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post #4 of (permalink) Old 04-17-2015, 04:18 AM
RobertSmith
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Flintlocks are more accurate and give along effective range because of their spiral grooves of rifling. But on a muzzle-loading firearm they take more time to load because of tight-fitting ball, and after repeated shots black powder tended to foul the barrels.
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