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Old January 11, 2013, 07:09 PM   #1
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Ordering Pyrodex P - Question:

Found Pyrodex P on a website and they refer to it as follows:

"Hodgdon Pyrodex P 1lb Can - Pyrodex® Pellets give muzzleloaders greater consistency and performance, faster second shots and less waste than ever."

Is this correct????
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Old January 11, 2013, 07:17 PM   #2
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I wouldn't fool with the pellets.
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Old January 11, 2013, 07:20 PM   #3
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Which one is the correct version????
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Old January 11, 2013, 07:51 PM   #4
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I'd use loose powder. For a revolver Pyrodex P is recommended but I use RS with no problems.
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Old January 11, 2013, 08:32 PM   #5
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Never said what type of weapon you intending to use. (traditional or inline)
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Old January 11, 2013, 09:56 PM   #6
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I believe he said on another thread a Pietta .36 but I disremember if it was a Police or Navy.
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Old January 11, 2013, 10:06 PM   #7
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Pellets

Pyrodex pellets for revolvers, as far as I know are only available in .44 cal in 30 grain size. I use them all the time in my Pietta 1860 Army. They work great. I wish they did make them in .36 cal 25 grain.
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Old January 11, 2013, 10:08 PM   #8
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Can't comment on using them in pistols but I don't care for pellets in long guns.
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Old January 12, 2013, 06:08 PM   #9
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I didn't want pellets, but every Pyrodex 'P' container I see online they refer to as pellets...?????

P.S. yes, steel framed Pietta .36 revolver...
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Old January 12, 2013, 06:11 PM   #10
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Check this link out:

http://www.sportsmanswarehouse.com/s...6423/cat100012
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Old January 12, 2013, 06:59 PM   #11
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That's loose powder in the bottle. The pellets come in a smaller container.
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Old January 12, 2013, 08:41 PM   #12
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Hawg, you use RS the FFg equivalent in your revolvers? .44 and .36?
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Old January 13, 2013, 04:07 AM   #13
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Sure do. I use P when I can find it which isn't often but the RS works fine, maybe a little less velocity but not noticeable.
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Old January 13, 2013, 09:45 AM   #14
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If you can't find P there is also select. Like Hawg said, pretty much indistinqishable burn rate difference.
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Old January 14, 2013, 10:08 AM   #15
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Don't use much pyrodex here. The way I see it. If wanting convenience. Those pre-measured drop in pellets are the way to go. If wanting a specific powder charge tailored for your rifles utmost ability. Granular Pyrodex than.

Always pay attention to your weapons manufactures guidelines concerning suggested loadings and the proper propellent/s to use in their products.
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