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Old April 8, 2013, 02:35 PM   #20
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Remember that the soldiers of the 18th Century did not carry priming horns. They primed from their cartridges.
That's quite true but soldiers back then didn't worry about accuracy. Just point, close eyes, and pull the trigger. The rifle will fire but likely not as fast as with ffff powder.
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