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December 13, 2000, 06:04 PM
Can pyrodex pellets be used in a Flintlock Muzzleloader?

December 13, 2000, 11:05 PM
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December 14, 2000, 02:58 PM
the T/C Firestorm Flintlock is designed to shoot with Pyrodex pellets. Up to 3, 50 grain ones can be loaded, if i recall correctly.


Pyrodex® is a propellant designed for use in muzzleloading and black powder cartridge arms found by a competent gunsmith to
be in good shootable condition. Pyrodex is currently available in three loose grades and four different sized pellets:

RS (Rifle/Shotgun, a 2F equivalent)
P (Pistol, a 3F equivalent)
Select (a premium 2F equivalent)
Pellets, 50 Caliber / 50 Grains Volume Equivalent
Pellets, 50 Caliber / 30 Grains Volume Equivalent
Pellets, 54 Caliber / 60 Grains Volume Equivalent
Pellets, 44 Caliber / 30 Grains Volume Equivalent

Pyrodex has many advantages over black powder. You get many more shots per pound, a much cleaner burn which alleviates
fouling and the need to clean between shots, consistent pressures and velocities. When loaded as recommended, performance is
comparable to black powder.