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The Secrets of Gunpowder

The Secrets of Gunpowder

Because not all propellants are created equally...
Throwback Thursday: Nonhelema's Tale

Throwback Thursday: Nonhelema's Tale

A warrior woman of the Shawnee who left her mark on history.
Gun Safety: Damascus-Barreled Shotguns

Gun Safety: Damascus-Barreled Shotguns

The history and safety concerns of Damascus-barreled shotguns.
Reenactors Walk in the Footsteps of Heroes

Reenactors Walk in the Footsteps of Heroes

Experience first-person history through the fast-growing hobby of military reenacting.
Throwback Thursday: Miniature Guns

Throwback Thursday: Miniature Guns

One of the most interesting areas of American gun collecting involves miniature firearms, where a...
Weird (Ammunition) Science: Sabots, Buckshot & Blanks

Weird (Ammunition) Science: Sabots, Buckshot & Blanks

Here are three less-common types of ammunition...and some very important things to know about them.
Shotshells: Interpreting the Numbers on the Box

Shotshells: Interpreting the Numbers on the Box

The numbers printed on the top flap of shotgun shell boxes are a form of...
Ammunition Science: Blackpowder vs. Modern Cartridges

Ammunition Science: Blackpowder vs. Modern Cartridges

Much of the technological development in firearms history has actually been devoted to ammo!
What is Rifling Twist Rate?

What is Rifling Twist Rate?

You hear a lot about it...so what does it mean?
Cowboy Mounted Shooting...What Fun!

Cowboy Mounted Shooting...What Fun!

It's as close as most of us can get to being a real cowboy.
Throwback Thursday: Brown Bess Musket

Throwback Thursday: Brown Bess Musket

It's the gun that won (and lost) the American Revolution.
Throwback Thursday: Old-Timey Barrel Manufacturing

Throwback Thursday: Old-Timey Barrel Manufacturing

The differences between early and modern barrel manufacture matter...even today.
Ever Wanna Be a Cowboy? Try This!

Ever Wanna Be a Cowboy? Try This!

Explore the world of Cowboy Mounted Shooting.
Why Muzzleloading Still Rules

Why Muzzleloading Still Rules

This "blast from the past" way to hunt is anything but primitive.
Get Into Black Powder Target Rifle

Get Into Black Powder Target Rifle

Let’s imagine that the year is 1874 in the Texas panhandle, you are one of...
Throwback Thursday: Nonhelema's Tale

Throwback Thursday: Nonhelema's Tale

A warrior woman of the Shawnee who left her mark on history.
Happy Platinum Anniversary, Hodgdon!

Happy Platinum Anniversary, Hodgdon!

Seventy years...and they've only just begun.
Gun Safety: Damascus-Barreled Shotguns

Gun Safety: Damascus-Barreled Shotguns

The history and safety concerns of Damascus-barreled shotguns.
Taking a Texas Whitetail With a Muzzleloader

Taking a Texas Whitetail With a Muzzleloader

The author downs her first-ever buck with a Traditions Vortek StrikerFire...a gun that's anything but...
Reenactors Walk in the Footsteps of Heroes

Reenactors Walk in the Footsteps of Heroes

Experience first-person history through the fast-growing hobby of military reenacting.
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