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    Last Saturday in Morgan Co, GA

    Great story and great buck!
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    My 2020 Oregon Mule deer

    Yeah that winter a few years ago really did damage to the mule deer. Then last year blue tounge wiped out a ton of whitetail! We were in the Flatiron unit. I've never been anywhere near the Fort Rock unit
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    My 2020 Oregon Mule deer

    Thanks everyone! Idaho Ron, I read your story, very impressive! Russelshaffer, I don't know on the weight, 150 lbs maybe? We were northeast oregon, not quite far enough east to be near the snake river though.
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    My 2020 Oregon Mule deer

    I was lucky enough to put down a nice public land oregon buck in mid-October. I spotted him early on the second morning, and made a plan to get ahead of him as he headed towards where I thought he might be going to bed for the day. I dropped down off my glassing location, and got to where I...
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    Help picking a 54 conical mold

    No my fault, I just reread your post, and your referring to Minnie conicals that are hollow based correct?
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    Help picking a 54 conical mold

    Yeah I expect to get some of those responses . My goal is to find a conical that bucks the wind better than my roundball. Where I hunt can get very windy, and I don't want to have to "Kentucky windage" as much or at all if possible. I didn't think the REALS were hollow based, I'll look into them...
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    Help picking a 54 conical mold

    Hey guys. Last year I worked up a great round ball load for my 54 GPR. This year I'm interested in trying conicals out of it to see how they shoot. I understand the rifling is designed for round ball, but from my research guys have gotten good accuracy with some conicals with the 1/60 rifling...
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    My 2019 oregon elk hunt

    This was my first year ever elk hunting with a muzzloader. I've been deer hunting with a muzzloader for 10 years and usually bowhunt elk, but decided to cash in my points for a muzzloader elk hunt. Knowing I would draw the tag, I spent the last 2 years developing a load, and practicing like...
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    Bigger round balls or thicker patches?

    I went with a bigger ball and stayed with the same thickness patch. S time people say use the biggest ball you can without having to pound it to get it started. The theory being that the bigger ball will seal the load better than a smaller ball with a thicker patch. It also engages the rifling...
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    Lyman GPR Sights

    Yeah I believe it did. If anything I'm more consistent, which means more accurate
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    Lyman GPR Sights

    I put a lyman peep sight on my GPR. I really like it, haven't had any problems
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    2019 Alberta Elk Hunt

    Walkingeagle, great stories! My elk hunt starts October 12, and reading your stories every day made me feel like it already started. I hope to have the exact experiences you did! Congratulations!!
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    2019 Alberta Elk Hunt

    Good luck! Looking forward to reading your updates. My first elk hunt with a muzzloader starts October 12. Your story is going to keep me pumped until my season!
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    Trajectory question

    My 54 with a 535 ball and 85 grains of 3f hits 2-3 inches high at 50 and center at 100. No idea of velocity, doesnt matter to me. Haven't shot out past 100 but plan to shoot 125 to check drop. I'm guessing it will be 3-4 inches low
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