First Deer With the flintlock.

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Fatboyz

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This is my first deer with my Traditions 50 cal Kentucky with .490 RB and .015 patch. I Rattled him in to a head on slightly quartering away shot at about 50 yards. Round ball went in just behind the from shoulder and I found the ball next to the hide on the opposite hind quarter (picture attached.
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Awesome ! I just got my first with the same rifle, a Traditions Kentucky flintlock I built from a kit. My deer was only a small button buck, but I'm hooked. What load did you use ? I used 50 gr. of 3F , with a .490" RB ; complete pass through shoulder to shoulder at 30 yards.
 

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Awesome ! I just got my first with the same rifle, a Traditions Kentucky flintlock I built from a kit. My deer was only a small button buck, but I'm hooked. What load did you use ? I used 50 gr. of 3F , with a .490" RB ; complete pass through shoulder to shoulder at 30 yards.
Mine is from a kit too. I used a .490 round ball and 70 grains of FF Goex.
 

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That's something to be proud of! Any deer with a flintlock, or even a percussion, is a trophy especially if it's a nice buck. Congratulations.
 
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Congratulations on your first flintlock buck...and what a dandy he is ... I always say any deer taken with a muzzleloader is a trophy...but that one truly is
 
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