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Storing 777 or Pyrodex
I have been told that these propellants are susceptible to moisture and should be discarded the following year. Does anyone have any experience with using the power or pellets the following year? or any recommendation for storing?
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I have some Pyrodex that I

I have some Pyrodex that I have had for over 10 years and haven't noteced any problems with it yet.  I personallty believe that if you keep it caped and in a cool place there won't be any ploblems with it. 

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I have shot the same box for 3 year and now I'm starting to wonder?

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maybe...

If you're shooting from the same batch it should be fine. But if you're doing your range work shooting from a fresh batch and then travel to hunt and shoot from a stale batch (or vice-versa) you have stored there that will affect your zero.

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