Posted by Parker Taylor on February 26, 1998 at 14:13:28:
In Reply to: Re: Loading from the horn posted by Bill R on February 25, 1998 at 14:15:16:
It says: "... but they also need fine powder FF."
Col. Henry Bouquet, 1758. Qtd. on p. 76 of "The Frontier Rifleman" by Richard B. LaCrosse, Jr.
: YES!! By all means! If you can find that reference, then it establishes that they used the same grading of powder we do today. Or at least, that they did grade powder back then. Wonder if it was GOEX? *kidding*
: Bill R
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