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VOLUME XXII - 2014

Summer 2014 - Issue 86

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Black Powder in Canada. Obituary: Charles George Semmer. Cross-Sticks: A New /Old Idea. A Model 1894’s Second Life. Measuring & Using Specific Gravities of Lead Alloys. Provenance. The Last Buffalo Hunt: Death of the Twentieth Buffalo. The Old-Time American 10-Gauge. Product Reviews: Preparation Of Match Ammunition For Black Powder Cartridge Rifles - Robert Ballowe / Browning Model 1885 BPCR – 3rd Edition – by Wayne McLerran / Restorative Welding / J.P. Clabrough, Birmingham Gunmaker – by Lawrence P. Shelton. Center Shot: Shooting tables. Upcoming Matches. Match Results. Classified ads.
Spring 2014 - Issue 85

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Paul Jones: Mould Maker, The .22 BPCR Association, The .360 Express, Borchardt Rifle Company. Deer Hunting on the Musselshell as a Side Show. Hallucinations of a Drygulcher. Industry News: Cal Graf Design / Sagebrush Introduces Stock and Custom Bullet moulds. Product Review: Paul Clean Patches / Eyecups from Gentleman Jim Products. Center Shot: Du Pont Brochure / Jim Gier Memorial Schuetzenfest. Upcoming Matches. Classified ads.

VOLUME XXI - 2013

Winter 2013 - Issue 84

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Barrel –Length Ballyhoo Betrays BP Boneheads. Fouling. Delayed Lethality. A Magnum British BP Express Rifle. We Were Robbed By Redskins (“Newspaper Letters” of William Temple Hornady - Part V). Letters From Readers. Industry News: Lyman – Pachmayr Introduces New Master Gunsmith Products / Hodgdon – Annual manual Resource for Reloading. Product Reviews: Wright Galleries – new art work “When Harry Met George” / Frank Wesson, Gunmaker – new book / Gun Book For Girls / New Scope Mounts from Montana Vintage Arms. Match Results. Upcoming Matches. Classified ads.
Fall 2013 - Issue 83

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A Standard Load for Vintage .50-70 Rifles. Black Powder Safari. A 12-Bore Double Rifle. Closing in on the Little Remnant. Big Horn Armory Model 89. Industry News: Lyman & Pedersoli Combine Forces on a Truly Unique Rifle / Starline Brass Launches “The Brass Facts” Web Content Platform. Product Reviews: Colt Brevete Revolvers by Roy Marcot & Ron Paxton / Colt’s Single Action Army by Dave Scovill / Push-Thru Bullet Sizer from Meacham Tool and Hardware / Woody’s Shooting Boxes. Center Shot. Drygulched at The Quigley. Match Results. Upcoming Matches. Classified Ads.
Summer 2013 - Issue 82


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With Patina Intact. Industry News – Lyman announces new President. Wyoming Armory – Indestructible High Wall Firing Pins. Colt’s First Double Action the Lightening. Product Reviews: 2013 Redding Reloading Equipment Catalog / Black Powder Drop Tube from Cat’s Shooting Sticks / Line Box from T.R. Woodsmith / Accuracy and Precision for long Range Shooting by Bryan Litz. Black Powder in the East Cape. Closing in on the Little Remnant – “The Newspaper Letters” of William Temple Hornady – Part III. First International Rook and Rabbit Rifle match. Center Shot – Winter League 2013 / A Desert Sportsman Schuetzen Boomers / A 250 with a .25. Schuetzen Matches and Clubs. Match Results. Upcoming Matches. Classified Ads.
Spring 2013 - Issue 81
(20th Year Edition)

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Twenty years of the NEWS - Time flies when you are having fun. The .500 Express. Industry News: Hodgdon Manual 10th Edition. Another Reason For Not Smoking. Letters to Readers. Product Reviews: BallWright .45-70 Ball Re-Loading Kit. 2013 Grizzly Industrial Catalog / The Gun Book for Parents by Calabi, Helsley and Sanger. One of a Kind. Closing in on the Little Remnant. A Holland & Holland .32-40 Conversion. Center Shot: America's Crack Rifle Shots. Upcoming matches. Classified ads.


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VOLUME XX - 2012

Winter 2012 - Issue 80

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Hunting Trail: The .450 x 3 ¼ Black Powder Express. The Gunsmith’s Bench: Sloppy Gunmaking. Crank’s Corner: Paper or Brass. Industry News: Goex New Powder – Olde Eynsford / The Borchardt trigger. Pheasant Hunting with the Winchester Model 1887. Letters to Readers. Product Reviews: British Single Shot Rifles – Vol. VII Rook, Rabbit and Miniature Rifles / Rifle Shots – Rifles, Cartridges, and Shooting Strategies for Varmints and Game / Firearms, Gunleather, and Attire of the Frontier West. The Gun Book for Boys. Collectors Corner: Tale of Two Trapdoors. The 4th Annual Drygulchers Blowout, and the Nationals. Center Shot: 2012 ISSA, ASSRA WSU Challenge match NRW Whittington Center. Match Results. Upcoming Matches. Classified ads.
Fall 2012 - Issue 79

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Corner: a model 1855 Springfield. Industry News: Hodgdon’s New Collectors Headquarters. Rocky Mountain Cartridge Changes Hands. Model 1886/71 Lever Action Classic Rifle by Pedersoli. The Buffalo Range: The “Newspaper Letters” of William Temple Hornaday….Quigley Buffalo Rifle Match – 21st Annual. Four Generations of Quigley. Product Review: magnetic Silhouette Spotting Boards / Scope Boxes from Stay-Put /M&B. Rifling Machines and Methods by Cliff LaBounty. Computer Connection. The Reloading Bench: Wanderings With A .500 Black Powder Express Double Rifle. Center Shot: Charles Rowland – Rifleman. Match Results. Upcoming Matches. Classified Ads.
Summer 2012 - Issue 78

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The Buffalo Range: One Kansas Hunting Party. Collectors Corner: Pivotal Trapdoor. Letters to Readers. A.P. Webley .400 Black Powder Express Double Rifle. The Reloading Bench: The Rook Cartridges – Their History, Development & Reloading – Part II. Bone Charcoal Color Case Hardening from Wyoming Armory. Cranks Corner: Shotgun Loads – Perforating Some Modern Fallacies. Product Reviews: Sight Bags From Cat Shooting Sticks / Spotting Boards from BPCRTargets.com. Computer Connection. Lone Star’s Last Remington. Industry News: Wyoming Armory Introduces Model 1885 High Wall Rifle. Center Shot: The Great Palm Rest Controversy. Match Results. Upcoming Matches. Classified Ads.
Spring 2012 - Issue 77

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The Reloading Bench: The Rook Cartridges – Their History, Development and Reloading. 10th Annual BPE Double Rifle Match. Collectors Corner: The Elusive Maynard .35-55 Cartridge. Cranks Corner: Loading The .32 Winchester Special with Black Powder. Letters to Readers. Industry News: Turnbull Manufacturing Company Introduces line of Buntline SAA’s / Borchardt Rifle Co Barrels. Computer Connection. The Famous Three. Product Reviews: Improved Mega Soule from Red River Sights/ New Book on John Rigby & Co. Center Shot: Origins and Records of the National Rifle Club. Match Results. Upcoming Matches. Classified Ads


