Bullet - Propulsion

Propulsion

Propulsion of the ball can happen via several methods:

  • by using only gunpowder (i.e. as in flintlock weapons)
  • by using a percussion cap and gunpowder (i.e. as in percussion weapons)
  • by using a cartridge (which contains primer, gunpowder and bullet in a single package)

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