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Beatrice Daily Sun

Beatrice Daily Sun
Fri, 22 May 2015 12:41:15 -0700

The Girandoni air rifle, carried on the Lewis and Clark expedition that opened the west, may be the most famous rifle in American history. In its day, it could fire more extremely accurate shots in a minute than seven well trained riflemen with the ...
 
Guns.com
Sat, 14 Jun 2014 09:52:30 -0700

The Girandoni repeating rifle may be most famously known in America for its role in the Lewis and Clark expedition of 1804 where the notion of having a gun that didn't require powder, a limited commodity in the uncharted territory, had a lot of appeal.
 
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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 04:03:45 -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 ...

Huffington Post

Huffington Post
Wed, 08 Apr 2015 08:40:45 -0700

Nearly one in 10 U.S. adults have both a history of impulsive anger and access to a firearm, according to a new study by researchers from Duke, Harvard and Columbia universities. The researchers also found that 1.5 percent of adults with impulsive ...
 
BurlingtonFreePress.com
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 04:04:44 -0700

In the June 21 edition, the Free Press devoted an entire page to the "pro gun" opinions of Mr. William Sprano, in which he argued that his constitutional right to own firearms was being unfairly attacked, at least in comparison to our other rights as ...
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