Muzzleloader Load Data

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    I went through the load data that some of our members supplied in another post. I've listed it here by make and model. Hopefully, new muzzleloader shooters will now have a good starting point for working up loads.
    Thanks to those that supplied information.
    All guns are .50 cal. unless otherwise listed.

    CVA Accura...100 gr. 777, 295 gr. copper hollow point.
    CVA Firebolt...80 gr. Pyrodex RS, Hornady 240 gr. XTP, CCI #11 caps
    CVA Kodiak...2, 777 mag pellets, 250 gr. Barnes TMZ
    CVA Optima...100 gr. 777, 240 gr. Mag Express XTP sabots
    CVA Optima Pro...2, 777 mag pellets, Hornady 250 gr. SST, Win Primer
    CVA Wolf...100 gr. Pyrodex, 295 gr. HP Powerbelt

    T/C Omega...100 gr. Blackhorn 209, 250 gr. Barnes TMZ, Win primer
    100 gr. 777 pellets, 250 gr. Shockwave, Win BP primer
    150 gr. Pyrodex, 250 gr. Shockwave
    95 gr. by weight Blackhorn 209, 250 gr. Barnes Spitfire T-EZ, CCI primer
    150 gr. 777, 250 gr. Shockwave
    115 gr. 777, 200 gr. Shockwave
    100 gr. Blackhorn 209, 250 gr. Shockwave
    110 gr. 777, 240 gr. HP, Win Primer

    T/C Encore...150 gr. 777, 250 gr. Bonded Shockwave, CCI primer
    2, 777 mag pellets, 250 gr. hornady SST
    105gr. Blackhorn 209, 250 gr. Shockwave
    110 gr. 777, 290 gr. Barnes TEZ
    Begara barrel, 80 gr. Blackhorn 209, 295 gr. Barnes TEZ

    T/C Pro Hunter...150 gr. 777 pellets, 250 gr bonded shockwave, CCI primer
    130 gr. 777, 200 gr. Shockwave

    T/C Endeavor...150 gr. 777, 245 gr. HP Shockwave
    110 gr. Blackhorn 209, 250 gr. Barnes TMZ, CCI primer

    T/C System 1...100 gr. 777 loose, 200 gr. Shockwave

    Knight Disc...150 gr. Pyrodex pellets, 245 gr. Powerbelt
    100 gr. 777 pellets, 250 gr. Barnes Expander MZ

    .45 cal. Disc Extreme...110 gr. Blackhorn 209, 220 or 195 gr Dead Center bullet, Win primer
    150 gr. 777, 185 gr. Hornady SST, Win Primer
    150 gr. 777, 300 gr. Powerbelt Platnum
    .50 Cal. Disc Extreme...150 gr. 777, 295 Powerbelt, Win primer

    Knight Long Range Hunter...150 Gr. 777, 250 gr. Shockwave

    Traditions Vortek...150 gr. 777, 250 gr. Hornady SST
    80 gr. Blackhorn 209, 295 gr. Powerbelt

    Savage Smokeless...52 gr. VV N110, 2 bore buttons, Sub Base MMP Sabot, 250 gr. Hornady
    42.5 SR4759, HBH-12 Sabot, .452 Hornady 250 gr. XTP, Win primer

    Misc. traditional muzzleloaders.......
    Austin & Hallack .50 flintlock, 1:28 twist, 100 gr. Goex FF, 240 gr. soft point, FFF prime.

    Pedersoli Rolling block .54, 1:44 twist, 100 gr. Goex FFF, 425 gr. Hornady Great Plains Bullet. CCI # 11 primer

    Pedersoli Kodiak Double rifle, .50, 1:44 twist, 90 gr. Goex FFF, 460 gr. Hornady Great Plains Bullet. CCI #11 primer

    Investarms Hawken Flintlock .54, 1:46 twist, 75 gr. Goex FFF, .530 cast ball, .018 ticking patch with olive oil lube, fiber wad lubed with same. Rich Pierce flint, FFF prime. This combo allows 50 plus shots without swabbing the bore.

    Colt Walker Revolver .44, .454 ball, 60 gr. Goex FFF, Crisco lube, Rem. #11 caps.

    Colt 1860 Revolver, .44, .454 ball, 30 gr. Goex FFF, Crisco lube, Rem. #11 caps.




    These are just suggestions and loads used by the members of this site. Always read and follow the manufacturers instructions!






     
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