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#782741 - 06/16/08 09:15 AM BH 209
tndeer101
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Has anyone tried the new Blackhorn 209 powder ? I wanted to try some in my Knight rifles, if I can find some. thanks
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#782754 - 06/16/08 09:31 AM Re: BH 209 [Re: tndeer101]
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I haven't tried it yet,but I have read that it shoots good out of the Knight rifles.
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#782895 - 06/16/08 11:21 AM Re: BH 209 [Re: smokin]
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Yea, that's what I read on a muzzleloading forum. It seems you need a tight sabot and got to use the full blown 209 primers, not the 777 designed primers. The claim is there no crud ring like 777, thus no swabbing between shots.Also, it doesn't attract moisture like 777. Maybe some one in the Nashville area will have some soon so I can give it a try.
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#783724 - 06/16/08 08:49 PM Re: BH 209 [Re: tndeer101]
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Midsouth Supply in Clarksville has it. I have already shot up one bottle of it and have ordered and received two more. It performs as advertized. I'm using it in a Knight DISC Elite .45 and it requires a good tight fitting saboted bullet. Very good stuff. I like it....so far. Cleans up with Hoppes no 9.

Edited by Kevin B. (06/16/08 08:50 PM)

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#786807 - 06/18/08 05:17 PM Re: BH 209 [Re: Kevin B.]
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Which breech plug are you using, the one with the red plastic jacket and concave face or the non plastic jacket plug ? thanks
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#786916 - 06/18/08 07:03 PM Re: BH 209 [Re: tndeer101]
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 Originally Posted By: tndeer101
Which breech plug are you using, the one with the red plastic jacket and concave face or the non plastic jacket plug ? thanks
The non plastic jacket plug. Instant ignition everytime.

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#806108 - 07/02/08 05:53 PM Re: BH 209 [Re: Kevin B.]
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does bass pro have this powder in or are there any places in nashville that carries it yet? thanks
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#806643 - 07/03/08 07:27 AM Re: BH 209 [Re: SAWDUST]
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I am fairly certain that Bass Pro has it, because Sportsman's Warehouse has it in Memphis. As far as I know, Sportsman's Warehouse is a Bass Pro store.
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#807034 - 07/03/08 12:12 PM Re: BH 209 [Re: Kevin B.]
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Bass Pro Nashville had 3 bottles of it yesterday.
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#807269 - 07/03/08 02:56 PM Re: BH 209 [Re: tndeer101]
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thanks guys im going to nashville to see my daughter this weekend and i will swing by there and see.
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