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Old December 31, 2011, 09:11 PM   #5
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I am not rightly sure of Pyrodex and other BP substitutes, but the real Black Powder residue is hygroscopic- it attracts water ..... even out of the air.

Water will rust steel, especially when combined with the BP fouling.....
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