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#2994711 - 10/23/12 09:21 AM 777 pellet users
Food Plot 101
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Wondering if it's ok to shoot three 50 grain pellets out of my TC Black Diamond? It states in owners manual 150 grains is good, but is that a loose powder or pyrodex equivalent? I probably won't switch this year, and my set up is fine, but I was just wondering?
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#2994794 - 10/23/12 10:04 AM Re: 777 pellet users [Re: Food Plot 101]
tasaman
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Triple 7 is hotter than Pyrodex. I would only do 2 to be on safe side. I believe 120 gr is the equivalent of 150 of Pyro.
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#2995034 - 10/23/12 11:50 AM Re: 777 pellet users [Re: tasaman]
BigD_625
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It probably would wouldn't burn through all the powder anyway. Too much powder just sends extra out the barrel....as far as I know.
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#2995106 - 10/23/12 12:22 PM Re: 777 pellet users [Re: BigD_625]
TN Larry
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I am shooting 150 grains of 777 out of my Encore.
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#2995527 - 10/23/12 04:12 PM Re: 777 pellet users [Re: TN Larry]
iowavf
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3 777 pellets is still equal to 150 grains. Where the confusion is, 777 loose powder is 20% hotter than loose pyrodex so you're pushing your luck if shooting 150 grains of loose 777 in you ML. I always shot 3 777 pellets in my Encore. Seemed to drop less at 200 yards using 3 pellets versus 2 pellets.
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#2995737 - 10/23/12 06:34 PM Re: 777 pellet users [Re: iowavf]
Model70Man
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 Originally Posted By: iowavf
3 777 pellets is still equal to 150 grains. Where the confusion is, 777 loose powder is 20% hotter than loose pyrodex so you're pushing your luck if shooting 150 grains of loose 777 in you ML. I always shot 3 777 pellets in my Encore. Seemed to drop less at 200 yards using 3 pellets versus 2 pellets.


Right on.

I use 110 grains of 777 pellets.
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