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VOLUME XIX - 2011

Winter 2011 - Issue 76

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Buffalo Range: J.B. Edwards – Dealer in Buffalo Hides. Smoke in the Field – Loading and Shooting the Black Powder Double – Part II. Industry News: Barrels – Borchardt Rifle Corp. / Turnbull Manufacturing – Lever Action Rifle. Shiloh Down Under: Hunting the Himalayan Tahr in the Southern Alps. Cranks Corner: A Simple Formula for Estimating Velocities of Black Powder Cartridge Gun. The Reloading Bench: How to Successfully Load the British Black Powder Express Double Rifle. Letters From Readers. Collector’s Corner: A Cowboy’s Rifle. Product Reviews: Cat’s Benchrest Shooting Sticks/ Catalogue from Dixie Gun Works / New SPG lube in Brick form / The Dandy Saw by SPG. Center Shot: The Famous Pardee Match. Match Results. Upcoming. Classified Ads
Fall 2011 - Issue 75

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Reloading Bench: The .38-55 Black Powder Cartridge - Never to Old for the Hunt. The Buffalo Range: Fred Mather - His One and Only Buffalo Hunt. Shiloh Down Under: Hunting the Red Stag of New Zealand. Collectors Corner: Reformado! Part 1. The Gunsmiths Bench: The Transition Rifle and Cartridge - The Hawken- Trapdoor and the .45-70 Government. New Montana Vintage Arms Winchester "B" Series Scopes. Industry News: Goex Powder Invests in the Future. Letters from Readers. Smoke in the Field: Loading and Shooting the Black Powder Double. Center Shot: Match Results. Upcoming Matches. Classified Ads. Advertisers Index.
Summer 2011 - Issue 74

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The Buffalo Range: Orrin Porter Rockwell – His Buffalo Hunting Exploits in ’47. Reloading Bench: High Wall .38-55 Target Rifle from Davide Pedersoli. Collectors Corner: Under The Southern Cross – Part II. The Story of MY Maynard Long Range “Creedmore” Rifle. Crank’s Corner: The Long Way Around. The Hunting Trail: The BPCR Hunting Bullet. Computer Connection. Ruminations on Cowboy Shooting – The New Model ’92. Industry News. Product Reviews: The MVA Powder Drum / The Kilby Scope Widget. Center Shot. Match Results. Upcoming Matches. Classified Ads. Advertisers Index.
Spring 2011 – Issue 73: Sorry this issue is no longer available


Collectors Corner: Under The Southern Cross. Reloading Bench: Designing Your Own Blackpowder Cartridge Bullet. The Buffalo Range: Ira “Bearface” Dodge. My Hammerless Henry. Crank’s Corner: Fun With the .25’s. Hunting Trail: Hunting Ethics Versus The Sniper Mentality. Letters to Readers. Computer Connection. The Gunsmith’s Bench: To Shoot a Trapdoor. Product Reviews: Browning Model 1885 BPCR / Big Cartridge Cases from Rocky Mountain Cartridge / Unusual Bullets From Brooks Moulds. Center Shot: 2010 Jim Gier Memorial. Upcoming Matches. Classified Ads.


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VOLUME XVIII - 2010

Winter 2010 - Issue 72: Sorry but this issue is no longer available



The Buffalo Range: The Bone Hunters - Part IV. Reloading Bench: Pan Lubing. The Drygulchers' Shooting Club at the Canadian Nationals. Letters to Readers. Single Shots, Silhouette and Fun. Crank's Corner: Surprising Alloy Test. The Hunting Trail: A Martini Sporting Rifles Computer Connection. A Woman's Impression of the BPCRS Nationals. Product Reviews: Buffalo Arms New Catalog / Dixie Gum Works Catalog / US Military Bolt Action Rifles book review. Industry News: Borchardt Rifle Corporation. Center Shot: Election Day Match. Match Results. Upcoming Matches. Classified Ads.
Fall 2010 - Issue 71: Sorry this issue is no longer available


The Buffalo Range: The Bone Hunters - Part III. Wimbledon & the Volunteers. A Dougall Black Powder Double Rifle. Ruminations on Cowboy Shooting: The Model 1881 Marlin. Letters to Readers. Crank's Corner: Consistency and the P word. Computer Connection. Collectors Corner: Sievert Nielsen From Zane Grey. Product Reviews: New Scope From Montana Vintage Arms, For Trade and Treaty - Firearms of the American Indians. New Sights from Red River Sights. Center Shot: 2010 NRC Wyoming State Championship. Vintage Ideal Casting Instructions. Match Results. Upcoming Matches. Classified Ads.
Summer 2010 - Issue 70

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The Reloading Bench: Some Notes On Scopes. The Buffalo Range: The Bone Hunters – Part II. Collector's Corner: Reproducing a Vintage Rifle Box. BPE Cartridges – Development and History. Letters from Readers. Industry News: Starline Brass. Crank’s Corner: Shades of Pope! Or Gain Twist Barrels by Ron Smith. Computer Connection. The Hunting Trail: The 4-Bore In History. Product Reviews: New Product from Treebone Carving / Paper Practice Silhouette Targets / New Shooting Boxes from Richard Wood. Center Shot: WSU Winter Gallery League Results. Match Results. Upcoming Matches. Classified Ads.
Spring 2010 - Issue 69

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The Buffalo Range: The Bone Hunters. Collector's Corner: Fusil d’Infanterie Modele 1874. The Hunting Trail: Be Bear Aware. Letters from Readers. The 1863 Percussion Shiloh Sharps Sporter. Crank’s Corner: Internal Ballistics Testing. The Reloading Bench: Diagnosing Bullet Mould and Casting Problems. Product Reviews: Shooting the British Double Rifle by Graeme Wright / New Dixie Gun Works catalogue / Swaged Paper Patch Bullets from Buffalo Arms / Remington Rolling Block Military Rifles of the World by George Layman. Loading & Shooting the 4-Bore Double Rifle. Computer Connection. Center Shot: Machine Rests. Match Results. Upcoming Matches. Classified Ads


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VOLUME XVII - 2009

Winter 09 - Issue 68

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Collector's Corner: Alternatives For Handloading Vintage Black Powder Cartridges. The Buffalo Range: Charles Rath. Letters from Readers. Computer Connection. Color section: A Harris Holland Black Powder Double Rifle. The Reloading Bench: Settling Powder Charges. Ruminations on Cowboy Shooting: The .45-70, the .45-75 and the .45-90. Product Reviews: Mobary Book / Shooting Box / Freund Rifle /Winchester Book / Remington Book. The Gunsmith's Bench: Bullet Swages. Industry News: Goex / Red River Parts. Center Shot: Election Day Match. Match Results. Upcoming Matches. Classified Ads.
Fall 09 - Issue 67

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The Buffalo Range: Hunting Buffalo On The Great Plains. Collector's Corner: A Danish Model 1867 - Part 2. The Hunting Trail: A Snider Rook Rifle. Ruminations on Cowboy Shooting: Thoughts On "The Other" .30-30. Computer Connection. Crank's Corner: Some Black Powder Compression Data. Product Reviews: The BPC Reload Target Recorder / .45-120-3 _ Reloading and Shooting book review / NEW - SPG Lubricants BPC Reloading Primer. Letters from Readers. Center Shot. Match Results. Upcoming Matches. Classified Ads.
Summer 09 - Issue 66

