You need to read your owners manual to figure that out. Black powder is measured in volume and not weight. So if you actually weighed 100 grains of FFG Black powder out it would have more volume than Pyrodex or 777. You just need to work up the loads for your rifle and not depend on what works in somebodys elses ML.
In my TC Omega I used 110 grains of Triple Seven (1 50 gr pellet and 2 30 gr pellets) to push a 245 gr Barnes Mz bullet. Recoil was reasonable and accuracy was great. I used the same charge weight with loose Triple Seven as well.
It's by no means a maximum load but I like a 295 grain hollow point powerbelt in front of 100 grains of loose 777. Seems to work well and it dropped my mulie last year just fine. I'm just hoping I can get out to chase them one more time before the seasons over.
Deer hunters spend so much time trying to pattern deer that we forget that we also can be "patterned." After all, most of us hunt the same days and the same hours, so it isn't difficult for deer to figure us out.
While we would never recommend giving up hunting the traditional moving times for deer -- early morning and late evening -- it's important to keep in mind that deer will move at other times of the day. Sometimes hunting through lunch, or getting in your stand earlier than usual for an...