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Ploofy 02-02-2012 02:44 AM

Timeline
 
I wholeheartedly approve of this new subforum. Do you guys want to start making a timeline? Post any dates you know, and the OP will be edited to include them?

Ploofy 02-02-2012 02:47 AM

492-Earliest accounts of gun powder.

Hand cannon first appears in 1364 during the reign of Edward III.

Hand guns begin to appear in England as early as 1375.

first battle where gun powder weapons where used was the Hussite Wars (1419-34)

First machenical device for firing hand guns appered around 1424.

Rumors of traditional armour being penetrated by bullets begin to appear in 1425.

Rifling was invented in 1498.

Wheel lock invented around 1509.

Firearms become reconized as hunting arms in 1515.

Rifled arms begin being made in 1540.

Germans invent the hair trigger 1540.

December 15, 1791: 2nd Amendment.

21 Jan 1855- Birth of John Moses Browning.

1911- Timothy Hall is first to break 2nd Amendment in NY.

1983- Birth of the ropin fool...

1997- the ropin fool shoots first deer...

1998- the ropin fool shoots first elk...

unclebear 02-02-2012 03:45 AM

first battle where gun powder weapons where used was the Hussite Wars (1419-34) effectively

texaswoodworker 02-02-2012 05:03 AM

Hand cannon first appears in 1364 during the reign of Edward III.

Hand guns begin to appear in England as early as 1375.

First machenical device for firing hand guns appered around 1424.

Rumors of traditional armour being penetrated by bullets begin to appear in 1425.

Rifling was invented in 1498.

Wheel lock invented around 1509.

Firearms become reconized as hunting arms in 1515.

Rifled arms begin being made in 1540.

Germans invent the hair trigger 1540.

c3shooter 02-02-2012 05:58 AM

21 Jan 1855- Birth of John Moses Browning.

Vincine 02-02-2012 10:59 AM

December 15, 1791;

The Second Amendment, along with the rest of the Bill of Rights, was adopted having been ratified by three-fourths of the States.

c3shooter 02-02-2012 12:17 PM

1911- A notoriously corrupt Tammany Hall politician, Timothy Sullivan, throws the 2nd Amendment under the bus in New York.

Trez 02-02-2012 03:03 PM

Here ya go: http://armscollectors.com/gunhistorydates.htm

Ploofy 02-03-2012 04:03 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Trez (Post 697237)

That takes the fun out of it. And leaves out some of the stuff we've already mentioned.

theropinfool 02-03-2012 04:27 AM

1983- Birth of the ropin fool...

1997- the ropin fool shoots first deer...

1998- the ropin fool shoots first elk...


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