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The devices were glass vials or bottles containing a smokeless powder and a fuse, the indictment said.
Explo's problems came to light after 21 tons (19 metric tons) of M6 and 62 tons (56 metric tons) of smokeless powder exploded in October 2012, rattling windows miles (kilometers) away.
Each was built with materials available at hardware stores, featuring batteries and smokeless powder that was ignited by ignitor switches made from clothespins and mouse traps.
Modern guns use smokeless powder, which usually emits only a wisp.
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