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Rifleman Q&A: Roos Underhammer Muzzleloader

From the archives of American Rifleman, read about a German-made, upside-down built, small-bore muzzleloader.

Hunting Guns in Colonial America

Whether for protection on the frontier or for hunting in the backwoods, the smoothbore hunting gun played a pivotal role in times of peace and war in the American colonies.

The Birmingham Small Arms Story

The great gunmaking name of Birmingham Small Arms just refuses to go away. Thanks to a partnership with Arizona Airguns, guns bearing the BSA name are available in the U.S.

New For 2021: CVA Paramount Pro Long Range .40 cal.

Very likely the new hot rod of muzzleloaders, CVA’s Paramount Pro in .40 cal., pushes beyond what is known of blackpowder rifle performance.

New for 2021: Traditions NitroFire

Available for the 20/21 hunting seasons, Traditions Firearms has reinvented the inline muzzleloader with a never-before-seen ignition system and firearm design with simplicity at its core.

A Modernized Muzzleloader: Traditions NitroFire & Federal FireStick

The Traditions Firearms NitroFire inline Muzzleloader series provides hunters with a package ready for use and reloads made easy with Federal Ammunition FireStick cartridges.

NRA Gun of the Week: CVA Cascade

On this week’s “Gun of the Week,” NRA’s American Rifleman staff discuss the Cascade, a bolt-action rifle from CVA.

U.S. Model 1855 Springfield: The Rifle-Musket of the Regulars

Developed with a revolutionary Maynard tape-priming system, the Model 1855 Springfield rifle-musket was the official longarm of the U.S. Army at the start of the Civil War.

Editor’s Choice: Traditions NitroFire

Traditions unveiled the NitroFire, the first muzzleloader to use FireStick sealed powder charges by Federal Premium. The system represents a faster, safer, more precise way to load/unload a muzzleloader.

SHOT Show Highlight: Traditions NitroFire Muzzleloader

After centuries of existence, it doesn't seem like there's much room for innovation in the muzzleloader world. However, Traditions and Federal Premium did it in 2020 with the all-new NitroFire.

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