Archive for December 28th, 2009
If you own any 5010 powder, you need to inspect it carefully (and frequently) or dispose of it.
If you have any ammo you’ve loaded with 5010, you need to do the same.
There’s a link in here to a guy who almost had his house burned down; 5010 decomposes into NOx, which turns into nitric acid, which causes a run-away event that may or may not end in your death. If you’re a paying ar15.com member, you may read the archived thread that ends in “lucky for me, I set the stuff outside and the fire department got there quickly”. Here’s the picture of his scorched porch.