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Old April 5, 2010, 07:51 PM   #66
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Because moisture would effect the reliablity in percussion revolvers, Hickock would fire his guns daily and reload. This way he was sure the powder was dry and the guns reliable. He didn't want to take any chances! This would also explain why he was a great shot, he practiced every day.
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