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    hello i am a newb to muzzle loading . i have a .54 cal knight that my father in law gave me and he had it setup to shoot .452 hornadys with a sabot .... the problem im havin is that i cant find sabots for that size bullet .... i was wondering if the pressures would be to high if i used .451 sabots and put .452 bullets in it . i really dont want to have to resight the scope since i have it dialed @120 yards but if i need to i will
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    I don't know, my ball & patch load in my iron-sighted flintlock always seemed to get the job done before sabots came along.

    What you need is .54 sabots for either .451 (jacketed) bullets or .452 (lead bullets. The brand name shouldn't make much difference.
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    Quote Originally Posted by OldVet View Post
    I don't know, my ball & patch load in my iron-sighted flintlock always seemed to get the job done before sabots came along.

    What you need is .54 sabots for either .451 (jacketed) bullets or .452 (lead bullets. The brand name shouldn't make much difference.


    I'm thinking this also.

    Go online and see if you can find what your looking for

    Check w/Cabela's or Bass pro shop ???



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