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Testing the Traditions™ Vortek StrikerFire VAPR LDR Rifle

Testing the Traditions™ Vortek StrikerFire VAPR LDR Rifle

The Traditions Vortek StrikerFire has been one of the most accurate and feature rich muzzleloaders on the market for many years. Now, new for 2021, Traditions added the 1:24 twist VAPR barrels!

The VAPR barrel gives the Traditions Vortek more ability to stabilize high ballistic coefficient bullets like the PowerBelt ELRs. We were able to get our hands on one of these new Traditions Vortek StrikerFire VAPR LDRs from Traditions and we did not want to waist any time getting it out to the range for some load development.

We tested this muzzleloader with six of our most popular bullets including the PowerBelt ELR and Hornady Bore Driver FTX. Stay tuned to see which bullet performed the best!


Traditions Vortek StrikerFire VAPR LDR:

Traditions Vortek StrikerFire VAPR:

Hornady BoreDriver FTX:

Thor Lightning:

Hornady SST:

Traditions Smackdown XR:

Barnes SpitFire T-EZ:

PowerBelt ELR:

IMR White Hots:

At first, muzzleloading can be an overwhelming new sport, but we are here to help you get everything figured out. Whether you're hunting deer in the thick woods, sitting in a stand over a cornfield in the midwest, or chasing elk in the mountains. Our goal is to help you on your muzzleloading adventures!

Of course, for any questions about muzzleloading, you are welcome to call us at 1-855-236-5000, or email us at

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