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H & R's front loading 58 cal. smoke pole

I'm looking forward to getting a good 75-100yd load in this one.
What bullet did they end up using. I was told the 505gr menie (minie ball) would be a good choice.
When I went looking for bullets, the only thing they had were the T/C 555 maxie and the recommendation was Triple 7.
Any other advice or recommendations would be welcomed.
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H & R's front loading 58 cal. smoke pole

Some more research on this 58 cal tells me that the minie ball load should not exceed 70 gr of powder.

I pick up a box of Hornady 525gr HP conicals. Prelubed and ready to load.
I'd bet they can penetrate 8 - 1" pine boards at 600 yds.

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