The gun case on the photos and on the short video is not a product of the modern age’s creativity, but growes its roots back to the 18th century. Universal gun cases suitable for use as pouch were so popular in those times. Similar ones were used in the „kaiserlich und königlich” army, by the […]
A good friend of mine asked me to try Pedersoli’s muzzle loading Rolling Block rifle. This is an in-line rifle designed for Sabot hunting bullets. Here are some 50 m and 100 m range tests, including the usual review.
We offer for sale this origininal Austrian/south German percussion rifle (Jägerstützen). It’s a perfect choice for target shooting or blackpowder hunting. The original caliber was 13,9 mm, but it is remade with modern Eichelberger barrelwith .45 cal, 1:8 twist. She likes both round balls and conical bullets. The wall of the barrel is really thick, […]
The rolling block mechanism was made by the Remington from the mid-1860s into the early 20th century. The construction of the whole rifle was extremely strong and could easily withstand the increased pressure of the new smokeless powders coming into use by the late 1880s. Due it’s reliability and strong mechanism it was very popular […]
Here is another blackpowder hunting story from Gyulaj, Hungary. I was lucky to film the first ever blackpowder fallow deer of my old time shooter friend in January this year. The hunt and the Pedersoli Missouri River Hawken rifle he used were a present from his wife, so this was a special occasion indeed!
This beauty was made in the mid 19th century by the Baader family, royal gunmakers of Bayern. Makes a beautiful patch roundball rifle, and it is also a formidable hunting arm See how elegant it is, and listen to its sound testing its accuracy. An elegant original percussion hunting rifle, still capable of hunting big […]
I had a chance to visit the Sabatti factory in Gardone, Italy. This company is one of the very few who manufacture barrels with cold forging method. This hammer forging barrel and rifling making method is capable for manufacturing extremely durable barrels with very accurate dimensions. The technology was invented in Germany/Austria just before WW2, […]
Capandball Cleaing tube for muzzleloading guns This is the fastest and safest way to clean the bore of your muzzleloader. As a competition shooter I am always in search for the fastest and safest way to clean my reproduction and original blackpowder rifles and pistols. It is not always a good idea to remove the […]
A good friend of mine took his first blackpowder game in Gyulaj, Hungary a few weeks ago. I am happy I could follow him with my camera.
So you think that speedloader is an invention of the 20th century? Well I guess you are wrong. Loading tubes were used long before the renaissance of blackpowder shooting and hunting. We know of many examples from Europe. These little tubes, that could hold the charge and the bullet were mainly used by hunters, but […]