I received these pictures form a firefighter in my hunter safety class. The firearm is a Savage 10MLSS muzzle loader. Evidently this firearm uses smokeless as well as black powder. The accident happened while using smokeless powder.
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Last edited by hunter Joe; 02-22-2011 at 01:15 PM.
I see that they have 3 specific smokeless powders (by weight measure) listed for use, and ONLY to be used with a sabot/bullet combination. It would be quite interesting to know the load used in this case.
Hard for me to believe that any company would produce a firearm for the general public that allowed for the use of loose smokeless power period.
What were they thinking?
Well, you learn something new every day....... thanks tango.
I have 2 black power revolvers and that is the extent of my wisdom on smokepoles.
I never would have guessed there was such a thing before this thread. It still boggles my mind that the lawyers would ok these rifles with the level of stupidity out there these days. Million dollar lawsuits over hot coffee and all.....
Last edited by Highpower; 03-28-2010 at 12:06 PM.
I just cant understand why ANYONE would put smokeless powder in a rifle that loads a loose powder charge ... and I would bet he loaded by wt.and not vol. I load Black powder cartridge as well as muzzle loaders but I NEVER load a Black powder in any weapon that takes a loose powder I dont care if it said it was ok or not . You could say it goes against my grain . ( No pun intended )