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    well dreyse realized/discovered that the charge...

    well dreyse realized/discovered that the charge of black powder combusted back to front, and used the ENTIRE barrel as a combustion chamber. Typically wasting powder by tossing it to burn outside of...
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    the question came to my mind a while ago when I...

    the question came to my mind a while ago when I saw an old auction photo of a Japanese arisaka that had been given a traditional Japanese stock from an old Tanegashima. barrel was being held in with...
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    Accuracy of rifles

    All the black powder rifles, muzzle loading, used pins and barrel wedges to keep the barrel attached. I am curious if you guys think that the accuracy of the early rifles like the American Kentucky,...
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