Recent content by Gtrubicon

Help Support Muzzle Loading Forum:

  1. G

    A good day grouse hunting.

    We call them mountain chickens, they taste so much better than chicken though. Their best attribute is to nearly give ya a heart attack when they finally spook and fly away to a tree. You need to damn near step on them out here in my area.
  2. G

    A good day grouse hunting.

    Why pluck, cut or clean? Immediately after dispatching the bird, lay it on its back, spread the wings out to the ground and put your left/right foot on top of corresponding wings, grab the feet of the bird and pull everything you want to eat! Grouse, dove quaill, works perfect. No fuss no muss
  3. G

    Poured some lead today.

    ive never tried bees wax, either paraffin or gulf wax is how I was shown.
  4. G

    Poured some lead today.

    It helps draw out the impurity, it will bring it to the top of the melt and you remove it from the lead.
  5. G

    Poured some lead today.

    I do, I smelt all my lead in a larger set up, I add saw dust for flux to help clean the impurity’s then pour ingots for later use. When I cast, I use a bottom pour pot, I add a kidney bean sized bit of wax to the pot and stir it in.
  6. G

    Graf black powder accuracy

    The only answer you need can only come from you and your rifle by getoting some range time with the powder
  7. G

    My very own .36 Cal !

    I am in California, for now. Muzzleloaders are not on the radar here. I’ve looked around and there is a muzzleloader club shoot about 2 hours from me once a month. I am a craftsman, 3rd generation, I greatly admire the rifle building skill and want to learn. I’m thinking I had just better jump...
  8. G

    Beer Can Busters of the World Unite

    unfortunately I don’t have beer cans to target anymore, I have been reduced to whitclaws, my awesome wife of 23 years said that beer makes my farts stink! So no more beer. The whiteclaw cans are taller and narrower, still a fine target.
  9. G

    My very own .36 Cal !

    Yup, I want an apprenticeship program to start to learn this. You either have the skills or you don’t. Your work is absolutely beautiful.
  10. G

    Getting ripped off by a forum member?

    It’s personal when a person gets ripped off, if there is a scammer or unscrupulous seller I feel it should be well known on this forum or any forum. Cast boolits has thread to identify such, it has to be approved by a moderator to post. It is an effective tool.
  11. G

    .32 caliber about ready for squirrel season.

    I can’t say enough of how I admire the skill of what you have on display, hats off to you! You have a one of a kind, accurate rifle. I hope to one day have the skill to assemble a one of a kind That fits my needs.
  12. G

    .32 caliber about ready for squirrel season.

    What kinda rifle are you shooting?
  13. G

    FOR SALE Mortimer combo

    There’s a pattern here, my taste outpaces my budget, this is an awesome rifle. I’ve got to go warm some beans for dinner
  14. G

    Lousy shooting!

    The pigeons we eat out here are very good, like dove meat. We wrap a slice of bacon around the breast, a slice of fresh jalapeño and bbq.
Top