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AN IX flintlock cal.69 pistol at 25 meters

Discussion in 'Blackpowder' started by flibuste, Aug 25, 2013.

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  1. flibuste

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    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


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    The Napoleon saga !!!

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

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

    regards
     
    Last edited: Aug 26, 2013
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