Contrary to what one hears in the news media and the claims made by certain politicians and radical groups, shooting is one of the safest sports -- when practiced by persons of sound judgment in accordance with basic rules of safety. Muzzleloading is a safe and natural extension of that sport.

If any information in this document conflicts with information given in the manual or the instructions your received with your muzzleloading equipment and supplies, always follow those instructions -- not these.

Overall safety

Gunpowder Safety:

Cap safety:

Lead safety:

Black powder supplies and accessories:

Rifle & pistol loading

Prevent missing & double charges

Shooting sabots

Accuracy tips

Cleaning firearms