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Old 05-08-2011, 08:06 AM
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arcticap
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Sulphur is added to BP to lower the ignition temperature.
Believe it or not there's a powder that uses only two of the ingredients of black powder which omits the sulphur and it works almost the exact same.
It's only ingredients are ~85% saltpeter and ~15% charcoal by volume.


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