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I just read on another forum that Knight Muzzleloaders is closing it's doors. I hope this is not true.

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I think there has been a real push on Muzzle loaders from the big names Rem,Sav,CVA,T/C and many more I think lots of people don't like the cocking mechanism of the Knight I know I don't  and I believe they are lagging a bit behind. the compitition??? 
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They have been having issues for several years. The had a factory in Centervill Iowa and closed it about a year and a half ago and moved operations somewhere else. I was not a really big operation to begin with. They have tried several design that were rather innovative but the design of their breech plug was simply not as good as TC.  The Knight rifles used a red plastic piece to hold a 209 primer and TC adds hammered them cause they showed a guy who forgot his plastic primer holders and had to borrow a TC to hunt.  I have had both and the Knight would foul the breechplug after about 4 shots causing failure to fire where the TC continued to be reliable. The design of the bolt action model was easy to dis-assembel the bolt where early TC guns were not but that changed with the Encore & Omega.  The barrels on the Knight seemed to be better quality and heavier profile but once a TC barrel gets broken in it is quite deadly. The Knight I had was a .45 cal and it was a pain to find stuff in .45 as most stuff is .50 cal.  Muzzle loader technology has improved quite rapidly.  TC 's latest rifle the Triumph has the new Speed Breech XT  breachplug which can be removed by hand and has three gas rings like an AR-15 bolt.  TC by virtue of their breachplug technology has become the survivor.  Savage offers one that uses smokeless powder but info on loads is not readily available and the rifle is hard to find.  Guys that go cheap go CVA and some of them shoot suprisingly well for a third the cost of a Knight.
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