I sure would! They'd give you a good feel for what the Darkside is like, with minimum hassle in loading. Give em try, but remember the cost! (which is multifaceted! you'll git hooked and have to try all kinda stuff jist ta see how much fun itr is! :-D )
Got my first taste of fire and smoke from a cartrdige revolver (BH) with pyrodex pellets. These were also my intro to C&B before I invested in a powder flask and other assorted C&B needs.
Loaded the pellets into a 45 Colt case and crimped in a 200gr lead RNFP bullet (only ones in "inventory" at the time). They definitely affected my opinion of revolver shooting. I am now doing my research on a BP/Sub load for deer hunting this season with a 7-1/2" Ruger BH. Since my "normal" shot opportunities are 60 yards or less, I may store the HOT smokeless rounds in favor of the fireworks and smoke display of BP. Working on my quick-draw so I can take the close shots from the hip too.........just joking!
In the end, Pyrodex Pellets are a great starting point to taste the smoke before investing in the extras to load BP.
The free Hodgdon manual lists cartridge loads for the pellets. In my experience, Pyrodex was a little harder to clean up, and also quicker to cause rust, than real blackpowder. There's no denying that the pellets would be quick to load up, though.
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