For today’s modern muzzleloaders using 209 shotshell primers, the 50-gr. pre-formed Blue MZ blackpowder-equivalent pellets from Alliant Powder are a worthwhile option. New powder formulas used in Blue MZ increase muzzle velocities, and being sulphur- and charcoal-free, cleaning with water-based products is simple. Price: $20. Contact: Alliant Powder; (800) 379-1732; alliantpowder.com.
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