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post #1 of 76 (permalink) Old 01-16-2010, 12:03 PM Thread Starter
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reasons for missing.....

Ok. This is going to be fun. Every flintlock shooter out there needs a little help with things to blame misses on....hunting or target shooting misses. Let's list 'em here!!! The only rule is that you may only list one excuse per post.....

The best guns go off with a rock in the lock....
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Re: reasons for missing.....

My frizzen got too soft

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Re: reasons for missing.....

Bad angle of sun light made me miss left or right your choice.
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Re: reasons for missing.....

there was no sunlight, so I couldn't see my sights right...

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Re: reasons for missing.....

Lock time was slow causing me to pull the shot.

Good night Chesty, wherever you are......
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Re: reasons for missing.....

Lock time was too fast cauing me to not be ready.

Good night Chesty, wherever you are......
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Re: reasons for missing.....

Sprue was up causing aerodynamic fluctuations

Good night Chesty, wherever you are......
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Re: reasons for missing.....

Sprue was down causing impropper seating and bullet upset as it was traveling down the bore. This IS FUN!!

Good night Chesty, wherever you are......
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Re: reasons for missing.....

Patch was crooked.
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Re: reasons for missing.....

.....I think my roundball had an air pocket in it...

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