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    The Black Powder Cartridge News Summer 2024

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    The Black Powder Cartridge News Summer 2024

    This issue features From the Editor, Dr. Edward Maynard, Pope-Ballard Schuetzen Rifle Barrel No. 236, Patched Balls and Porch Chops, Smoke of a .45, Captain Jack, The “Case” for the 40-60 Maynard, Letters from Readers, Product Reviews, Center Shot, Match Results and Rfle Club information.

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    From the Editor

    column by: Steve Garbe

    I doubt if there ever was an election in this country that wasn’t billed as “the most important in our time” but it does appear that the 2024 election cycle will have some serious ramifications for many Americans. ...Read More >


    About the Cover

    column by: Steve Garbe

    Dr. Edward Maynard is gracing this cover of the Black Powder Cartridge News, thanks to our Contributing Writer, Leo Remiger and Frank Graves, the owner of the image. Edward is holding an early 1865 percussion Maynard rifle complete with what looks to be a telescopic sight by William Malcolm of Syracuse, New York. ...Read More >


    Dr. Edward Maynard

    feature by: Leo J. Remiger

    The following short tribute to Dr. Edward Maynard by H.W.S. Cleveland appeared in the May 7, 1891 issue of Forrest and Stream. We are fortunate that a contemporary of Dr. Maynard took the time to write a short memorial for the riflemen of that day. It provides us with numerous details of this gentleman. ...Read More >


    Pope-Ballard Schuetzen Rifle Barrel No. 236

    feature by: Rick Moritz

    When attending any sort of rifle match, I am always on the lookout for rifles of note. Of course, you will always see the usual Ballards, Sharps, Stevens and Winchester High Walls or sometimes an occasional Farrow or Bullard rifle. If luck is on your side, perhaps a Maynard will be on the line and once in a blue moon, you will observe a rifle that is a gem. ...Read More >

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