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Posted in thread: Help IDing French Percussion Lock on 01-13-2011 at 01:55 AM
Thanks for the feedback. I bow to your superior expertise. Since I deal only in replica guns,
unless it is one of the guns we have a replica of, I am usually not that familiar with them.
:rolleyes: I ...
Posted in thread: Help IDing French Percussion Lock on 01-12-2011 at 11:28 PM
I agree. When I saw the pictures, I immediately thought of the Napoleonic War-era flintlock
rifle replicas on our site--the shape is very similar. I attached a picture so you can see. The
ones we have...
Posted in thread: Accuracy of Land Pattern/Brown Bess musket on 06-27-2009 at 09:16 PM
As to the Alamo, don't forget the Kentucky rifle was there, too. I found an interesting item
about a British officer who became interested in the "American rifle" (the Kentucky rifle)
after he persona...
Posted in thread: What makes a firearm a "Musket"? on 06-27-2009 at 09:03 PM
What makes a firearm a "musket" is the lack of "rifling" (spiral grooves cut into the inside of
the barrel to make the bullet spin on exiting the barrel for greater distance and
Posted in thread: Need help to ID these dueling pistols on 06-27-2009 at 08:56 PM
These bear a close resemblance to a pair of English percussion pistols I saw on an auction
site. Here is a link to those:Pair of English Percussion Pistols, Unfortunately, the auction
site didn't have...