flintlocks

  1. GameBawesome

    Single shots forever

    Based off this thread a long time ago: https://www.alternatehistory.com/forum/threads/ww1-with-muskets.352835/ What would the world be like if infantry weapons were single shots.There can still be guns such as Gatling guns and maybe Maxim Machine guns, but infantry guns like Bolt-action and...
  2. Pkmatrix

    Earliest Possible Single-Action Flintlock Revolver?

    While we generally associate revolvers with the mid-19th Century or later, there were attempts at revolving guns going back to the 1500s. The immediate predecessor of the famed Colt Paterson in the 1830s was the Collier Revolver invented about 15 to 20 years earlier: These weapons had an...
  3. Avrorrange

    Is there a reason as to why it took so long for flintlocks to replace pikes?

    Just a question.Given how flintlocks have been invented in 1610,is there a reason as to why most armies only phased out pike and shot in favor of flintlock and bayonets in the late 17th to early 18th century?
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