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On Test: The Charleville Model 1777 Indian Reproduction

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 16 days ago 325 Views No comments

The Charleville 1777 is a gun every bit as historically significant as it’s frequent opponent; the Brown Bess. First fielded in an earlier pattern in 1717, and used by French forces during the French Revolution, Napoleonic Wars, and others, the Charleville musket is one of the most recognisable firearms of the era.

The New Lee APP Press – We’re hAPPy to announce it’s available at Henry Krank!

By Peter Ainsworth 1 month ago 582 Views 1 comment

The APP (Automatic Processing) Press from Lee precision is their latest innovation in case and bullet preparation. Created for quick and easy depriming, resizing, primer pocket swaging and bullet sizing, the APP press is the fastest, most convenient way to uniformly prepare your cases and bullets to be reloaded.

What Is An Inert Gun?

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 3 months ago 853 Views No comments

An inert gun is a gun that has never been proofed or designed for use as a proper firearm. They cannot be loaded, and are incapable of discharging a shot or being modified to do so.

Bertram Brass: As Good Today As They've Always Been

By Ana Nikacevic 3 months ago 619 Views No comments

Bertram Brass Cases are still being manufactured in Australia after decades of success. Producing brass reloading cases for rare, obsolete and unusual calibres.

Damascus Folder

By Guns Review 3 months ago 493 Views No comments

Damascus steel is made by taking rods of different types of iron or steel and twisting them together, folding and forging them until the resultant bar has the different metals twisted and mixed in patterns which are often very beautiful.

The Seven Barreled ‘Volley Gun’ by Henry Nock

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 4 months ago 930 Views No comments

The seven barrelled Volley Gun, as made by Nock, is one of the most ferocious and recognisable guns from the Age of Sail. First invented by James Wilson in 1779, the volley gun saw service with the Royal Navy, and found some popularity with civilian goose hunters.

Some Do, Some Don't - The Uberti LBR

By Shooting Sports 4 months ago 389 Views No comments

Classic shooter John Northmore ponders Uberti’s long barrelled revolver based on their single-action Cattleman. Kindly supplied by Shooting Sports Magazine.

PPU Ammunition On Test

By Sporting Rifle 4 months ago 354 Views No comments

Nick Latus tests a value-for-money round from Serbian manufacturer Prvi Partizan and is impressed with the results. Kindly supplied by Sporting Rifle Magazine.

Sawn-Off Colt 1878 Shotgun: The Wyatt Earp By Pedersoli

By Gun Mart 4 months ago 396 Views No comments

Pete Moore looks at an iconic weapon of the Old West – well certainly an icon of old westerns – the sawn-off Colt 1878 shotgun as recreated by Pedersoli in their Wyatt Earp model. Kindly supplied by Gun Mart.

Good Call: The iHunt XSB Game Call

By Mark Underwood 4 months ago 177 Views No comments

While it is still possible to buy traditional types of game call, like the whistlestyle device, there are now a lot of high-tech options on the market. The unit on test is at the lower end of the price range for electronic game callers but it is still a really effective and clever device. Kindly supplied by Gun Mart.

The Toys For The Black Stuff

By Bill Harriman 4 months ago 636 Views No comments

The only type of handgun you can legally shoot in the UK is a muzzle loader. Wild Bill Harriman saddles up and explains how to get started.

Rogers & Spencer: Too Late For The Party

By Derek Landers 4 months ago 544 Views No comments

Derek landers looks at a Euroarms reproduction of the Rogers & Spencer percussion revolver, a pistol which arrived a little too late to make its mark in the American Civil War.

How to replace the internal parts in a Remington 1858 black powder revolver

By John Crossley 4 months ago 205 Views No comments

Occasionally, your Remington 1858 may develop a fault, and may require a new part. Some disassembly of the gun is likely to be required, but fortunately Remington 1858s are simple and easy guns to work on and feature few internal parts.

17 Simple Rules For Black Powder Revolver Accuracy

By Pedersoli 4 months ago 448 Views No comments

Ensure accuracy when shooting your Black Powder Revolver by following these 17 simple rules (kindly supplied by Pedersoli).

