From Musket to Metallic Cartridge is an historical introduction to the use of black powder firearms, from the primitive smooth-bore musket to breech-loading cartridge guns, as well as a primer on their practical use for today's black powder shooters. Drawing on his experience of countless hours on the shooting range, backed up by meticulous research, Oyvind Flatnes relates over 500 years of development and covers the huge range of different ignition systems, models and patents. He describes the use of antique firearms and replicas, discussing their historical and safe modern use.
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Presents an historical introduction to the use of black powder firearms, from the primitive smooth-bore musket to breech-loading cartridge guns, as well as a primer on their practical use for today's black powder shooters.
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Features and reviews in Black Powder magazine of Muzzle Loaders Assoc of GB, Classic Arms & Militaria and The Armourer magazines. Reviews in Military Illustrated, Military Books Review and Skirmish magazines.
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Produktdetaljer

ISBN
9781847975935
Publisert
2013
Utgiver
Vendor
The Crowood Press Ltd
Vekt
850 gr
Høyde
246 mm
Bredde
189 mm
Tykkelse
23 mm
Aldersnivå
01, G
Språk
Product language
Engelsk
Format
Product format
Innbundet
Antall sider
240

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Om bidragsyterne

Oyvind Flatnes is from Norway, and has an MA in medieval history from the University of Bergen. He is several times Norwegian and Nordic black powder shooting champion. He has previously published a book about black powder shooting and is a regular contributor of history and firearms articles to magazines and books. He owns www.svartkrutt.net, Scandinavia's premier black powder website.