Blackpowder

Cowboy Action competitions often demand precise shots, such as this one where a competitor attempts to hit a target through two doorways.

Getting Western with Cowboy Action Shooting

Whether you're a tenderfoot or an old cowhand, Cowboy Action Shooting has plenty to offer. The fast-moving competition combines the skill of 3-gun shoots and the rich history of the Wild West. Kick up your boots and take a gander at what it takes to be quick on the draw.

As you fire the Tingle, you're amazed at what can be accomplished with a surplus milling machine, a set of hand files, a drill press and raw talent.

Tingle’s Creation Still Amazes

Never heard of the mighty Tingle .44 blackpowder magnum revolver? Welcome to the club. Predating Ruger's Old Army .44 by more than a decade, the Tingle .44 blackpowder is all but forgotten today.

New Report: Muzzleloaders Vs. Centerfires

A new report compares the ballistics and maximum effective range of modern in-line ignition muzzleloaders vs. that of centerfire rifles and traditional flintlock and percussion muzzleloaders.

Blackhorn 209 Makes for Easy Cleanup

Western Powders introduces Blackhorn 209, a user-friendly powder that produces velocities faster than 2,000 feet per second with some saboted bullets.