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Old 01-27-2017, 02:59 PM
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Call them.
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Old 01-27-2017, 04:13 PM
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Originally Posted by bronko22000 View Post
I'd like to give Swiss a try. Any one know where I can buy some in eastern PA or who the distributors are? Does Shyda's in Lebanon carry it? Or Ron Shirk's?
Haven't ran into a distributor yet that wouldn't include it in an order for a customer Bronko. Call either one and ask them if they carry it and if they don't, how much they would charge to put in an order for a pound or 2 on their next BP order.
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Old 01-27-2017, 04:56 PM
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I would call them but I'm in FL now and won't be back until May. Then I'll see if I can get it. I just asked the question to see if anyone knew. I can drive to Shyda's easy enough.
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I'll call them in the morning for you and ask if and how much. Want me to call Shirks too?
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Old 01-28-2017, 02:40 PM
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No distributors for Swiss in PA at all actually. And I didn't think about this until just now and Shyda's is already closed. That's about retarded, closing at 5 on a Saturday? I don't remember them closing that early. Anywho, if you want to try it out, about the best deal online is with Powder Inc at $138.75 for a 5 pounder. Minimum you can order. Free shipping. https://powderinc.com/product/schuet...-black-powder/ I know a 5 pounder sounds like a lot, but I can guarantee you will love the stuff. And you shoot a good bit so it will go pretty quick. I use the 2F myself but I don't shoot anything bigger than a .50. You may want 3F for your .58's but I'll let someone who knows for sure guide you on that one.
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Old 01-28-2017, 03:09 PM
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Swiss 2F is almost 3F in Goex. They use a different system to measure the kernels.
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Old 01-28-2017, 04:24 PM
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I agree with you on the smaller grain size with Swiss.
What I would like to know is if Olde Eynsford powder granules are small like Swiss powder. I know you've purchased it in the past and my nearest Michigan supplier (50 miles away) sells Olde Eynsford FF, but not FFF.

Just curious! I use Goex FFF currently and it's a perfect size for my sidehammer.
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Old 01-28-2017, 04:33 PM
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It's been awhile since I tried OE and can't remember how it compared to regular Goex.

Jon has used it recently and should know.
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Old 01-29-2017, 08:42 AM
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Originally Posted by bronko22000 View Post
I'd like to give Swiss a try. Any one know where I can buy some in eastern PA or who the distributors are? Does Shyda's in Lebanon carry it? Or Ron Shirk's?

Dixon's near Hamburg PA sells it.
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Old 01-29-2017, 10:22 AM
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Thanks Ed - I've been planning on taking a run down there anyway. It's been a while since I've been there. Neat place.
Thanks to you too SH54 for the research.
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