Pyrodex - was [Revlist] gunpowder purchasing
I have always been told that PYRODEX is not compatable with
flintlocks. It apparently requires the hotter ignition of
a precussion cap to ignite.
It the retailer won't take it back, perhaps you could try
--- histnact@... wrote:
> Good day liste,__________________________________________________
> I have been using my musket for 11 years. I am a revwar
> reeenactor veteran but even veterans can make mistakes
> and if I made one in purchasing some I'd rather check &
> find out now then find out later. Today I went to buy
> some muzzleloading powder looking for they type that is
> in the 1 pound red metal cans. The store did not have
> them and steered me to 2 other brands in plastic
> I bought 1 container (16 oz). of Hodgdon PYRODEX
> muzzleloading propellant, Brand P (FFFG equivalent). My
> musket is a Jap Brown Bess that I bought from Dixie Guns
> Works 11 years ago.
> Did I make a mistake by purchasing this? Would there be
> any problems?
> Michael D. Meals
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