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Old 06-09-2009, 02:43 PM
yodie yodie is offline
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new powder

Hey has anybody tried the new blackhorn 209 powder ? If so how did it compare to 777 ? yodie
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Old 06-09-2009, 04:27 PM
MtnMike2 MtnMike2 is offline
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In what respect? I believe it to be cleaner and produces more velocity per volume than 777. I think BH 209 doesn't leave a crud ring. See thread "Black Powder Alternatives".
BH 209 is best in modern inlines and will not work with certain breech plugs. Refer to their website for details.

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Old 06-10-2009, 06:19 PM
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One word, AMAZING!!! I shoot BH 209 now and always will. No more cleaning between shots, frozen breech plugs ect... It really is all that it claims to be. 110 gr. by volume and a Barnes 250 gr. MZ Expander gives me one ragged hole at 100 yards with 3 shot groups out of a stock Encore. I shot 777 loose before and can only put down the dirtyness of it. I got good groups with it and killed Deer with it without a problem but Blackhorn blows it away in my eyes.
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