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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This superb rifle is among the best big game rifles money can buy. Made in 2003 with support from Land Rover South Africa, this exquisite rifle was hand finished and cased by Jurie Majoor of Pretoria, South Africa.
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.
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.
Military rifles have exploded in popularity in the last few years. They used to be commonplace and cheap, to the point where they were sporterised into hunting rifles and similar. These days however, they are thin on the ground, and previously commonplace rifles are becoming increasingly hard to find.
The Henry Krank Alarm Mine - A Best Selling Product
The HK Primer, brand new to the UK market and exclusive to Henry Krank & Co, we are pleased to announce the release of our own range of primers. Produced specially for Henry Krank, our new range of primers is unparalleled for cost and value for money.
The Acetech line of chronographs is one of the simplest and best value for money methods of measuring your air rifle’s power currently on the market. Instead of spending hundreds on a full-bore chronograph, which also has the disadvantage of being large and awkward to use, the Acetech chronograph is simple to mount, and quick to set up and use.
If you’re thinking of buying a Uberti 1873, this is the blog for you. The 1873 lever action rifle by Uberti is one of our most popular products, and one of the most popular recreational rifles in the UK.
We put a reproduction Indian Brown Bess through its paces in the field and give an overall verdict of its performance.
Brunox Turbo Spray is a superior gun oil, designed to protect, lubricate and clean all manner of firearms.
Pedersoli Malcolm Scopes are a reproduction of the pinnacle in late 19th century optics, currently available for all Pedersoli rifles.