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#2908052 - Sun Dec 30 2012 09:11 PM thompson center muzzleloaders
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I just heard that thompson center will stop making flint and cap lock muzzleloaders. Is there such low demand for these types of rifles? What will we do here in Pa. if want to buy a new one?

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#2908118 - Sun Dec 30 2012 09:59 PM Re: thompson center muzzleloaders [Re: 7600]
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No it,s corporate greed.If that was the case Lyman wouldn,t make so many models and Traditions wouldn,t be makin Pa specific rifles.Traditions told me they made the PA Pellet just for us.That is super cool.There will be new ones in the system for years.The price of the Hawkin got so bad it was an insult.


Edited by good ole boy (Sun Dec 30 2012 10:00 PM)

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#2908193 - Sun Dec 30 2012 10:44 PM Re: thompson center muzzleloaders [Re: 7600]
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Originally Posted By: 7600
I just heard that thompson center will stop making flint and cap lock muzzleloaders. Is there such low demand for these types of rifles? What will we do here in Pa. if want to buy a new one?


T/C has been a part of S&W for a few years. I believe everything is made at S&W's factory. It's a shame if what you say is fact. Got a link for this story?
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#2908205 - Sun Dec 30 2012 10:54 PM Re: thompson center muzzleloaders [Re: 7600]
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http://www.muzzleloadingforum.com/fusionbb/showtopic.php?tid/273570/

And I understand Green Mountain MIGHT discontinue muzzy barrels.


Edited by 410-er (Sun Dec 30 2012 10:56 PM)
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#2908451 - Mon Dec 31 2012 01:31 AM Re: thompson center muzzleloaders [Re: 410-er]
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Originally Posted By: 410-er
http://www.muzzleloadingforum.com/fusionbb/showtopic.php?tid/273570/

And I understand Green Mountain MIGHT discontinue muzzy barrels.


I have a buddy selling a TC Hawkins with both the factory barrel and a Green Mountain barrel. Might be worth my while as an investment.
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#2908491 - Mon Dec 31 2012 02:19 AM Re: thompson center muzzleloaders [Re: 7600]
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TC wants an arm and a leg for a Hawken...In 1998 I got one for 375 brand new...They now want 800+...Its no wonder they cant sell them not when you have Lyman selling GPR or Deerstalkers in the 400-600 range. I dont know that I understand the TC hawken pricing considering it doesnt have any bells or whistles to add that kind of cost...

The best thing TC could do is bring back the renegade in the $500 range.

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#2908550 - Mon Dec 31 2012 08:34 AM Re: thompson center muzzleloaders [Re: 7600]
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I love my renegade like to get a hawken. I will have to invest in a used one.
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#2908772 - Mon Dec 31 2012 02:06 PM Re: thompson center muzzleloaders [Re: 7600]
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I know what you mean about the Renny. Had an old well used one never fail me. Just got delivered last Thurs. an unfired "new" one (haha, serial # 65123)for $439.99 shipped. Sold the old one last Wed. to a guy from Selinsgrove for 225.00. I would upload pics, but have no clue how to!
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