If light can be seen in any of the grooves around the bullet, it is too small for smokeless powder.
This is fatal to accuracy, especially when smokeless powder is used.
smokeless powder is hardly “tell-tale” enough for movie work.
The sea in the vicinity of wreckage was covered by a mass of boxes of smokeless powder, which were repeatedly exploding.
The former is used in the ordinary black gunpowder, but the latter is necessary in the making of the smokeless powder.
Third—That smokeless powder is absolutely essential for modern warfare.
One of them was opened, and, just as expected, it proved to be a water-tight container for smokeless powder!
But with smokeless powder it is almost impossible to say where a shot comes from.
The question of success of a smokeless powder does not rest alone with the powder itself.
Owing to this fact, smokeless powder may be considered about four times as powerful as the old black powder.