How To Replace Internal Parts In A Western Blank Firing Revolver

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 4 months ago 202 Views No comments

How do I replace the internal parts in my Uberti or Pietta western blank firer? No matter what model of blank firing revolver you’ve got, occasionally it may require some maintenance. Parts occasionally break, but fortunately they are readily available from us and easy to replace.

Replacement Of Internal Parts For The Colt 1849/1851/1860 Black Powder Revolvers

By John Crossley 4 months ago 201 Views No comments

Colt model black powder revolvers were amongst the first commercially successful black powder revolvers, largely due to their simplicity. It is easy to work on Colt revolvers, as there are few internal parts, all of which are simple to replace.

Pedersoli Tang Sight Guide For Centrefire Rifles

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 4 months ago 184 Views No comments

Depending on the kind of shooting you’re doing, you’ll need the right sight to complement the right gun. When target shooting at any distance, precision and consistency is key to getting the highest scores. To that end, proper sighting is essential for good shooting. The Pedersoli range of front and rear sights are at the top of their game when it comes to aperture and silhouette sights, with the Creedmore range made specially with long range single shot rifle shooting in mind.

Brown Bess vs Charleville

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 5 months ago 332 Views No comments

The two muskets featured in this blog are hallmarks of the Napoleonic period. Anyone who is at all familiar with the great struggle between Napoleon, Nelson and Wellington will undoubtedly be familiar already with the two firearms that conquered Europe and beyond. We at Henry Krank are proud to be stockists of the best quality Indian reproductions of the Brown Bess and Charleville muskets, and we're proud to continue keeping the history of these two iconic firearms alive.

The New MLAGB Website Is Now Live!

By Jim Horrobin 5 months ago 146 Views No comments

Just a quick note to all our customers, the MLAGB have a new website, if you’re a shooter in the UK, you’ll likely already know of them, they’re the Muzzle Loading Association of Great Britain. As the governing body on Black Powder shooting in the country the MLAGB website is a great place to start if you’re new to the hobby.

Henry Krank - COVID-19 Update

By Jim Horrobin 5 months ago 3080 Views No comments

We’re still open and working hard with delivery companies to get your orders despatched within 24 hours.

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On Test: The Charleville Model 1777 Indian Reproduction

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 16 days ago 325 Views No comments

The Charleville 1777 is a gun every bit as historically significant as it’s frequent opponent; the Brown Bess. First fielded in an earlier pattern in 1717, and used by French forces during the French Revolution, Napoleonic Wars, and others, the Charleville musket is one of the most recognisable firearms of the era.

The New Lee APP Press – We’re hAPPy to announce it’s available at Henry Krank!

By Peter Ainsworth 1 month ago 582 Views 1 comment

The APP (Automatic Processing) Press from Lee precision is their latest innovation in case and bullet preparation. Created for quick and easy depriming, resizing, primer pocket swaging and bullet sizing, the APP press is the fastest, most convenient way to uniformly prepare your cases and bullets to be reloaded.

What Is An Inert Gun?

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 3 months ago 853 Views No comments

An inert gun is a gun that has never been proofed or designed for use as a proper firearm. They cannot be loaded, and are incapable of discharging a shot or being modified to do so.

Bertram Brass: As Good Today As They've Always Been

By Ana Nikacevic 3 months ago 619 Views No comments

Bertram Brass Cases are still being manufactured in Australia after decades of success. Producing brass reloading cases for rare, obsolete and unusual calibres.

Damascus Folder

By Guns Review 3 months ago 493 Views No comments

Damascus steel is made by taking rods of different types of iron or steel and twisting them together, folding and forging them until the resultant bar has the different metals twisted and mixed in patterns which are often very beautiful.

The Seven Barreled ‘Volley Gun’ by Henry Nock

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 4 months ago 930 Views No comments

The seven barrelled Volley Gun, as made by Nock, is one of the most ferocious and recognisable guns from the Age of Sail. First invented by James Wilson in 1779, the volley gun saw service with the Royal Navy, and found some popularity with civilian goose hunters.

Some Do, Some Don't - The Uberti LBR

By Shooting Sports 4 months ago 389 Views No comments

Classic shooter John Northmore ponders Uberti’s long barrelled revolver based on their single-action Cattleman. Kindly supplied by Shooting Sports Magazine.

