If you subscribe to The Single Shot Exchange Magazine and had a chance to read the April issue, you’ve most likely read the article titled, Sensitivity to Black Powder to Static Discharge. If you don’t get the magazine and are interested in reading the article, you can access it by clicking on the following link or copying and pasting it into your browser: http://www.texas-mac.com/Sensitivity...Discharge.html
I was raised with a lot of superstitions about black powder. No glass, plastic, no dropping or impacts. The sensible ones, no smoking, no shear powder measures, cover your powder supply at the range, store in wooden boxes, I will still abide in.
"...And there came a voice to him, Rise, Peter; kill, and eat." Acts 10:13