What is the difference between Pyrodex and Triple 7?
A 777 charge has more energy than the exact same load of Pyrodex. It’s in the tables at Hodgdon. I’d rather shoot loose powder but your setup will do just fine. Loose powder yes, pellets are made to be equivalent.
What is Pyrodex RS used for?
Pyrodex RS is designed for use in all calibers of percussion muzzleloading rifles and shotguns. It has a wide application of uses and is the most versatile powder in the Pyrodex line. Like all grades of Pyrodex, it burns cleaner and produces less fouling than blackpowder.
How many grains of Triple 7 pellets should I use?
100 grains will give you plenty of power. Hodgson Co. ,which makes Pyrodex and Triple 7 pellets, says you should not use more than 100 grains of either brand.
Is blackhorn 209 better than Pyrodex?
After some research, Blackhorn 209 is 15%-20% more energetic than Black Powder, Pyrodex, Pyrodex Pellets, Triple Se7en Pellets (non-mag). 120 gr Volume BH209 is the maximum recommended load from Western Powders, and is the equivalent to Three (3) 50 gr Pyrodex or Triple Se7en Pellets, or 150 gr Volume Black Powder.
What is the difference between Pyrodex and Pyrodex select?
Select is an enhancement of our RS grade of Pyrodex. Using RS or FFg data in a volumetric measure, Select can significantly reduce group size. Select performs well with sabots and conical bullets.
What is the difference between Pyrodex RS and select?
Pyrodex Select Rifle & Shotgun Powder Select is an enhancement of our RS grade of Pyrodex. Using RS or FFg data in a volumetric measure, Select can significantly reduce group size. Select performs well with sabots and conical bullets.
Who makes Pyrodex powder?
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Can you use Pyrodex in a cannon?
Important: Black powder or Pyrodex® are the only suitable propellants to be used in your Traditions muzzleloading cannon.
What powder can cause serious injury if used in a muzzleloader?
Don’t use modern-day smokeless powders in black powder firearms. Smokeless powders can cause serious injury if used in muzzleloaders. Black powder is made of potassium nitrate (saltpeter), sulfur, and charcoal. When ignited, it causes a dense cloud of white smoke.
What is the difference between Pyrodex RS and Triple Seven pellets?
Where Pyrodex pellets are pressed into shape from black powder and Pyrodex RS, Triple Seven pellets are made from straight Triple Seven, and are harder to ignite. For what it is worth, I’ve personally found Pyrodex pellet loads to be more consistent, and more accurate.
Should I use triple Se7en or Pyrodex?
Pyrodex is more corrosive, so you should always make sure you clean the rifle at the end of the day. Triple Se7en is more forgiving in that respect, but still, I clean my rifle… If your getting good accuracy with the Pyrodex then remember that and keep a pound of that around. You did not mention what kind of rifle your shooting… Thanks CAYUGAD.
How does the 777 compare to the Pyrodex?
3. 777 is approx. 15% hotter than Pyrodex. In other words, a load of 85 gr. 777 is roughly equivalent to 100 gr. Pyrodex. You will get more shots per pound with 777, if you dropped down 10-15% on your load volume. 4. Some guys say 777 has a “sharper” recoil than Pyrodex.
Is Pyrodex Rs the same as Goex FFG?
By actual weight, it is not the same. 100 grains measured by volume of Goex FFg is about 101.3 grains by weight. 100 grains measured by volume of Pyrodex RS is about 72.5 grains by weight. Pyrodex is where confusion can start to set in, as the standard “F” designations of powder coarseness start to go out the window.