Henry Krank are the exclusive importer of Pedersoli muzzle loading guns into the UK. To view our entire selection, including prices and availability, take a look at our muzzle loading category.

If you are a new owner of a Pedersoli, or simply wish to brush up your knowledge about the care and maintenance of Pedersoli muzzleloaders, there are several very useful guides available for free.

If you do not have full knowledge of the power and function of firearms we recommend that you seek proper training, however, these guides will form a very useful reference.


Pedersoli History of Muzzle Loading Guns

Pedersoli began manufacturing muzzle loading guns in 1960, which quickly became the company's trademark product. By 1973 Pedersoli had discontinued the production of traditional hunting shotguns to concentrate on historical muzzle loading guns and accessories.


Information and How-to Guides for Muzzle Loading

Below are several must-read guides on owning a muzzleloader, which have been written specifically with the Pedersoli in mind.

1. Muzzle Loading Gun Owner's Manual

Including general technical instructions, plus instructions on loading and shooting, cleaning and assembly.

Click to read the Pedersoli muzzleloader gun owner's manual.

2. General Hints for the Use of Firearms

This document includes cleaning, loading, shooting and cautions for: single shot muzzle loading guns, side by side muzzleloaders and revolvers.

Click to read the Pedersoli guide on the use of firearms.

3. Suggested Black Powder Loads for Muzzle Loading

In this document you will find details on suggested powder loads divided into the following categories: model, ignition, calibre, powder charge, maximum powder charge, bullet, patch thick and lead shot weight.

Please note: it is up to the user to determine safe and accurate powder loads. Henry Krank cannot be held responsible for misuse.

Click to read the Pedersoli guide to suggested black powder loads.

Pedersoli muzzleloading gun

For More Information on Pedersoli Muzzle Loading Guns

Visit the Pedersoli website for more information about Pedersoli products and further support.

You can also get in touch with them by contacting:


Davide Pedersoli & Co.

Fabbrica d'armi, Via Artigiani, 57, 25063  Gardone Val Trompia, Brescia (Italy).

Tel: +39 030 8915000. Fax: +39 030 8911019

Email: [email protected]

If you would like to speak to a member of our team about any of our range of Pedersoli muzzle loading guns, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us.

If you're interested in purchasing a gun from Henry Krank, we've detailed all you need to know about what you need to buy a gun over on our blog page.


Guide to Muzzle Loading Terminology

If you are new to muzzle loading or simply interested in learning more about the terminology behind your favourite black powder rifles, Henry Krank have compiled a full glossary of the most commonly used muzzle loading words and phrases.

We have also published a beginner's guide to muzzle loading that covers the equipment you will need including black powder and how to clean and load your gun.