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Girardoni Air Gun (original 1780 example)

http://www.forgottenweapons.com The Girardoni (also spelled Girandoni) air rifle was a very advanced design adopted in 1780 by the Austrian Army. While the ...

Girardoni (Girandoni) Air Rifle shooting

Girardoni rifle replica shooting demonstration. .457 caliber, 20 shots. 19 @ 100 yards in a 20 mph crosswind with open sights.

Girandoni air rifle as used by Lewis and Clark. A National Firearms Museum Treasure Gun.

http://nramuseum.com Lewis and Clark's secret weapon - a late 18th Century .46 cal. 20 shot repeating air rifle by Girandoni , as used bin the Napoleonic Wars.

Girandoni Rifle 1

The air rifle, carried by Lewis and Clark during their Corps of Discovery expedition of 1803 is shown here in a demonstrationn of the Girandoni air rifle. This one ...

Girardoni (Girandoni) air rifle assembly

Assembly of 1780 Girardoni air rifle replica. Demonstrating parts and function. See orro.net for more info.

A Lorenzoni-Girandoni Repeating Pistol - Part 1

This smokeless powder, cartridgeless (caseless ammunition) .22 caliber repeating pistol was designed using principles from the 18th and 19th Century ...

Girardoni (Girandoni) Air Rifle flask and valve

Girardoni flask and valve assembly.

Lewis and Clark Girandoni Air Rifle

Lewis and Clark Girandoni Air Rifle.

Girardoni (Girandoni) air rifle shot - Hi-speed

Girardoni rifle shot by Hank with EX-ZR1000 @ 1000fps - 224X64 pixels.

Air Rifle Lewis Clark girandoni Part 1.mpg

Air Rifle Lewis Clark girandoni http://www.americanrifleman.org.

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22 news items

Bearing Arms

Bearing Arms
Sun, 26 Jul 2015 14:10:56 -0700

The Girardoni (also spelled Girandoni) air rifle was a very advanced design adopted in 1780 by the Austrian Army. While the standard arm of the day was a single-shot flintlock, the Girardoni offered a massive firepower advantage to the men who carried it.

American Rifleman (press release) (blog)

American Rifleman (press release) (blog)
Fri, 16 Oct 2015 08:36:53 -0700

A 22-shot, repeating large-caliber air rifle that is likely more important in the Western expansion of our country than even the venerable Hawken or Winchester lever-action. In a post I wrote about “10 Guns that Shaped America,” the Girandoni air rifle ...
American Thinker (blog)
Sun, 27 Jan 2013 12:00:37 -0800

Behold the Girandoni air rifle, a 20 round high capacity tubular magazine and air reservoir which fired at roughly the same velocity as a modern .45 ACP. It can punch straight through a 2x4 at 100 yards. Invented by Tyrollean Bartholomaus Girandoni ...

Crain's New York Business

Crain's New York Business
Mon, 19 Oct 2015 11:46:21 -0700

... his logic implies that technology which did not exist in 1790 would not be protected under the Constitution today. What most people don't realize, of course, is that in the late 1700's there were quite a few semi-automatic rifle. The Girandoni air ...

Field and Stream

Field and Stream
Wed, 14 Aug 2013 08:37:00 -0700

Lewis and Clark carried a Girandoni Air Rifle much like this one on their expedition into the American West. With twenty .46 caliber lead balls held in a tubular magazine alongside the barrel, it could be fired as quickly as the hammer could be cocked ...


Mon, 05 Oct 2015 17:44:45 -0700

Days after nine people were massacred on an Oregon college campus, TV news people and politicians were doing the proverbial rearranging of deck chairs on the Titanic. CNN was refusing to name to killer to cut down on his notoriety; pundits went back ...

AmmoLand.com (press release)

AmmoLand.com (press release)
Mon, 16 Jun 2014 09:28:07 -0700

Florida –-(Ammoland.com)- If you ever hear a gun control advocate say that the Founding Fathers could never have imagined and would not have allowed possession of “assault weapons” under the Second Amendment, tell them they don't know much about ...

American Rifleman (press release) (blog)

American Rifleman (press release) (blog)
Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:22:27 -0700

Only the Girandoni air rifle is capable of obtaining the results that Lewis got from the Indians. The party was never molested in force, and all but one man returned to St. Louis in 1806.” The gun belongs to a private collector, who for decades, didn't ...

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