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I wasn't defending this guy's actions; merely pointing out that where troops were concerned, there was a practical reason why they primed before...
Another reason the soldiers primed first was that doing so was necessitated by the paper cartridge. If you loaded the barrel first...well, there...
Nice experiment, thanks for sharing it with us. :applause: Wish the target photos were clearer, though.
Why not dub in some music from Master...
Great advice, Zonie!
The Pakistanis? :rotf:
Thanks, Plink. That doesn't sound so bad. :wink:
Your Traditions sounds accurate for my tastes, Gman!
I've also heard that BP revolvers are especially-nasty to clean: did you find this to be...
If this Canadian company is Loyalist Arms: I bought a Sea Service pistol from them a few years ago. It arrived quickly, and was a beautiful piece....
Ah! That explains why the magazine looked odd for a KelTec.
Too big for concealed carry, for sure: but packs more intimidation and punch than the little KelTec. :grin:
So, how many of you shoot any or all three of the muzzleloading pistol events - smoothbore flintlock or matchlock, rifled percussion, or as-issued...
Ya need to move to New Orleans, shipmate. Today we had the Baratarians out for cannon practice: temperature in the 70's, bright and sunny....
Some day when I get a few bucks together I'd like to get an antique wind-up.
Maybe as a retirement gift to myself.
For those future days when...
So how much would we have had to win, to move beyond "sorta" winning it? :confused:
PLEASE Don't! :shake: :haha:
A perfect likeness! :haha:
Looks better with you out of it! :rotf: But I wish the re-post of her were clearer.
Well, they sure succeeded admirably in spite of a humble start. :grin:
Funny, that's how my eyes focus too, Rebel! :haha:
Smart, and better still, you have your priorities straight. Lots of reenactors DON'T, sad to say. :shake:
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