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.
We all take every precaution when we are hunting and harvesting our animal. Well, what about after the animal is down? Do we know what has happened to that animal over it's lifetime? The following is an example of why we should be careful when we cut.
2 years ago, my father shot a nice 8 point on opening morning of the rifle season in Vermont. It was a beautiful, 2 1/2 year old deer, looked really healthy and moved normally. When my father went to skin it for...