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Load Data Needed Quickly

Old 08-04-2004, 11:15 PM
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Default Load Data Needed Quickly

I need load data for both the T/C Omega and Encore, both .50 cal., with 348 Gr. Powerbelt AeroTip, with Pyrodex Powder or 777 Powder. Colorado Hunt so must use loose powder, no sabots.
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Old 08-04-2004, 11:45 PM
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Default RE: Load Data Needed Quickly

90gr of 2fg 777. Works like a charm out of my Knight.
as an alternative, use 105gr of Pyrodex RS - shoots to the same point of impact as the 777 load.
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Old 08-05-2004, 06:54 AM
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Old 08-05-2004, 07:13 AM
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Default RE: Load Data Needed Quickly

95 to 100 grains 777 ff , 348 or 405 powerbelt.I shoot an Omega .50 stainless.If hunting elk you might opt for the 405's.THIS IS JUST A GUIDE LINE AND STARTING POINT EVERY MUZZLELOADER IS A UNIQUE INDIVIDUAL WITH IT'S OWN PREFERENCE.
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Old 08-05-2004, 08:02 AM
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You'll need to put in some range time. I suggest loose powder so you can easily change charge amounts. If you need to do it quickly, I'd also suggest bringing along a buddy that you know can shoot well, so you can alternate during the testing. Bring more than one bullet type/weight, and you'll find something that works before too long.
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Old 08-06-2004, 05:23 PM
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I would try 100 grs . I agree range time is a must and not just at the bench use sticks , a back pack and other rests when practicing to get the real feel of a gun . I am not a fan of the Powerbelts ,maybe you will get better accurey than I did . For no sabot areas I shoot TC 370 gr maxi
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