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#6502916 - 10/19/16 05:19 PM Muzzleloaders and sparks problems
Senik Offline
Light Foot

Registered: 10/17/16
Posts: 28
Loc: Valencia - SPAIN
I thought buying a In-line rifle, but my area is very dry and I'm afraid of setting fire to the mountain for some detached spark the canyon.
Those who have these weapons have had some sparks problem?
Here it is impossible to find in pellet Powder, and the powder is found FFF Swiss grain, Powder is this dangerous?

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#6504150 - 10/20/16 01:21 PM Re: Muzzleloaders and sparks problems [Re: Senik]
hangfire Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 02/24/05
Posts: 285
Loc: Jefferson county, Tx.
I haven't used any Swiss powder but have used loose powder. There is some flashes outside the end of the barrel when firing but nothing I have seen that would set the woods on fire. Really not much different than pellets. bg

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#6504703 - 10/20/16 07:48 PM Re: Muzzleloaders and sparks problems [Re: Senik]
BayouGuy Offline
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Registered: 03/27/13
Posts: 1579
Loc: S.E. Louisiana
With an in-line you'll likely be using bullets with sabots or something similar. No worries at all with those projectiles and Swiss (or any other) powder.

There might be some concern if you were shooting patched round balls with a dry unlubed patch. The patch might still smolder when it hits the ground. But even a cloth patch is not a concern if it's well lubed.
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#6505678 - 10/21/16 02:54 PM Re: Muzzleloaders and sparks problems [Re: Senik]
maximum Offline
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Registered: 09/30/09
Posts: 1726
these two posts +1 ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^

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#6513811 - 10/26/16 09:35 PM Re: Muzzleloaders and sparks problems [Re: Senik]
lms Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 11/27/15
Posts: 315
Loc: Blooming Grove TX
You will only start a fire if you fire your rifle with dry grass around the muzzle

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#6514109 - 10/27/16 08:09 AM Re: Muzzleloaders and sparks problems [Re: Senik]
headhunter54 Offline
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Registered: 07/07/11
Posts: 578
Loc: Longview, TX
I shot mine after dark to unload the gun and got VERY little flash using BH209 powder.
I had wondered the same thing since I hunt in tall grass and usually 10mph+ wind.
No concern about it now.

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