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Black Powder For Re-enactment In The UK

By Ana Nikacevic 2 months ago 440 Views No comments

Look no further, here at Henry Krank we offer a great selection of Black Powder for use by re-enactors.

Which Powder Flask Should I Buy For My Muzzle Loading Gun?

By James Evans 2 months ago 413 Views No comments

Good shooting demands the right tools for the job. Read on for some help on how to get the right flask for your gun.

A Young Person's Guide to Starting Muzzle Loading Shooting

By James Horrobin 2 months ago 175 Views No comments

It may seem difficult to know where and how to start muzzle loading shooting in the UK. Read this article, from a beginner's point of view, for some tips and help.

How To Get The Most From Your Black Powder Revolver

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 2 months ago 203 Views No comments

Have you ever wondered how to get the best out of your Black Powder Revolver? Here are the answers you are looking for, courtesy of Pedersoli.

Zloty Stock Polish Black Powder - New at Henry Krank

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 2 months ago 99 Views No comments

Henry Krank & Co are proud to announce the latest addition to our comprehensive range of black powder, Zloty Stok. The Zloty Stok range of black powders are produced in Poland, and Zloty Stok is one of the oldest black powder mills in the world, operating since 1694.

Henry Krank Proud Sponsors Of The NRA Trafalgar Meet 2020

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 3 months ago 729 Views No comments

Henry Krank & Co. are proud and honoured to be sponsoring the National Rifle Association’s Trafalgar Meeting 2020 on the 17th to 18th of October 2020 at Bisley.

On Test: The Charleville Model 1777 Indian Reproduction

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 6 months ago 2528 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 Toys For The Black Stuff

By Bill Harriman 10 months ago 1137 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 10 months ago 1230 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 10 months ago 1361 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 10 months ago 851 Views No comments

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

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

By John Crossley 10 months ago 1360 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.

Brown Bess vs Charleville

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 10 months ago 1624 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 10 months ago 358 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.

Muzzle Loading Cannon Buying Guide

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 10 months ago 764 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.

The Gold Standard of Black Powder Revolver

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 10 months ago 989 Views No comments

The Pietta 1858 Competition is truly the most superior 1858 model available. The Pietta Competition is a true reproduction of the original Remington New Model Army, with a blued frame and silver plated trigger guard, it’s instantly recognisable.

How To Choose The Right Muzzle Loading Rifle Or Shotgun

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 10 months ago 413 Views No comments

Shooting muzzle loading black powder guns is excellent fun, and no matter what your shooting discipline, there is a black powder rifle or shotgun out there for you. With many different styles and brands available, finding the right gun needn’t be a chore, we’ve put together a few commonly asked questions to help you pick the right gun to help you get the most out of your shooting.

Best Selling Black Powder Revolvers

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 10 months ago 317 Views No comments

Uberti black powder revolvers are the cream of the crop when it comes to historical accuracy and build quality. Made in the spirit of the original, these Uberti revolvers are our most popular models and remain constant favourites both for shooting and re-enactment.

Quick Guide To Selecting The Right Black Powder Revolver

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 10 months ago 473 Views No comments

With so many black powder revolvers on offer, you might not always know exactly which is the right gun for you. Fortunately, we’ve drawn on past customer experiences to provide a handy guide to our most popular selling black powder revolvers.

9 Important Safety Rules Of Black Powder Shooting

By Pedersoli 10 months ago 367 Views No comments

If shooting with black powder these are 9 important safety rules that shooters should follow (kindly supplied by Pedersoli).

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Black Powder For Re-enactment In The UK

By Ana Nikacevic 2 months ago 440 Views No comments

Look no further, here at Henry Krank we offer a great selection of Black Powder for use by re-enactors.

Which Powder Flask Should I Buy For My Muzzle Loading Gun?

By James Evans 2 months ago 413 Views No comments

Good shooting demands the right tools for the job. Read on for some help on how to get the right flask for your gun.

A Young Person's Guide to Starting Muzzle Loading Shooting

By James Horrobin 2 months ago 175 Views No comments

It may seem difficult to know where and how to start muzzle loading shooting in the UK. Read this article, from a beginner's point of view, for some tips and help.

How To Get The Most From Your Black Powder Revolver

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 2 months ago 203 Views No comments

Have you ever wondered how to get the best out of your Black Powder Revolver? Here are the answers you are looking for, courtesy of Pedersoli.

Zloty Stock Polish Black Powder - New at Henry Krank

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 2 months ago 99 Views No comments

Henry Krank & Co are proud to announce the latest addition to our comprehensive range of black powder, Zloty Stok. The Zloty Stok range of black powders are produced in Poland, and Zloty Stok is one of the oldest black powder mills in the world, operating since 1694.

Henry Krank Proud Sponsors Of The NRA Trafalgar Meet 2020

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 3 months ago 729 Views No comments

Henry Krank & Co. are proud and honoured to be sponsoring the National Rifle Association’s Trafalgar Meeting 2020 on the 17th to 18th of October 2020 at Bisley.

On Test: The Charleville Model 1777 Indian Reproduction

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 6 months ago 2528 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 Toys For The Black Stuff

By Bill Harriman 10 months ago 1137 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 10 months ago 1230 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 10 months ago 1361 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 10 months ago 851 Views No comments

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

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

By John Crossley 10 months ago 1360 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.

Brown Bess vs Charleville

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 10 months ago 1624 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 10 months ago 358 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.

Muzzle Loading Cannon Buying Guide

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 10 months ago 764 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.

The Gold Standard of Black Powder Revolver

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 10 months ago 989 Views No comments

The Pietta 1858 Competition is truly the most superior 1858 model available. The Pietta Competition is a true reproduction of the original Remington New Model Army, with a blued frame and silver plated trigger guard, it’s instantly recognisable.

How To Choose The Right Muzzle Loading Rifle Or Shotgun

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 10 months ago 413 Views No comments

Shooting muzzle loading black powder guns is excellent fun, and no matter what your shooting discipline, there is a black powder rifle or shotgun out there for you. With many different styles and brands available, finding the right gun needn’t be a chore, we’ve put together a few commonly asked questions to help you pick the right gun to help you get the most out of your shooting.

Best Selling Black Powder Revolvers

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 10 months ago 317 Views No comments

Uberti black powder revolvers are the cream of the crop when it comes to historical accuracy and build quality. Made in the spirit of the original, these Uberti revolvers are our most popular models and remain constant favourites both for shooting and re-enactment.

Quick Guide To Selecting The Right Black Powder Revolver

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 10 months ago 473 Views No comments

With so many black powder revolvers on offer, you might not always know exactly which is the right gun for you. Fortunately, we’ve drawn on past customer experiences to provide a handy guide to our most popular selling black powder revolvers.

9 Important Safety Rules Of Black Powder Shooting

By Pedersoli 10 months ago 367 Views No comments

If shooting with black powder these are 9 important safety rules that shooters should follow (kindly supplied by Pedersoli).