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Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Northern Berks County, PA
Re: Flintlock in slow-mo
Thanks, Matt. I'm at the point where I can hold all my shots on that 6" dot at 50 yards and just wear out that black paster target. I'm hoping to tighten them in bit more yet, but it's a good start.
And, just so everyone is clear, I was completely kidding in the post above. This rifle has been so easy to shoot well, it's unreal. When people ask what a custom rifle gives you that a production rifle doesn't, that's one of the big benefits. The mechanical potential for accuracy may not be much different than that of, say, a TVM rifle, or even a GPR, but the potential for me as the shooter to do well with that rifle is astronomically higher.
I'm shooting 120gr of FF with no recoil problems, and with a level of accuracy I could only dream about prior to this rifle.
And that truly was the slowest ignition I had from that rifle in about 30 shots yesterday. I'll have to record it again without letting the breech get so filthy and show a more "normal" ignition.
I'm just really happy to see that muzzle just hang there from the flint striking steel through the flames coming through the muzzle. I've struggled with flinching in the past, so I'm pretty stoked to see it staying very stable through the shot.