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Old 01-14-2017, 09:21 AM
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Inquiring minds????
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Inquiring minds????
I read through all four pages for this?!?
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Old 01-16-2017, 07:34 PM
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Does this fall into the "click Bait" category?
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Old 02-23-2017, 12:15 PM
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Well I can tell you this...

Well I can tell you this, my Remington 700 ML fired just fine after having a hunting load in it for about a year and a half. Went "BOOM" instantly and hit the deer exactly where I was aiming. However I must admit that I would be kind of hesitant about a 20 year old load. I suspect that I would be inclined to tie it to something secure with a long string tied to the trigger, but that is me!!!
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Old 02-23-2017, 10:33 PM
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Does this fall into the "click Bait" category?
Has anyone considered the possibility that the OP has not finished this story because he isn't around to do so ? I hope it's not the case, but maybe he pulled the trigger and it didn't go so well for him...
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Old 02-25-2017, 07:32 PM
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I`m still here and well, thank you. The rifle is in the safe with the note attached.
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Old 02-25-2017, 08:19 PM
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I`m still here and well, thank you. The rifle is in the safe with the note attached.
Thanks for the reply. I'm sure many were like me wondering what was happening.
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Old 03-02-2017, 10:28 PM
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I would pull or shoot out the load, were it mine

It isn't doing the breach much good, being hygroscopic, plus it is a potential hazard in the event your note comes off and someone else gets a hold of it. Why continue to keep it loaded?

For those who opine shooting out unknown loads is OK, consider that not a few guns have been blown up by folks using smokeless or duplex loads. Who wants to pay for someone else's mistake? Better safe than very sorry.

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Old 03-18-2017, 09:58 PM
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Over a year no ans.I think we're getting seriously jerked. I believe the term is passive aggressive.
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Old 03-19-2017, 11:20 AM
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I`m still here and well, thank you. The rifle is in the safe with the note attached.
I think some of you must have missed his post.
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Old 03-19-2017, 12:39 PM
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Apparently I missed it. How was the issue resolved?
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Old 04-10-2017, 02:27 PM
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For any powder that old I would try a worm to try and remove the patch and ball to start with. Black Powder does not lose its potency just sitting dry over as much as 100 years or so. I would shoot this load with virtually NO worry about its age as it will fire just fine. Goex is the black powder to use in this style of rifle.
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