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Parker Hale Black Powder Replicas: Tips On Care, Loading & Cleaning

By Parker Hale 2 months ago 1176 Views No comments

Parker-Hale rifles, whether .577 Military models or .451 Volunteer and Whitworth, have consistently won World Championships, European, National Regional and CIub Championships and set world record scores. The following lips come from top international shooters who have many years of experience.

Muzzle Loading Cleaners and Lubricants Explained

By Tom Metcalf 4 months ago 1104 Views No comments

Read this to help find the right lubricant or cleaner for your muzzle loading gun.

Matchless Matchlock Muzzle Loading Merriment

By Tom Metcalf 4 months ago 408 Views No comments

Have you ever tried a matchlock musket? You should. Read on to find out why.

The Colt Model 1873 Single Action Army Percussion Revolver

By Tom Metcalf 4 months ago 1314 Views No comments

Did you know the venerable 1873 SAA revolver is UK legal? Read on.

Which Nipple Key Do I Need For My Percussion Rifle, Shotgun, Pistol or Revolver?

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 5 months ago 832 Views No comments

Picking the right nipple key for your gun can be troublesome, read on to make sure you get the right one.

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


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

By Derek Unsworth 9 months ago 1685 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 11 months ago 1618 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 11 months ago 1203 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 11 months ago 381 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 1 years ago 1330 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 1 years ago 6540 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 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.

Rogers & Spencer: Too Late For The Party

By Derek Landers 2 years ago 2984 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 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).

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.

Brown Bess vs Charleville

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 2 years ago 5705 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 2 years ago 856 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 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.

Posts tagged 'Muzzle Loading'

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Parker Hale Black Powder Replicas: Tips On Care, Loading & Cleaning

By Parker Hale 2 months ago 1176 Views No comments

Parker-Hale rifles, whether .577 Military models or .451 Volunteer and Whitworth, have consistently won World Championships, European, National Regional and CIub Championships and set world record scores. The following lips come from top international shooters who have many years of experience.

Muzzle Loading Cleaners and Lubricants Explained

By Tom Metcalf 4 months ago 1104 Views No comments

Read this to help find the right lubricant or cleaner for your muzzle loading gun.

Matchless Matchlock Muzzle Loading Merriment

By Tom Metcalf 4 months ago 408 Views No comments

Have you ever tried a matchlock musket? You should. Read on to find out why.

The Colt Model 1873 Single Action Army Percussion Revolver

By Tom Metcalf 4 months ago 1314 Views No comments

Did you know the venerable 1873 SAA revolver is UK legal? Read on.

Which Nipple Key Do I Need For My Percussion Rifle, Shotgun, Pistol or Revolver?

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 5 months ago 832 Views No comments

Picking the right nipple key for your gun can be troublesome, read on to make sure you get the right one.

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


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

By Derek Unsworth 9 months ago 1685 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 11 months ago 1618 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 11 months ago 1203 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 11 months ago 381 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 1 years ago 1330 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 1 years ago 6540 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 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.

Rogers & Spencer: Too Late For The Party

By Derek Landers 2 years ago 2984 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 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).

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.

Brown Bess vs Charleville

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 2 years ago 5705 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 2 years ago 856 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 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.