Long Range Hunting Online Magazine


Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Rifles, Reloading, Optics, Equipment > Muzzleloader Hunting

Muzzleloader Hunting Techniques For Muzzleloader Hunting


Reply

Blackhorn 209 for Austin & Halleck

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 08-20-2011, 03:25 PM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 5
Blackhorn 209 for Austin & Halleck

Hey Everyone:

I have a Austin and Halleck, it has a 209 primer setup from the factory. I want to shoot Blackhorn 209, because I just started shooting Thor bullets. I am switching from 777 to Blackhorn because I am worried about the 777 not allowing for follow up shots with the tight fitting Thor bullets. I have read that I could experience ignition problems with my current setup, because i have a two piece breech plug setup, and it has a wire spring to hold the 209 primer in.

I found this one online: Austin & Halleck breech plug

I was just wondering if anyone has used this setup, and if it works well with Blackhorn powder?

Cheers,
Brad
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 08-21-2011, 07:44 AM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Wilkes Barre,PA
Posts: 23
Re: Blackhorn 209 for Austin & Halleck

Hello, I've never used the plug that came with the A&H with Blackhorn. I use the plug that you link to. I've experienced less blowback with it although there still is some. For Blackhorn I use the PR Bullet plug and I use CCI 209mag primers and have never had a miss fire.


G.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads for: Blackhorn 209 for Austin & Halleck
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Blackhorn 209 new black powder C.E.G2860 Muzzleloader Hunting 108 07-17-2012 12:07 PM
Austin Halleck Inline Need owners manual Scottf Muzzleloader Hunting 1 12-23-2010 07:23 AM
Austin Halleck muledeer Muzzleloader Hunting 3 10-15-2009 02:08 AM
Austin Halleck Mtn. Rifle longbow53 Muzzleloader Hunting 1 11-03-2007 06:27 PM
F/S Austin & Halleck 420LR .50cal blue olsingleshot Guns For Sale 0 01-19-2007 08:57 AM

Current Poll
Do you wear hearing protection while hunting?

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:35 AM.


Powered by vBulletin ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Management Powered by vBadvanced CMPS
All content ©2010-2014 Long Range Hunting, LLC