pinfire cartridge

WHAT IS A PINFIRE CARTRIDGE? CHECK THIS OUT

What is a pinfire cartridge anyway? The pinfire cartridge is an odd, thoroughly obsolete cartridge ignition system from a time long past. It was however a step in the evolution of the self-contained cartridge. HL Ebooks Way back in the 1830s, Frenchman Casimir Lefaucheux came up with the pinfire concept, which was finally patented in 1835. International Ammunition […]

cannon trap

TESTING THE 1862 CANNON MOUSE TRAP (VIDEO)

Ever wish you could shoot those annoying mice and other pests? Back in a past time you actually could with traps that shot bullets. Witness the 1862 Cannon Mousetrap in action that gave users the most bang for their mice. YouTuber Shawn Woods has a reproduction of a better mousetrap that truly blasts pests. Known […]

slow motion cannon

SLOW MOTION CANNON FOOTAGE THAT WILL AMAZE YOU

Civil War reproduction cannons are just amazing fun to shoot. What do they look like in slow motion? See flames, smoke and shock waves with this incredible slow motion footage of cannon fire. SmarterEveryDay on YouTube shared a video that will blow your mind. It also is quite a blast. Reproduction cannons like those from […]

cannon accident

EPIC HOMEMADE CANNON FAIL CAUGHT ON VIDEO

What could possibly go wrong firing a homemade cannon? Well one might think explosion but that is not the case here. Check out this homemade cannon that goes airborne to attack a truck. In a video shared by YouTuber Jessica Norman we see a cannon shoot gone wrong. The cannon in question is a homemade […]

muzzleloader fail

EPIC FAIL: HOW NOT TO SHOOT A MUZZLELOADER

Never leave open powder on the gun range table. This shooter did and had quite a hot display for his carelessness. Witness this muzzleloader fail that was certainly quite preventable. No safety glasses was just the beginning of the safety violations this young shooter has in store. An open container of powder is just about […]

muzzleloader shoots ramrod

ATTENTION MUZZLELOADERS: NEVER LAUNCH YOUR RAMROD

Shooting a muzzleloading rifle is quite rewarding. Always be sure to remove the ramrod before shooting though. This shooter launches his ramrod in a very preventable circumstance. Accidents are largely preventable. Gun accidents are even more preventable if the shooter pay attention to details. YouTuber popojoeexplode was shooting his muzzleoader on camera. His first series of […]

4 REASONS PATCHED ROUND BALLS FOR MUZZLELOADING ARE THE BEST

Are you a black powder fanatic? If you are you just might be a fan of the old school patched round ball. I take a look at the top four reasons I am a big fan of the ole patched lead round ball for muzzleloader shooting. 1. Tradition Currently I mainly shoot a somewhat vintage […]

largest revolver

WORLD’S LARGEST REVOLVER IS MORE THAN A HANDFUL

Think your .500 S&W Magnum is the biggest revolver?  Well this gun builder has you beat. Check out the world’s largest revolver and just imagine owning such a brute. Ryszard Tobys of Poland decided to build a huge model of the Remington Model 1859 Revolver. This version like the original is a cap and ball […]

powder wedge

VINTAGE POWDER WEDGE SPLITS LOGS OLD SCHOOL STYLE

Tired of splitting logs with an ax, wedge or maul? Well so were the farmers and homesteaders of times past. Check out the powder wedge that used black powder to split logs in the most epic manner. Back in the early 20th century an invention made log splitting much easier. It was the powder wedge. […]

review

AMERICAN GUN CRAFT MUZZLELOADING DIABLO IN REVIEW

When is a hand held shotgun something else entirely? That is when it is a muzzleloading double barrel pistol in 12 gauge super size. I got a chance to test out the American Gun Craft Diablo in action and here is what it is all about. American Gun Craft is an American company turning out […]

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