The Pedersoli Black Powder N° 1 magazine aims to increase contact with our customers, collectors of black powder guns, with friends of Pedersoli and visitors to our website worldwide.
The magazine, published quarterly on the web, includes articles about shooting, hunting, historical re-enactments and items of interest for collectors of guns, ballistic information, reloading tips, history, the use of accessories and presentations of short movies.
We invited the most experienced shooters and prominent journalists from around the world to contribute to the drafting of the magazine, in which pages you can read their articles about muzzle loading firearms and metallic cartridge rifles, the shooting tests, and the curiosity about reloading.
Pedersoli's Black Powder N° 1 will surely find the interest of shooters, all fans and collectors of black powder guns.
Hunting with a flintlock rifle in wet weather is not an easy job. Some consider it impossible but in fact this is not true. The old hunters knew how to waterproof their rifles. ..
Shooting the muzzleloading military rifle muskets is a real delight today. It is one of the most demanding and most popular disciplines. However it is not well known what challenges the armies faced when they changed from smooth bore to rifled arms. ..
Hungary walked a long road in legalizing the hunting with muzzleloaders. Now the success is here: after 100 years it is legal again to walk out to the wilderness with our good old muzzleloaders on our shoulder. ..
Here is our quick and easy guide to help you clean your muzzleloader the proper way. ..
It is never easy to buy a used gun as you can never exactly know how much care was taken for the beauty you chose to buy. Here are some hints what to check before buying. ..
The Remington Contract „Zouave” or U.S. 1863 rifle is one of the best handling, and most elegant rifles of the Civil War era. ..
A short report with an excellent shooter who won the long range World Championships with a Pedersoli Gibbs rifle ..
I really love the military history of the 19th century. This is the most advanced age of the muzzleloaders, with great ideas, and some crazy designs. Here is the short story of the last of the military stlye muzzleloadinmg bullets. ..
We made some terminal ballistic tests with the help of gelatine blocks to compare the killing power of muzzleloaders with hunting loads. ..
A brief introduction to 17th century powder making and military testing ..
Searching for a high energy hunting load is not always an easy task. Pintpoint accuracy and devastiting power are both needed. ..
It all began here... The handgonne was the very first blackpowder operated hand held firearm. The soldier was able to march into battle, load and fire the gun alone. ..