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Synonyms for flintlock

a muzzle loader that had a flintlock type of gunlock


an obsolete gunlock that has flint embedded in the hammer

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Eighteenth century military flintlock muskets were typically based on the French .
Among those marching to the battle were brothers Asa and Andrus Waters, flintlock musket makers, and Nathaniel Whitmore, who owned the first trip-hammer (used in blacksmithing and iron working).
I spent more than $1,200 for expertise, in order to prove this 1728 flintlock musket was really a pre-1872 firearm.
In Northumberland, a flintlock musket, a self-loading Luger pistol and a service revolver from World War II were included in a haul of firearms given up by their owners to police in the south-east of the county.
Model 1816 flintlock musket that has been converted to percussion using the bolster-style alteration whereby the rear of the original barrel was cut off near the breech and a new breech section incorporating the percussion drum was attached.
The smoothbore, flintlock musket was the arm of choice, coming into general use in the late 17th century and remained the primary battlefield implement until the 4th decade of the 19th century.
Q: For a number of years I have been searching at local gun shows for an antique flintlock musket to display on my living room wall.
Cherry's has commissioned famed Italian gunmaker Davide Pedersoli to create a stunning 200th Anniversary fully-functional commemorative 20 gauge Indian Trade flintlock musket.
Remember, the average soldier of the time was equipped with a muzzleloading smoothbore flintlock musket, and the main attribute of a good soldier was to be able to load and fire his firelock as fast as he could--usually around three rounds per minute.
In "You and the Atom Bomb," he portrayed the flintlock musket and the breech-loading rifle as determinants of democracy, and conversely, he portrayed complicated and expensive technology as despotic.
The only such weapons available to individual soldiers of the Revolutionary War were smooth-bore flintlock muskets with bayonets, long guns, pistols and sabers.
While many Americans may own antique flintlock muskets passed down to them by their forebears, others become avid collectors/shooters of both traditional and modern muzzleloaders of their own volition.
They began replacing their traditional bobbe-jaanboud smoothbore flintlock muskets with percussion rifles in the 1840s.
Among the guns which have been shipped back are some rare flintlock muskets, worth more than PS4,000 each.