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Muzzleloader bullets

Muzzleloader bullets

There are many different bullet styles for muzzleloaders. What you choose depends on your particular firearm and your intended game. Popular styles include Maxi-Ball and Powerbelt bullets. Consult the owner's manual of your firearm to determine the recommended bullet...

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Tagged as: HUNT101, muzzleloader, bullets, sabot, lead

Category: Firearms

Flintlock muzzleloader

Flintlock muzzleloader

The flintlock muzzleloader style dates back to the 17th century. It’s named for it flintlock mechanism which produces sparks when a piece of flint strikes its steel frizzen.

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Written by: goHUNT Staff

Tagged as: HUNT101

Category: Firearms

Percussion or caplock muzzleloader

Percussion or caplock muzzleloader

A percussion muzzleloader has the nipple mounted on the outside of the barrel at the breech end. To ignite a gunpowder charge, it uses a small percussion cap that has an explosive compound. This firearm’s firing mechanism consists of the following parts:

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Written by: goHUNT Staff

Tagged as: HUNT101, muzzleloader

Category: Firearms

Inline percussion muzzleloader

Inline percussion muzzleloader

A modern inline muzzleloader looks like most modern firearms and is quite popular today. Some inline muzzleloaders are equipped with a safety, and certain models even allow the attachment of a telescopic sight. Some are also equipped with an electronic ignition: here a tiny...

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Written by: goHUNT Staff

Tagged as: HUNT101, inline percussion, muzzleloader

Category: Firearms

Hunting with a muzzleloader

Hunting with a muzzleloader

Muzzleloading firearms are a time-honored hunting tradition in North America. It’s important to check your local laws, but most areas have a season devoted to the use of this particular firearm. Compared with other firearms, muzzleloaders require considerable skill to...

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Written by: goHUNT Staff

Tagged as: HUNT101, muzzleloader, hunting, firearms

Category: Firearms

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