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NWTF Lobo

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PostSubject: My new Birthday rifle   My new Birthday rifle EmptyMarch 25th 2018, 6:55 pm

A very good friend and outstanding up and coming gun maker made this rifle, a LH Buck's County style and gave it to me for my birthday.

.62cal rifle, 42" swamped rice barrel, beautiful wood, carving and engraving. I got a chance to shoot it this weekend and she's zeroed in with 110gr. 2FF behind a .600 prb


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PostSubject: Re: My new Birthday rifle   My new Birthday rifle EmptyMarch 25th 2018, 8:41 pm

Wish I could see it. My computer doesn't like your hosting site.

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PostSubject: Re: My new Birthday rifle   My new Birthday rifle EmptyMarch 25th 2018, 9:01 pm

yep, the pics are gone again.
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PostSubject: Re: My new Birthday rifle   My new Birthday rifle EmptyMarch 25th 2018, 9:59 pm

Try it this way



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PostSubject: Re: My new Birthday rifle   My new Birthday rifle EmptyMarch 25th 2018, 10:18 pm

What a beauty!!
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Randy Johnson



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PostSubject: Re: My new Birthday rifle   My new Birthday rifle EmptyMarch 26th 2018, 3:52 am

That is some beautiful wood. Excellent carving as well.
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PostSubject: Re: My new Birthday rifle   My new Birthday rifle EmptyMarch 26th 2018, 4:45 am

guess youll be needin to get rid of your other one then
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PostSubject: Re: My new Birthday rifle   My new Birthday rifle EmptyMarch 26th 2018, 6:36 am

A man can't have too many guns.  Very Happy My new Birthday rifle Newgun12
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PostSubject: Re: My new Birthday rifle   My new Birthday rifle EmptyMarch 26th 2018, 7:35 am

Very nice!
Ron

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PostSubject: Re: My new Birthday rifle   My new Birthday rifle EmptyMarch 26th 2018, 7:50 am

Beautiful gun, but I have to ask what are you hunting with that load?

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PostSubject: Re: My new Birthday rifle   My new Birthday rifle EmptyMarch 26th 2018, 8:13 am

WOW! You're a lucky man to get on a birthday list like that!!  Beautiful rifle.

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PostSubject: Re: My new Birthday rifle   My new Birthday rifle EmptyMarch 26th 2018, 10:01 am

What am I hunting with that load?, anything from deer up to bigger critters. This is a big ball and a load in excess of 100 grains in my other .62 rifle, over the years I've found to have better accuracy and range. 

Having said that In my .62 smoothbores I use 80 to 90 grains when shooting round ball with shots that are usually closer

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PostSubject: Re: My new Birthday rifle   My new Birthday rifle EmptyMarch 26th 2018, 10:19 am

I like that. One load for everything from deer to bison/moose. Excellent!

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PostSubject: Re: My new Birthday rifle   My new Birthday rifle EmptyMarch 26th 2018, 12:04 pm

I thought everyone (experienced hunters) used one load on everything that the sights were placed on. You start changing loads - that's when you start having issues, missed shots, misfires, etc. - you workup a load that works - stay with it, period. That's what Bill Large and other old timers always preached, so don't upset the apple cart.

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PostSubject: Re: My new Birthday rifle   My new Birthday rifle EmptyMarch 26th 2018, 12:32 pm

"I reckon so"...(spit)   tongue
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PostSubject: Re: My new Birthday rifle   My new Birthday rifle EmptyMarch 26th 2018, 1:06 pm

@Buck Conner wrote:
I thought everyone (experienced hunters) used one load on everything that the sights were placed on. You start changing loads - that's when you start having issues, missed shots, misfires, etc. - you workup a load that works - stay with it, period. That's what Bill Large and other old timers always preached, so don't upset the apple cart.
You'd think so, but some guys have different loads for different animals. Makes no sense to me.

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PostSubject: Re: My new Birthday rifle   My new Birthday rifle EmptyMarch 26th 2018, 4:06 pm

You are obviously a good mate to him as well,  lovely rifle and many happy returns from Down Under 
  I do love a swamped barrel, have a 44inch one on a lovely early Lancaster.40, beautiful balanced. I imaging yours will mount to the shoulder ver quick and dead on the sights !
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PostSubject: Re: My new Birthday rifle   My new Birthday rifle EmptyMarch 27th 2018, 2:40 pm

@NWTF Lobo wrote:
"I reckon so"...(spit)   tongue

Hey watch where your doing that, Pete could of sat there Rolling Eyes ...... all of us would have heard about that one  Shocked   Rolling Eyes   Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: My new Birthday rifle   My new Birthday rifle EmptyMarch 27th 2018, 5:15 pm

WOW that is incredible!!!! ....You are truly lucky to have such  a piece of art....

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PostSubject: Re: My new Birthday rifle   My new Birthday rifle EmptyMarch 27th 2018, 5:16 pm

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I Reckon so....spit


That's a line from "The Outlaw Josey Wales"
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PostSubject: Re: My new Birthday rifle   My new Birthday rifle EmptyMarch 28th 2018, 10:44 am

@NWTF Lobo wrote:
A very good friend and outstanding up and coming gun maker made this rifle, a LH Buck's County style and gave it to me for my birthday.

.62cal rifle, 42" swamped rice barrel, beautiful wood, carving and engraving. I got a chance to shoot it this weekend and she's zeroed in with 110gr. 2FF behind a .600 prb


My new Birthday rifle Newgun3

My new Birthday rifle Newgun2
I'm a lefty... so that's one, mity-fine, smoke gun ya got thar :rtup
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PostSubject: Re: My new Birthday rifle   My new Birthday rifle EmptyMarch 29th 2018, 6:57 am

@NWTF Lobo wrote:
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I Reckon so....spit


That's a line from "The Outlaw Josey Wales"

I had forgotten where I had heard it ....   :tup2

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PostSubject: Re: My new Birthday rifle   My new Birthday rifle EmptyApril 1st 2018, 9:39 am

Fine looking rifle there Ron, I am sure you will make meat with it this fall!
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PostSubject: Re: My new Birthday rifle   My new Birthday rifle EmptyApril 1st 2018, 9:41 am

Ron could make meat throwing rocks.  Wink

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PostSubject: Re: My new Birthday rifle   My new Birthday rifle EmptyApril 1st 2018, 3:45 pm

@OldMtnMan wrote:
Ron could make meat throwing rocks.  Wink

You can't !!!!  Shocked

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