cheddite


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cheddite

(ˈtʃɛdaɪt; ˈʃɛd-)
n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) an explosive made by mixing a powdered chlorate or perchlorate with a fatty substance, such as castor oil
[C20: from Chedde town in Savoy, France, where it was first made]
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Cleaning up the bore and chamber to insure any abrasive from the stones was washed out, I made some test ammunition after ordering Cheddite 26 gauge plastic shotgun hulls I found on the Internet.
The barrel consists of a reinforced firing chamber on the firing end of the shotgun, made to fit 12-gauge Cheddite Trap shells.
In the fall of 2007 the Illinois-based importer DKG started importing a wicked shotgun load made by an Italian company called Cheddite Italia.
However, nitrated naphthalenes are contained in some varieties of the commonly used cheddite.