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The Toys For The Black Stuff

By Bill Harriman 6 months ago 759 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 6 months ago 662 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.

9 Important Safety Rules Of Black Powder Shooting

By Pedersoli 7 months ago 140 Views No comments

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

The Le Mat Revolver – Giving It Both Barrels Since 1856

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 8 months ago 242 Views No comments

The Le Mat’s revolver is one of the most identifiable firearms of the era. Invented by the French physician Jean Alexandre Francois LeMat in 1856, the Le Mat’s revolver combined nine shots of .36 or .42 ball, and one 16g shotgun load, making it one of the deadliest side arms in close combat.

How To Select The Right Percussion Cap For Your Muzzle Loading Gun

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 8 months ago 190 Views No comments

Fortunately, unlike many things muzzle loading, selecting the right percussion cap is a fairly painless process. The three main sizes of percussion cap you will encounter will be No.10, No.11, or musket caps.

Black Powder Comparison Chart

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 8 months ago 239 Views No comments

It can be difficult to select the right grade of black powder to get the most out of your shooting. Fortunately, we have created this chart to help. Simply select the kind of gun you're shooting, and pick a powder!

Powder Loads – How Do You Measure Up?

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 8 months ago 1292 Views No comments

The key to good shooting with muzzle loading guns is consistency of load. Provided loading is consistent, bullets will group in one place on the target.

Swiss Black Powder, Premium Powder For Better Shooting

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 8 months ago 654 Views No comments

Renown in the muzzle loading world for its consistency and exceptional quality, the Swiss range of black is ultimate choice for any shooter looking to get the best performance from their gun.

Muzzle Loading - What, Why, How

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 8 months ago 465 Views No comments

Shooting muzzle loading guns is surprisingly common, and black powder shooting in general has enjoy a great renaissance in recent years. Every bit as fun (or serious!) as shooting ‘conventional’ guns, muzzle loading is an excellent way of honing your shooting abilities, experiencing the past, or simply creating a big cloud of smoke!

Matchlock Musket’s Starring Role In BBC’s Gunpowder Drama

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 3 years ago 1315 Views No comments

If you were wondering what gun was used in the BBC's recent dramatisation of the Gunpowder Plot, starring Kit Harrington, you can get your hands on your very own replica Matchlock musket.

Posts tagged 'Black Powder Shooting'

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The Toys For The Black Stuff

By Bill Harriman 6 months ago 759 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 6 months ago 662 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.

9 Important Safety Rules Of Black Powder Shooting

By Pedersoli 7 months ago 140 Views No comments

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

The Le Mat Revolver – Giving It Both Barrels Since 1856

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 8 months ago 242 Views No comments

The Le Mat’s revolver is one of the most identifiable firearms of the era. Invented by the French physician Jean Alexandre Francois LeMat in 1856, the Le Mat’s revolver combined nine shots of .36 or .42 ball, and one 16g shotgun load, making it one of the deadliest side arms in close combat.

How To Select The Right Percussion Cap For Your Muzzle Loading Gun

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 8 months ago 190 Views No comments

Fortunately, unlike many things muzzle loading, selecting the right percussion cap is a fairly painless process. The three main sizes of percussion cap you will encounter will be No.10, No.11, or musket caps.

Black Powder Comparison Chart

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 8 months ago 239 Views No comments

It can be difficult to select the right grade of black powder to get the most out of your shooting. Fortunately, we have created this chart to help. Simply select the kind of gun you're shooting, and pick a powder!

Powder Loads – How Do You Measure Up?

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 8 months ago 1292 Views No comments

The key to good shooting with muzzle loading guns is consistency of load. Provided loading is consistent, bullets will group in one place on the target.

Swiss Black Powder, Premium Powder For Better Shooting

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 8 months ago 654 Views No comments

Renown in the muzzle loading world for its consistency and exceptional quality, the Swiss range of black is ultimate choice for any shooter looking to get the best performance from their gun.

Muzzle Loading - What, Why, How

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 8 months ago 465 Views No comments

Shooting muzzle loading guns is surprisingly common, and black powder shooting in general has enjoy a great renaissance in recent years. Every bit as fun (or serious!) as shooting ‘conventional’ guns, muzzle loading is an excellent way of honing your shooting abilities, experiencing the past, or simply creating a big cloud of smoke!

Matchlock Musket’s Starring Role In BBC’s Gunpowder Drama

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 3 years ago 1315 Views No comments

If you were wondering what gun was used in the BBC's recent dramatisation of the Gunpowder Plot, starring Kit Harrington, you can get your hands on your very own replica Matchlock musket.