Hunter Ed is committed to hunter education safety. I retired as Editor in Chief in 2017. 0.1-0.4 mm cut or forged into their bore. } Observing the Four Rules of Firearm Safety With Your Muzzleloader, Smokeless Powders, Storage, and Measuring, Disassembling and Cleaning the Muzzleloader, Comparing Muzzleloaders to Conventional Firearms, Factors Affecting Maximum Point-Blank Range, Expanding Hunting Opportunities Using Muzzleloading Firearms, Selecting a Firearm for Shooting and Hunting, Rifle-Firing Techniques: Shooting from a Rest, Rifle-Firing Techniques: Practicing the Five Fundamentals, Protecting Your Firearm for Dry-Firing Practice, Positioning Your Body for Accurate Rifle Shooting: Prone, Positioning Your Body for Accurate Rifle Shooting: Standing, Positioning Your Body for Accurate Rifle Shooting: Sitting, Positioning Your Body for Accurate Rifle Shooting: Kneeling, Understanding the Importance of Loads in Accurate Shooting, Determining Loads with Bench-Rest Testing, Becoming a Responsible Muzzleloader Hunter: Four Steps, How to Behave If Confronted by Anti-Hunter Protesters.

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8 bore ball (middle), approx. This rifle was made by Holland and Holland, of Bond Street, and I could highly recommend it for the Goliath of Gath, but not for the men of A.D. 1866.“, - Sir Samuel Baker -The Albert N’Yanza, Great Basin Of The Nile, 1866 pp.138.

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