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December 18, 2009, 09:46 PM

Is it possible to meet these energy demands with black powder cartridge loads ?

1) for bullets with a weight between 138.9 grains and 154 grains the minimum legal energy is 2700 joules ( 1991.4 foot pounds per feet) at 100 meters

2) with bullets weighting minimum 154 grains, the minimum legal energy is 2200 joules ( 1622.6 foot pounds per feet) at 100 meters.

some common blackpowder cartridges:

.40-90

.40-100

.44-77 Sharps

.44-77 Remington

.44-90

.44-100

.44-105 Sharps (Necked)

.44-90 Remington

.45-82

.45-90

.45-100

.45-110 .

.45-120

.50-100,

.50-110

.50-140 Sharps

.450 Black Powder Express

.461 (.450) Gibbs

.500 BPE ( 440 grains bullet ,580 m/s)

.577 Express

1) for bullets with a weight between 138.9 grains and 154 grains the minimum legal energy is 2700 joules ( 1991.4 foot pounds per feet) at 100 meters

2) with bullets weighting minimum 154 grains, the minimum legal energy is 2200 joules ( 1622.6 foot pounds per feet) at 100 meters.

some common blackpowder cartridges:

.40-90

.40-100

.44-77 Sharps

.44-77 Remington

.44-90

.44-100

.44-105 Sharps (Necked)

.44-90 Remington

.45-82

.45-90

.45-100

.45-110 .

.45-120

.50-100,

.50-110

.50-140 Sharps

.450 Black Powder Express

.461 (.450) Gibbs

.500 BPE ( 440 grains bullet ,580 m/s)

.577 Express