577 snider no 3

Discussion in 'Blackpowder & Musket' started by bjsgear, Apr 27, 2016.

  1. bjsgear

    bjsgear New Member

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    has anyone got a good load for a snider 577 breech loader?505 grain lead conical bullet.
     
  2. bjsgear

    bjsgear New Member

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    got lots of factory ammo,but i'm looking to knock down a moose !
     

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  3. 303tom

    303tom Well-Known Member

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    I don`t think you should try a moose with a .577 Snider...............
     
  4. superc

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    If it is BP, you don't need a load. Just fill the case to where the bullet just compresses the powder.. No scale needed.
    Put a flat tip on the bullet you hunt with. Leave the pointy bullets for paper targets.