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Collectors Corner: A Danish Model 1867 Rolling Block - Part 1. The Buffalo Range: Amusing Incidents From The Buffalo Range. The Reloading Bench: Gun Care and Cleaning. The .40/50 Sharps Straight AS A BPCR Silhouette Cartridge. Computer Connection. The Montana Buffler Runners. Crank's Corner: A Nelson Lewis Picket Rifle. The Hunting Trail: Hunting The European Wild Boar. Letter to Readers. Note Keeping And Reloading The Black Powder Cartridge. Center Shot. Product Review: Shuttleworth/Schoyen Priming Tool / Excellent Cast Bullets from Rim Rock Bullets, Inc. / Shooters Record Book and Target Pad from Randy Wright / British Single Shot rifles, Volume 6 - Webley, Kynoch & Eley. Match results. Upcoming Matches. Classified Ads
Spring 09 - Issue 65

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The Buffalo Range: Some Buffalo Hunters from Cloud County. The Reloading Bench: Bullet slump and Other Revelations. Collectors Corner: A Maynard Primer. The 2008 Rook and Rabbit Match: or the Lady “Rooks” and Boys. Ruminations on Cowboy Shooting: About That .44-40. The Hunting Trail: Some Thoughts On the .25-20 Single Shot. Letter to Readers. Crank’s Corner: Relative Strength of RWS and CCI Percussion Caps. Center Shot. Industry News: Puff Lon Fire Lapping Ballistic Filler / Pre-Inlet Single Shot from Wyoming Armory. Match results. Upcoming Matches. Classified Ads.


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VOLUME XVI - 2008

Winter 08 - Issue 64: Sorry but this issue is no longer available


The Reloading Bench: Part 4 - Powder and Seating Bullets. Collector’s Corner: A Rifle of Empire, Part 2. The Buffalo Range: Part 4 - The Metis - The Conclusion. Maynard Long Range “Creedmoor” Rifle. Shiloh Rifle’s: “Salute Our Military". Cranks Corner: Back to the Past. Match Shooting with Paper-Patched Bullets. Another “Trapdoor” Springfield Story. Letters from Readers. “Center Shot”. Product Reviews: Rogue River Super Scope - The Texas Gun Trade - Cartridge Reloading Tools of the Past - New Dixie Gun Works Catalogue. Match Results, Upcoming Matches, Classified Ads.
Fall 08 - Issue 63: Sorry but this issue is no longer available


The Reloading Bench – The Reloading for BPCR Part 3: Expanding, Priming, and Wads. The Buffalo Range Part 3: The Metis – Buffalo Runners / Running Buffalo. Quigley – 2008. Wad or No Wad…That is The Question? Computer Connection. Oh Henry! BPCN National Championship – 2008. Cranks Corner – Shooting the .44-90 “What Cheer” Cartridge. Industry News – Technical Marketing Associates. Ruminations on Cowboy Shooting – The Littlest .25. Center Shot - National Championships – 2008. Product Review: Loading & Shooting the Traditional Schuetzen Rifles / Fine Leatherwork from Old West Reproductions Inc. / Bone charcoal Case Hardening from Wyoming Armory, LLC. / A Collectors Guide to Military Rifle: Disassembly and Reassembly. Match Results. Upcoming Matches. Classified Ads.
Summer 2008 - Issue 62

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Collectors Corner – Part 1: Rifle of Empire. The Reloading Bench – The Reloading for BPCR Part 2: Sizing & Trimming. The Gunsmiths Bench – To Build a Full-Length Scope. Remington Sporting Rifle from Schuetzen Gun Company. The Hunting Trail – A Remington Rolling Block Hunting Rifle. Letters to Readers. The Buffalo Range Part Two: The Metis – Buffalo Runners / Red River Cart & Pemmican. Cranks Corner – BP Breech Seating Technique. Davide Pedersoli’s Colt Lightning Carbine. Industry News – Wright Galleries Publishes New Schuetzen Book. Center Shot. Product Review: New Catalog from Track Of The Wolf / Providence Tool Company Receiver Sight / Mould Bags from Shooter Two / Custom Knives from “Cowboy Bob” Giles / Brooks Controlled Flow Sprue Plate. Match Results. Upcoming Matches. Classified Ads.
Spring 2008 - Issue 61: Sorry but this issue is no longer available


Collectors Corner A Snider from Kathmandu. The Reloading Bench The Reloading for Black Powder Catridge Rifles Part 1 - Brass: Manufacturers, Sorting, and Sizing. The Buffalo Range Part One - The Metis – Buffalo Runers, The Gunsmith’s Bench Chamber Casts. Another 43 Mauser. The Hunting Trail. A Martini Returns to Africa. Letters from Readers. The Anonymous Sharps Rifle. Cranks Corner Shooting Black Powder in the .303 British. Industry News. “Center Shot”. Product Reviews


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VOLUME XV - 2007

Winter 2007 - Issue 60: Sorry this issue is no longer available


Collectors Corner: A Springfield Model 1870 Navy. The Reloading Bench: The Little Things and the Black Powder “250”. The Buffalo Range: Part Two – The Story of Don Manual Jesus Vasques. The Gunsmith’s Bench: Old chambers. Ruminations on Cowboy Shooting: Winchester ’76. Computer Connection: Charles Lancaster and His Oval Bore Rifles. The Hunting Trail: Bringing Woodrow Home. Letters from Readers. 1000-Yards … with a Muzzleloader! A Long Range Match with the Wind. X’s and O’s or Spray and Pray. Build Your Own Rifle Vise. Cranks Corner: Magnum Mythology. Product Reviews: Remington’s First Revolvers: The Remington Beals .31 Revolvers by Charles Schif. Annealing Mandrel from White Eyes Rifle Works. Center Shot: Carl Hagler Shoots First WSU 250/250 and Election Day Match 2007. Match results. Classified Ads.
Fall 2007 - Issue 59: Sorry this issue is no longer available


Collectors Corner – The Model 1867 / 77 Werndl. The Reloading Bench – Five Rules for Casting Perfect Bullets. The Buffalo Range – Part One: The Story of Don Manuel Jesus Vasques. Computer Connection. The Hunting Trail – One More Time… Letters to Readers. Facts on Transporting Black Powder. Learning to Shoot Black Powder Silhouette. Quigley 2007. BPCR Shooting & Cataract Surgery. Cranks Corner – Black Powder in the .303 British. Product Reviews – Cleaning Jags from Gunn Innovations: New from Mowbray Publications: Starline .38-55 Cases: Spotting Scope Mount from Gauge Mate: Case Tumbling Supplies from Champion’s Brand: Neal Rice Gunsmithing: BPC Reload Target Recorder. Industry News: Puff-Lon Fire Lapping Ballistic Filler. BPCR National Championship – Raton 2007. Center Shot: Wyoming Schuetzen Union National Championship. Match Results. Upcoming Matches. Classified Ads.
Summer 2007 - Issue 58: Sorry but this issue is no longer available


