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Dupont 1931 Smokeless Powders Story of Their Development

Wallace Coxe

Item #2615: $16.95
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Dupont 1931 Smokeless Powders Story of Their Development

71 pages, about 11" x 8", glossy soft-cover in full color. New re-print restored and digitally enhanced from a nice copy. Printed on high quality 20# 97 bright acid free paper. Not Illustrated.

Contents - Index:

  • Pages: 71
  • DuPont Smokeless Powders 1931
  • The Story of Their Development
  • By Wallace Coxe
  • Black Powder
  • 3 Dram Standard Measure
  • Bulk Powder
  • Progressive Burning Powder
  • DuPont Oval for Heavy Loads
  • DuPont Oval in Light Loads
  • Pressures
  • Curves
  • Strength of Different Shotgun Powders
  • Barrel Time
  • Hygroscopicity
  • Stability
  • Effect of Temperature and Altitude
  • Shotgun Shells
  • Chamber of a Shotgun
  • Effect of Choke and Barrel Length
  • Components
  • Loading Instruction