Tndeer Logo

Page 3 of 3 <123
Topic Options
#2991273 - 10/21/12 07:50 AM Re: Powder vs Pellets...what do you prefer? [Re: Wes Parrish]
smyrnagc
6 Point


Registered: 12/26/10
Posts: 895
Loc: Middle Tennessee

Offline
 Originally Posted By: Wes Parrish
Do yourself a big favor from the get-go:

Go with Blackhorn 209 Powder (only available in powder).
Buy regular Federal 209 shotgun primers to ignite it (not those "muzzleloader" 209 primers).

You will get much better accuracy and have a much easier time keeping your muzzleloader clean.


X2...
_________________________
Modern Muzzleloader
Dedicated to the modern muzzleloading hunting enthusiast.
http://www.modernmuzzleloader.com

Top
#2991409 - 10/21/12 09:32 AM Re: Powder vs Pellets...what do you prefer? [Re: smyrnagc]
quigleysharps4570
4 Point


Registered: 09/06/04
Posts: 316
Loc: Kansas

Offline
Loose...2f Swiss in the .50 caliber, Goex Cartridge Grade in the .54 caliber and 3f Goex in the little .40 caliber.
Top
#2992870 - 10/22/12 08:54 AM Re: Powder vs Pellets...what do you prefer? [Re: wsm]
MUP
Non-Typical


Registered: 08/01/07
Posts: 44263
Loc: Just North of Chatt-town

content Online
Powder here.
_________________________
MUP

Amateurs: Built the Ark

Professionals: Built the Titanic

Top
#2993058 - 10/22/12 11:08 AM Re: Powder vs Pellets...what do you prefer? [Re: MUP]
BigD_625
10 Point


Registered: 09/30/09
Posts: 3365
Loc: Maury County, TN

Offline
Been using pellets. Think I'm gonna change back to powder.
_________________________
-----------
It's better to be smarter than you look...than to look smarter than you are.

Top
#2993150 - 10/22/12 12:20 PM Re: Powder vs Pellets...what do you prefer? [Re: BigD_625]
TheAirMan
16 Point


Registered: 06/18/01
Posts: 10606
Loc: Moss, Tennessee

Offline
I like pellets for the convenience. Call me lazy if you want but my Optima shoots great with 2 777 pellets. I don't see any need to me to have to measure and worry about spilling and everything. If I wasn't happy with the performance of my gun then I probably would but as of now I'm fine.
_________________________
VooDoo Mafia

Top
#2993170 - 10/22/12 12:30 PM Re: Powder vs Pellets...what do you prefer? [Re: TheAirMan]
harley 2008
6 Point


Registered: 03/16/09
Posts: 576
Loc: mont tn

Offline
Powder here.
Top
#2993217 - 10/22/12 01:06 PM Re: Powder vs Pellets...what do you prefer? [Re: TheAirMan]
FrontierGander
6 Point


Registered: 05/09/10
Posts: 632
Loc: Boncarbo,Colorado

Offline
 Originally Posted By: TheAirMan
I like pellets for the convenience. Call me lazy if you want but my Optima shoots great with 2 777 pellets. I don't see any need to me to have to measure and worry about spilling and everything. If I wasn't happy with the performance of my gun then I probably would but as of now I'm fine.


use speed loaders or powder tubes. Less cost per shot, blackhorn209 doesnt suck up moisture like pellets, dont have to worry about pellets cracking and causing a spike in pressure. BH209, if someone were to write a new bible, blackhorn209 would be in it.

Top
Page 3 of 3 <123


Moderator:  RUGER, Tennessee Todd, Bobby G, Unicam, CBU93, stretch, Kimber45, Mrs.Unicam, Crappie Luck 
Hop to:
Top Posters
4105169
RUGER
86614
Deer Assassin
65013
BSK
60838
Crappie Luck
51376
spitndrum
Newest Members
Shouldbeatwork, Tage, Horsefly23, jthisell, pacecardave
13187 Registered Users
Who's Online
94 registered (kknights27, SAWDUST, PapPaw, encore06, wayne, hinshm, 13 invisible) and 99 anonymous users online.
Forum Stats
13187 Members
42 Forums
91023 Topics
1063771 Posts

Max Online: 788 @ 11/11/13 08:06 PM
Moon Phase
CURRENT MOON
August
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31
Forum Donations
The TnDeer.Com Deer Talk Forum is for Tennessee Deer Hunters by Tennessee Deer Hunters. If you enjoy using our Talk Forum and would like to contribute to help in it's up-keep. Just submit your contribution by clicking on the DONATE button below and paying with PayPal or a major credit card. Any amount is much appreciated. Thanks for your support!

TN Burn Safe

Generated in 0.043 seconds in which 0.001 seconds were spent on a total of 14 queries. Zlib compression enabled.