AN IX flintlock cal.69 pistol at 25 meters


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flibuste
August 25, 2013, 07:20 PM
This is a Pedersoli smoothbore pistol, .

After a lot of tests and shooting at 8m and 15 meters, I was able to shoot at 25m

35grs BP, cornmeal and patched cal.65 ball

2 hands hold

20 balls out of 25 punched the paper


http://i70.servimg.com/u/f70/11/02/14/58/dscf1010.jpg


The Napoleon saga !!!

Another similar pistol was in service at the same period : 1777 Charleville

http://www.thehighroad.org/showthread.php?t=726758

regards

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