percussion rifle

percussion rifle
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English-Russian arms dictionary. 2013.

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  • Percussion rifle — The percussion rifle is a rifle that uses a percussion cap instead of older flintlock or matchlock variants. Faster reloading and fewer moving parts made this rifle more versatile and rugged compared to other single shot rifles. The U.S. adopted… …   Wikipedia

  • Percussion cap — The percussion cap, introduced around 1830, was the crucial invention that enabled muzzle loading firearms to fire reliably in any weather. Before this development, firearms used flintlock ignition systems which produced flint on steel sparks to… …   Wikipedia

  • M1841 Mississippi Rifle — The M1841 Mississippi Rifle is a percussion rifle, a rifle that uses a percussion cap, the first way for a rifle to fire in any weather. It is a .54 caliber rifle. This rifle was used in the Mexican–American War the American Civil War.It is… …   Wikipedia

  • Shiloh Rifle Manufacturing Company — is a firearms manufacturer located in Big Timber, Montana, USA, which produces a line of reproductions of various historical black powder rifles, including the legendary 1874 Sharps Rifle, featured in the 1990 western film Quigley Down Under ,… …   Wikipedia

  • Brunswick rifle — The Brunswick rifle was a large caliber (.704) muzzle loading percussion rifle manufactured for the British Army at the Royal Small Arms Factory at Enfield in the early 1800s. The Brunswick had a two groove barrel designed to accept a belted… …   Wikipedia

  • Colt revolving rifle — Model 1855 Colt Revolving Carbine Type Rifle Place of origin …   Wikipedia

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  • Sharps rifle — Infobox Weapon|is ranged=yes name=Sharps rifle caption= origin=U.S., Union type=Rifle, Carbine designer=Christian Sharps design date=1848 service=1850 1881 cartridge=caliber .52 475 grain projectile with convert|50|gr|sing=on cartridge, later… …   Wikipedia

  • Lorenz Rifle — Type Rifled musket Place of origin …   Wikipedia

  • Springfield rifle — The term Springfield Rifle may refer to any one of several types of small arms produced by the Springfield Armory in Springfield, Massachusetts, for the United States armed forces.In modern usage, the term Springfield rifle most commonly refers… …   Wikipedia

  • M1819 Hall rifle — The M1819 Hall rifle was a single shot breech loading rifle designed by Captain John H. Hall, patented on May 21, 1811, and adopted by the U.S. Army in 1819. It used a falling breech design and was made with either flint lock or percussion cap… …   Wikipedia

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