How much pyrodex powder can a Hawkins muzzleloader shoot?

Answer 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 »

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How much powder do you use in a muzzleloader?

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 »

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 to Shoot a Black Powder Rifle?

Being able to load and shoot a black powder rifle gives hunters the advantage of an extended hunting season. Loading and shooting a muzzle-loading black powder rifle using percussion caps is a rel... Read More »

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

The kitchen cabinet should provide some Corn Starch.