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Offline Don Adams

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Re: First flintlock deer
« Reply #25 on: December 10, 2015, 05:40:21 AM »
Very nice deer! Congrats!

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Re: First flintlock deer
« Reply #26 on: December 10, 2015, 09:56:01 PM »
I was going to leave it alone, but since it has already been mentioned; I've been wanting a "canoe" gun for a looong time. Thinking about a kit from NSW.  By the way, what powder charge and ball situation did you use for that bruiser?
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Re: First flintlock deer
« Reply #27 on: December 11, 2015, 02:08:54 AM »
65gr of FFFG hard card .600 ball .010 patch lubed with mink oil.

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Re: First flintlock deer
« Reply #28 on: December 11, 2015, 02:09:39 AM »
Congrats, that's a bruiser!
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Re: First flintlock deer
« Reply #29 on: December 11, 2015, 10:59:37 PM »
Well done sir ! Fine deer, fine gun, fine shot !!

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Re: First flintlock deer
« Reply #30 on: December 13, 2015, 03:26:43 PM »
You can shoot them all day with cap guns but there is nothing like the first deer with the flint.

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Re: First flintlock deer
« Reply #31 on: January 05, 2016, 11:04:14 PM »
I watched this guy chase a little buck off, he then worked his way to me and stopped slightly quartered to me at 65 Yds.  Sent the roundball through shoulders and the hide stopped it on the far side.  He plowed 10' and then fell over.  I can post a picture of ball tomorrow.
Taken with a .62 smoothbore canoe gun that I got from Moleeyes here on the forum.


Wes,

Did you ever get that thing measured for a Boone and Crockett score?  If you did what did it score?

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Re: First flintlock deer
« Reply #32 on: January 05, 2016, 11:56:31 PM »
 Would have it scored for the longhunters society. Believe 170 inches is the minimum to interring in the Boone an Crocket . My guess is somewhere near . Using the gun for a size reference. But anyway yeah look at it. It's one heck of a nice buck !!!

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Re: First flintlock deer
« Reply #33 on: January 07, 2016, 06:58:23 AM »
Would have it scored for the longhunters society. Believe 170 inches is the minimum to interring in the Boone an Crocket . My guess is somewhere near . Using the gun for a size reference. But anyway yeah look at it. It's one heck of a nice buck !!!

I'm still waiting to see more pics and a score....patiently waiting...

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Re: First flintlock deer
« Reply #34 on: January 07, 2016, 07:34:06 AM »
Nice!
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Re: First flintlock deer
« Reply #35 on: January 28, 2016, 06:20:51 AM »
Would have it scored for the longhunters society. Believe 170 inches is the minimum to interring in the Boone an Crocket . My guess is somewhere near . Using the gun for a size reference. But anyway yeah look at it. It's one heck of a nice buck !!!

I'm still waiting to see more pics and a score....patiently waiting...

Still patiently waiting... ;D

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Re: First flintlock deer
« Reply #36 on: January 28, 2016, 06:31:34 AM »
Looks like a 140+ from here. Min. in Longhunter for typ.whitetail I think is 130. Its a keeper for sure.
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