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Last Post 02 Jan 2009 01:50 AM by rebel deer hunter. 5 Replies.
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14 Jan 2008 04:42 PM  
I have a traditions lightning b/a 45 cal and have been shooting 100 gr of powder pellets and 195gr power belt bullet, I emailed traditions and they said I could use 150 gr powder pellets should I stay with the 195 gr bullet and I got a scope for it for christmas and was wondering if I should sight it in a1 in high at 100 yrds. What type of loads do yall use and how do yall sight em
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14 Jan 2008 08:25 PM  
I shoot a traditions pursuit pro.mine is dead on at 100 yds.I use powerbelts 240gr.with 150 gr. triple 777 pellets.I don't have any big fields here.mostly woods.
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14 Jan 2008 10:16 PM  
The load you're shooting sounds ok. I like a heavier bullet.
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01 Jan 2009 06:07 PM  
I use a PB 245gr. Aero tip bullet with 100gr. of powder. I sight mine in at 50 yards and a bit high.But from what I have seen and been told that is to much powder. 80-90grs. of powder is plenty. With more powder they defrag to much.
Check out this site for more info. http://thepowerbeltforum.powerguild.../forum.htm
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01 Jan 2009 07:40 PM  
I just switched to Hornady XTP bullets (240 grn) with 100 grns pyrodex pellets and I am around 2 1/2 to 3 inches high at 50 yds .I shot twice and the holes touched.
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02 Jan 2009 01:50 AM  
my muzzle loader season was oct 24, 3 day season seen 5 hogs and 2 hunters which hunted 200 yrds in front of my stand and he shot and lost one of the hogs. I stuck with 100 grs of powder and a 195 gr bullet sighted dead on at 100 yrds. good luck to everyone who hasnt had there muzzleloader season
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