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Hunting with Pedersoli muzzleloaders

Let me draw your attention to a few new content our users shared recently about some great memories they seized with Pedersoli muzzleloading guns.

Turkey hunting with a Pedersoli 10 ga shotgun

The first article goes into the very details of hunting with a muzzleloading shotgun. Toby Bridges, a well know expert of blackpowder hunting, guides you through the steps of developing a good load for your ML scatter gun.

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Big game hunting with the Pedersoli Missouri River Hawken rifle in Hungary

The second content is a short film about a real passionate blackpowder hunt in the very heart of Hungary.  The video was filmed in January and it brings back memories of the cold winter day big game hunts.

Lock time differences from hangonne to caplock


Here is a series of slow motion videos by Capandball showing the difference between the ignition times of different muzzleloading iginition systems. Of course, it depends on the quality of the lock, the quality of the priming powder, and the size and placement of the flash hole. But it is clearly visible that the the caplock fires nearly immediately, while all the other iginition systems have a short delay. The videos are filmed with 400 frame per sec and slowed down to 50%.