Use Correct Ammunition

Using improper or incorrect ammunition can destroy a gun and cause serious personal injury. It only takes one cartridge of improper caliber or gauge to wreck your gun, and only a second to check each one as you load it.

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Firearm Safety Depends On You

From the time you pick up a firearm, you become part of a system over which you have complete control. You are the only part of the system that can make a gun safe — or unsafe.

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Don’t Rely On Your Gun’s Safety

Treat every gun as though it can fire at any time, regardless of pressure on the trigger. The “safety” on any gun is a mechanical device, which, like any such device, can become inoperable at the worst possible time. Besides, by mistake, the safety may be “off” when you think it is “on.”

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Achieving Accuracy With A Muzzleloader

The in-line muzzleloader industry has made leaps and bounds in the accuracy and reliability department. Although tremendous advancements have been made with modern day muzzleloading, these primitive weapons still remain on the finicky side. Here are some tips to help you get the best performance from your “frontstuffer.”

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Shooting Sabots And Such

Sabots for muzzleloading bullets are now made by at least five companies with each using different compositions and shapes. This situation has resulted in confusion as to when to use which sabot and why some sabots will not work in some rifles. Here are some guidelines to use.

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Hunting Turkeys With Blackpowder

The muzzleloader can be unique and challenging addition to your arsenal of firearms. And turkey hunting with a muzzle-loading shotgun will put you in an exclusive group. Here’s how to get started.

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