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Black Powder

Black Powder / True Gunpowder, Components.
Black powder consists of a fuel (charcoal), an oxidizer (saltpeter), and (sulfur) for a reduction of the ignition temperature and a stable reaction. The carbon from the charcoal plus oxygen forms carbon dioxide and energy.

Black Powder / True Gunpowder, Explosive.
Black powder is an explosive and is the oldest explosive of mankind, the reaction of the components would be slow much like a wood fire or charcoal grill, except

for the oxidizing agent. Carbon in a fire must draw oxygen from the air. Saltpeter provides the extra oxygen and makes the mixture burn much faster.

Black Powder / True Gunpowder, Mixture.
Black powder is an explosive, a weighted mixture of potassium nitrate, sulphur and charcoal, potassium nitrate 75%, charcoal 15% and sulphur 10%. The desired characteristics of black powder are achieved by varying its composition, such as the application of different kinds of charcoal. The secret of a good, fast igniting, black powder is the charcoal.
Note: Serpentine powder dates back to the ninth century in china which was an equal weight ratio of each component.

Black Powder / True Gunpowder, Corrosive.
Black Powder produces a rotten egg smell when ignited, that is sulfur, which produces sulfurous acid or sulfuric acid which is highly corrosive to steel.

Black Powder / True Gunpowder, Smokey.
A great deal of smoke is produced when black powder is ignited. The smoke is generated by the charcoal and sulfur components of the black powder.

Black Powder / True Gunpowder, Propellant.
Potassium nitrate, sulfur, and carbon react together to form nitrogen and carbon dioxide gases and these expanding gases provide the propelling action for projectiles in muzzleloaders.

Black Powder / True Gunpowder, Granule Size And Use.
Granular size of black powder determines the intended use of the powder. The following sizes are for the specific use in muzzleloaders.

  • Fg: This grain size of black powder has the largest grains and normally is used in muskets and small cannons.
  • FFg: This grain size of black powder is smaller than 1-Fg powder and is most commonly used in shotguns and larger bored rifles starting at about .45 caliber and up.
  • FFFg: This grain size of black powder is smaller than 2-FFg and is used primarily in pistols and small bore rifles .45 caliber and down.
  • FFFFg: This grain size of black powder is smaller than 3-FFFg and is used only in flash pans on flintlock ignition systems.

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COMPARE: Obama & Marie Antoinette

Marie said of the starving population "let them eat cake". Now that pissed off alot of frenchmen - hence the French revolution!!

Now Obama is throwing the working class of this land "a few crumbs". Basically, WOWEEE he's giving us 12 bucks a week to kickstart the economy and put more on the table. What a guy huh?! Of course he's bailing out all of his buddies with trillions of dollars!! So when ya compare Barrack & Marie...well you get it... elitists to the core.


In future issues we'll discuss the private "Federal Reserve Bank" owned by private banking families.
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Buy Today...Great Reading!! Babylon Rising: The Secret on Ararat:
by Tim LaHaye, Bob Phillips

In Babylon Rising Tim LaHaye began an adventure series that he calls even more exciting than his 50-million-plus-copy bestselling Left Behind series. Readers agreed, as the novel debuted as a top-ten New York Times bestseller.

Now, in the second Babylon Rising novel, Biblical scholar, archaeologist, professor, and hero for our times Michael Murphy is in pursuit of one of the most mysterious and sought-after of all Biblical artifacts, Noah’s Ark. As Murphy undertakes his death-defying quest to ascend Mount Ararat, he will discover dramatic revelations of Biblical prophecies and be drawn even closer to the most terrifying evil about to be unleashed on all mankind.

With The Secret on Ararat following close on the heels of Glorious Appearing, the fastest-selling Left Behind novel ever, Tim LaHaye will further prove to be one of the most fascinating and popular storytellers of our time.

Folks, check out our past editions for more interesting reading. We will submit a new book for you to review in each new weekly edition of The Mountain-gnome. And as always, each edition will be archived.

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Decision 1864:
Hawks vs. Doves - Sound Familiar

The respective political party platforms from 1864 offer a taste of the political arguments then swirling around the Northern states. The Democrats insisted their objective was to “preserve the Federal Union and the rights of the States unimpaired.” The party platform declared the war unconstitutional, and demanded that “immediate efforts be made for a cessation of hostilities, with a view of an ultimate convention of the States, or any other peaceable means, to the end that, at the earliest practicable moment, peace may be restored on the basis of the Federal Union of the States.”

Republicans, on the other hand, declared the only peaceable solution was the “unconditional surrender of [the South’s] hostility and a return to their just allegiance to the Constitution and the laws of the United States” and called on the government to “prosecute the war with the utmost possible vigor to the complete suppression of the Rebellion.”

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