Although fireworks and special effects are our primary focus, we also offer the most reliable friction primers in the business, Goex black powder, RWS musket and pistol caps, CCI #10 and #11 percussion caps, and the vent tools you need to keep your cannon fireing.
Our friction primers are the best and most historcally correct way to fire Civil War and Indian War period artillery. Our friction primers are carefully manufactered using original formulas from the 1863 Ordnance manual. Primers are guaranteed against misfires. If you ever have one fail send it back for a free replacement.
Primers are $1.00 each.
Minimum order 25 pieces except when ordered with other products or picked up in person. Sorry, no excepttions. Please always allow 2-4 weeks for delivery.
20 foot lengths. Perfect for firing model cannons.
RWS pistol and musket caps are known worlwide for quality and reliability.
Musket caps are $12.00/100.
Caps must be picked either at our facility or at an event. No shipping
Pictured above, CCI reenactor musket caps are a lower priced alternative to RWS caps. They are made of copper like the orginals used during the Civil War. They're not quite as hot as RWS. They remind me a lot of the old Navy Arms caps. $10.00/can of 100.
CCI caps are also available in #10 and #11 sizes for $7.00/100 count can.
We offer Goex black powder in both 1 pound cans and 25 pound bulk bags. FFg and FFFg are normally in stock. Other grades are available but may not be in stock. Please email for availability and to setup a pickup appointment. Black powder must be picked up at our facility or an event.
Sporting grades $18.00/lb $1.00/lb discount for full cases
Bulk 25lb bags $12.00/lb 2 bags/case
High Quality black powder at an affordable price. Excellent for use as blanks in reenacting or for live fire. FFg and FFFG in 1lb cans usually in stock. Fg, Cannon Grade, and 1Fa-4Fa bulk also available. Diamondback will drop ship ffg and fffg in 25 lb case quantities. Please email for avaialability and a pickup appointment.
FFg and FFFg $16.00/lb, $1.00/lb discount for case quantities.
A vent pick is a long brass wire with a handle that is used to puncture the powder bag (foil) and expose the charge to the primer flame.
Price $ 16.00 ea.
Made the same way as the pick but with a wire brush threaded into the end to keep your vent clean and avoid stuck primers.
Price $18.00 ea
A steel device that resembles a small stop sign with a hole in the middle. Used to push debris out of your vent and scrape out heavy powder fowling.
Price $18.00 ea
Small screw like device with a handle used to pull stuck primers from your vent. I love these they save you a lot of trouble if a primer sticks.
Used to fire cannons with friction primers, these have cherry or maple handles, 6 foot cotton cord, and a handmade steel hook.
Price $20.00 ea
Brass with swivel funnel. Measures form 5 -120 grains.
Brass. Holds 15 #10 or #11 caps for easy dispensing.