Vortek .50 Muzzleloader Pistol

Traditions Performance Firearms have developed a break-action muzzleloading hunting pistol based on their Vortek Rifle.

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Traditions PA Pellet Flintlock with Accelerator Breech Plug

Traditions Performance Firearms have updated the PA Pellet Flintlock line and added their Accelerator Breech Plug and Williams metal fiber optic sights. The new breech plug gives more consistent ignition and is easier to clean. The PA Pellet line allows the use of both loose power and pellets.

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Franken-gun on Uros Islands, Peru

Okki, a reader of TFB, discovered a primitive blackpowder shotgun in use by locals at the Uros floating islands on Lake Titicaca, Peru.

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The original black rifle

The NRA Blog writes

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The Puzzle Sculpture Gun

The INTIMIDATOR is a jenga-like puzzle created by artist GarE Maxton. Inside the puzzle there are a handful of objects what when combined with some of the puzzle pieces produce a .45 caliber muzzleloading pistol!

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Black Powder .45 ACP
Is Blackhorn 209 really a Smokeless Powder?

This interesting article was written by Dr. Jim and Mary Clary. I reproduced it below in full. The original article can be downloaded from their Manzano Valley Outdoors website [ PDF link].

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The First 2 Bore S&H Rifle

My friend Colin Stolzer of Stolzer & Son’s Gunsmithing has completed what I believe to be the first rifle chambered in the enormous 2 Bore S&H Black Powder Express cartridge. For the past six months Colin has been meticulously documenting the build on his website and it is well worth reading. The finished rifle is incredibly beautiful.

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New Thompson/Center IMPACT budget muzzeloader

The new T/C IMPACT muzzleloader is priced at just $250. It looks like the perfect entry-level muzzeloader.

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T/C Arms Dream Season Omega Muzzleloader

The .50 caliber muzzleloader is standard with a uniquely crafted 26-inch stainless steel, precision rifled barrel with a 1 in 28 inch twist. At the heart of the muzzleloader is the rifle’s sealed pivoting breech, which is accessed via the trigger guard lever. The closed breech design not only seals the 209-primer ignition from inclement weather, but it also provides quick access to the removable breech plug and helps to simplify cleaning.

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Mini cannon video

Lots of fun can be had with miniature cannons.

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Knight Rifles back in business

Muzzleloader firm Knight Rifles is back in business after ceasing production last year. The press release says it all …

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Prof. Osvaldo Gatto's blackpowder guns

Prof. Osvaldo Gatto is a Argentinian gun maker who has quite a following around the world. He makes reproductions of a variety of weapons ranging from swords to blackpowder cannons and everything in between.

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The quest for high-capactity firearms [ Part 2 ]

After writing the The quest for high-capactity firearms post, readers told me about other interesting attempts at high capacity guns.

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[Guest Post] The Williamson Derringer

[ I am pleased to present this guest post written by James A. Zachary Jr. James blogs at The Next Chapter ]

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