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REAL black powder

I have a old flint lock and I want to get some real black powder for it. Anyone know any shops that sell real black powder around the DFW area? (Not the pyrodex that I use for my inline.).

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Yeah, I know you can make it, but I'd rather buy it in the can. I don't want to get the formula off and have a bomb in my face when I go shoot my flintlock.

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Yeah, I know you can make it, but I'd rather buy it in the can. I don't want to get the formula off and have a bomb in my face when I go shoot my flintlock.
Yeah I hear that. Im pretty sure they sell jugs of it at Bass Pro Shops though.
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You used to get the saltpeter from the local mom and pop grocery store.

It's used for pickling.

The old lady running the register knew exactly what we were up to and grilled us to no end. It wasn't much longer they stopped carrying it.

I forget where we got the sulphur from. I think it came from the drug store for skin ailments.

Then, of course, charcoal brickets.

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Should be able to get some Goex or something at Cabelas.
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Should be able to get some Goex or something at Cabelas.
I tried cabela's, they don't have any Real Black Powder, just the Substitution. I know I can get the real black powder out in the boons at some of the hardware stores in the country. However, I just wanted to go to the range today and fire off the flintlock for the first time in a while. (I've only shot black powder out of it and never the sub).

I know the sub should work, but I want the real stuff in it. I use the sub in my inline and it works fine, but again, the flintlock I like the real stuff.

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