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Old 03-05-2011, 04:50 PM
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Looking on line, I saw 150 gr max charge. That's a lot of powder and I wouldn't think you need anywhere close to that. I shoot 110-grs of black powder in my 54 cal. Most shooters today are shooting 90-110 in 50 cals. There are a few shooting 150 using 3 pellets but I don't see the need.
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Old 03-05-2011, 04:58 PM
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Okay so 110 loose powder with a 250g bullet would be plenty?
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Old 03-05-2011, 05:05 PM
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Okay so 110 loose powder with a 250g bullet would be plenty?
Much better.
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Old 03-05-2011, 06:24 PM
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Thank you so
much
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Old 03-05-2011, 06:41 PM
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plenty and maybe you will adjust a bit lower depending on what the rifle prefers.
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Old 03-05-2011, 07:22 PM
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I'd start with 90gr pyrodex RS, Winchester 777 primer and see how that goes.
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Old 03-05-2011, 07:33 PM
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I have been using 209 primers
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Old 03-05-2011, 08:04 PM
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not all primers are the same.

You have full strenght, mild and low temp primers " typically called muzzleloading primers"

Primers matter when it comes to accuracy.
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Old 03-05-2011, 08:21 PM
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What are the best primers to purchase
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