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Old February 11, 2011, 12:32 PM   #18
Mike Irwin
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I've had no problem using stump rot to make nitrating solutions, both for paper cartridges and for the match for a matchlock.

Some stump rots are not KNO3, though. They're something else that doesn't work.
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