• October 1, 2011

    Several years ago, while duck hunting in Stuttgart, AR, I was in the world famous hunting store, Mack’s Prairie Wings.  While looking around at the muzzleloading stuff (as I always find myself doing), I noticed a can of powder with…

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  • May 28, 2011

    Although I’m not a reader of the tabloids you see in the grocery store, every once in awhile one will catch my eye. You know, so-and-so did this-and-that, resulting in a scandal of mammoth proportions.  Or my favorite:  “Secret Revealed!” Well, I suppose that we’d better get ready for…

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  • May 5, 2011

    As far as we’re concerned, you can’t go wrong when an article combines Alfred Nobel, Annie Oakley, Teddy Roosevelt and coffee.  Add in info about our Blackhorn 209, and we think it should be up for a Pulitzer.  Randy Wakeman…

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  • April 18, 2011

    It’s fairly common for folks to ask me what the impetus was behind creating Blackhorn 209.  Here’s the simple answer:  I’m a hunter who chooses to use a muzzleloader, and I was tired of having to deal with the downsides…

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  • April 2, 2011

    The proof of any powder’s success is obviously, in the field. It’s where, proverbially, the rubber meets the road…if the rubber happens to be black powder and the road is whitetail buck in a frozen Midwestern hayfield. We particularly enjoyed…

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  • March 25, 2011

    You know—and we know—that there are a lot of other muzzleloading powders on the market. In fact, there are some pretty good ones out there. Certainly, after years of testing and fine-tuning our powder formulation, we think ours is the…

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