Pyrodex RS By Weight

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FrontierGander

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I did some measuring today with Pyrodex RS and heres the Weighed Powder charges.

50gr (Volume) = 37.6 Grains by WEIGHT.

60gr (Volume) = 43.6 Grains by WEIGHT.

70gr (Volume) = 49 Grains by WEIGHT.

80gr (Volume) = 56.2 Grains by WEIGHT.

90gr (Volume) = 62.8 Grains by WEIGHT.

100gr (Volume) = 68.4 Grains by WEIGHT.

110gr (Volume) = 75.8 Grains by WEIGHT.

120gr (Volume) = 82.6 Grains by WEIGHT.
 

grizzladams1874

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I weigh my charges as well. 95.5 gr of 777ffg ( iirc, been a while)is 130gr volume. That's what I use in my Optima pro in 45
 
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CVA Fanboy

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I weigh my charges as well. 95.5 gr of 777ffg ( iirc, been a while)is 130gr volume. That's what I use in my Optima pro in 45
I remember what kept me away from black powder. Mainly all the LIES that were propagated not that they never happened, 1) Not as frequent as folks claimed 2) Dues for stupidity 3) Lack of knowledge
 

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