The neat thing about an 1875 Portuguese Navy contract British-made Snider .58-caliber carbine is that by the time the smoke clears, the watermelon is gone.
Lawmakers in the Virginia House of Delegates gave their approval to a Senate plan Tuesday allowing some with felony records to use guns such as muzzleloaders for limited reasons.
The results of the Metropolitan Police’s weeklong gun amnesty program looks kinda like the weapons from a Clue board game.
Black powder revolvers are fun, but loading them isn’t always the case. Reloading is a snap with paper cartridges and making them is a snap.
While reloading gear seems relegated to the corners of quiet booths at SHOT, there are nonetheless some noteworthy introductions for handloaders.
“We’ve got 120 grains of black powder…” says backyard ordnance maker Royal Nonesuch with a wince as he steadies his homemade hand cannon towards a stack of milk jugs.
Colt handguns ruled the pistol market in the 1800s, especially their percussion revolvers. With an…
Capandball, a Hungarian black powder enthusiast, and collector, puts the Union’s Rogers & Spencer next to an Italian repro side by side on the table and the range.
The Old Bedford Village in Bedford, Pennsylvania last week suffered a break-in that left the living history museum without their collection of rifled muskets.
Taking a break from exotic shotgun shells, the gang at Taofledermaus grabbed some black powder and a few random balloons to see if they could (literally) blow one up.