or nickle barrel. it will be easier to clean. Nice starters are CVA Kodiak or Wolf and Thompson Center Omega, z7 x5 type guns.

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Dahitman44    0
Dahitman44

Code --

Good to see you on the site.

Hitman

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Code-Man    0
Code-Man

hit I'm around...starting something on the other page I see about scopes on muzzleloaders. Don't be starting things you'll only end up in jail. tish tish

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Yeah -- I seem to find myself in "jail

" one time per year.

You guys helped me get out last time so maybe you could "spring" me again.

That must be why I have not been asked to be a moderator. blush.gif

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BGP

I've had a knight for 12 years, been very happy with it, no need to spend lots of $$$ on some of the new guns, stay with the basics, but make sure you use a 209 system, it will save alot of headaches, good luck with the smole pole this year

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