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Old 01-04-2014, 07:37 PM   #1
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Default Quiz: An American Invention

Name the American innovation in firearms that was short lived in the US but enjoyed long lasting popularity in the rest of the world.

(Trying to fit it in a narrow window between a 10-second Google job and a hopeless dud)


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I can't just give it away, it's all I got right now!

9 out of 10 Members have seen or touched this invention.


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Suppressor invented by Hiram Percy Maxim 1902. Patented 1909. He is also credited with the automobile muffler.
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Berdan primers.
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Ssgn Doc got it.

Two nominees named Hiram - what were the odds of that!


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