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Old August 12, 2017, 11:53 AM   #1
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Slo-mo flintlock

I apologize if you've seen this before, but I just discovered it and think it's pretty neat. It's only 53 seconds, but I found it to be pretty interesting.
It's a flintlock musket firing at an armored breast plate strapped to a dummy.

http://www.wideopenspaces.com/slow-m...d-breastplate/
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Old August 12, 2017, 11:58 AM   #2
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1) Very cool!
2) I'm guessing most flintlock users of yore didn't have much facial hair, including eyebrows or lashes.
Thanks for posting.
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Old August 12, 2017, 02:37 PM   #3
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That lock needs some work. It doesn't throw nearly enough sparks. The pan charge should have gone off before the frizzen opened fully.
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Old August 12, 2017, 03:14 PM   #4
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That lock needs some work. It doesn't throw nearly enough sparks. The pan charge should have gone off before the frizzen opened fully.
I have NEVER seen any flintlock fire the pan before the frizzen was completely open.
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Old August 12, 2017, 07:30 PM   #5
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what a great demo !!!

Beagle,
That was awesome and you always seen to come up with some Gems. I plan on going back and study it some more. The lock is an early design. Wish I could see more. I found it interesting to see the blow-back out of the touch-hole. ...


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Old August 13, 2017, 12:27 PM   #6
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Fun short video.
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Old August 13, 2017, 06:18 PM   #7
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I love a flint's lock's rifle or pistol. Anything that makes a rock shoot off a gun is cool!
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