How much powder do you use in a muzzleloader?

Answer If you don't have the manufacturer's manual for your muzzleloader, a good rule to follow is to use the same number of grains of black powder as the caliber of your gun. For example, a 50 caliber mu... Read More »

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How much muzzleloader powder is used for Maxi-Balls?

The muzzleloader powder that can be used for Maxi-Balls is 80-120 grains. The 80 represents the caliber and the 120 signifies the grains of black powder utilized. The caliber and black powder are a... Read More »

How much pyrodex powder can a Hawkins muzzleloader shoot?

The Hawkins muzzleloader can contain a variable amount of pyrodex powder (pyrodex is medium-strength powder). Depending on the distance and the animal, anywhere between 100 to 300 grains can be lo... Read More »

What can I use as white powder besides foundation powder and baby powder?

The kitchen cabinet should provide some Corn Starch.

When was the muzzleloader invented?

Although an exact date has never been pinpointed, the muzzleloader, which is a firearm that loads from the muzzle end of the barrel, was invented around the time of the Revolutionary War during the... Read More »