Collectors Corner – A .58 Remington – Part II. The Reloading Bench – Loading by the Numbers. The New American Creedmoor Cup – The Concept of LR Marksmanship with No Coach. The Buffalo Range – J.H. May – The Story Continues. Computer Connection. The 5th Annual EEDRC BP Double Rifle Match. The Hunting Trail – Speed Goats and the .56-50 Spencer. Letters from the Readers. The Naming of a Slug Rifle or “Old Butt Burner”. Ruminations on Cowboy Shooting – Ruminating on Ruger’s New Vaquero. Cranks Corner – The National Rifle Club…Lives. Product Reviews: The NY State Firearms Trade / Cartridge Pocket from David Barnes / The Martini – Henry Notebook / New Puff-Lon Filler. Industry News. Center Shot - 8th Annual Rocky Mountain A Schuetzenfest & Wyoming State Schuetzen Championship. Match Results. Upcoming matches. Classified Ads.
Spring 2007 - Issue 57: Sorry this issue is no longer available


Collectors Corner: A .58 Remington – Part 1. The Reloading Bench: Random Thoughts on Random Issues. The Gunsmiths Bench: BPCR Match Reamer Design Issues. The Buffalo Range: Daniel Robert Steele Frazier. The Hunting Trail: Eastern Montana Sagebrush & the Sharps. Computer Connection. W.R. Pape & the “Nimrod Classic”. Letters to Readers. A New Twist Rule Applied to BP Rifles. Is the 7mm Remington 1902 Rolling Block a 7x57 Mauser? Shooter Profile – Charlie Semmer. Book Reviews: Encyclopedia of Buffalo Hunters & Skinners “E” thru “K”. Smith & Wesson American Model. Loading & Shooting Paper Patched Bullets. Center Shot – Butte Schuetzen House Update & 1st WY Schuetzen Union National Championship. Match results. Upcoming matches. Classified ads.


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VOLUME XIV - 2006

Winter 06 - Issue 56: Sorry this issue is no longer available


Collectors Corner – Schuetzen USA: The Davenport Shooting Association. The Reloading Bench – Thoughts on Barrel Cleaning. The Gunsmith’s Bench – Removing a Separated Cartridge Case. The Buffalo Range – The Story of Charles Billinghurst: Part V. The Hunting Trail – A Martini Henry Hunt. Computer Connection. A Different .43 Mauser. Letters to Readers. Ruminations on Cowboy Shooting - .44 History and the New Ruger Flat –top. Sighter Shots – General Paul Tibbets & the Shooting Sports. Cranks Corner – The Small-Bore Man – Part II. Rooks, Rabbits & Rascals. Product Review – One Hundred years of Winchester Cartridge Boxes, 1856-1956. / US Military Carbines by John D. McAulay / Buffalo Arms Catalogue No. 26 / Dixie Gun Works Antique Arms Catalogue – No. 57. 2006 King of the Slug Gunners Match Results / Quigley Top Shooters Equipment List / Center Shot – 2006 WSU Election Day Match & Butte Schuetzen House Renovation / Match Results / Classified Ads.
Fall 06 - Issue 55

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The Reloading Bench - Managing Brass. The Gunsmiths Bench - '95 Marlin Rebarrel. Collectors Corner - A Plain Old Maynard Rifle. Leatherwood Hi-Lux Optics Scope Critique. Obituary For Richard Hughes. Computer Connection. Raton 2006. Letters from Readers. The Buffalo Range - Charles Billinghurst Part IV. Industry News - Pedersoli 1874 Sharps Quigley Special Edition. The Hunting Trail - Clay pigeon Shooting - Alaska Style. Shooter Profile - Josh Hicks. Cranks Corner - The Small-Bore Man - Part 1. Product Reviews - Scope Boxes from Hansen's Woodworks / front Sight from Distant Thunder / Loading Cartridges fro the Original .45-70 Springfield Rifle & Carbine - 3rd Edition. Borton-Darr Moulds. Center Shot - BP Schuetzen Match - Raton 2006. Match Results. Upcoming Matches. Classified ads.
Summer 06 - Issue 54: Sorry this issue is no longer available


The Reloading Bench - Powder Update: New Goex Express Black on Black. The Gunsmith's Bench - To Compress or Not to Compress - Part III. Collectors Corner - Mutilate Martini. Shooting Around the Globe - Well and Alive in Denmark. The Liberty Ballard. The Buffalo Range - The Story of Charles Hatch Billinghurst - Part III. Industry News. The Hunting Trail - I Did it My Way. Ruminations on Cowboy Shooting - Gun Leather. Product Reviews -Take Down Model 1885's from Ballard / Ethan Allen and Allen & Wheelock Their Guns and Legacy / Borescope from Clearview Engineering & Wolf's Western Traders. Center Shot - Winter League Indoor Gallery Match. Match results. Upcoming Matches. Classified Ads.
Spring 06 - Issue 53: Sorry this issue is no longer available


The Reloading Bench - See Targets. The Gunsmiths Bench - To Compress or Not to Compress - Part II. Sighter Shots - Muzzleloading Schuetzen. Letters from Readers. A Different .577 Snider. The Buffalo Range - The Story of Charles Hatch Billinghurst - Part II. The Hunting Trail - The Varmit BPC Rifle & Thoughts on the .22 WCF. Computer Connection. Shooting Around the Globe - Adelaide BP Club Schuetzen Shoot. Cranks Corner - Designing & Building a .40-90 Sharps Bottleneck. Damascus - Barreled Guns. Product review: New MVA Scopes / Forcum Shooting Boxes / New Soule Sight from Parts Unknown / New Book from Croft Barker / Spotter Chair from Bryan Youngberg. Industry News. Center Shot - A Standard Indoor Target. Match results. Upcoming Matches. Classified Ads.


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VOLUME XIII - 2005

Winter 05 - Issue 52: Sorry this issue is no longer available


Collector’s Corner - A New Maynard 16, The Reloading Bench - .22 BPCR Silhouette. The Gunsmith’s Bench - To Compress or not to Compress: Part 1. Ruminations on Cowboy Shooting - Thoughts on Trail Boss Powder. Letters to Readers. Raton 2005 - BPCR National Championship. What I Did on MY Vacation or.... Raton 2005. The Buffalo Range - The Story of Charles Hatch Billinghurst. The Hunting trail - A Hunt with the Ogallala. Crank’s Corner - Pitfalls in Testing for Accuracy. Product Reviews - Texas Bore Pigs from Rick Morrill / Nielson Rimfire Concentricity Gauge / Woody’s Cross-Sticks / Dan Peterson’s New Address / Henry’s Elevating Front Sight From Part’s Unknown. Industry News. The Hiram Berdan Match 2005. “Center Shot” - WSU news. Match results. Classified Ads.
Fall 05 - Issue 51: Sorry this issue is no longer available


Collectors Corner – A John Meunier Ballard. The Reloading Bench – The .45-65 in Perspective. The Gunsmiths Bench – BPCN Repeaters – Part II. Ruminations on Cowboy Shooting – A .50-70 Rolling Block. Letters from Readers. Quigley 2005. Shooting Around the Globe – The Quigley. The Buffalo Range – Baker & Jule Van Meter. Sighter Shots – Dance Hall Doc. Cranks Corner –Schuetzen & Black Powder. Product Reviews – BP Shotgun Shells from Republic Metallic Cartridge / Wad Cutter from Woody’s Shooting Supplies / Taper Cramp from Meacham Tool & Hardware. Industry News - .40-70 Hornady Reamer Specifications. Center Shot – WSU WY BP Schuezenfest. A tale About the 2005 Summer Sizzler. Match Results. Upcoming Matches. Classified Ads.
Summer 05 - Issue 50: Sorry this issue is no longer available


