Suggested Black Powder Loads For The Thompson Center System

For Use With .54 Caliber T/C System 1

.54 Caliber Rifle

Using Round Ball Loads

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

.530" Diameter

Lead Ball Weight (Grains)

Black Powder Charge (Grains)

Muzzle Velocity (Feet Per Second)

Muzzle Energy (Foot Pounds)

60 grs. FFG

1263 F.P.S.

815 Ft. Lbs.

70 grs. FFG

1469 F.P.S.

1102 Ft. Lbs.

230 Grain Lead Ball

80 grs. FFG

1654 F.P.S.

1397 Ft. Lbs.

90 grs. FFG

1761 F.P.S.

1584 Ft. Lbs.

100 grs. FFG

1855 F.P.S.

1758 Ft. Lbs.

110 grs. FFG

1931 F.P.S.

1905 Ft. Lbs.

120 grs. FFG

1983 F.P.S.

2009 Ft. Lbs.

Load Shown in Red is Maximum

For Use With .58 Caliber T/C System 1 Rifles Patches Lubricated with Bore Butter Use No.11 Percussion Cap, Musket Cap or Use Musket Cap, #11 Cap or 209 Primer

.58 Caliber Rifle

Black Powder & Round Ball Loads

.570" Diameter

Lead Ball Weight (Grains)

Black Powder Charge (Grains)

Muzzle Velocity (Feet Per Second)

Muzzle Energy (Foot Pounds)

80 grs. FFG

1302 F.P.S.

1050 Ft. Lbs.

279 Grain Lead Ball

90 grs. FFG

1373 F.P.S.

1168 Ft. Lbs.

100 grs. FFG

1428 F.P.S.

1263 Ft. Lbs.

110 grs. FFG

1519 F.P.S.

1430 Ft. Lbs.

120 grs. FFG

1595 F.P.S.

1576 Ft. Lbs.

Load Shown in Red is Maximum

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