Click here HuntingPA.com
Outdoor Community

Turkey Hunting Forum



Page 1 of 2 1 2 >
Topic Options
#2628152 - Sun Mar 25 2012 10:50 PM Muzzleloader shotgun
buddys dad Offline
On the board

Registered: Wed Nov 25 2009
Posts: 365
Loc: Milton, Pa.
I'm goin to try something new this year, Ive taken spring turkeys with 12-20 ga. shotguns and a few years ago I got lucky with my bow, this year I got a 12 ga. muzzleloader barrel for my encore, I was up at my cabin over the week end and shot about 20 shots out of it and I was really impressed, how it patterned, Its a little slow to reload, the choke is so tite you got to un screw it to reload your wad. But other than reloading , I think it will be a blast.....

Top
#2628170 - Sun Mar 25 2012 11:16 PM Re: Muzzleloader shotgun [Re: buddys dad]
tfabarcher35 Offline
Carpal \'Tunnel

Registered: Sun Nov 21 2004
Posts: 2863
Loc: The Burgh
Where did you buy it at?
_________________________
LCPL Ralph Fabbri 9/29/89-9/28/10 KIA fighting for our freedom.

Fabbri Taxidermy

Top
#2629058 - Mon Mar 26 2012 08:32 PM Re: Muzzleloader shotgun [Re: tfabarcher35]
blackpowder Online   content
old hand

Registered: Sat Dec 25 2010
Posts: 967
Loc: blooming valley pa. in nw pa 1...
wait til you get one flopping around on the ground, and you can't see a thing!!! great time!!!!

Top
#2629175 - Mon Mar 26 2012 09:53 PM Re: Muzzleloader shotgun [Re: blackpowder]
sq32 Offline
Pooh-Bah

Registered: Thu Apr 19 2007
Posts: 1980
Loc: Armstrong County 2D Hunter
I will be useing a Knight TK2000
Deadly out to 40 yards.

Scott turkeytrack
_________________________
Let the hammer down easy...don't jar it.
Henned Talker Pro Staff


Top
#2629180 - Mon Mar 26 2012 10:10 PM Re: Muzzleloader shotgun [Re: sq32]
blackpowder Online   content
old hand

Registered: Sat Dec 25 2010
Posts: 967
Loc: blooming valley pa. in nw pa 1...
shot my 20gauge flint trade gun at 30 yards and it looked good. going to try some #7 heavyweight to see how it looks.

Top
#2629216 - Mon Mar 26 2012 10:47 PM Re: Muzzleloader shotgun [Re: buddys dad]
mfuff Offline
Pooh-Bah

Registered: Sat Jan 29 2005
Posts: 2304
Loc: Schuylkill Co.
I am searching for a White Tominator, but had the chance last spring to help a buddy figure out a load for his TK2000. I was impressed to say the least!
_________________________
Our forefathers didn't bury their guns. They buried those that tried to take them.

Top
#2629227 - Mon Mar 26 2012 11:19 PM Re: Muzzleloader shotgun [Re: buddys dad]
dtpa Offline
old hand

Registered: Sat Apr 10 2010
Posts: 771
Loc: Elderton, PA
T/C Black Mountain Magnum w/ an Undertaker. Killed 4 with it so far, and you're right, there's nothing like trying to see thru the smoke to tell if he's floppin or leavin.

Top
#2629405 - Tue Mar 27 2012 09:47 AM Re: Muzzleloader shotgun [Re: buddys dad]
longfellow Offline
On the board

Registered: Mon Nov 19 2007
Posts: 390
Loc: blue mountain
I'll be using a 20 gage flintlock with a jug choke. So far it is deadly at 30 yards with 36 hits on a turkey head target. Trying to develop a load that will kill to at least 35 yards seeing that in the early part of the season the foliage isn't fully out yet on the mountain I hunt... I have a 10 gage double barrel black powder gun that I've hunted with but it's not any good pass 25 yards for turkeys. It has an open and improved cylinder barrel on it but it kicks harder that my 3 1/2 mossberg. Has a steel butt plate. Good luck.
_________________________
God, Family, Country in that order.

Top
#2629574 - Tue Mar 27 2012 12:53 PM Re: Muzzleloader shotgun [Re: buddys dad]
mfuff Offline
Pooh-Bah

Registered: Sat Jan 29 2005
Posts: 2304
Loc: Schuylkill Co.
Here is a pic of my buddy shooting his TK2000 over the chronograph and at a target at 40yds.


Chrony readout:


40yd target:
_________________________
Our forefathers didn't bury their guns. They buried those that tried to take them.

Top
#2629865 - Tue Mar 27 2012 06:31 PM Re: Muzzleloader shotgun [Re: mfuff]
sq32 Offline
Pooh-Bah

Registered: Thu Apr 19 2007
Posts: 1980
Loc: Armstrong County 2D Hunter
Shoot 102 gr.777 with no.5 or 6 mag.shot works great.
Never tried hevi shot but have been thinking about it.

Scott turkeytrack
_________________________
Let the hammer down easy...don't jar it.
Henned Talker Pro Staff


Top
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >


Google Ads
HuntingPA Sponsors
60X Custom Strings
ADT Security
Arrowhead
Boondock Outdoors
FoxPro
Growing Up With Guns
Hilltop Seeds
Hunting GPS Maps
Huntworth Gear
James Creek Outfitters
Knob Mountain Kennel
Lancaster Archery
Lowes Whitetail Scents
Martz Gap Hunting Preserve
Midwest Turkey Call Supply
Magees Optics
Mt. Hope Game Preserve
Night Eyes Predator Lights
No Limits Outdoors
On-Point Outfitters
Outdoorsman's Insight Magazine
Pheasants Forever
Premier Hunting Adventures
Randy Kuntz's Taxidermy
Realtree
Stony Gun & Archery
TrailCamPro
Two Bear Outfitters
Ultimate Camo
Who's Online
186 registered (25-OTT6, ''TEAM STICK'EM', 82dead, apparitionrob, 24 invisible), 587 Guests and 16 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Google Ads
Newest Members
Rick58, jdourugman, Andrew11, brody123, BillyGoat
33808 Registered Users
Recent Posts
What kind of knife is in your pocket
by Buckshot1822
tree stand or off the ground
by uncle buck
Wicked Ridge CrossBows
by uncle buck
Deer season reports are bad
by muskyman62
Fox pro spitfire not working
by HighTecHillbilly
11:54 PM
Got my first Red of the season
by hunter-trapper21
11:53 PM
Fur shed pics
by hunter-trapper21
11:53 PM
New Topics
Illegal to sell mounts
by ratherbhuntin
11:46 PM
Pitlolly pines
by Dobsonknob
10:20 PM
Fur shed pics
by longear
10:04 PM
What do you use to spiff up racks???
by RB-HPA
09:50 PM
Good news
by timberdoodle
09:48 PM
Tritronic beeper batteries?
by chevyman
09:41 PM
dog trainers
by chevyman
09:20 PM
Top Posters
great white hunter 35841
RonM 31353
RB-HPA 28092
Bluetick 24098
DennyF 22998
TATERDAVID 22769
SigPro2340 21481
Peppy 20896
DIYASUB 20818
timberdoodle 19555
Forum Stats
33808 Members
97 Forums
115402 Topics
1461611 Posts

Max Online: 2060 @ Mon Dec 01 2014 08:50 PM