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Old December 4, 2001, 09:29 PM   #1
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can you use pyrodex pellets in all inline muzzleloaders?

subject says it all? i have an inline and would like to know if i can use pellets in it
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Old December 4, 2001, 11:35 PM   #2
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Yes. I should pick up a copy of the revised Lyman Blackpowder Handbook. The original is good and this new one is suppose to be better.
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Old December 6, 2001, 12:06 PM   #3
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You should use at least a musket cap and preferably a 209 primer as the ignition system. Ignition with a#11 cap would be spotty at best. BTW, can someone tell me why Pyrodex pellets are more convenient than a speedloader? They cost about 2-3x as much in my area, so I was wondering what the big deal was.....
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