Originally Posted by Claudius Valarium
The thought occurred to me.
Let's say that you are traveling by air. As now required, you go through the security check points in the airports. For whatever reason, you are pulled aside and they take a swab / swipe of your carry-on luggage handle. There is residue of gunpowder from your reloading session the night before on the handle. I guess you are in a heap-o-trouble. And, you didn't do anything wrong.
Anyone have any thoughts or experience with this? I know I wash my hands after a reloading session, but now I wonder if that gets all the powder residue off.
You're not in a heap of trouble for that, unless the TSA agents find something illegal in your luggage. You will end up going through some additional screening and may have to explain why you have the powder residue on your hands but that would be it.