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    Quote Originally Posted by Kentucky hunter View Post
    I heard they will send you a sample pack of different sizes to fit your gun.
    I got the sample pack. The weird thing is I was able to get all of them down without much trouble. Including the biggest .503. Not sure why the bullets were so much harder to load than the sample pack bullets? I ordered more bullets and am trying to find some BH209 but Sportsmans is the only place close to buy it and of course they're out of stock.

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    This is your best source for BH 209, or any ML supplies. Ask for Carlos.

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    This is for you guys that shoot open sights I was shooting my t/c pro hunter with 150gr t7 win 209 primers an 245 power belts it shoots high with sights bottemed out at 50yd 100yd an 200yd should I lower the power charge or go to a bigger bullet or am I sighting wrong? Need some help guys!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kentucky hunter View Post
    This is for you guys that shoot open sights I was shooting my t/c pro hunter with 150gr t7 win 209 primers an 245 power belts it shoots high with sights bottemed out at 50yd 100yd an 200yd should I lower the power charge or go to a bigger bullet or am I sighting wrong? Need some help guys!
    Buy a longer front sight, or you could aim off of the top of the front sight if that changes things enough.

    Don't change your load if it's shooting well, although 150 grains is a pretty hot load. I would typically shoot between 80 and 100 grains of T7. Loose powder is typically more accurate than pellets. If it's legal where you hunt, Blackhorn 209 is the best powder available.
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    A 150gr with a 245 gr Powerbelt is a bad combination. That bullet is known to break apart with high velocities. I'd use a bullet with better construction, or lower the powder charge to 100gr.

    What game are you hunting? With your location i'm guessing whitetails? If so, 100gr is more than enough with iron sights. If it's elk, and you want to stick with Powerbelts. I'd switch to the 338gr Powerbelt Platinum, and lower the powder to 110-120gr.

    btw You aren't going to shoot 200 yds with iron sights are you?

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    Was cking at 200yd to see if it would fall into the target sense it was so high at 100yd still about 12in high at 200yd but had an ok group even at 200yd. We were shooting our rifles at 200yd for our 1st season elk tags. Next year going to start putting in for Colorado muzzleloader tag.

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    Were may I fine a longer sight for the pro hunter an if I was going to aim off of the top of the sight I would have to aim at the nottem of the belly of an elk to hit in the middle an possibly lower on a deer. I like the idea of aim off the top of the sight you see more of your target

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    You need a much better bullet for elk.

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    150gr - 245gr powerbelt + elk = an expensive hunt that ended with a wounded elk that was never recovered. The bullet you are using is BARELY good enough for deer. You're just going to screw yourself if any of you try shooting an elk with it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FrontierMuzzleloading View Post
    150gr - 245gr powerbelt + elk = an expensive hunt that ended with a wounded elk that was never recovered. The bullet you are using is BARELY good enough for deer. You're just going to screw yourself if any of you try shooting an elk with it.
    What bullets do you shoot I have looked at thor bullets theres not many full bore bullets out here in the east just picked them up on sale to try. We can hunt with scopes an sabots bullets here.

 

 

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