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Old 01-27-2013, 03:21 PM   #1
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Default Powdered sugar ?

I was Bs,n with old friend and he said that "Powdered sugar" was used in the powder mix for a more uniform burn !

True or False ?
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Old 01-27-2013, 03:33 PM   #2
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I was Bs,n with old friend and he said that "Powdered sugar" was used in the powder mix for a more uniform burn !

True or False ?
What powder?
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Black powder I assume.

While I am far from an expert in the field of muzzle loading, I don't imagine suger ignites all that well, I also don't imagine anything short of an act of God removing burnt sugar from your bore.
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If you read about recipes for making black powder and testing done on those recipes you will find that yes sugar can be used.
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Back in the 18th century, sugar was way to valuable to make rum from. I've never heard of using powdered sugar in black powder for any reason.
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I had to check this one out. Actually, sugar was a common ingredient in black powder.
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Let's go ahead and nix this thread now. Anybody making their own explosive compounds at home has either

a) an education how to do it,
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b) s*** for brains.

You'll blow your damn face off. Seriously.
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I believe the powder called "triple seven" uses sugar in their formula.
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This one is really out my expertise and NO, my name ain't "Abdula" or nothin..!
Just BS,n is all ,and I'd never heard of this ..! OK..! m
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