powder and shot

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ammunition consisting of gunpowder and bullets for muskets

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A plastic wad seldom works as well with the lighter powder and shot charges recommended for double-barrel shotguns because chamber pressure is not high enough to cause the wad to seal off the bore.
Hunters who truly revel in the traditional side of shooting muzzleloaders use horns and flasks for carrying their powder and shot in the field.