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Ammunition Science: Blackpowder vs. Modern Cartridges

Much of the technological development in firearms history has actually been devoted to ammo!

The Secrets of Gunpowder

Because not all propellants are created equally...

New For 2021: Traditions Buckstalker XT Muzzleloading Rifle

Twenty-first-century features meet blackpowder ammunition with Traditions.

Gun Safety: Damascus-Barreled Shotguns

The history and safety concerns of Damascus-barreled shotguns.

Ammunition Science: Blackpowder vs. Modern Cartridges

Much of the technological development in firearms history has actually been devoted to ammo!

SHOT 2020: New Traditions Sidelock Muzzleloaders

Get in touch with an American tradition with Traditions muzzleloaders!

The Secrets of Gunpowder

Because not all propellants are created equally...

Gun Safety: Damascus-Barreled Shotguns

The history and safety concerns of Damascus-barreled shotguns.

Ammunition Science: Blackpowder vs. Modern Cartridges

Much of the technological development in firearms history has actually been devoted to ammo!

Get Into Black Powder Target Rifle

Let’s imagine that the year is 1874 in the Texas panhandle, you are one of 28 men under attack by as many as 700 Comanche, Cheyenne and Kiowa warriors, and you just witnessed a 24-year-old named Billy Dixon shoot an enemy warrior off his horse almost a mile away. Now, given some background, what kind of firearm would it take to shoot at what was later recorded as 1,538 yards?

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