Shooting my .75 Handgonne
This is me shooting my .75 Handgonne at the Town of Islip Range on May 5, 2012. I was using a .735rb with no patch. The first 2 charges were 50grs. FFg, but the later ones were 45grs FFg black powder....
Shooting my .75 Handgonne in HD
This is me shooting Dora, my .75 Handgonne at the Town of Islip Range on June 10, 2017. I shot at 20 yards using a 50FFg load under a .715RB/.010 patch combo....
My .75 Handgonne
This is my .75 Handgonne with built by The Irish Musket Locke Company. This design is typical of the early to mid 14th Century Handgonnes with the bell shaped barrel....
Shooting my .775 Serpentine Handgonne
This is me shooting my .775 Serpentine Handgonne at the Town of Islip Range on April 14, 2012. I shot a .760rb with a 50g FFg charge for the first 3 shots. Afterwards, I used a .735rb with a .010 patch over a 45gr charge....
.75 serpentine handgonne
Shooting my .75 caliber handgonne. A serpentine lever brings the slowmatch down to the touch hole....
Shooting my .775 Serpentine Handgonne in HD
This is me shooting my .775 Serpentine Handgonne at the Town of Islip Range on March 26, 2016....
loading and shooting a .50 handgonne
loading and shooting a .50 handgonne with 60 grains of pyrodex P and a patched roundball...
My .775 Serpentine Handgonne
This is my .775 Serpentine Handgonne built by Eric Kettenburg. This was based on a picture from the Codex Vindobana dated 1411 (Austrian National Library, Vienna, Austria)....
Shooting my .75 Flintlock Musket with Bayonet
This is me shooting my Short Land Pattern "Brown Bess" Musket at the Town of Islip Range on May 26, 2012. I used the bayonet on later shots and did a comparison with some interesting results!...
Shooting my .75 Flintlock Musket with Bayonet
This is me shooting my Short Land Pattern "Brown Bess" Musket at the Town of Islip Range on May 26, 2012. I used the bayonet on later shots and did a comparison with some interesting results!...
Shooting my .75 Flintlock Musket in HD
This is me shooting my .75 Short Land pattern Brown Bess at the Town of Islip Range on July 25, 2015....
Handgonne
First attempt on a reconstruction of an early breech loaded handgonne from the late medieval period. This is a virtual 3D model of the handgonne. The reconstruction is under way and will be documented by a series of short films. Meanwhile enjoy, sub......
handgonne
1" handgonne, fired with 50 grains of FFG and cannon fuse...
Handgonne
Shooting a handgonne partially covered by pavise....
CZ 75 Shooting Review
We shoot the "tactical" CZ 75. Great fun. Good trigger, sights and accuracy!...
Handgonne / arquebus
An early handgonne/arquebus I built using a .44 caliber barrel made by youtuber freekforge1. I used a piece of fuse for ignition. A fuse would not be historically correct, I used it simply for convenience. It made filming these short shooting videos......
handgonne videos
Test firing a 1400's era handgonne with serpentine powder (pre-"corning" gunpowder.) Misses and fizzles before success acheived!While test firing this item, the reason for the 4-foot pole on these guns quickly became apparent, keeping the gun too clo......
Shooting a .50 cal Hand cannon / handgonne muzzleloader black powder
Hand cannons were the very first firearm. And date back to the 1300's. With the very poor rate of fire and accuracy Many had a spike to use as a weapon after firing it. This homemade reproduction has an axe blade that would have been used to chop you......