Collectors Corner - Vintage Rifle Match. The Reloading Bench - General Observations About Bullets - The Gunsmiths Bench: BPCR Repeaters. Ruminations on Cowboy Shooting - Cast Bullets Afield. Letters from Readers. An Elegant Westley Richards. Where Did Greenhill’s Twist Rule Come From? The Buffalo Range - S.S. Van Sickel. A Puzzle Pin-Fire. Computer Connection. Crank’s Corner - BPCR 1000 yard Trajectory Angle - The Real Deal. Product Reviews - Creedmoor Score Books / Recreating the 18th Century Powder Horn / New Products from Woody’ Shooting Supplies / The SLM De- Capping Tool / Arming and Equipping The US Cavalry / Reproduction Malcolm Scopes from Romano Rifle Company / Custom Gunmakers of the 20th Century. “Center Shot” - WSU Wyoming State Championship. Match Results. Upcoming Matches. Classified Ads.
Spring 05 - Issue 49

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Collectors Corner - An Intersting Steven’s Outfit. The Hunting Trail - Sighting -in on Hunting. William A. Roberts, Jr. Obituary - Tom Schiffer. The Gunsmiths Bench - Smokeless Powder & the BP Cartridge Rifle. British Bore Rifles. Cranks Corner - More on Chamber Ringing. Letters to Readers. The Buffalo Range - Jerry Gardner. Product Reviews -New powder measure from MVA / Inline seater die from Meacham / Custom moulds from Hoch / False muzzle barrels from David Mos / Lee Shaver Sights / Loaded cartridges from Republic Metallic Cartridge, Co. / New shooting glasses from Eagle Eye / Irish Riflemen in America by A.B. Leech / The American Precision Schuetzen Rifle by J. Hamilton & Tom Rowe. The Center Shot - Wyoming Schuetzen Union Rules. Ruminations on Cowboy Shooting - Cowboy Lever Guns. Match results. Upcoming Macthes. Classified ads.


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VOLUME XII - 2004

Winter 04 - Issue 48: Sorry this issue is no longer available


The Reloading Bench - Annealing Cases: Does It Really Improve Accuracy. Collector’s Corner - A Ballard 5 1/2 “Montana.” The Gunsmith’s Bench - More on Ringed Chambers. Crank’s Corner - Black Powder in the .32-40 and .38-55.The Buffalo Range - My Partner Used A .40 Caliber Maynard … Part III.Letters from Readers. The Hunting Trail - East Enterprise Double Rifle Shoot.Ruminations on Cowboy Shooting - .38-40 WCF.“Center Shot” - Election Day Match.
Fall 04 - Issue 47

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The Reloading Bench - Old Styles Scopes for Old Style Rifles. The Buffalo Range - The Mooar Brothers. The Gunsmiths Bench - It Seems to ME... Cranks Corner - Bore diameter Bullets & Pedersoli “Gibbs” LR Rifle. Shooter Profile - Linda Clendenen. BPCR National Championship 2004. Letters from Readers. The Hunting Trail - 5th Annual H.B.S.A. Rook & Rabbit Rifle Championship. Center Shot - The Ledger & Record Black Powder Groups. Industry News - New Ceramic Media from Sage Brush Products / Press Release for Long range BPCR.com. Product reviews - Buffalo Arms introduces the Winchester 1866, 1873, 1876 Style Segmented Cleaning Rod / Buffalo Hunter Bullets / The Queens Rook - Croft Barker / Arsenal Cleaning Patches from Dave Maurer / Vented Sprue Plates from Brooks Moulds.
Summer 04 - Issue 46

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The Reloading Bench - Marksmanship, Recoil, and "Breathe Down". The Buffalo Range - My Partner Used a .40 Cal Maynard Ring Ball - Part II. The Gunsmith Bench - Shooting Damascus. Recreation of the ...#3 Hepburn Long Range Rifle. Ruminations on Cowboy Shooting - Beretta "Stampede". Collectors Corner - The Big Horn Gun. William Moslander Memorial...Bench Rest Match. Industry News - Zimmerschuetzen Supplies from I.S.S. / Rocky Mountain Cartridge Company Moves to New Location / Mechanical Accuracy at New Location / Classic Barrel and Gunworks Now at New Location. Product News - New Features on Montana Vintage Arms Scopes / New Book from Jack Kelly / Puff-Lon Lubricating Filler. Cranks Corner - What is the Smallest Black Powder Group?
Spring 04 - Issue 45: Sorry this issue is no longer available


The Reloading Bench - 457125. The Buffalo Range - My Partner Used a .40 Cal. Maynard Ring Ball. The Gunsmith’s Bench - Throats and Freebores. Shooter Profile - First Ever Grand Slam. Shooting Around the Globe - 2003 World LR Championship - Bisley, England. Ruminations on Cowboy Shooting - Bowie Knives. The Hunting Trail - A Gift from Dad. The 1881 Marlin Loading tool. Product Reviews - Traditional Buttplate Screws from Treebone / New Mould Designs from Steve Brooks / Cleaning Rods from Ray Fortenberry / Custom Case Mouth Expander from Steve Baldwin. Sighter Shots - Oak Ridge Shoot. Industry News - Classic Barrel & Gunworks Has New Location. Cranks Corner - Everlasting Cartridges.


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VOLUME XI - 2003

Winter 03 - Issue 44

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The Reloading Bench - Primers. The Buffalo Range - Did Buffalo Hunters Only Take the Hides? Collectors Corner - Buffalo Guns Pictorial. Schuetzen Equipment and Gear. Ruminations on Cowboy Shooting - Cast Bullets Lever Action Accuracy. Shooting Around theGlobe - HBSA Vintage Rifle LR Open Championships. Industry News: Ron Long's Move to Cheyenne / Schuetzen Gun Co. Offers "Freund" Sharps / New At Buffalo Arms Co.: The Belding & Mull Visible Powder Measure / MVA Scopes Legal For BPCR Silhouette. Crank's Corner - Torque, Twist and Bullet Weight. Product Reviews: Croft Barker's New Book - Shooting The .43 Spanish Rolling Block / Swaged Bullets From Buffalo Arms / Rifles Of The U.S. Army 1861-1906 by McAulay
Fall 03 - Issue 43: Sorry this issue is no longer available


Collector's Corner - Sharp's Rifles From Springfield. The Reloading Bench - Barrel Basics. The Ballard No. 8 Union Hill. The Hunting Trail - E.M. Graves/W&C Scott. Raton 2003 Photos. Raton 2003 BPCR Silhouette Championship. Sighter Shots - "Eastern" Notes. Ruminations on Cowboy Shooting - The Marlin .45-70 Cowboy. Product Reviews: New Front Sight and Blow Tubes From Jerry Vanwey/ Hansen's Eagle Eye Shooting Glasses/ New Colt Single Action Reference/ Benchrest Cross Sticks From John Pierce, Jr./ Encyclopedia Of Buffalo Hunters and Skinners Compiled By Miles Gilbert, Leo Remiger and Sharon Cunningham. Crank's Corner - Bug Proofing.
Summer 03 - Issue 42: Sorry this issue is no longer available


