Loading and firing the Enfield paper cartridge. They slide down the barrel with ease, even after firing dozens (or hundreds) of rounds.
Enfield Paper Cartridges for Rifle-Muskets, .568 and .550 cal cartridges
NOTICE: I will be gone from 4-19 May, 2019 for my annual Army Reserve training. Orders placed during this period will not ship until after 19 May 2019. Sorry for any inconvenience!
.568-cal Pritchett cartridge (1853)
Early British and Confederate variant
.550-cal Boxer cartridge (1859)
Final British version of the Enfield cartridge
Watch (and listen!) as a bullet from one of our cartridges hits a steel plate at 300 yards. Yeah, the video says 250, but it was actually closer to 300. Notice that you can hear the sound of the gunshot before the bullet impact; at 300 yards the bullet has already gone subsonic.
Authentic Paper Cartridges
My .550-caliber Enfield cartridges are copies of originals, made by E. & A. Ludlow, of Birmingham, a major supplier for the Confederate Army during the Civil War