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I know metric sizes are similar, but using imperial measurement equivalent analogies helps illustrate the difference:

9.3x72R is an extinct cartridge we only own if we like drillings. Think of it as a 30-30 or 38-55. Since black powder is so corrosive we generally don’t want to use it in drilling’s or vierlings worth $3000-$8000 since there are other components of a complex gun to think about.

9.3x74r is a current cartridge equivalent to 9.3x62 so think of it as a 375HH. Loading it with blackpowder sounds like a lot of work to neuter it’s abilities needlessly while creating a mess to clean up on a valuable rifle.

Keep in mind, I’m biased against tinkering in general and if everyone thought like me the world would be a boring place, albeit with less broken guns and more functioning fingers/arms.
 

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I know metric sizes are similar, but using imperial measurement equivalent analogies helps illustrate the difference:

9.3x72R is an extinct cartridge we only own if we like drillings. Think of it as a 30-30 or 38-55. Since black powder is so corrosive we generally don’t want to use it in drilling’s or vierlings worth $3000-$8000 since there are other components of a complex gun to think about.

9.3x74r is a current cartridge equivalent to 9.3x62 so think of it as a 375HH. Loading it with blackpowder sounds like a lot of work to neuter it’s abilities needlessly while creating a mess to clean up on a valuable rifle.

Keep in mind, I’m biased against tinkering in general and if everyone thought like me the world would be a boring place, albeit with less broken guns and more functioning fingers/arms.
There is a reason why you get to start with ten fingers and two arms. Redundancy!
 

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