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Thanks for the update!

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When are they anticipating the conversion to be released?

Unfortunately, not as soon as we would've hoped, but they said we should have them around the end of July. I know that's a tight timeline, but we have a pretty large quantity on order. Because of the limited availability, we are building the pages on our website and will begin taking preorders by the end of the week.

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When are they anticipating the conversion to be released?

Unfortunately, not as soon as we would've hoped, but they said we should have them around the end of July. I know that's a tight timeline, but we have a pretty large quantity on order. Because of the limited availability, we are building the pages on our website and will begin taking preorders by the end of the week.

Has the timeline shifted or are we still on track for the end of july.

I also couldn't preorder the conversion. Best the website would let me do it put it on my wish list.
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When are they anticipating the conversion to be released?

Unfortunately, not as soon as we would've hoped, but they said we should have them around the end of July. I know that's a tight timeline, but we have a pretty large quantity on order. Because of the limited availability, we are building the pages on our website and will begin taking preorders by the end of the week.

Has the timeline shifted or are we still on track for the end of july.

I also couldn't preorder the conversion. Best the website would let me do it put it on my wish list.

We haven't been allowing backorders because of the uncertain timeline from Traditions on these parts. We have received an update that now puts these parts in our hands around the end of September, which is definitely much later than we prefer. We are working on some ideas to get the parts earlier, but it does not sound like anything can be done on that. I will keep updating the forum as we learn more info about the ETA. Traditions is working as hard as possible to get the parts, but it sounds like there are delays in manufacturing.

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Lil off topic but I just purchased a vortek northwest magnum that uses musket caps and didn't realize it would be so tough to find them? Any of you know of a good source? Looks like a option could be to convert it to a #11? Sounds like 209 if a bad idea? Any help would be greatly appreciated I am far from being really experienced with muzzle loaders . Came with one tin of musket caps 1081 but not going to last long with how much fun it is to shoot.
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The accelerator breach plug will not work in the NW strikerfire vorteks. I bought one to try it, and it did work a couple times with the 209s, then it failed.

The retainer for the strikerfire cocking button won't take the abuse of the 209 blowback and it will fail. Luckily, the retainer is easily replaced and cheap.

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Lil off topic but I just purchased a vortek northwest magnum that uses musket caps and didn't realize it would be so tough to find them? Any of you know of a good source? Looks like a option could be to convert it to a #11? Sounds like 209 if a bad idea? Any help would be greatly appreciated I am far from being really experienced with muzzle loaders . Came with one tin of musket caps 1081 but not going to last long with how much fun it is to shoot.
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In the Vortek's, it is important to use the same 1081 caps that came with your gun. A lot of times you can find the caps at Sportsman's Warehouse, but they generally have limited supplies. When you do find them, and I'm sure you will, just make sure to buy a bunch!

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Oak Creek ace hardware usually has caps in stock.
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Good news, we received word that the Buckstalker and Pursuit 209 conversion kits have shipped and we will have them within a week.

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Re: Converting a Traditions G4 Ultralight Northwest Magnum over to 209 primers.
« Reply #24 on: September 10, 2018, 03:29:47 PM »
Just received my conversion.

Ill be putting it together tonight.
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