Gun Shop

Muzzle Loading Seminar

May 23, 2020 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

This Muzzle Loading Seminar will be hosted by Will Deem, firearms instructor and builder/user of custom muzzle loaders for the past 35 years.  Will built his first muzzleloader in 1985, and went on to produce exact replicas of 17th, 18th and 19th century rifles.  He produced the rifles used in the close-ups of the  Michael Moore production of “The Last of the Mohicans”, starring Daniel Day Lewis.

Topics include:

        • History of muzzle loading and the evolution of modern muzzle loading in the U. S.
        • Types of muzzle loaders modern vs. traditional vs. hybrid
        • Hunting with muzzle loaders
        • Types of ammunition and powders
        • Loading and cleaning
        • Typical accessories used in muzzle loading

The class will end with a flintlock firing demonstration with on of the “Mohicans” rifles.

Cost:  $35.00 per person

Please register in advance. Call the Gun Shop at 727-576-4169.

See our blog on the topic.

 

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