Alliant Powder’s Black MZ™ Recognized By Field & Stream
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Alliant Powder recently received Field & Stream’s “Best of the Best” award for its new black powder replacement known as Black MZ™. Ideal for all styles of muzzleloaders, Black MZ provides a clean burning alternative for black powder with dependable ignition and a high moisture tolerance. Alliant Powder has developed Black MZ to serve hunters, Cowboy Action shooters and reenactment enthusiasts at the range or in the field.
RADFORD, Va. - September 13, 2012 - Alliant Powder was recently awarded a Field & Stream “Best of the Best” award for its Black MZ™ black powder replacement. Winners of the “Best of the Best” awards face rigorous testing by some of the most respected staff members of Field & Stream Magazine. Winners are chosen for their innovation and high quality of design. The Best of the Best is the highest honor Field & Stream bestows on gear.
Field & Stream staff spent the last year researching, testing and analyzing new products from across the industry. They looked for “gear that will make readers’ time in the woods more productive and more fun,” said Slaton White, Deputy Editor of Field & Stream. “The winning products not only withstood our tough testing, but they stood head and shoulders above the rest displaying absolute excellence in their field.”
Ready When You Are
Alliant Powder’s new Black MZ is an innovative black powder substitute that resists moisture and reduces cleaning time and intensity. Withstanding foul weather conditions, the powder allows hunters and shooters to stay loaded in the field longer, only needing to insert a primer for that important shot. Proven effective in all black powder rifles, Black MZ has been developed to provide dependable ignition, lower barrel pressure and increased velocities.
“The blackpowder replacement performed so well, in fact, that the test team was able to fire muzzleloaders repeatedly without any cleaning. And when a patch was run through the barrel, there was far less fouling than is normally seen,” said Brad Fenson of Field & Stream. “The loose grains also can be packed tightly, producing great energy results while maintaining low barrel pressure.”
“We are excited to win the Best of the Best from Field & Stream,” said Brand Director Rick Stoeckel. “We strive to provide the best products for our consumers, and this recognition reaffirms the effectiveness of Black MZ.”
To learn more about Black MZ and Alliant Powder’s entire line of high-performing powders, please visit alliantpowder.com.