Check Capandball's video about shooting an original P56 Enfield rilfe. We are so proud to replicate these beauties in every detail. Shooting condition original ML military rifles and rifle muskets are hard to find so we strongly believe that we, manufacturers have a duty in keeping our heritages alive. Check out our repros here!
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Range test video: an original P56 Enfield in action155 Views
Presenting the Pedersoli Volunteer rifle144 Views
On the 16th of November 1859 the British “National Rifle Association” was founded, aimed at the promotion of target shooting in British territories, intended to heavily support the Volunteer Rifle Corps. The British N.R.A., for the first time, organized a national event held at Wimbledon in 1860. Taking inspiration from this historical sporting event we are glad to introduce to you the “Volunteer Rifle” featuring a .451 caliber barrel, broach rifled with an optimal twist for target shooting...
Check out our new items for 2017146 Views
The Capandball YouTube channel visited our booth at this year's IWA show in Nürnberg, and made short film about all the new items we displayed. We are quite proud for our new items, and hope to have all of them soon on the market.
Shooting With Pedersoli's 1-in-24 Twist .50 Caliber RB-ML Rifle206 Views
While the rifle shown here, the Pedersoli .50 caliber No. 209 primer ignition in-line Rolling Block Muzzleloader, may have a very mid to late 1800's look to it, this rifle is actually somewhat advanced over the vast majority of other .50 caliber in-line rifle models on the market right now. And, that would be due to the fact that the rifling twist of this rifle's bore is a snappy 1-in-24 twist ... while every other production run in-line .50 caliber rifle comes with a 1-in-28 rifling twist....
The Pedersoli Whitworth rifle in action108 Views
Dear All, We have a new Pedersoli Whitworth rifle review from the Capandball YouTube Channel. Some nice grouping at 50m and 100m. A good demonstration what our hammer forged hexagonal rifled barrels are capable of. Enjoy! The Pedersoli team
New product in sight: Pedersoli Double Flintlock Shotgun139 Views
Dear All, Please check one of our new products for the year 2017. A flintlock double shotgun for hunters and clay target shooters. At the current stage I can not share more info, but I hope the pictures will speak for themselves. [gallery link="file" ids="456,455,454,453"] Best regards, The Pedersoli Team
Muzzle loaders endangered by the EU (press release by FACE)135 Views
So you think you see a flintlock historical rifle in the picture? You are wrong. According to some EU bureaucrats this is a dangerous tool of evil that has to be banned in the name of the fight against terrorism... Source of the article: http://www.face.eu/sites/default/files/documents/english/pr_council_clamps_down_on_hunters.pdf "The Dutch Presidency proposed to ban Category D and reproductions of antique firearms, currently not regulated at EU level, while obliging sport shooters to join...
Range test of the Pedersoli 1886 Lever Action Sporting rifle175 Views
The Capandball YouTube channel just posted a new range test about our rand new 1886 Sporting rifle in 45-70 caliber. We are really proud to see how well our rifle performed at both 50 and 100 m with hard kicking hunting cartridges. [gallery link="file" ids="441,442,443,444,445,446"]
Shooting the Pedersoli Mortimer flintlock Shotgun153 Views
Dear All, Here is another interesting article from the well known outdoor writer Toby Bridges. Please follow the link to read about the magic of patterning a muzzle loading shotgun for clay target shooting or hunting. First Shots With The Pedersoli Mortimer Flintlock 12-Gauge Shotgun The Pedersoli Team
Another one of those smokeless powder in percussion revolver videos190 Views
I really can't get enough of these... Another genius loading smokeless powder in the percussion revolver. He has 9 lives like a cat for sure...
Commercial Remington 45/70 cartridges vs. ballistic gelatin191 Views
Continuing the ballistic gelatin tests of the 45-70 Government cartridges. This time an original 1886 Winchester rifle and a Pedersoli 1886/71 lever action rifle are used to fire the 405 grain SP and 300 grain SJHP Remington cartridges in ballistic gelatin blocks. By the Capandball youtube channel.
Terminal ballistics of the 19th century 45/70 cartridge197 Views
One of our rifles in action at the Capandball YouTube channel. The 45/70 cartridge is loaded with black powder and a heavy 520 grain lead bullet. Here is a sketch about the ballistic capabilities of the low velocity heavy bullets of the 19th century buffalo hunting era. Fired from one of our 1874 Sharps Sporting rifles fitted with our 6 power Malcom scope.