In Memoriam: Robert Hodgdon—1938-2023
Robert “Bob” Hodgdon, a co-founder of Hodgdon Powder, passed away on Jan. 13, 2023.
Pietta Celebrates 60th Anniversary
The company made its humble start in 1963—in Gussago, Italy—when Giuseppe Pietta made a commitment to produce guns as authentic and true-to-original as possible. Customer experience was, and still is, the primary focus, a key to the firm’s longevity and success.
Hodgdon Powder Celebrates 75 Years
This year, Hodgdon Powder celebrates its 75th year in business, having grown from humble origins in 1947.
Rifleman Q&A: Dram Equivalent
Looking at the variety of shotgun ammunition available at my local gun shop, I have noticed that some boxes list “dram equivalent” along with shot size and shell length. Can you explain the term’s significance?
Blackpowder Basics: How To Shoot An Old-School Muzzleloading Rifle
Muzzleloading rifles and muskets using blackpowder are a fun and intriguing throw back to the earlier days of firearm technology, but also have a more involved process than simply loading a cartridge.
Why You Should Shoot Your Collectible Firearms
There are many old and limited run firearms that have become collectables, but why should these firearms not be enjoyed or used for their intended purposes despite that? Rick Hacker explains here why you should shoot your collectible firearms.
Hodgdon Closes GOEX Blackpowder Plant
Effective immediately, Hodgdon announced the closure of the GOEX blackpowder manufacturing facility in Camp Minden, La.
I Have This Old Gun: Multi-Shot Muzzleloaders
In this segment of American Rifleman Television's "I Have This Old Gun," we examine the history of the various multi-shot guns of the blackpowder era.
New for 2021: Taylor's & Company ACE
Taylor's & Company developed its ACE pistol as a short-barreled, carry-ready model based on the iconic Model 1858 Remington revolver.
Preview: Alliant Powder 410
Alliant Powder's new 410 shotshell powder is designed for handloaders looking to get the most out of their sporting and hunting loads.