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Old 02-19-2011, 07:44 PM   #1
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The most significant rifle in American history.
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Old 02-19-2011, 08:16 PM   #2
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That may well be the best eight and a half minuets I've spent here on the FTF gleaning firearms information.

Well done by the presenter, and thank you dteed4094 for posting this gem!

I now know what a Girandoni is and the role it played in our history.

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Amazing! Thank you for presenting this story.
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Amazing im not even gonna lie i want a air rifle now. especially one like that extremely impressive esp. for the time it was made simply amazing.
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Super cool vid. I had no idea!

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