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Rye Miles #13621

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I shot smokeless at our wed. shoot, wanted to try out some open tops and had smokeless .38's around. I also had some smokeless .44-40 too. Not only was the fun factor diminished by 75% but when I got home and cleaned the guns it was awful!!! How do you smokeless shooters put up with all that sticky, grimey dirty stuff. With BP cleanup is actually easier! One spritz of Murphy's mix and a couple of swabs then some Clenzoil and I'm good to go. I say SMOKELESS IS A BIT%^ to clean!!!!!!:P BP rules!!!!

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Let that be a lesson to ya!

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Go and sin no more, my son! :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Been using smokeless for practice in the handguns, BBBBOOOORRRRIIIINNNNGGGG!!!

 

The only advantage I can see is that can of bullseye will last me a heck of a long time with the charge used in the 44Specials.

 

Have noticed a little sticky extraction in the opentops when using it compared to BP.

 

Can report that the Mav D bullet shoots as well with bullseye as it does with Schutzen, no problems with the large amount of BP specific lube.

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Two shoots a month, about 20-25 matches per year, you know the round count. I can (and do) shoot about 3 or 4 months before I clean any guns.

Then it only takes an hour or less in front of the tv to get everything clean as new. I shot BP once, and spent almost that much time after one match! Call me names, but I'll stick to smokless.

YMMV

Cash

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Long haired freaky person.

 

How's that for calling you names?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Had a good time Sat.

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And the devil brought fourth fire and brimstone. And the Heavens sent the fresh breath of breeze from the oceans and blew the vile smoke back to the underworld from whence it came. And the Angel Gabriel came forth sounding his trumpet and announced, hence forth only the fresh and smokeless breeze would be allowed in Paradise.

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And the devil brought fourth fire and brimstone. And the Heavens sent the fresh breath of breeze from the oceans and blew the vile smoke back to the underworld from whence it came. And the Angel Gabriel came forth sounding his trumpet and announced, hence forth only the fresh and smokeless breeze would be allowed in Paradise.

 

 

 

I know da devil, he's dat little feller dancin round my Goex can as I reload my C&B pistols singin.....

 

"A little pach of red looks good on that blue uniform he's wearin !" :lol:

 

 

 

Holly Black is as close to heaven as I care to git !!! ;)

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I shot smokeless at our wed. shoot, wanted to try out some open tops and had smokeless .38's around. I also had some smokeless .44-40 too. Not only was the fun factor diminished by 75% but when I got home and cleaned the guns it was awful!!! How do you smokeless shooters put up with all that sticky, grimey dirty stuff. With BP cleanup is actually easier! One spritz of Murphy's mix and a couple of swabs then some Clenzoil and I'm good to go. I say SMOKELESS IS A BIT%^ to clean!!!!!!:P BP rules!!!!

 

 

Ryes you are trouble.. lol... I did shoot smokeless and I cleaned my guns after each shoot anyhow it was how I was raised.. lol... But I simply like the black, the fire, and the smell.. I feel like I am going back in time when I pull the trigger. It is hard to explain. There is nothing wrong with either one... we are all there to have fun and to do it our way... and my way is the dirty way... but hey I like the smell of a good cigar so my tastes are questionable.. lol

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Ryes you are trouble.. lol... I did shoot smokeless and I cleaned my guns after each shoot anyhow it was how I was raised.. lol... But I simply like the black, the fire, and the smell.. I feel like I am going back in time when I pull the trigger. It is hard to explain. There is nothing wrong with either one... we are all there to have fun and to do it our way... and my way is the dirty way... but hey I like the smell of a good cigar so my tastes are questionable.. lol

 

 

Yep I agree, soot lord forever! Nothing wrong with smokeless to each his own and I wouldn't stop shootin if I couldn't do BP but I sure do love the kick, boom, flame and smell. I'd love to shoot with ya sometime we could see who gets dirtier! :lol: Rye

