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Old May 2, 2013, 07:05 AM   #14
Mike Irwin
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"I once broke down some M1909 blank rounds and the powder looked like orange Kool-Aid mix."

EC Blank Powder was made, I believe, by Hercules, and was orange to pink in color.


Modern 5.56 blanks apparently use IMR 700x.
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