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Offline Pettifogger

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Re: How much powder in Pietta 1858 New Army? Confused.
« Reply #20 on: November 24, 2015, 07:49:30 PM »
Oh darn, someone responds to an out of date five year old post and we get suckered in.

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Re: How much powder in Pietta 1858 New Army? Confused.
« Reply #21 on: November 25, 2015, 06:27:23 AM »
Nothing wrong with replying to old posts but responses from OP's may be slow in coming.  :P wM1
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Re: How much powder in Pietta 1858 New Army? Confused.
« Reply #22 on: November 29, 2015, 01:57:52 PM »
i have a pietta 1858 i am shooting 32gr.right now and it shoots just fine thinking about going to 40gr. but the man is right like my old grand dad said if it feels right do it you can not over fill it i use a 454 ball and pyrodex fff-p and the pyrodex pellets do have a little more to them
well i went up to 34gr.can not even fill it have not had the chance to get to the gun shop want to try out some of them pellets got to find a little better way to clean this thing going to try that hot water see if that will be better the bore cleaner just is not getting it well you boys have a good one see you all seen about a 200lb. doe the other morning had the gun in the boot it was her lucky day are mine one  ;D :o

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Re: How much powder in Pietta 1858 New Army? Confused.
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Re: How much powder in Pietta 1858 New Army? Confused.
« Reply #23 on: December 05, 2015, 09:22:58 PM »
Well the original poster may not see this... but if anyone else cares I shoot around 34 grains of fffg under a 454 ball. :P

I will load it up to around 38 grains if I'm carrying it during deer season or just taking longer range shots.

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