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This is a discussion on Ruger Old Armys and Blackhawks within the New Users forums, part of the Lobby category; Originally Posted by bwinters Originally Posted by BooCocky Good to know. I've never tried 4F in them. The guys at the traditional muzzle loading forum ...


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Old April 13th, 2017, 03:06 PM   #31
 
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Good to know. I've never tried 4F in them. The guys at the traditional muzzle loading forum said it would be super messy and the ball wouldn't catch rifling at those velocities. I may get some 4F after reading this. There are 4F loads in older manuals, so I knew it'd be safe. My go to load is 30gn of 3F and a .457 lead ball over a lubed patch. I've played around with 3F goex quite a bit and 30gn seems to be the sweet spot. Thanks a lot for the reply. I appreciate it.
I get 37 grains as a very compresse dload
we are talking 37gn of 4F correct?



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