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Choosing Between The Colt 1860 Army & 1858 Remington New Model Army Black Powder Revolver

By Derek Unsworth 1 month ago 130 Views No comments

Choosing your first .44 black powder revolver can be confusing, and everyone has their own favourite when it comes to choosing between these two combatants. Is one really better than the other?

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

By James Evans 4 months ago 536 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.

How To Get A Stuck Ball Out Of Your Muzzle Loading Gun

By Peter Ainsworth 4 months ago 270 Views No comments

It happened to us all, but getting a ball stuck in your muzzle loading gun need not be too much of a worry. Read on to find out how to solve this common problem.

Uberti's Colt 1861 Black Powder Revolver

By Gun Mart 4 months ago 175 Views No comments

Uberti's Colt 1861 Black Powder Revolver, reviewed here by Derek Landers. Article kindly supplied by Gun Mart.

Henry Krank Proud Sponsors Of The NRA Trafalgar Meet 2020

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 5 months ago 885 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 8 months ago 3291 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 11 months ago 1323 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 11 months ago 1452 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 11 months ago 1728 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 11 months ago 906 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 11 months ago 1785 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 1 years ago 2230 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 1 years ago 378 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 1 years ago 901 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 1 years ago 1274 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 1 years ago 470 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 1 years ago 369 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 1 years ago 543 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 1 years ago 417 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 1 years ago 1055 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.

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Choosing Between The Colt 1860 Army & 1858 Remington New Model Army Black Powder Revolver

By Derek Unsworth 1 month ago 130 Views No comments

Choosing your first .44 black powder revolver can be confusing, and everyone has their own favourite when it comes to choosing between these two combatants. Is one really better than the other?

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

By James Evans 4 months ago 536 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.

How To Get A Stuck Ball Out Of Your Muzzle Loading Gun

By Peter Ainsworth 4 months ago 270 Views No comments

It happened to us all, but getting a ball stuck in your muzzle loading gun need not be too much of a worry. Read on to find out how to solve this common problem.

Uberti's Colt 1861 Black Powder Revolver

By Gun Mart 4 months ago 175 Views No comments

Uberti's Colt 1861 Black Powder Revolver, reviewed here by Derek Landers. Article kindly supplied by Gun Mart.

Henry Krank Proud Sponsors Of The NRA Trafalgar Meet 2020

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 5 months ago 885 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 8 months ago 3291 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 11 months ago 1323 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 11 months ago 1452 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 11 months ago 1728 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 11 months ago 906 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 11 months ago 1785 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 1 years ago 2230 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 1 years ago 378 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 1 years ago 901 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 1 years ago 1274 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 1 years ago 470 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 1 years ago 369 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 1 years ago 543 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 1 years ago 417 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 1 years ago 1055 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.