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Upgrading The Sights On Your Pedersoli Rifle

By Derek Unsworth 6 months ago 1157 Views No comments

Thinking of buying a tang sight for your Pedersoli rifle? Here are some things to consider


How To Cast Your Own Slingshot Ammo

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 6 months ago 1497 Views No comments

Casting your own slingshot balls is a cheap and efficient way to keep your slingshot fed.

Guide To Buying A Gun Bag

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 6 months ago 769 Views No comments

It’s important to keep your guns safe from knocks and damage when in transit and having a good gun bag is essential.

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The Henry Krank Blank Firing Revolver Instruction Guide

By Derek Unsworth 8 months ago 2551 Views No comments

Full instruction manual for wester blank firer revolvers by Pietta and Uberti. Including a full guide on cleaning.

​Price Comparison Of Bought v Reloaded Ammunition Part 2: PPU 45/70

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 8 months ago 1665 Views No comments

For this comparison, I’ll compare the costs of 45/70 ammunition with a hand loaded counterpart. 45/70 is a fairly expensive calibre to shoot, simply due to the volume of material that is required to load it. It is a large calibre, shooting a heavy bullet, using a large case and comparatively hefty powder charge.

Price Comparison Of Bought v Reloaded Ammunition Part 1: PPU 308 Winchester

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 8 months ago 3743 Views 3 comments

Loading your own ammunition, versus buying it, is a debate as old as the hills. There are countless sources arguing one side or the other, but most focus around ifs and buts, so here is a direct comparison for cost and convenience based on how much money you could save.

Why Reload Instead Of Buying Factory Ammunition?

By Derek Unsworth 8 months ago 938 Views No comments

Many years ago, I bought a lever action rifle that came with a used Lee progressive press and other bits and bobs that I had no idea what they did. That started the whole reloading journey for me that continues today but why do other people get into it, for me it was an off shoot of that purchase, but I had never set out to reload.

You’ve Bought Lee Reloading Equipment, Now What?

By Derek Unsworth 8 months ago 454 Views No comments

You’ve finally taken the plunge and bought your first reloading kit (Lee in this instance) unpacked all the boxes and laid it out in your reloading space, on first look it all does look a little daunting. The following is based on reloading an already fired .308 case.

Gun Maintenance During Lockdown

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 9 months ago 545 Views No comments

Get the right tools to keep your guns in tip top condition

Henry Krank Glossary Of Reloading Related Words & Terms

By James Evans 9 months ago 1704 Views 1 comment

To help the novice reloader and those experienced in reloading ammunition already who may need a refresher, we’ve created a comprehensive glossary of common words and terms in reloading and what they mean.

​Bigger & Better Than Ever! The NEW Henry Krank 2021 Catalogue

By Ana Nikacevic 1 years ago 2410 Views No comments

Bigger & Better Than Ever! The NEW Henry Krank 2021 Catalogue

Order your FREE copy now at: www.henrykrank.com/2021

What Is An Inert Gun?

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 1 years ago 4360 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.

The Toys For The Black Stuff

By Bill Harriman 2 years ago 2018 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.

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

By John Crossley 2 years ago 3686 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 2 years ago 2324 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 2 years ago 1693 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 2 years ago 4031 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 2 years ago 4600 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.

Muzzle Loading Cannon Buying Guide

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 2 years ago 1979 Views No comments

Our range of Ardesa miniature cannon are ever popular and a great way to have a different shooting experience at the range. Miniaturised reproductions of full-size field guns of the era, these cannon are small enough to be loaded and operated by one person, and convenient enough to be a frequent range visitor.

Uberti 1873 S.A.A - The Ned Buntline Special

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 2 years ago 2603 Views No comments

Legend has it that dime novelist, Ned Buntline, presented special order Colt revolvers with long barrels and detachable stocks to Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson and other noted ‘Old West’ celebrities. Based on this story, the long-barreled ‘Peacemakers’ with their special target sights came to be called ‘Buntline Specials’. Revolving rifles and carbines were among the first effective repeating rifles. Models produced by Colt were carried in the Mexican War and the Apache Wars of the Old Southwest.

