The reason I shoot Black Powder

Discussion in 'Black Powder Shooting / Muzzleloaders / Handguns' started by Little Rooster, Dec 24, 2007.

  1. Little Rooster

    Little Rooster New Member

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    Oct 17, 2007
    Old Dominion
    Wanted to share a picture that Henry4440 posted this morning at CASCITY...


    and to say Merry christmas to ya'll
     

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  2. So... are modern fireworks made w/ black powder?

    Cool Pic! :)
     

  3. Little Rooster

    Little Rooster New Member

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    Oct 17, 2007
    Old Dominion
    YouTubes has a bunch of info on making homemade fireworks if YOU DARE:D.
     
  4. JohnK3

    JohnK3 New Member

    May 5, 2003
    The answer is "NO."

    Modern fireworks are made with much more sophisticated compositions than just blackpowder. There is *some* blackpowder in modern fireworks, but usually we're talking more energetic compounds for most items. Also, there's much to be said for using oxidizers that make pretty colors.
     
  5. I'll leave firework manufacturing for the experts! :eek:
     
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