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bkt 02-27-2011 04:08 PM

Girandoni air rifle - Lewis & Clark
Interesting bit of history...thought you might enjoy it.

FT forum: This is just tooo kewl not to spread around

dunerunner 02-27-2011 04:19 PM

Just too cool. Wish they made one today!!

General_lee 02-27-2011 04:43 PM

That was very interesting:)

bkt 02-27-2011 07:54 PM

Sorry guys...I should have done a search to see if anyone had posted this before. Turns out they did. :o

This is a pretty neat tool especially for the late 18th century!! I'm impressed they could get and maintain that kind of pressure, and the magazine tube is a huge innovation.

Hawg 02-27-2011 08:24 PM

I knew they had it. American Rifleman did an article on it about 20 or 25 years ago but I didn't remember it being a repeater.

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