Collector's Corner - A Deluxe Express Winchester. In Memory of Geraldine Maddux Pace. The Reloading Bench - Solving Some of the Little Problems. The Buffalo Range - Needle-Guns on the Buffalo Range. The Hunting Trail - So You Want to Hunt Buffalo? Ruminations on Cowboy Shooting - Ruminations on the .38-40. Antique Arms Investing for the Average Collector. Shooting Around the Globe - Swedish LR Shooting and Trail's End 2003. Product Reviews - Alte Scheibenwaffen (Old German Target Arms) / Meister Bullets, Inc. Press Release.
Spring 03 - Issue 41: Sorry but this issue is no longer available


Collector's Corner - Bargains in the Antique Gun Market...Part II. The Reloading Bench - Reloading BPC Ammunition on a Dillon RL-550. The Buffalo Range - Thomas C. Nixon: Miner, Freighter & Buffalo Hunter. Sighter Shots. The Hunting Trail - An Eastern Whitetail Hunter's Intro to Elk Hunting. The Gunsmith's Bench - BPCS: The Big, Not-So-Big, or Little Controversy. "...the right of the people...". Ruminations on Cowboy Shooting - Ruminations on the New 1892 Winchester. Jim Gier Memorial Match. Crank's Corner - The "Bulleted" Muzzleloader. Product Reviews - Swaged Bullets from Buffalo Bullets / Scope Covers from Parsons / Castings for Remington Hepburns / Green Mountain Cartridge Rifle Barrels / Gun Care Products from Shooter's Choice. Industry News - Borchardt Rifle Company, Joint Venture: Petro Explo/Wano.


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VOLUME X - 2002

Winter 02 - Issue 40: Sorry this issue is no longer available


Collector's Corner ö A Sharps Lost...and Found. The Reloading Bench - There's More to Accuracy than Accuracy. The Buffalo Range - A Handmade High Wall Goes Hunting. Bargains that Still Exsist in the Antique Gun Market. The Hunting Trail - The Sharps in Africa. In Memory of Cato Walter Melander. Chronograph Notes. Swiss Black Powder. Crank's Corner - Thoughts on Primers, Breech Blocks & Air Spaces. Product Reviews - New Book "Ballard The Great American Single Shot Rifle" by John T. Dutcher / New MVA Scope / New book from Croft Barker / Case Tumbling Media from Dave Mauer / Mike Venturino's New book "Shooting Buffalo Rifles of the Old West". Ruminations on Cowboy Shooting - 1874 Sharps from Schuetzen Gun Company.
Fall 02 - Issue 39

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Collector's Corner ö A Lefever Rifle? The Reloading Bench ö On The Wind. The Buffalo Range ö The Average Weight A Buffalo Hunter Carried Afield. Ruminations on Cowboy Shooting ö Quigley Upset! The Hunting Trail ö Thoughts on Hunting Cartridges. In Memory of Larry Smith & Don Rogers. Crank's Corner ö Little Known Black Powder Cartridges. Schuetzen. Product Reviews ö New book "Peters & King" by Thomas Schiffer /Pioneer Products Expands Product Line / New book "The Historic Henry Rifle" by Wiley Sword. Scatterguns ö The Remington Model 1885 & 1887. Black Powder Cartridge Nationals 2002.
Summer 02 - Issue 38: Sorry this issue is no longer available


Collector's Corner - A Double Tragedy. Ruminations on Cowboy Shooting - Belly Guns Part II. The Gunsmiths Bench - Rebuilding & Repairing Original Rifles. The Reloading Bench - Bullet Casting Techniques. Remington Creedmore Exhibition Rifle. ISSA News. Product Reviews - Three new offerings from MVA / New books from Croft Barker / Precision Bullet Edger from Leonard La Porta / New book on Designing and Framing Custom Cartridge by Ken Howell / Custom Knives by Keith Kilby. The Hunting Trail - Hunting Buffalo in the Sand Hills. Industry News - The Kelley Soule / 100% Cotton 9 pound Onion Skin / Classic Bullets / New Benchrest Precision Reloading Press / Miller Arms Miller Model "F" / Meister Bullets new owners / Starline celebrates 25th Anniversary. Cranks Corner - Thoughts on Chamber Tight & Not So Tight.
Spring 02 - Issue 37: Sorry this issue is no longer available


Collector's Corner - Researching A Collectable Firearm. Ruminations On Cowboy Shooting - J.P. Gemmer-Hawken Conversion. The Gunsmith's Bench - BPCR Actions. The Right of The People - Gun-Ban Lobby Continues to Exploit Fear Over Terrorism. The Reloading Bench - Making Match Brass. The Hunting Trail - Thoughts on Bullet Alloys & Shapes For Hunting. The Buffalo Range - Cator Brothers (James H & Authur J.L.). Cranks Corner - Shooting Buffalo Rifles of the Old West. A Simple Powder Measure Conversion. ISSA News.


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VOLUME IX - 2001

Winter 01 - Issue 36: Sorry this issue is no longer available


Collector's Corner - Buyer Beware. Ruminations on Cowboy Shooting - Belly Guns. The Gunsmith Bench - Hand Polishing. The Hunting Trail - Mr. Mortimer and the Eland. BPCR Target Load Development. The Reloading Bench - Harvesting More Chickens. What a Difference a Day Makes. The Right of the People. Product Reviews - Two Excellent Products From Montana Vintage Arms (Scope Mounts & Beach Sight). Industry News - Ballard Rifle Introduces the Model 1885 Low Wall. Scatterguns - The Mystery Remington. The Buffalo Range - "Long Hair" Dave Dudley. Cranks Corner - Thoughts on Blow Tubes.
Fall 01 - Issue 35

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Collector's Corner - To line...or not to Line? Ruminations on Cowboy Shooting...The Cimarron "Quigley". The Reloading Bench - Lubing and Sizing Bullets. A Glimpse of Raton 2001...Photos of the National Match. World Creedmoor International. The Hunting Trail - Old Smitty. Product reviews: Custom Moulds by Pioneer Products - Custom Cut-Rifled Barrels from Dan Pedersoon - Silhouette Record Book from MLV Enterprises - Stuckey's Sturdy Shooting Benches. The Buffalo Range - Reloading Techniques, A Comparison. Raton 2001 Silhouette National Championships. Cranks Corner - Observations from Raton. Tribute - God Bless America. "...the right of the people..." - Gunshow Bill Is Not The Way They Say. ISSA News - 2001 ISSA Schuetzenfest. Black Powder Silhouette Championships - Raton, NM 2001. Long Range Muzzle Loading Shooting.
Summer 01 - Issue 34

