Originally Posted by Matchlock
The idea was to load the gun barrel as follows:
- 1. insert the usual amount of gunpowder
- 2. insert the first piece of clod shot
- 3. repeat step 1
- 4. repeat step two etc.
Hello, my Dear Friend. I think that You are absolutely right! We have really strong proof for this way of loading in Trattato d'architettura Giorgio Martini. It's about 1478-1481