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Unread 04-19-2009, 12:07 AM
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Smokeless powders

I was looking over Utah's big game guide. It states you must use a black powder or black powder substitute. It further states the powder can't contain a cellulose - based smokeless powder. Question, are there any smokeless powders not considered to be cellulose based?
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Unread 04-19-2009, 06:33 AM
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Re: Smokeless powders

I don't think any smokeless fits your criteria.

BH209 may be one of the closest to smokeless.

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Unread 11-23-2009, 01:00 AM
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Re: Smokeless powders

Blackhorn is great stuff. Lot less hassle than most of the other alternatives, and close to using smokeless.
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Unread 12-01-2009, 06:10 PM
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Re: Smokeless powders

BH209 is the closest you'll get. There has been some work done by some guys indicating it may be nitrocellulose based, like Trail Boss.

You need to use smokeless solvents to clean it up....
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Unread 12-01-2009, 06:32 PM
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Re: Smokeless powders

How about imr`s white hots there are suposed to shoot very clean have not tried mine yet due to a shoulder injury.
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