muzzle loader


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Noun1.muzzle loader - an obsolete firearm that was loaded through the muzzlemuzzle loader - an obsolete firearm that was loaded through the muzzle
arquebus, hackbut, hagbut, harquebus - an obsolete firearm with a long barrel
firearm, small-arm, piece - a portable gun; "he wore his firearm in a shoulder holster"
firelock, flintlock - a muzzle loader that had a flintlock type of gunlock
musket - a muzzle-loading shoulder gun with a long barrel; formerly used by infantrymen
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The cartridge is .577 Snider and it can be loaded with the same .58 caliber Minie ball that was used in the gun when it was a muzzle loader. The Snider was originally available in three primary barrel lengths.
15 in Zone C (a majority of the Southeast Region.) Muzzle loader will open Oct.
He shot a 6-bore single-barrel muzzle loader made by Joseph Tonks of Boston, and famously said: "One day I bagged over 200 mallards, not more than one to a shot." Think about that: loading a muzzleloader in a boat in the cold over 200 times, bringing in the ducks, gutting them, putting them in barrels, and getting them to the railroad platform every day from September until the birds went north in March or April.
I know my limitations and at the moment I do not feel comfortable shooting beyond 100m since I am still relatively inexperienced in hunting with a muzzle loader.
30, 2009, Highland County hunter Brian Stephens pressed the trigger on his muzzle loader, cleanly and quickly putting down a buck that would change the landscape for serious trophy whitetail hunters across the continent.
Tourism minister Puar is followed by the PWD minister Nagendra Singh, who also owns three weapons -- a pistol, a .12 bore gun and a muzzle loader.
Although some day I may diversify, I am currently neither an archer, a muzzle loader nor a gattler.
Since then, he has expressed a desire to begin turkey hunting, his father said, and plans to spend his high-school graduation money on a muzzle loader. His parents can see the difference in his ability to focus and remember things when it comes to his passion--hunting.
A trained rifleman could put ten 370-grain slugs a minute down the 30-inch barrel in the same time it took a soldier with a muzzle loader to get off three, and the breech-loading feature allowed him to easily reload while prone.
In short, the profusion of illustrations of models and component parts should leave the collector in no doubt as to what kind of Enfield muzzle loader or Snider he owns.
The rich and resonant WHOOMPH of my black powder muzzle loader seems a more compelling final note for the human exclamation point that was Hunter Stockton Thompson.
We do enjoy tent camping and muzzle loader shooting events in our area.