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Old 08-13-2013, 11:52 AM
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Default Knight LK 93 .54 Load

Having trouble off loading this rifle so I just might have to keep it for a back up. I know the loads depend on the individual rifle but what is a good starting point bullet wise using RS and percussion caps. This is for whitetail by the way.
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Old 08-13-2013, 05:51 PM
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I would recommend a 50 caliber 300 grain bullet and 120 grains of RS if that will shoot accurate in your gun. I have taken a number of deer with a 54 caliber System One and this load it really hammers them. I used a purple 54/50 sabot. I use a 50 caliber Endeavor now and it is difficult to find a load for it that has the knock down of the 50 cal. bullet in the 54.
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Old 08-13-2013, 07:12 PM
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I never really played that much with .54 caliber sabots. But if the range of your shooting is close... you can look at conicals and even roundball. I wish I could help you more.
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Old 08-20-2013, 12:33 PM
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Cayugad,
What conicals would you suggest? Also, anyone know what the twist rate is with this rifle?
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Old 08-20-2013, 03:43 PM
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The 54x50 sabots from MMP are great IMO. A good cheap bullet is the Speer 50cal 325gr UniCor or the 335gr Rainier HP. Knight used to ship that Speer bullet and those sabots with 54cal MKs. Its a great match for any Pyro or T7 speeds.

A 435gr conical is plenty for whitetails but heavier weights might shoot better for you.

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Old 08-20-2013, 05:55 PM
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Thanks GM. Is there such a thing as a light load for the .54 for a young shooter?
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