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Rocklock season stats

I thought it would be interesting to know how often misfires happen and other things related to flintlock hunting this past season. Copy (highlight Ctrl+c) and paste (Ctrl+v) the numbered items below into your reply then answer them. If you cannot remember an answer give your best guess or put a "?" instead.

1. Days hunting out of 13 season days:

2. Days you saw deer:

3. Number of misfires while shooting at deer (tell cause if known; dull flint, wet powder, etc. ):

4. Shots taken that fired:

5. Deer harvested:

6. Gun you hunted with:

7. Projectile used:
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Re: Rocklock season stats

1. Days hunting out of 13 season days: 12

2. Days you saw deer: 3

3. Number of misfires while shooting at deer (tell cause if known; dull flint, wet powder, etc. ): 1 (rock broke)

4. Shots taken that fired: 1 (miss)

5. Deer harvested: 0

6. Gun you hunted with: CVA Trophy Hunter .50

7. Projectile used: T/C Cheapshot 240 grain sabot
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Re: Rocklock season stats

1. Days hunting out of 13 season days: 5 I think

2. Days you saw deer: 5

3. Number of misfires while shooting at deer (tell cause if known; dull flint, wet powder, etc. ): 0

4. Shots taken that fired: 2

5. Deer harvested: 0

6. Guns you hunted with: Elisabeth (custom 60" Lancaster Style (Jacob Dickert) 54 cal flintlock.) Lyman great Plains 54 cal flintlock

7. Projectile used: 530 round ball

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Re: Rocklock season stats

1. Days hunting out of 13 season days: 3, inc. regular gun season toting the flinter.

2. Days you saw deer: 3

3. Number of misfires while shooting at deer (tell cause if known; dull flint, wet powder, etc. ): 0

4. Shots taken that fired: 1 (end of season discharge; hit target!)

5. Deer harvested: 0

6. Gun you hunted with: .50 Southern Mtn. Rifle, semi-custom

7. Projectile used: [/quote] .490" ball
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Re: Rocklock season stats

1. Days hunting out of 13 season days: 7

2. Days you saw deer: 7

3. Number of misfires while shooting at deer (tell cause if known; dull flint, wet powder, etc. ): 0

4. Shots taken that fired: 4

5. Deer harvested: 1

6. Gun you hunted with: 50 Cal. Tc Hawken

7. Projectile used: Hornady PA Conical

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Re: Rocklock season stats

1.Days hunted 9
2.Deer seen 1 buck
3.Misfires 0
4.Shots fired 1
5.Deer harvested 1 buck
6.Gun hunted with Lyman 54 GPR / TC 50 Hawkens
7.Projectile RB

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Re: Rocklock season stats

1. Days hunting out of 13 season days:10

2. Days you saw deer:6

3. Number of misfires while shooting at deer (tell cause if known; dull flint, wet powder, etc. ):1 (flash in pan)

4. Shots taken that fired:5

5. Deer harvested:0

6. Gun you hunted with:50 T/C Renegade

7. Projectile used: roundball
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Re: Rocklock season stats

1. Days hunting out of 13 season days: 4 somewhat full days, 6 evenings

2. Days you saw deer: 4 days couple does too far or no shot, and deer in range were 3 very small bucks

3. Number of misfires while shooting at deer (tell cause if known; dull flint, wet powder, etc. ): 0

4. Shots taken that fired:0

5. Deer harvested:0

6. Gun you hunted with: Firestorm

7. Projectile used: 245 Aerotip

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Re: Rocklock season stats

1. Days hunting out of 13 season days: 8

2. Days you saw deer: 8

3. Number of misfires while shooting at deer (tell cause if known; dull flint, wet powder, etc. ): 0

4. Shots taken that fired: 7

5. Deer harvested: 4

6. Gun you hunted with: 50 Lyman GPR, peeps

7. Projectile used: 245aerotip PB 5gr 3f,90gr 2f 777, 4f pan
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Re: Rocklock season stats

1. Days hunting out of 13 season days: 12

2. Days you saw deer: 7 ( 12 doe, 4 buck, 3 unknown )

3. Number of misfires while shooting at deer: 2 no spark.

4. Shots taken that fired: 2 misses.

5. Deer harvested: 0

6. Gun you hunted with: GPR .54

7. Projectile used: Roundball

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