From Musket to Metallic Cartridge is an historical introduction to the use of black powder firearms, from the primitive smooth-bore
musket to breech-loading cartridge guns, as well as a primer on their practical use for today's black powder shooters. Drawing
on his experience of countless hours on the shooting range, backed up by meticulous research, Oyvind Flatnes relates over
500 years of development and covers the huge range of different ignition systems, models and patents. He describes the use
of antique firearms and replicas, discussing their historical and safe modern use.
Features and reviews in Black Powder
magazine of Muzzle Loaders Assoc of GB, Classic Arms & Militaria and The Armourer magazines. Reviews in Military Illustrated,
Military Books Review and Skirmish magazines.