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March 2020

How to replace the internal parts in a Remington 1858 black powder revolver

By John Crossley 6 months ago 385 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 6 months ago 566 Views No comments

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

How To Replace Internal Parts In A Western Blank Firing Revolver

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 6 months ago 300 Views No comments

How do I replace the internal parts in my Uberti or Pietta western blank firer? No matter what model of blank firing revolver you’ve got, occasionally it may require some maintenance. Parts occasionally break, but fortunately they are readily available from us and easy to replace.

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

By John Crossley 6 months ago 407 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.

Pedersoli Tang Sight Guide For Centrefire Rifles

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 6 months ago 422 Views No comments

Depending on the kind of shooting you’re doing, you’ll need the right sight to complement the right gun. When target shooting at any distance, precision and consistency is key to getting the highest scores. To that end, proper sighting is essential for good shooting. The Pedersoli range of front and rear sights are at the top of their game when it comes to aperture and silhouette sights, with the Creedmore range made specially with long range single shot rifle shooting in mind.

Brown Bess vs Charleville

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 6 months ago 640 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 6 months ago 277 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.

Henry Krank - COVID-19 Update

By Jim Horrobin 6 months ago 3235 Views No comments

We’re still open and working hard with delivery companies to get your orders despatched within 24 hours.

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The Vektor ‘Land Rover Exclusive Lifestyle’ Hunting Rifle

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 6 months ago 225 Views No comments

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.

Muzzle Loading Cannon Buying Guide

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 6 months ago 274 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.

Uberti 1873 S.A.A - The Ned Buntline Special

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 6 months ago 202 Views No comments

Legend has it that dime novelist, Ned Buntline, presented special order Colt revolvers with long barrels and detachable stocks to Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson and other noted ‘Old West’ celebrities. Based on this story, the long-barreled ‘Peacemakers’ with their special target sights came to be called ‘Buntline Specials’. Revolving rifles and carbines were among the first effective repeating rifles. Models produced by Colt were carried in the Mexican War and the Apache Wars of the Old Southwest.

Quick Reference Guide for Uberti Centrefire Rifles

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 7 months ago 171 Views No comments

Uberti have been producing reproductions of famous Western rifles for decades and are rightly one of the leading names in top quality historic firearms. Uberti’s range of centrefire rifles is probably the most comprehensive available, and covers a wide breadth of lever gun development, from the very first 1860 ‘Henry’ rifle, to the later single shot 1885 ‘High Wall’ target rifles.

The Gun That Won The West - The Uberti 1873

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 7 months ago 176 Views No comments

The Winchester 1873 lever action rifle is the definitive ‘gun that won the west’. Ubiquitous in any Western book, film or historical source, the 1873 is a gun that is instantly recognisable the world over. Uberti’s reproduction of the Winchester 1873 is a gun that is faithful to the original in every respect. Available in a variety of calibres, our favourite is the option offered in .357 magnum.

Quick Reference Guide For Pedersoli Centrefire Rifles

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 7 months ago 113 Views No comments

Pedersoli centrefire guns are renown the world over for their quality of manufacture and shooting. From the casual target shooter, to the serious long-range shooter, there is a Pedersoli gun available for every purpose. Pedersoli’s range of centrefire rifles, built in the spirit of the original guns, are second to none for historical accuracy and quality.

The Gold Standard of Black Powder Revolver

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 7 months ago 504 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.

Lee SMLE v's Lee Enfield No.4

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 7 months ago 177 Views No comments

The SMLE (Short, Magazine, Lee Enfield) is the quintessential British First World War Rifle vs the Lee Enfield No.4 which is most likely the best-known WWII era British military rifle, let's see how they match up together.

How To Choose The Right Muzzle Loading Rifle Or Shotgun

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 7 months ago 119 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 7 months ago 214 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 7 months ago 170 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 7 months ago 145 Views No comments

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

March 2020

How to replace the internal parts in a Remington 1858 black powder revolver

By John Crossley 6 months ago 385 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 6 months ago 566 Views No comments

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

How To Replace Internal Parts In A Western Blank Firing Revolver

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 6 months ago 300 Views No comments

How do I replace the internal parts in my Uberti or Pietta western blank firer? No matter what model of blank firing revolver you’ve got, occasionally it may require some maintenance. Parts occasionally break, but fortunately they are readily available from us and easy to replace.

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

By John Crossley 6 months ago 407 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.

Pedersoli Tang Sight Guide For Centrefire Rifles

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 6 months ago 422 Views No comments

Depending on the kind of shooting you’re doing, you’ll need the right sight to complement the right gun. When target shooting at any distance, precision and consistency is key to getting the highest scores. To that end, proper sighting is essential for good shooting. The Pedersoli range of front and rear sights are at the top of their game when it comes to aperture and silhouette sights, with the Creedmore range made specially with long range single shot rifle shooting in mind.

Brown Bess vs Charleville

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 6 months ago 640 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 6 months ago 277 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.

Henry Krank - COVID-19 Update

By Jim Horrobin 6 months ago 3235 Views No comments

We’re still open and working hard with delivery companies to get your orders despatched within 24 hours.

The Vektor ‘Land Rover Exclusive Lifestyle’ Hunting Rifle

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 6 months ago 225 Views No comments

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.

Muzzle Loading Cannon Buying Guide

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 6 months ago 274 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.

Uberti 1873 S.A.A - The Ned Buntline Special

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 6 months ago 202 Views No comments

Legend has it that dime novelist, Ned Buntline, presented special order Colt revolvers with long barrels and detachable stocks to Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson and other noted ‘Old West’ celebrities. Based on this story, the long-barreled ‘Peacemakers’ with their special target sights came to be called ‘Buntline Specials’. Revolving rifles and carbines were among the first effective repeating rifles. Models produced by Colt were carried in the Mexican War and the Apache Wars of the Old Southwest.

Quick Reference Guide for Uberti Centrefire Rifles

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 7 months ago 171 Views No comments

Uberti have been producing reproductions of famous Western rifles for decades and are rightly one of the leading names in top quality historic firearms. Uberti’s range of centrefire rifles is probably the most comprehensive available, and covers a wide breadth of lever gun development, from the very first 1860 ‘Henry’ rifle, to the later single shot 1885 ‘High Wall’ target rifles.

The Gun That Won The West - The Uberti 1873

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 7 months ago 176 Views No comments

The Winchester 1873 lever action rifle is the definitive ‘gun that won the west’. Ubiquitous in any Western book, film or historical source, the 1873 is a gun that is instantly recognisable the world over. Uberti’s reproduction of the Winchester 1873 is a gun that is faithful to the original in every respect. Available in a variety of calibres, our favourite is the option offered in .357 magnum.

Quick Reference Guide For Pedersoli Centrefire Rifles

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 7 months ago 113 Views No comments

Pedersoli centrefire guns are renown the world over for their quality of manufacture and shooting. From the casual target shooter, to the serious long-range shooter, there is a Pedersoli gun available for every purpose. Pedersoli’s range of centrefire rifles, built in the spirit of the original guns, are second to none for historical accuracy and quality.

The Gold Standard of Black Powder Revolver

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 7 months ago 504 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.

Lee SMLE v's Lee Enfield No.4

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 7 months ago 177 Views No comments

The SMLE (Short, Magazine, Lee Enfield) is the quintessential British First World War Rifle vs the Lee Enfield No.4 which is most likely the best-known WWII era British military rifle, let's see how they match up together.

How To Choose The Right Muzzle Loading Rifle Or Shotgun

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 7 months ago 119 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 7 months ago 214 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 7 months ago 170 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 7 months ago 145 Views No comments

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