PPU Ammunition On Test

By Sporting Rifle 4 months ago 354 Views No comments

Nick Latus tests a value-for-money round from Serbian manufacturer Prvi Partizan and is impressed with the results. Kindly supplied by Sporting Rifle Magazine.

Sawn-Off Colt 1878 Shotgun: The Wyatt Earp By Pedersoli

By Gun Mart 4 months ago 396 Views No comments

Pete Moore looks at an iconic weapon of the Old West – well certainly an icon of old westerns – the sawn-off Colt 1878 shotgun as recreated by Pedersoli in their Wyatt Earp model. Kindly supplied by Gun Mart.

Good Call: The iHunt XSB Game Call

By Mark Underwood 4 months ago 177 Views No comments

While it is still possible to buy traditional types of game call, like the whistlestyle device, there are now a lot of high-tech options on the market. The unit on test is at the lower end of the price range for electronic game callers but it is still a really effective and clever device. Kindly supplied by Gun Mart.

The Toys For The Black Stuff

By Bill Harriman 4 months ago 636 Views No comments

The only type of handgun you can legally shoot in the UK is a muzzle loader. Wild Bill Harriman saddles up and explains how to get started.

Rogers & Spencer: Too Late For The Party

By Derek Landers 4 months ago 544 Views No comments

Derek landers looks at a Euroarms reproduction of the Rogers & Spencer percussion revolver, a pistol which arrived a little too late to make its mark in the American Civil War.

How to replace the internal parts in a Remington 1858 black powder revolver

By John Crossley 4 months ago 205 Views No comments

Occasionally, your Remington 1858 may develop a fault, and may require a new part. Some disassembly of the gun is likely to be required, but fortunately Remington 1858s are simple and easy guns to work on and feature few internal parts.

17 Simple Rules For Black Powder Revolver Accuracy

By Pedersoli 4 months ago 448 Views No comments

Ensure accuracy when shooting your Black Powder Revolver by following these 17 simple rules (kindly supplied by Pedersoli).

How To Replace Internal Parts In A Western Blank Firing Revolver

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 4 months ago 202 Views No comments

How do I replace the internal parts in my Uberti or Pietta western blank firer? No matter what model of blank firing revolver you’ve got, occasionally it may require some maintenance. Parts occasionally break, but fortunately they are readily available from us and easy to replace.

Replacement Of Internal Parts For The Colt 1849/1851/1860 Black Powder Revolvers

By John Crossley 4 months ago 201 Views No comments

Colt model black powder revolvers were amongst the first commercially successful black powder revolvers, largely due to their simplicity. It is easy to work on Colt revolvers, as there are few internal parts, all of which are simple to replace.

Pedersoli Tang Sight Guide For Centrefire Rifles

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 4 months ago 184 Views No comments

Depending on the kind of shooting you’re doing, you’ll need the right sight to complement the right gun. When target shooting at any distance, precision and consistency is key to getting the highest scores. To that end, proper sighting is essential for good shooting. The Pedersoli range of front and rear sights are at the top of their game when it comes to aperture and silhouette sights, with the Creedmore range made specially with long range single shot rifle shooting in mind.

Brown Bess vs Charleville

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 5 months ago 332 Views No comments

The two muskets featured in this blog are hallmarks of the Napoleonic period. Anyone who is at all familiar with the great struggle between Napoleon, Nelson and Wellington will undoubtedly be familiar already with the two firearms that conquered Europe and beyond. We at Henry Krank are proud to be stockists of the best quality Indian reproductions of the Brown Bess and Charleville muskets, and we're proud to continue keeping the history of these two iconic firearms alive.

The New MLAGB Website Is Now Live!

By Jim Horrobin 5 months ago 146 Views No comments

Just a quick note to all our customers, the MLAGB have a new website, if you’re a shooter in the UK, you’ll likely already know of them, they’re the Muzzle Loading Association of Great Britain. As the governing body on Black Powder shooting in the country the MLAGB website is a great place to start if you’re new to the hobby.

Henry Krank - COVID-19 Update

By Jim Horrobin 5 months ago 3080 Views No comments

We’re still open and working hard with delivery companies to get your orders despatched within 24 hours.