The Firing Line Forums

Go Back   The Firing Line Forums > The North Corral > Black Powder and Cowboy Action Shooting

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old May 9, 2010, 07:58 AM   #1
Join Date: February 10, 2009
Posts: 19
Navy Arms .58 cal boarding pistol by Antonio Zoli

I recently picked up this hand cannon, and can't find much info aside from the full rifle version. What'd be the best load for it? I'm assuming stick with .570 round balls. Sorry I don't have any pics. Any help would be appreciated.
Jon80 is offline  
Old May 9, 2010, 09:19 AM   #2
Senior Member
Join Date: April 25, 2008
Posts: 891
I would try .570 balls with pillow ticking patches.

I am shooting 30 grains of powder in a .44 cap and ball pistol, you certainly could move up to 40 grains of powder with that hand cannon.
I'm not sure if you should use fffg or ffg.

I bet that thing will be a lot of fun to shoot!
simonkenton is offline  

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:25 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
This site and contents, including all posts, Copyright © 1998-2017 S.W.A.T. Magazine
Copyright Complaints: Please direct DMCA Takedown Notices to the registered agent:
Contact Us
Page generated in 0.06369 seconds with 7 queries