American Pioneer Powder is available in a pre-measured and compressed charge form. These charges are the most advanced black powder replacement propellant to date. Not only do American Pioneer Powder STICK Compressed Charges possess the advantages of being composed of a powerful, sulfurless black powder replacement, but their proprietary design was invented to allow for quick and complete ignition. In addition, American Pioneer Powder STICKS allow fast, easy, and consistent loading of a black powder firearm while maximizing performance, accuracy, and dependability. No lubing or swabbing between shots is required or recommended.