Friday, December 10, 2010

Proofing Black Powder

I just spotted this thing on the What Is It blog. It seems to be a device for measuring the power of a sample of black powder.

2 comments:

Old NFO said...

I don't have the foggiest idea on that one... :-) But your comment makes sense!

D.W. Drang said...

Yup. Dixie Gun Works used to sell them, might still. IIRC, the farther the lever went, the more powerful the powder.