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JMo

T/C Muzzleloaders

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JMo    0

I'm in the market for a muzzleloader and have pretty much decided on going with a Thompson Center. Now the question is which model. I was at a shop last weekend that had a Triumph for around 450 and a bunch of Omegas priced anywhere from 309 and up. I was wondering what the difference is between the two models and if anyone has any firsthand experience with either of these models. Thanks for any advice/help.

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No experience with those two models but I can tell you that I wouldn't trade my T/C Encore for anything!! It's got about 12 deer under it's sling so far and I haven't had to track one yet! I shoot 150gr of pyrodex pellets (3 pellets) with a 250gr. Thompson Center "Shockwave" bullet and it does the trick every time clear out to 200 yds. Can't say enough great things about the gun. I guess if I did have to complain about one thing (and I shouldn't) it would be that the grip is just a hair to big for me, I'm a shorter guy with smaller sandwhich clamps so the grip is just a little big but other than that I love the gun!! The other nice thing about the Encore is you can switch the barrels out on it, rifle, varmint, shotgun,target gun etc! Good Luck...NAMA

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We have a group of 10 that muzzleload hunt and take roughly 30-40 deer a year with them. Every one of us shoot a encore. They have never failed. It is worth the extra money. I have heard good things about the omega and the Triumph so I think if you stay with T/C you will be happy.

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JMo    0

Thanks for the responses NAMA and TrophyEyes. Everybody I've talked to about muzzleloaders says go T/C. I would love to get the Encore but just can't quite swing it this year. Hopefully I can maybe save up for the Encore by next season.

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Another thing you can do is check around some of your local gun dealers and see if they might have any pre-owned Encores. You may be able to find a real nice one without having to pay "new pricing". You may even consider trading in a gun that you don't use much on one to make up the difference. I don't reccomend ever selling a gun unless it's to trade for or buy another one! No shame in buying a "previously enjoyed" firearm! Good Luck!

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if you have the money and your going to but a TC buy the Encore. Everything is so nice about this guy. When your talking muzzy, its tough to beat a Encore as far as a great gun.

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Gus    8

I'm a shorter guy with smaller sandwhich clamps so the grip is just a little big but other than that I love the gun!!

Never heard the sandwich clamps reference before. I just about spit coffee on my monitor. Thanks for the laugh!

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I have been wanting for a thumbhole omega fro a few years. Just strugaling with having extra $$$ for the gun. (kid comes first) As a smaller guy with smaller hands it just fits great. The Montey Carlo stalk puts my eye right were I need it to be everytime.

I would like an Encore, but like stated above the grip is just a little large. The $800 price tag is a bit steep as well. After all, why by one at one price when you can by two for the same money. Hmmmmm.....

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