Thread: 2400 vs #9
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Old 07-15-2012, 03:57 AM
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Originally Posted by ArchAngelCD View Post
Easy, when he was loading his ammo there was nothing other than 2400 available. Now there are many good choices, some may even be better than 2400!
You guys are taking my words above way too literally. I know there were other powders around but back then 2400 was considered your only real choice because it worked well, for the times.

Remember, go back even further and the original "powder trinity' was used completely differently than today. Bullseye was the handgun powder, Unique was the shotgun powder and 2400 was the rifle powder and it said so right on the can. Today all 3 are considered handgun powders but they can still be used for their original intent. If you go back far enough 2400 was a rifle powder and Unique was also marked a rifle powder for small caliber cartridges.

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