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  • Cartridge History: The .451 Detonics Magnum is a Supercharged .45 ACP

    Detonics was founded as a company in the 1970s, making high-end 1911 pistols. Their first product that really put them on the map was their 3" micro-compact 1911; something that just wasn't available on a production basis at the time. After the .45 Winchester Magnum cartridge was introduced in 19...

  • The Snider-Enfield: Ammunition Reloading- PART ONE-

    Part One of how I make Snider ammo

  • Reloading the 45-120 for Pedersoli 1874 Sharps Long Range ruifle

    The 45-120 is a beast. One of the strongest buffalo cartridges of the 19th century. It is not easy to break her in, but if you have the patience, you'll find the charge. Here is my method that proved very accurate for long range.

  • EASY VERSION!!! M1866 Chassepot Paper Cartridges

    This is a followup to an epicly long vid on the original cartridges: https://youtu.be/iahThVlF7QI

    The Chap takes you through a much easier way to confect M1866 Chassepot paper needlefire cartridges for any 45-ish calibre black powder rifle bullet.

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    Intro: Composer of this track: Pat...

  • Surplus Zone - PIAT EOD Training Bomb

    In this episode of the Surplus Zone Vic takes a look at an inert PIAT training round from an Explosive Ordnance Disposal training kit. The kit included numerous other WWII and later ordnance and was intended to represent what might be found on training grounds and former battlefields throughout E...

  • Early WW2 Contract for US-Made .303 Ammunition

    In this video we look at extracts for an early Second World War contract signed by Britain with a US ammunition manufacturer for the production of .303 ammunition. Be sure to check out our accompanying article for this video here - https://armourersbench.com/2022/10/16/ww2-anglo-american-ammuniti...

  • 18mm Milbank-Amsler MkII: Machining Brass Cases

    Chappie shows his Mk.2 version of making 18mm Milbank-Amsler rimfire ammunition.

  • M1866 Chassepot Cartridges for Dummies

    Chappie demonstrates a really easy way to make M1866 Chassepot needlefire rifle cartridges.

  • The 11 mm Mauser cartridge of the 19th century Sauer stalking rifle

    The story of the 11 mm Mauser cartridge and its relation to the J. P. Sauer und Sohn stalking rifle project. Sart with the film about the Sauer und Sohn rifle: https://youtu.be/lcLGJXwPdrM Magyar szöveg: http://kapszli.hu/az-elso-sauer-kipplauf-puska-i-resz-a-gyar-es-a-fegyver-tortenete/ Please s...

  • Fire making and lead casting the traditional way

    Please support us at https://www.patreon.com/capandball For buying Capandball Civil War cartridge boxes: http://stores.ebay.com/Capandball?_trksid=p2047675.l2563 This short video is part of the wheel lock pistol project, but for particular reasons I decided to post it separately. Te complete film...

  • Making the Civil War time paper cartridge box for percussion revolvers

    Please support us at: https://www.patreon.com/capandball Buy autenthic Capandball cartridge boxes: https://www.ebay.com/str/capandball Check all our offerings on our webpage: https://capandball.com/termekkategoria/capandball-products-2/ We have got something new for you: authentic Civil War time ...

  • 45/70 Sharps gelatine tests

    Please support us at: https://www.patreon.com/capandball Here is a real classic, the 45/70 Pedersoli Sharps Sporting rifle fitted with a contemporary Malcom scope. Let's see how a 520 spitzer bullet behaves hitting a gelatine block. Cartridge loaded with 51 grains of blackpowder. 19th century buf...

  • Ballistic gelatine tests of the M 1867/77 Werndl rifle

    Please support us at: https://www.patreon.com/capandball This is something I promised a long time ago. Continuing the series about the Austro-Hungarian Werndl rifle. Now it is time for some terminal ballistics. Punching holes on a gelatine block. If you would like to support our work, please buy ...

  • Muskets and tirailleurs Part 3/3. Musket range tests with Napoleonic times service loads

    Please support us at: https://www.patreon.com/capandball I am sure that these tests will be something new for all of us. I've never seen any range tests checking the accuracy of Napoleonic times flintlock smooth bore muskets with original service loads. I've never seen any tests comparing the 16,...

  • Shooting the .50 Pedersoli Missouri River Hawken with plastic sabot

    Please support us at: https://www.patreon.com/capandball Check in for the test of the fast twist hawken rifle from Pedersoli! The blackpowder hunting season is starting again in Hungary, so I took one of these rifles to the range today to test it with plastic sabot. Magyar szöveg: http://kapszli....

  • Making buck and ball Civil War cartridge

    Please support us at: https://www.patreon.com/capandball The 1841 U.S. Ordnance manual describes the construction method of single ball, buck and ball, buckshot and blank cartridges. Here is the way I made my reproduction buck and ball cartridges for later range testings. Music: "Lark in the Morn...

  • Remington 45-70 tests in ballistic gelatine

    Please support us at: https://www.patreon.com/capandball Continuing the ballistic gelatine tests of the 45-70 Government cartridges. This time I use an original 1886 Winchester rifle and a Pedersoli 1886/71 lever action rifle to fire the 405 grain SP and 300 grain SJHP Remington cartridges in my ...

  • Original 1861 Colt Navy vs Johnston and Dow cartridges

    Please support us: https://www.patreon.com/capandball For buying our cartridge boxes: http://stores.ebay.com/Capandball?_trksid=p2047675.l2563 Eras Gone molds: http://erasgonebullets.webstarts.com/ Continuing the journey with original Civil War time percussion revolvers and copies of the original...

  • Minie bullet vs buck and ball vs single ball cartridges

    Please support us at: https://www.patreon.com/capandball This is an experiment I planned for a long long time. Comparing the accuracy of the Minié ball fired from a rifle musket, and the buck and ball and single ball cartridges of the Civil War time fired from smooth bore muskets. All done at 50 ...

  • Remington vs Colt revolvers firing Johntson & Dow bullets

    Please support us at: https://www.patreon.com/capandball Buy a Capandball product: http://stores.ebay.com/Capandball?_trksid=p2047675.l2563 I am replicating an original civil war time combustible envelope cartridge to check the accuracy of my original 1860 Colt Army and 1863 Remington New Model A...

  • Making Civil War cartridge bundles and shooting an original Springfield rifle musket to 300 m

    Please support us at https://www.patreon.com/capandball For buying Capandball Civil War cartridge boxes, cartridge formers, arsenal labels and US arsenal Stadias: http://stores.ebay.com/Capandball?_trksid=p2047675.l2563 or the Capandball webpage: https://capandball.com/shop/?_termekkategoriak=cap...

  • Ammunition Evaluation: Ethiopian 7.92x57mm Mauser

    Century International Arms has imported a quantity of Ethiopian ammunition, and asked me to do a video on it. So, I have a three-part evaluation here: appearance and packaging, live fire testing (including velocity and consistency), and teardown and bullet weight consistency. This ammunition was ...

  • Early Automatic Pistol Cartridges - What, When & Why?

    In discussion with a friend recently, the topic of early automatic pistol cartridges came up. Specifically, looking at the context of which cartridges were actually available at which times, and how this might provide helpful context for understanding why particular cartridges were adopted (or co...

  • Remington EtronX: Electrically Primed Ammunition

    One of the more mainstream attempts at incorporating electronic into firearms technology on the civilian market was the Remington EtronX, introduced in 2000. It consisted of a standard Remington 700 bolt action rifle, with the trigger and firing mechanisms replaced by electric versions. The firin...