and it was good. Cool then warming a bit, mostly overcast, almost no wind, almost perfect for trying out some loads.
.45-70, for the rifle in question, using black powder and the old Lyman 500-grain round nose bullet is a fairly hard to beat combination. I'm wondering if tweaking the OAL might tighten groups a touch, will have to try that. Interestingly, the Lyman 525-grain Postell shoots best from that rifle with A5744 smokeless(at least so far, there could be some black/OAL/primer combination that would equal or better it).
.300 Blackout, that Hornady 190-grain Sub-X bullet over H4198 stays subsonic and gives good accuracy, and out of friend's Hybrid can it's amazingly quiet.
Guy I know bought a grail gun a few months ago, a double rifle in .450 Black Powder Express, and sent some pictures of finally getting to shoot it. He's happy. Now I've got to figure a way to try it out myself.
I need to transcribe some notes before I lose them, and get some cleaning done.