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Old February 19, 2011, 09:22 PM   #2
Hellgate
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Good post. I've never been able to get more than about 17grs powder under a conical in the 36 navy (cast LEE 130gr conical). I don't see how the Hazard company's 36 cal load could be chambered. One could probably get 21 grains VOLUME equivalent of Pyrodex P into the gun as that powder will compress quite a bit and needs a fair amount of compression to fire consistently.
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