Volume III: AMMUNITION AND PERFORMANCE

Chapter 23

FLINTS, PERCUSSION CAPS AND MISFIRE RATES

FLINTS AND THEIR SUPPLY, 191

PERCUSSION CAPS AND THEIR SUPPLY, 206

MISFIRE RATES, 218

FLINTLOCK IGNITION, 218

RATES OF MISFIRE WITH FLINTLOCKS: THE MADRAS TRIALS OF 1840-41, 223

PERCUSSION IGNITION, 237

RATES OF MISFIRE WITH PERCUSSION ARMS, 237

 

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