Just saying the word “blackpowder” conjures up images of mountain men clad in animal hides, blue-coated soldiers fighting the Revolutionary War
, and Davy Crocket hunting the hills of Tennessee. But the muskets and flintlocks and billowing clouds of sulphury smoke aren’t just tools of our past. In fact, blackpowder rifles and handguns are a very active facet of modern competition shooting
and hunting. From antique collector to today’s whitetail hunter, turn to Gun Digest for the best information on blackpowder firearms valuations
, the super-modern guns going afield with whitetail hunters
and horse-mounted target competitors, and the all the gear and shooting accessories you need to care for these special guns.