Early Bolt-Actions: The Chassepot And Dreyse At RIA

Early Bolt-Actions: The Chassepot And Dreyse At RIA

By Nathaniel F

Today, we tend to take the metallic cartridge and the guns that fire them for granted, but before the invention and perfection of the metallic cartridge case, arms designers faced stiff challenges in realizing the breechloading military rifle. Early attempts, most famously the flintlock Ferguson used in very limited numbers by the British during the […]

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