Charley and Dimitri Zaimes have been hunting for bear and deer with
flintlock rifles for more than 40 years in Pennsylvania and New York.
Over the years, they've encountered and overcome just about every problem
that faces the average smokepole hunter.
Angler's Roost and Hunter's Rest they're willing to share their
accumulated knowledge with others. They'll tell you how to fine-tune
your rifle so that you can get one-inch groups at 100 yards. They'll
show you how to keep your powder dry in all kinds of weather, including
rain, snow, sleet and high humidity.
Having a problem with your priming powder filtering out of the pan when
you're walking the woods? Dimitri can solve your problem while you wait.
stock all the grades of black powder and Pyrodex for flintlocks, and all
primer sizes for percussion firearms. We also sell the finest English,
German and American flints and we can show you how to re-sharpen a dull
flint to get the maximum amount of sparks. We also have a very complete
assortment of black powder accessories.
stock Thompson Center and CVA black powder rifles and we are the
exclusive Northeast Pennsylvania dealer for the high-grade Austin &
Halleck rifles (flintlock, percussion and in-line).
Need some answers but don't have the time to come to our shop? Just pick
up the phone and call us at (570) 685-2010 or fax your question to (570)
History of Black Powder: From the First Foot Guards, a reenactment
group from Boston.
Black Powder/Muzzle Loader Forum: From Powder Burns' website.