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  1. Henry Krank Launch New Website

    Henry Krank Launch New Website

    Henry Krank & Co are delighted to announce the launch of our brand new website. Showing off a clean modern design, our new website will offer our customers a vastly improved shopping experience. All customer accounts and login details have been carried across to our new website, so you can login to your existing account here. Visitors to the new website...
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  2. The Pedersoli Black Widow

    The Pedersoli Black Widow

    We know Pedersoli make the best reproduction Western firearms the world over, but did you know they also make practical modern guns, their latest offering being the Black Widow. Using a tried and tested action, built to Pedersoli’s usual exacting standards, the Black Widow is fresh to the market and a unique product in the UK. The Pedersoli Black Widow is a simple...
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  3. Henry Krank & Co Opening Hours Update

    Henry Krank & Co Opening Hours Update

    From the 11th October 2021, Henry Krank’s Store and Telephone hours will be changing. Our new opening hours will be: Monday: 9am - 5pm Tuesday: 9am - 5pm Wednesday: 9am - 5pm Thursday: 9am - 5pm Friday: 9am - 5pm Saturday: Closed Sunday: Closed Henry Krank have made the decision to close on Saturday’s, with our new opening hours effective...
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  4. The Swedish M96 Target Rifle - An Unsung Hero

    The Swedish M96 Target Rifle - An Unsung Hero

    The Swedish Mauser Rifle is one of the best kept secrets of Service Rifle shooting. Despite not seeing as much active service as its decidedly more famous German counterparts, the Swedish Mauser M96 Service Rifle is nevertheless an exceptional target rifle, capable of accuracy surpassing that of the M98 Mausers. Chambered for 6.5x55 Swedish, one of the oldest and arguably one of...
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  5. Handloading Black Powder Cartridges

    Handloading Black Powder Cartridges

    Loading black powder cartridges is easier than you might think, read on to find out how. Gone are the days when you could easily buy black powder paper cartridges, and it’s a shame as black powder shotguns are cheap and excellent fun to shoot. Fortunately, handloading black powder shotgun cartridges is straightforward and easy, and doesn’t require a great deal...
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  6. Parker Hale Black Powder Replicas: Tips On Care, Loading & Cleaning

    Parker Hale Black Powder Replicas: Tips On Care, Loading & Cleaning

    Parker-Hale rifles, whether .577 Military models or .451 Volunteer and Whitworth, have consistently won World Championships, European, National Regional and CIub Championships and set world record scores. They have the potential to win any competition if they are used correctly. The following tips come from top international shooters who have many years of experience. They and Parker-Hale rifles have made a...
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  7. The Italian Job: Uberti 1873 Underlever Rifle

    The Italian Job: Uberti 1873 Underlever Rifle

    Mark Underwood takes a look at the Italian made 1873 underlever reproductions made by Uberti. Article kindly supplied by Rifle Shooter Magazine. The range of Uberti Rifles are available to view online from Henry Krank. Click here to view. To view the full article in PDF, click here  
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  8. How To Load Your Muzzle Loading Gun

    How To Load Your Muzzle Loading Gun

    Muzzle loading may seem arcane and complicated to shooters familiar with breech loading the guns and the simplicity of just loading a cartridge, but there isn’t really that much to it. When you load a muzzle loading gun, you’re creating the cartridge inside the gun, rather than inserting a pre-made one as with breech loaders. Powder, shot and ignition must...
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  9. The Balkan Flintlock Pistol

    The Balkan Flintlock Pistol

    The Balkans is an area with a rich and bloody history, and the weapons a person carried were a visual display of their wealth and ability in a constantly conflicted region. Manufactured for local use or trade, traditional Balkan or Kubur pistols are almost unique in the European firearms canon, sharing similarities with the contemporary Scottish Steel pistols. Balkan pistols come from, as the...
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  10. .36 or .44 Muzzle Loading Revolvers, Things To Consider

    .36 or .44 Muzzle Loading Revolvers, Things To Consider

    There's so many different models of black powder muzzle loading revolver to pick from, you're already spoiled for choice without even considering which calibre to choose. Possibly one of the most frequently asked questions relating to black powder revolvers is whether .36 or .44 calibre is better, so here we'll try to dispel some of the misconceptions or untruths surrounding them. Does .36 or .44 calibre...
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  11. Muzzle Loading Cleaners and Lubricants Explained

    Muzzle Loading Cleaners and Lubricants Explained

    How to pick the right muzzle loading cleaner and lubricant We sell a lot of different lubricants and cleaners, but what do they all do? With lubricants and cleaners, one size does not fit all, and each product has it’s own purpose. Some are more versatile than others, but all are necessary in one way or another to good shooting...
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  12. How to Value An Antique Gun

    How to Value An Antique Gun

    Have you found an antique gun and have no idea what it’s worth, or have been left something and would like to sell? We’re always on the look out for quality antiques, so get in touch today. We have the largest range of antique guns for sale anywhere in the country, and offer a service unmatched by any other dealer or auction...
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