Suggested Black Powder Loads For The Thompson Center System

For Use With .32 Caliber T/C System 1 Rifle Bullets Lubricated with Bore Butter Use a #11 Percussion Cap

.32 Caliber Rifle

Black Powder & Maxi-Ball Loads

.32 Caliber Lead Bullet Weight (Grains)

Black Powder Charge (Grains)

Muzzle Velocity (Feet Per Second)

Muzzle Energy (Foot Pounds)

103 Grain Lead Bullet

30 grs. FFFG

1418 F.P.S.

460 F.P.S.

40 grs. FFFG

1628 F.P.S.

606 F.P.S.

SO grs. FFFG

1749 F.P.S.

700 F.P.S.

Load Shown in Red is Maximum

For Use With .50 Caliber T/C System 1

Bullets Lubricated with Bore Butter Use Musket Cap, #11 Cap or 209 Primer

.50 Caliber Rifle

Using T/C .50 Caliber Maxi-Ball & Maxi-Hunter Loads

For Use With .50 Cal. Lead Bullets

Black Powder Charge (Grains)

Muzzle Velocity (Feet Per Second)

Muzzle Energy (Foot Pounds)

275 Gr. Maxi Hunter®

80 grs. FFG

1395 F.P.S.

1586 Ft. Lbs.

and

90 grs. FFG

1455 F.P.S.

1709 Ft. Lbs.

320 Gr. Maxi-Ball®

100 grs. FFG

1509 F.P.S.

1886 Ft. Lbs.

Lead Bullet

110 grs. FFG

1S70 F.P.S.

1961 Ft. Lbs.

350 Gr. Maxi Hunter®

B0 grs. FFG

1S27 F.P.S.

1447 Ft. Lbs.

and

90 grs. FFG

141B F.P.S.

16S2 Ft. Lbs.

370 Gr. Maxi-Ball®

100 grs. FFG

146S F.P.S.

1764 Ft. Lbs.

Lead Bullet

110 grs. FFG

1S2S F.P.S.

1911 Ft. Lbs.

470 Gr. Maxi Hunter®

70 grs. FFG

122S F.P.S.

1S66 Ft. Lbs.

and

B0 grs. FFG

1297 F.P.S.

17S6 Ft. Lbs.

460 Gr. Maxi-Ball® Lead Bullet

90 grs. FFG

1S74 F.P.S.

1970 Ft. Lbs.

100 grs. FFG

1416 F.P.S.

209S Ft. Lbs.

Load Shown in Red is Maximum

For Use With .54 Caliber T/C System 1 Rifles Bullets Lubricated with Bore Butter Use Musket Cap, #11 Cap or 209 Primer

.54 Caliber Rifle

Using T/C .50 Caliber Maxi-Ball & Maxi-Hunter Loads

.54 Cal.Lead Bullet Weight (Grains)

Black Powder Charge (Grains)

Muzzle Velocity (Feet Per Second)

Muzzle Energy (Foot Pounds)

360 Gr Maxi Huntei®

90 grs. FFG

1390 F.P.S.

1566 Ft. Lbs.

and

100 grs. FFG

1483 F.P.S.

1783 Ft. Lbs.

365 Gr. Maxi-Ball®

110 grs. FFG

1551 F.P.S.

1950 Ft. Lbs.

Lead Bullet

120 grs. FFG

1607 F.P.S.

2094 Ft. Lbs.

430 Gr Maxi Hunter®

90 grs. FFG

1263 F.P.S.

1541 Ft. Lbs.

and

100 grs. FFG

1345 F.P.S.

1748 Ft. Lbs.

435 Gr. Maxi-Ball®

110 grs. FFG

1428 F.P.S.

1970 Ft. Lbs.

Lead Bullet

120 grs. FFG

1499 F.P.S.

2171 Ft. Lbs.

530 Gr Maxi Hunter

90 grs. FFG

1218 F.P.S.

1779 Ft. Lbs.

and

100 grs. FFG

1298 F.P.S.

2021 Ft. Lbs.

540 Gr. Maxi-Ball®

110 grs. FFG

1339 F.P.S.

2150 Ft. Lbs.

Lead Bullet

120 grs. FFG

1396 F.P.S.

2337 Ft. Lbs.

Load Shown in Red is Maximum

For Use With .58 Caliber T/C System 1 Rifles Bullets Lubricated with Bore Butter Use Musket Cap, #11 Cap or 209 Primer

.58 Caliber Rifle

Using T/C .50 Caliber Maxi-Ball & Maxi-Hunter Loads

.58 Cal.Lead Bullet Weight (Grains)

Black Powder Charge (Grains)

Muzzle Velocity (Feet Per Second)

Muzzle Energy (Foot Pounds)

80 grs. FFG

1499 F.P.S.

2171 Ft. Lbs.

560 Gr. Maxi Hunter®

90 grs. FFG

1218 F.P.S.

1779 Ft. Lbs.

555 Gr. Maxi-Ball® Lead Bullet

100 grs. FFG

1298 F.P.S.

2021 Ft. Lbs.

110 grs. FFG

1339 F.P.S.

2150 Ft. Lbs.

120 grs. FFG

1396 F.P.S.

2337 Ft. Lbs.

Load Shown in Red is Maximum

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