Muzzle Loading Cannon Buying Guide
Our range of Ardesa Miniature Muzzle Loading 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. Competitions such as the MLAGB (Muzzle Loading Association of Great Britain) 25 yard miniature cannon competition have propelled these niche guns into popularity, and mini cannon shooting is now and up and coming discipline in the muzzle loading world.
Our Muzzle Loading Cannon are manufactured by Ardesa in Spain, long known for their skill and craftsmanship in producing muzzle loading guns. Each cannon comes mounted to its period correct carriage, with the correct screw for elevating. Our cannon can be purchased on a firearms certificate with a variation for a .50 or .69 muzzle loading cannon.
Simple to use and operate, they're similar to loading a muzzle loading pistol. Each cannon takes a patched ball atop powder charge, either with wad or without. The cannon is then set on the shooting table, primed, aimed and is ready to fire! The larger .69 Napoleon III comes with ground anchoring spike to minimise rearward travel, as the gun is larger than it's .50 counterpart and is better suited to shooting rested on the ground.
We have included a handy comparison table below which includes all 5 different Ardesa Muzzle Loading Cannons that we currently offer.
|Napoleon III Standard||Napoleon III Deluxe||Napoleon III Standard||Napoleon III Deluxe||Mini York Town Standard|
|Finish||Polished Steel||Brass||Polished Steel||Brass||Polished Steel|
|Lead Ball Size||.490||.490||.675||.675||.490|
|Link To Product||Click here||Click here||Click here||Click here||Click here|
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