Author Topic: 50-70 Govt loading for Rem Rolling Block  (Read 2874 times)

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Re: 50-70 Govt loading for Rem Rolling Block
« Reply #20 on: June 04, 2020, 09:24:26 AM »
You are looking at this with modern eyes. The ODG wanted a clean burning load but were not willing to give up gunpowder entirely. Hence the small charge of smokeless or semismokeless under the main charge of black. Less smoke drew less attention to the shooter and a cleaner bore was good also.

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