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Old June 29, 2012, 04:12 PM   #1
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Flash Point of B.P.?

Not quite sure but its gotta be pretty close to that outside right now. Was gonna go shoot today, but I'm afraid to take the powder outside!
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Old June 29, 2012, 04:53 PM   #2
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Yup, she's hot alright.

I brought my ingots in and stacked em in the laundry room. No need to have to flux the gravel back out of em again.
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Old June 30, 2012, 11:43 AM   #3
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I would be more concerned with the ball melting before it hits bottom.
Aah!! You guys are used to that heat. "Warms them old bones doesn't it."
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Old June 30, 2012, 12:42 PM   #4
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We hit 109 last week, Bore Butter turns into some sort liquid here in the summer.
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Old June 30, 2012, 01:40 PM   #5
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Sweaty hands

but I'm afraid to take the powder outside!
Really no need to be concerned, for if it ever got hot enough to ignite it, you wouldn't be around to see it happen.
Bore Butter turns into some sort liquid here in the summer.
Bore butter turns to oil !
Lubed patches runny.
RB's too hot to handle !! ...
Ramrods slipping in through your hands.
Barrel getting hotter.
Life it great !!! ....

I often take a pair of loose/open weave cotton work gloves and cut the fingers off. That helps to absorb the sweat, oil and improve the grip. Better on working with a hot barrels. Won't help much in handling your hot RB's though. ...

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Old June 30, 2012, 01:41 PM   #6
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Put some blackpowder on some fairly new asphalt...maybe it will ignite.
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