I use this powder in an old Thompson Center Percussion Cap Hawkins type musket. I have to say milk jugs at 100 yards are always knocked down. I even used this in some of the most moist and damp weather, even pouring rain, and it still went off. I use 120 Grains on a 300 grain SST in my Inline and 90 grains on a patch and ball. Never once has this powder failed. Killed many deer, made many long range shots in which all were very accurate. Took coyotes at over 75 yards and deer at just shy of 230 yards. Either type of muzzle loader, inline or percussion, this powder will work great!
March 4, 2012
I have been using "blackpowder" rifles and pistols for over 25 years. In that time I have used different brands of blackpower such as Goex and Elepant, as well as several substitutes. THE top dog in the bunch for MY money has been Pyrodex. It doesn't matter if it is the RS, P, Select,or the Triple 7 line. I have never had any kind of delay problem in my revolvers unless I have been shooting on an extremely humid day. That is only after numerous shots, so I do a quick clean and then shoot some more. Black powder under the same conditions has given me fewer shots, delayed shots, or flat out failed to fire fully. In my sidelock rifle I have had delayed shots, or failed shot all MY FAULT! I failed to properly pack the shot.
January 7, 2012
I love the smell of propellent in the morning.
Works great in my CVA Wolf. Price is very affordable compared to pelletized BP. Allows charge modifications to maximize most accurate rifle/ projectile combinations.
October 8, 2010
Good for Back-up
I shoot Black Powder revolvers all the time, I decided to try Pyrodex. I wasnt that pleased with its performance. Its slower burning, therefore when the hammer comes down on the cap there is the slightest of hesitation before the powder ignites. You get less smoke, less fire, less noise. I'll stay with the real thing Goex Black Powder. You get a lot more of the above. After all, isn't that why we shoot percussion revolvers????
March 18, 2010