gunpowder

IMR is shooting to help guns stay clean with every trigger pull with its Enduron propellents.

IMR Introducing Enduron Powders in 2015

IMR is set to expand its already extensive propellent catalog this coming year with three new powders. And the Enduron line shoots to do more than send bullets down range; it's also engineered to tidy up the bore.

Stick powder on a scale.

Gunpowder or Things That Make You Go Boom!

Nowadays, reloaders have every type of propellent at their fingertips. But to get the most out of a cartridge, reloaders must understand the different powders' properties. Master ballistician Philip Massaro breaks down what you need to know about powder.

A scene from the Revolutionary War Battle of Lexington and Concord.

Gun Quotes: Gunpowder Before Guns

In a firearms twist on what came first, the chicken or the egg, it turns out that, in early America, it was the egg–or, as we know it, gunpowder. American powder manufacture antedated gun manufacture. A powder mill at Milton, Massachusetts, near Boston, was probably the first. By the beginning of the Revolution, colonists...