The Cherrytree Family

 

 

 

 

Black Powder Dram to Grain Conversion

and Equal Volume Shot Loads

 

Dram (powder) Grains (powder) Ounce (shot)
2 55 3/4
2  1/4 62 7/8

2  1/2

68

1

2  3/4

75

1  1/8

3

82

1  1/4

3  1/4

89

1  3/8

3  1/2

96

1  1/2

3  3/4

102

1  5/8
4 109 1  3/4
4  1/4 116 1  7/8
4  1/2 123 2
4  3/4

130

2  1/8
5 137 2  1/4

 

For shot loads in a cylinder bore remember this little rhyme...

 

Less powder, more lead, shoots far, kills dead.

More powder, less lead, kicks hard, wide spread.

 


 

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