Powder flask for Black Powder or Pyrodex
A close-up of a powder flask for
either Black Powder or Pyrodex, some percussion caps and .45 calibre lead balls.
Black Powder shooters can choose between ball and normal bullets, the bullets are more accurate
in rifled arms, but the balls are cheaper and easier to load. All percussion guns have to
use caps to start off the main charge. These flasks are not
to be used on the range as they are not approved for 21st century use (there is
a risk of stray sparks detonating the contents, tuning the flask into a hand-grenade).
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