Black Powder Ammo
This weekend will be chock full of making ammo for the Nationals in two weeks.
Ammo that looks like this:
The minie ball is seated “backwards” because the cartridge does not get loaded. That red plastic cartridge you see there is full of Goex, specially weighed out for my rifle and minie ball. We pull the minie ball out (some use their teeth, I hold the minie in my hand), pour the powder down the barrel, ram the ball home, get that percussion cap on & fire. Load & fire within 12 seconds. And thats if you happen to drop your cartridge & have to fish another one out of your pouch.
Ammo that will be shot out of this: