View Single Post
Old 3rd January 2018, 02:19 PM   #6
Pukka Bundook
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Posts: 741
Default

Philip,

If some powder was Very good as Elgood states, plus these barrels often being made with a large powder chamber, this could very well account for them out-ranging the muskets of the period. Smaller bore and higher velocity. Makes sense. :-)
Pukka Bundook is offline   Reply With Quote