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    Quote Originally Posted by norsk View Post
    That is interesting, the BP of old over here was more powerful than the modern stuff.

    There is a former powder mill in Bergen as well as a magazine by the sea.
    Ullrich Bretscher found that modern Swiss ball-milled BP was denser than any homemade BP he could make, but that weight-for-weight his homemade BP was more powerful. So if loading cartridges go for factory BP, if loading a cannon/muzzle loader use homemade BP.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dannyb View Post
    your not helping my urges
    I can see a project on the horizon. Made one at high school.
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    Quote Originally Posted by widerange View Post
    Yea ,thats the one.
    Would appreciate that Jamie
    My mate tried to join forum but bungled it up somehow, so said if anybodies interested in the canons or wants to have yak about them they can email him, his addy is
    Goodguns101@gmail.com.
    I can assure you hes a better gunsmith and canon maker than a frustrated computer based forum joiner!
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    thanks Jamie,chur

 

 

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