I am not sure why shooting muzzle loading firearms should be such fun, they are slow to load, need a tool box full of gizmos, don't like the rain, create so much smoke that people down wind can't see the target or breathe and you end up smelling like you have been sitting in a bonfire with dirty greasy hands. When you have finished shooting you then have the pleasure of filling the house full of rotten egg smell as you clean it. I can't wait to do it again.
Charges of Swiss powder to suit your gun. Courtesy of Peter J Starley
These tables give you a direct comparison of the different types of powder and what calibre to put them in. Courtesy of Peter J Starley
How to load a black powder percussion revolver
How to load a muzzle loading black powder rifle (flintlock and percussion covered)
How to load metallic cartridges for a black powder rifle
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