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I only shoot smokeless in my .45LC open tops. I smell good. ^_^

 

Black Powder shooters are stinkers! :P

 

 

 

And yur point is..................................? :unsure:

 

 

 

Apache Hawk

Lord of the Soot

Maker of fire and brimstone

Little Stinker

One of dem Drity fellers

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Yep I agree, soot lord forever! Nothing wrong with smokeless to each his own and I wouldn't stop shootin if I couldn't do BP but I sure do love the kick, boom, flame and smell. I'd love to shoot with ya sometime we could see who gets dirtier! :lol: Rye

 

 

And you know Ryes.. life is as simple as that.. You chose what you want... Deja

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I only shoot smokeless in my .45LC open tops. I smell good. ^_^

 

Black Powder shooters are stinkers! :P

 

 

Are you saying I am A STINKER??? lol... I eat tons of garlic and I think I smell good.. it is in the "nose" of the beholder.. lol

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Hey, Ryes how are the knees??

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Hey, Ryes how are the knees??

 

Hay Deja thanks for askin, it's alot better than it was but it's not perfect. It's been almost 5 months and I still have a little pain but it's waaaay better than it was. I've been riding a bike, stationery and outside weather permitting. I also walk but I can't walk as far as I did without it getting sore. I lost 17 lbs. so that's helping too. I'm gonna go back to the sawbones and have it checked out.

 

It's fun gettin old ain't it???:wacko: Rye :lol:

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I only shoot smokeless in my .45LC open tops. I smell good. ^_^

 

Black Powder shooters are stinkers! :P

 

Open tops and smokeless powder? Hmmmmmmm.

 

Nope. That doesn't compute. :wacko:

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Last year I had some old smokieless rounds laying around so I decided to shoot them in a match. Pistol and rifle were fine, though a little weird. When I went to fire my shotgun though, I pull the trigger and nothing! Now, I don't hear my guns when I'm shooting so the lack of a big cloud of smoke obscuring the target made me pause for a moment. Well, I saw the plate fall (also weird) so I knew everything worked. I moved on to the next target and the rest of the match went OK.

I learned I have certain expectations with my guns in a match. When things are really different, like no big cloud of smoke, it throws me a little. I learned my lesson, only real gunpowder from then on.

 

Riverboat Red

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Guest Henry Horns SASS #19579L

Last year I had some old smokieless rounds laying around so I decided to shoot them in a match. Pistol and rifle were fine, though a little weird. When I went to fire my shotgun though, I pull the trigger and nothing! Now, I don't hear my guns when I'm shooting so the lack of a big cloud of smoke obscuring the target made me pause for a moment. Well, I saw the plate fall (also weird) so I knew everything worked. I moved on to the next target and the rest of the match went OK.

I learned I have certain expectations with my guns in a match. When things are really different, like no big cloud of smoke, it throws me a little. I learned my lesson, only real gunpowder from then on.

 

Riverboat Red

 

Well fer sure & fer certain, we couldn't see yer plates fall last Sunday!

Dang, we had a good time, didn't we?

And, all that Black Powder talk is making me think about shooting Fandango again with B.P.

You INSTIGATOR, you!

Henry

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I will not shoot that smokeless stuff

It tends to put me in a huff

 

I see no reason for it's use

It's single action foul abuse

 

It doesn't boom it doesn't flame

Soul-less is it's proper name

 

It may be fine but not for me

It's just not cowboy, don't you see?

:lol: :lol:

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I will not shoot that smokeless stuff

It tends to put me in a huff

 

I see no reason for it's use

It's single action foul abuse

 

It doesn't boom it doesn't flame

Soul-less is it's proper name

 

It may be fine but not for me

It's just not cowboy, don't you see?

:lol: :lol:

 

B) I am a soot lord don't ya know

I love the flame and smoke

to the smokeless I say no

and this is not a joke :lol:

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