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Collector's Corner - Hunting with the original Single Shot. Ruminations On Cowboy Shooting - A Better Buffalo Match. The Reloading Bench - Developing Accurate BPC Loads; Seating Depth. The Hunting Trail -An Ol' Time Buffalo Hunt. Shooting the .45-75 Model 1876. The Right of the People... doctors taking a stand on gun control. Scatterguns - 1882 Double Barrel Breech Loading Shotgun. Bulletin Board. Product Reviews - Schuetzen Measure from Harrell's Precision. New Depriving Tool from CalöGraf. Goex Announces Addition of DEPRIMING. Model 55 "Classic" Powder Measure from Lyman. The Buffalo Range - Shooting Buffalo; what was the Typical Range? Crank's Corner - The .22 Long rifle; our most useful cartridge? Gunsmith's Bench - Bulleted Muzzleloaders. ISSA News - WY 2001 Schuetzenfest Union / Cody Wyoming.
Spring 01 - Issue 33

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Collector's Corner - Notes on Purchasing a BPC Collectible Firearm. Ruminations on Cowboy Shooting - The 1888 Marlin Lever action Rifle. A New life for an Old Russian. Amazing Shot. Product Reviews - New Tang Sight from MVA, New Baldwin Front Sight, Insert Caddy by Greg Childress, Cheyenne Pioneer Products - More Cartridge Boxes, Excellent Book on the Freunds. A Lesson in Velocity. Crank's Corner - Telescopic Sights for the BPC Rifle. Thoughts on Hunter Matches - old & new. The Hunting Trail - The Gould Hollow Point Bullet. The Right of the People - Trentham Range. The Buffalo Range - Oliver Perry Hanna's Single Shot Rifles. Gunsmith's Bench - Neck Tension & Powder Compression. ISSA News


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VOLUME VIII - 2000

Winter 00 - Issue 32

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Collector's Corner - Child of a Cannon. Scatterguns - Rarest of Remington Whitmore Shotguns, Ruminations on Cowboy Shooting - I'd Rather be Shootin' than Loadin', Ridgway, PA - Eastern Regionals - 2000, Cranks Corner - Impressions of the .38-55, Oak Ridge Long Range Muzzleloading Shoot, The Hunting Trail - Hunting & Ethics in the 21st Century, Shooters Profile - Trenton Tait, ãthe right of the peopleä, Gunsmiths Bench - Sharps Breech Block Repair, Product Reviews - Precision Shooting Calender, Match Grade Dies from Redding / Saeco, New Book from Man at Arms, Parts Unknown, Inc. - Improved Long Range Sight, New Campbell Book on the Model 1885 Winchester, New/ Old Rifling Design from Krieger, ãTwo Gun Standä Released by Randolph Wright, ISSA News - Traditional Class Schuetzenfest 2000, Buffalo Range - Bonapart Napoleon Earnest.
Fall 00 - Issue 31

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Collector's Corner - The Records of Civil War Sharps Carbines, Scatterguns - More on Remington Shotguns, From A Junior's Point of View - Patrick Matthews at the East vs. West Shoot, Ruminations on Cowboy Shooting - The "Cowboy Way", Black Powder on the Dark Continent, Gun Profiles - Lone Star "Gove" Underlever Rolling Block, Crank's Corner - Resting A Rifle, The Hunting Trail - The Express Rifle, Product Reviews: The New Catalog from Buffalo Arms, Wano Black Powder, Colt's Single Action Revolver by Doc O'Meara, StayoPut Shooting Mats, Circle Fly Wads, More on Sheriff Woody Cleaning Rods, ISSA News, "...the right of the people..." - Americans Who Risked Everything, Resizing without Fireforming, The Buffalo Range - "Moccasin Jim" Stell, Raton 2000.
Summer 00 - Issue 30

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Collector's Corner - The Model 1878 Sharps Rifle, Letters from Readers, Annie Oakley - Shooting Instructor, Scatterguns - Model 1875 Remington "Lifter" Shotgun "The Right Of The People", Ruminations On Cowboy Shooting - Cap & Ball Conversions, Crank's Corner - The .30-30 Wesson, The Buffalo Range - Buffalo Rifles, Computer Connection, Gunsmiths Bench - Gunstock Rehabilitation, Black Powder Reloading - An Innovative Approach, The Hunting Trail - Hunting Sights, Product Reviews: Meister " Slug Your Barrel" Tool - Accurizing The Factory Rifle - Fine Cleaning Rods From Sheriff Woody - Montana Cast Bullets - Powder Compression Die From Montana Precision Swaging. Shooting Around the Globe - Trails End 2000 In New Zealand.
Spring 00 - Issue 29

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Collector's Corner ö Pacific Ballard/.40-90 Bottle Neck Sharps, ã·the right of the people·ä, Winchester Model 1876, Model 1873 Remington Whitmore Hammer Lifter, Marlin Cowboy II in .45 Colt, The More Things Change, The More They Stay the Same, The Buffalo Range, The .44-70 Maynard/Ballard, The Hunting Trail ö Gun Covers and Scabbards, Product Reviews ö Shooting the British Double Rifle, Custom Rifles in Black and White, Action Shooting Cowboy Style, Joe Rychetnik Reflects on Guns, Hunting and Days Gone By, Industry News ö New Custom Case Hardening Services Offered by Ballard Rifle and Cartridge, Traditional Class Rules Adopted by ISSA, Ballard Rifle and Cartridge Company to Manufacture the Model 1885 High Walls.


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VOLUME VII - 1999

Winter 99 - Issue 28

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Collector's Corner - A Pair of Maynard Sporting Rifles, Custom Punches that Work, Tops at Raton, NM - 1999 National BPC Silhouette Championship, Steven Dodd Hughes Highwall .40-65 Blackpowder Rifle, A Snider-Enfield Sporting Rifle, Ruminations on Cowboy Shooting, New Year's Resolution...a little late, Prone or Sitting ... that is the question?, The Tail ( Tale ) of the Paper Patch Bullet, Thoughts on Traditional Stock Design, The 1999 World Long Range Black Powder Championship - Virginia, Product Reviews: Master Screen from Cal-Graf, New Elephant Black Powder, Ballard Replacement Wood from Ballard Rifle & Cartridge.
Fall 99 - Issue 27

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The .50-70 Government, Report from Raton - National Championship 1999, Shooters Profile - Every Club Needs a "Tom" , .45 Colt as a Black Powder Rifle Cartridge, Cleaning Brass, Ruminations on Cowboy Shooting, More Impressions on Swiss Powder, Hunting Trail - Chuck Rifles, Lapping Barrels, Product Reviews: Reproduction Cartridge Boxes from Cheyenne Pioneer Products, New Long Range Sight fromParts Unknown, Colt Blackpowder Reproductions and Replicas, Hunting Sight Staff from Clint Smith, Cowboy Loads for 12 Gauge and .45-70 Government from Federal.
Summer 99 - Issue 26

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The Ward-Burton and Custer historical controversy. Charlton Heston talks about "Fighting the Cultural Wars", Join the fight between McCluskie and Anderson. Here is part two of Black Powder Safety, Ruminations on Cowboy Shooting, Follw the Hunting Trail, And visit the Gunsmith's Bench. Read up on our Product Reviews, and try Shooting Around The World.
Spring 99 - Issue 25

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The 1866 Trapdoor, The Hayfield & The Wagon box, Wow! What a Year!, Blackpowder Loads for .44-40 Revolvers, Muzzle Clamps, Black Powder Safety, UK Firearms Legislation - Don't let it happen to you, Hunting Bullets, Rifle Accuracy & Velocity Standard Deviation, Pouring a Sharps Pewter Tip, Product Reviews - Wasserburger Wind Kit, New Brass from Starline, Single Shot Exchange - Third Classic Compendium.


