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post #8 of (permalink) Old 01-03-2012, 09:14 AM Thread Starter
Hunting Man
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According to military records the British stated that a smooth bore musket was accurate out to 50 yds after that just hitting a man sized target somewhere at 100 yds was considered lucky. A rifled flintlock was very accurate out to 100 yds and could shoot 150 with fairly good accuracy. Reports of 200 yd hits are fairly well reported.
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