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Can a felon own a black powder rifle or pistol?

The answer is “No!” A convicted felon may not possess black powder firearms, even those that match the definition of antique firearms under California law, such that they are sold without a background check…

Can a felon own a compound bow in Colorado?

In Colorado, bows are considered weapons. Felons cannot possess or use guns or bows.

What rights do felons lose Colorado?

One of the biggest consequences for felons in Colorado is the loss of your 2nd amendment rights. No one with a felony record is allowed to possess, use, or carry a firearm in the state of Colorado. In many states, a felony record also takes away your ability to apply for government benefits.

In the United States, federal law says you can make gunpowder for your own use on your own property, but you can’t give or sell it to anyone else without an ATF license. In much of the world it’s against the law even to buy the ingredients without a license.

Is smokeless powder more powerful than black powder?

First, smokeless powder is about three times as powerful as black powder, which extends its range and allows for small caliber ammo. Smokeless powder should never be used in firearms designed for black powder, especially muzzle loaders. Even a small amount of smokeless powder can destroy a gun.

What is the cleanest burning pistol powder?

Vihta Vuori powders

Where are Alliant powders made?


Who makes smokeless powder?

For example, there are only two manufacturers of smokeless powder in the U.S., one plant owned by defense contractor General Dynamics and another owned by defense contractor Alliant Systems (ATK).

When did Hercules become Alliant?


Who manufactures gunpowder?

There are perhaps from fifty to one hundred gunpowder mills in the United States. The principal companies are Du PONT’s, in Delaware; HAZZARD’s, at Enfield, Conn.; LAFLIN, SMITH & BOIES, at Saugerties; the Oriental Gunpowder Company, of Boston, and the Schaghticoke Gunpowder Company, at Schaghticoke.

Where is Varget gunpowder made?


How was black powder made?

The preparation of black powder from solid ingredients requires uniform mixing and blending of the saltpetre, charcoal, and sulfur. The earliest manufacturing processes used hand methods; the ingredients were simply ground together into a powder using a mortar and pestle.

Who owns Hodgdon?

Bob Hodgdon