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Upgrading The Sights On Your Pedersoli Rifle

By Derek Unsworth 6 months ago 1157 Views No comments

Thinking of buying a tang sight for your Pedersoli rifle? Here are some things to consider


How To Cast Your Own Slingshot Ammo

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 6 months ago 1497 Views No comments

Casting your own slingshot balls is a cheap and efficient way to keep your slingshot fed.

Guide To Buying A Gun Bag

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 6 months ago 769 Views No comments

It’s important to keep your guns safe from knocks and damage when in transit and having a good gun bag is essential.

The Henry Krank Blank Firing Revolver Instruction Guide

By Derek Unsworth 8 months ago 2551 Views No comments

Full instruction manual for wester blank firer revolvers by Pietta and Uberti. Including a full guide on cleaning.

​Price Comparison Of Bought v Reloaded Ammunition Part 2: PPU 45/70

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 8 months ago 1665 Views No comments

For this comparison, I’ll compare the costs of 45/70 ammunition with a hand loaded counterpart. 45/70 is a fairly expensive calibre to shoot, simply due to the volume of material that is required to load it. It is a large calibre, shooting a heavy bullet, using a large case and comparatively hefty powder charge.

Price Comparison Of Bought v Reloaded Ammunition Part 1: PPU 308 Winchester

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 8 months ago 3743 Views 3 comments

Loading your own ammunition, versus buying it, is a debate as old as the hills. There are countless sources arguing one side or the other, but most focus around ifs and buts, so here is a direct comparison for cost and convenience based on how much money you could save.

Why Reload Instead Of Buying Factory Ammunition?

By Derek Unsworth 8 months ago 938 Views No comments

Many years ago, I bought a lever action rifle that came with a used Lee progressive press and other bits and bobs that I had no idea what they did. That started the whole reloading journey for me that continues today but why do other people get into it, for me it was an off shoot of that purchase, but I had never set out to reload.

You’ve Bought Lee Reloading Equipment, Now What?

By Derek Unsworth 8 months ago 454 Views No comments

You’ve finally taken the plunge and bought your first reloading kit (Lee in this instance) unpacked all the boxes and laid it out in your reloading space, on first look it all does look a little daunting. The following is based on reloading an already fired .308 case.

Gun Maintenance During Lockdown

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 9 months ago 545 Views No comments

Get the right tools to keep your guns in tip top condition

Henry Krank Glossary Of Reloading Related Words & Terms

By James Evans 9 months ago 1704 Views 1 comment

To help the novice reloader and those experienced in reloading ammunition already who may need a refresher, we’ve created a comprehensive glossary of common words and terms in reloading and what they mean.

​Bigger & Better Than Ever! The NEW Henry Krank 2021 Catalogue

By Ana Nikacevic 1 years ago 2410 Views No comments

Bigger & Better Than Ever! The NEW Henry Krank 2021 Catalogue

Order your FREE copy now at: www.henrykrank.com/2021

What Is An Inert Gun?

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 1 years ago 4360 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.

The Toys For The Black Stuff

By Bill Harriman 2 years ago 2018 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.

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

By John Crossley 2 years ago 3686 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 2 years ago 2324 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 2 years ago 1693 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 2 years ago 4031 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 2 years ago 4600 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.

Muzzle Loading Cannon Buying Guide

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 2 years ago 1979 Views No comments

Our range of Ardesa miniature cannon are ever popular and a great way to have a different shooting experience at the range. Miniaturised reproductions of full-size field guns of the era, these cannon are small enough to be loaded and operated by one person, and convenient enough to be a frequent range visitor.

Uberti 1873 S.A.A - The Ned Buntline Special

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 2 years ago 2603 Views No comments

Legend has it that dime novelist, Ned Buntline, presented special order Colt revolvers with long barrels and detachable stocks to Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson and other noted ‘Old West’ celebrities. Based on this story, the long-barreled ‘Peacemakers’ with their special target sights came to be called ‘Buntline Specials’. Revolving rifles and carbines were among the first effective repeating rifles. Models produced by Colt were carried in the Mexican War and the Apache Wars of the Old Southwest.