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YouTube

YouTube
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.
 
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 ...

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 ...

Crain's New York Business

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

IF anything, 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 ...

Reason (blog)

Reason (blog)
Thu, 10 Dec 2015 13:43:13 -0800

Over at Hollywood Elsewhere, Kurt Russell, doing publicity for the new Tarantino film The Hateful Eight, has a pretty testy discussion about gun control and terrorism with Jeffrey Wells. There's audio and a loose transcript that reads in part: Wells ...

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 ...

Deadline

Deadline
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 ...

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 ...
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