Remington’s No. 10 Perucssion Cap is ideal for black powder enthusiasts who demand positive ignition. It comes with 100 caps per tin.Category : Black Powder AccessoriesType : # 10 Percussion Caps, Caliber : Black PowderColor : BrassSize : #10Material : BrassQuantity : 100 Per Box
Firstly, Black-powder enthusiasts demand positive ignition, and rightly so. Remington percussion caps deliver like no others. They’re available in 100-count tins and economical 5,000-count cases. 10 percussion caps, #10 percussion caps, percussion caps #10, #10 percussion caps , number 10 percussion caps,#10 percussion caps, percussion caps #10, #10 percussion caps , number 10 percussion caps.
No. 10 remington caps are for general use for black powder percussion pistols, rifles and shotguns using nipple of approx 4.00mm in diameter, fractionally smaller in diameter.
Secondly, The percussion cap was made possible by the discovery of a chemical compound, mercuric fulminate or fulminate of mercury.
Thirdly, Its chemical formula is Hg(ONC)2 — it is made from mercury, nitric acid, and alcohol. Mercuric fulminate is extremely explosive, and it is shock-sensitive.
More, The advantages of percussion over flintlock are profound.
Also, Percussion lock guns are faster to load, have a quicker lock time and are more reliable.
Again, This gives percussion significant advantages over flintlock in pretty much all shooting disciplines.