axite


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axite

(ˈæksaɪt)
n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a type of smokeless gunpowder
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It was sighted in for Axite Powder and a 750gr bullet, nitro-proofed, and weighed just over fourteen pounds.
He also writes: "After experimenting with and using all kinds of rifles, I find the most effective to be the double .577 with a 750gr bullet and a charge in Axite powder equivalent to a hundred grains of cordite.