Buy Hodgdon Pyrodex Black Powder Online
Invented in 1857 by inventor and chemist Julius Hodgdon, Hodgdon Pyrodex black powder is a smokeless powder made of charcoal, sulfur, and potassium nitrate. It is used in firearms and artillery. It is also used in black powder rockets and as a fuel in some model rocket engines.
Hodgdon Pyrodex is more powerful than traditional black powder but not as powerful as modern smokeless powders. It produces less smoke and is less corrosive than black powder.
Is Pyrodex as effective as a black powder?
Pyrodex is less susceptible to ignition than black powder and uses the exact shipping and storage guidelines as smokeless powder. Pyrodex is more energetic per unit mass than black powder but is less dense and can be substituted at a 1:1 ratio by volume for black powder in many applications.
Is Pyrodex a good powder?
It has many uses and is the most versatile powder in the Pyrodex range. Like all grades of Pyrodex, it burns cleaner and produces less clogging than black powder. RS compares to FFg black powder based on particle size.
Is Pyrodex still in business?
Hodgdon still manufactures Pyrodex, Triple Seven and Blackhorn 209, available in powder and granular form. The company said GOEX’s closure would not impact the production of any of its other product lines, including black powder substitutes. Best Hodgdon Pyrodex P Black Powder Substitute 1 lb for online.
Does Hodgdon still make gunpowder?
Hodgdon Powder Company has announced that it will cease manufacturing operations at the GOEX Black Powder Manufacturing Facility in Camp Minden, Louisiana, effective immediately. The shutdown eliminates the only domestic source of black powder in the United States.
Note: Do not exceed the charges shown in the Reloader Guide.
- Never mix two powders, regardless of type, brand or source.
Never substitute smokeless powder with black powder or a black powder substitute.
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