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VOLUME VI - 1998

Winter 98 - Issue 24: Sorry this issue is no longer available


The Spencer Rifle, Part III: Billy Dixon's Long Shot, Black Powder Reloading the .44-40, Cleaning Blackpowder Brass, Lead Alloys for Black Powder Cartridge Rifle Bullets, Long Distance Swiss Cup - Elm 1998, Traditional Schuetzen and the .32-40, The Hunting Trail, Traditional Schuetzen Class Rules, An Unexpected Result from a Straightforward Experiment, Using a Vernier Tang Sight, Courtwright & Short's Gunfight, Product Reviews - The Making & Loading of Paper Patch Bullets by Mark Hilliard, New Book by Mathews, Double Shotguns by Steven Dodd Hughes.
Fall 98 - Issue 23: Sorry this issue is no longer available


Winchester '73, The Battle of Adobe Walls : Part 2, Lone Star Rolling Blocks, Our Equipment and Utilizing the Various Options Pertaining to that Equipment, Sizing Dies Expanders and Working on the Edge, Let's Go International, Silhouette Committee Report to Shooters, Hunter Class Silhouette, Yaw Drag and Twist, Casting Consistent Bullets, Raton '98, Carrying a Concealed Single Action Army.
Summer 98 - Issue 22: Sorry this issue is no longer available


The Ballard 1 1/2 Old and New, Ballistic Coefficients for BPCR Bullets 2nd Report, The Battle of Adobe Walls : Part 1, Mould Overhauling, Match Loading, Compression, Thoughts on Sight Inserts, Debunking the Bottle-Necked Cartridge, The Discovery of the Lost Herd of Tarbox Hollow, Shooting Single Actions Seriously, How Important is a Better Ballistic Coefficient, .38-50 Remington.
Spring 98 - Issue 21: Sorry this issue is no longer available


Late Sharps Conversions, Testing Ballistic Coefficients, The "Big Fifty", Weights for Popular Single Shot Actions, Taking a Poke at the Critters, Bullet Design for BPC Rifles, Blueing & Browning, The .35-30 (1882) Maynard Revisited, 1998 SHOT Show, Rams and the .40-65 Winchester, Mid-West Regulators BPC Shoot.


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VOLUME V -1997

Issue 20: Sorry this issue is no longer available


Model 1874 Sharps Conversions, Pressure Testing the .45-70, Black Mag & the Well-loaded Scatter Gun, Experimental BPCRS Scope Class Rules, Top Woman Shooter for 1997, Thoughts on Rifling, Sight Settings Comparison, Black Powder Only, Duplex Loading, The Thrice-barreled Shiloh, .45 Caliber Slug Rifles, Cabin Fever, Chilson Establishes New Records, Setting Sights for Long Distance.
Issue 19: Sorry this issue is no longer available


Sharps Conversion Carbine, New Trapdoor Springfields, How Important Is It To Win That Match?, Raton 1997, BPCR Silhouette Ladies, Twist of Rifling in Barrels, Crowns, Lapping, and Primitive Firing Pins, Bullet Design & Barrel Leading, In Memory of Turner Kirkland, Understanding Cryogenics, How Does Neck Tension & Crimp Affect Accuracy?
Issue 17: Sorry this issue is no longer available


"Centennial Model" Winchester, Thunder Ranch's Pre-1900's Course, Winchester Low-Wall, Lyman Tang Sight Codes, Simple Bullet Swages, .38, .40, or .45, Which Is Best?, SHOT Show.


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VOLUME IV - 1996

Winter 96 - Issue 16: Sorry this issue is no longer available


The Sharps 1874 "Business" Rifle, Remington re-introducing the Rolling Block, .45 Colt accuracy tests, Black Mag II, Bolt Action Rifles, More on Magnus - practical applications, Sighting in the Fixed Sight Revolver, A Rolling Block from scratch, International Rules for BP Silhouette.
Fall 96 - Issue 15: Sorry this issue is no longer available


Collecting antique guns, Beware-smokeless powder warning, Gun makers Guild gun, Cap and Ball revolvers, Gun Cleaning, Greenhill formula, Using a Vernier sight, Raton 1996, Blackpowder primers-Cranks, Accuracy from the rolling Block.
Summer 96 - Issue 14: Sorry this issue is no longer available


Ballard Pacific, No. 1 Remington Rolling Block, Percussion revolvers(Red), Recoil calculations, Fixing broken stocks (Dan), Gong shoot, Military rifle match, Crank's-SPG lube, Hunting article by Fagras.
Spring 96 - Issue 13: Sorry this issue is no longer available


Ballard Rifles, Meacham High Wall, Cowboy Action Shooting, Glass bedding the Winchester Single Shot, The Henry rifle, Freezing (stress relieving) barrels, .22 liners.


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VOLUME III - 1995

Issue 12: Sorry this issue is no longer available


What is a Buffalo rifle?, Browning's Silhouette rifle, Turkeys and the wind, Head winds and tail winds, Linseed oil stock finishes, BPC rifles revisited, Cranks-duplex and smokeless loads-a warning.
Issue 11: Sorry this issue is no longer available


Raton '95, Compression testing blackpowder loads, Navy Arms Smith carbine, Lone Star Rifle Works Rolling Block, Chronographs, Dixie Sharps, Cranks-stock bedding, Gunsmith bench adjusting trigger pull.


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VOLUME II - 1994

Issue 4: Sorry this issue is no longer available


Hartford and Bridgeport Sharps, Winchester '73, .43 Spanish, Navy Arms Schofield, Drop tube test, Hunting with blackpowder, Powder test.
Issue 3: Sorry this issue is no longer available


Raton '94, Sharps 1877, Assembly Numbers for '74 Sharps, Colt SA 38-40, .38's for silhouette, The mechanics of cleaning, Bullet molds, Raton Equipment.
Issue 1: Sorry this issue is no longer available


Sharps 1874 serial numbers, Winchester '76, Loading the .45 colt for Cowboy action shooting, Crank's corner-Elephant powder, Schuetzen match, Black Powder cartridge handguns, Lubricator-sizer.


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VOLUME I - 1993

Issue 4: Sorry this issue is no longer available


Raton '93, Smith and Wesson Schofield, Rifling Twist, Long Range sight-in, Equipment at Raton '93, Portable backstop, Building the BPC rifle, Primer test, Long range B.C., .40/65 Chronograph notes.
Issue 3: Sorry this issue is no longer available


Sharps Cartridge chronology, Shiloh Sharps "Quigley" model, Hunting with the BPC rifle, Raton 1993, How far will a Sharps shoot, Primer test, Blow tube experiment, Elephant Powder, BPC rifle alternatives, Born again Borchardt, What makes a silhouette rifle, Black powder in the .45 Colt, Lead alloys, Chronograph Notes.
Issue 1: Sorry this issue is no longer available


Raton 1992, Sharps .50/70 Conversion Carbine, Broken firing pin fix for High Walls, Bullets used by '92 Raton winners, BPCR silhouette in Montana '92, RCBS 400 grain Bullet, Cross Stick Tips, Aggregate scores from Raton, Sighting in for silhouette (animal measurements), Blackpowder long range, How far will a Sharps shoot?


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