In this issue:
Tips and tricks:
Buildingupanaccurate loadforyourriflemusket17 DesigningabulletforBPCR huntingandcompetition
Heinz W. FaudeTatiana SerebryakovaBruce Smith
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Dear Shooters, Collectors, Firearm Enthusiasts all over the World,
In this issue, we are celebrating the 150thanniversary of the Civil War that divided theUnited States. The firearms of the conflict werealways one of the main driving forces behind historical shooting, and maybe there is not onblackpowder shooter out there who do not have acap and ball revolver, or a rifle in the gun cabinet.Our company has always been committed tocultivating the heritage of the history of thesefirearms with exceptional quality and accuratereplicas for target shooters, collectors and hunters. This period is especially important for usas we are launching our new product family, therifle muskets.Our articles in this issue are dedicated to the first item of this line, the U.S. 1861 Springfield. Wewill help our shooters to learn how to maintain,load and fire this gun while initiating them into thehistory of this great period.
Pierangelo Pedersoli Balázs Németheditorial director editor in chief