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#362819 - 08/24/07 08:50 AM TC Omega question
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The Nikon scope says to use 250 grain bullet and 150 powder.

What would the powder equate to if you are using Triple 7.

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#371112 - 08/29/07 03:46 PM Re: TC Omega question [Re: dt-34715]
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Do you use 250 grains of pyrodex or triple 7
What is the equivalent of triple 7

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#371279 - 08/29/07 04:59 PM Re: TC Omega question [Re: dt-34715]
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70gr 80gr 90gr 100gr T7 fffg
250 Gr. Hdy. SST 50/45 1625 1748 1836 1909
PYRODEX P (FFFG)
250 Gr. Hdy. SST 50/45 1499 1592 1667 1773

this may not help


Edited by Encore Eye Candy (08/29/07 05:00 PM)
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#371280 - 08/29/07 04:59 PM Re: TC Omega question [Re: Encore Eye Candy]
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sorry I do not know or use 150 gr of any powder
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#372118 - 08/29/07 10:58 PM Re: TC Omega question [Re: Encore Eye Candy]
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I think you'd be better off shooting the gun and determining what works best. Any kind of guess or conversion is dicey. Makes me wonder if people make a mistake getting this scope not planning on using the set up it is designed for. Seems like the nice circles are useless if you are off by much.
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#372426 - 08/30/07 07:52 AM Re: TC Omega question [Re: Team Browning]
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IMO if you load every style of ML with 150 gr of powder and used the same weight bullet, none would shoot the same or have same POI. Like my barrel is 26" long, some are 20" and some at 28"
Also, IMO 150 grs of powder is a waste.

The circle are to be used as a gauge for any setup and it is up to the shooter to figure a setup that is best for them.


Edited by Encore Eye Candy (08/30/07 07:54 AM)
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#372656 - 08/30/07 10:07 AM Re: TC Omega question [Re: Encore Eye Candy]
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I believe I've heard that 120 gr. loose 777 is equal to 150 gr. of the pelletized 777.
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#372860 - 08/30/07 12:03 PM Re: TC Omega question [Re: CHRIS WILSON]
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Okay, Let me re-phrase the question.

If I am using 150 gr of pyrodex, what is the 777 equivalent.

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#395485 - 09/13/07 12:40 PM Re: TC Omega question [Re: dt-34715]
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 Originally Posted By: dt-34715

The Nikon scope says to use 250 grain bullet and 150 powder.

What would the powder equate to if you are using Triple 7.


I asked the question of Hodgdon one although not for the same reason - they said load 777 %90 of Pyrodex. [FWIW]
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#410415 - 09/22/07 04:05 PM Re: TC Omega question [Re: rldel]
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acording to hogdon 130gr of 777 ffg = 150gr of pyrodex / 120gr 777 fffg = 150gr of pyrodex..
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