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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.
Tue, 01 Feb 2011 14:20:37 -0800

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. A Treasure Gun from the NRA National Firearms Museum. See more at http://NRAmuseum.com.

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 ...
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 ...

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 ...
Washington Post
Thu, 29 May 2014 19:02:15 -0700

By the time of the Second Amendment, the state of the art for multishot guns was the Girandoni air rifle, with a 20 or 22 round magazine. Ballistically, it was superior to the powder guns of its time, and had been created for elite marksmen in the ...
Forbes (blog)
Mon, 04 Jul 2011 05:34:41 -0700

I have been researching estate planning for firearms, and I came across a video that is worth sharing today, a day on which we celebrate the United States and reflect on its history. The video is about the Girandoni air rifle, which is on loan to the ...

Business Insider

Business Insider
Tue, 31 Dec 2013 15:33:11 -0800

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge upheld most of New York state's tough gun-control law on Tuesday, but struck down a provision that limits the number of bullets in a weapon to seven. The New York Safe Act, approved in January 2012, expanded the ...

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