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Hodgdon Pyrodex RS Black Powder is a black powder substitute created by Hodgdon. It is design to be used in muzzleloading firearms. Pyrodex RS is made of potassium nitrate, sulfur, and charcoal. It is a coarse powder that is similar in appearance to black powder. Pyrodex RS is safe for all muzzleloading firearms, including steel barrels.
Pyrodex RS has a lower ignition temperature than black powder, which means it is easier to ignite. It also produces less smoke and fouling than black powder. Pyrodex RS is not as powerful as a black powder but is close. For that reason, it is often use in competition shooting. Pyrodex RS is also less expensive than black powder.
What is the difference between black powder and Pyrodex?
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Pyrodex is less susceptible to ignition than black powder and uses the exact shipping and storage guidelines as smokeless powder. Pyrodex is more energetic per unit mass than black powder but is less dense and can be substituted at a 1:1 ratio by volume for black powder in many applications.
Can you use Pyrodex to reload?
I like shooting this classic rifle. I also like the ability to reload ammunition using Pyrodex RS powder and lubricated cast leads bullets providing an operation that fairly closely replicates the stock performance of the rifle. Best Hodgdon Pyrodex Black Powder Substitute 44 Caliber 30 Grain for online.
What is Pyrodex RS used for?
All calibres of percussion muzzleloading rifles and shotguns can employ Pyrodex RS. It is the most adaptable powder in the Pyrodex line and has many uses. It burns more cleanly and causes less clogging than black powder, like all grades of Pyrodex.
Do not exceed the charges displayed in the reloader guide.
Never mix two powders, regardless of type, brand or source.
Never substitute smokeless powder with black powder or a black powder substitute.