Loading a kammerlader with paper cartridge

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Author: Øyvind Flatnes
Published: 11.25. 2007
Edited: Sunday 25 Nov. 2007, at 16:16 (GMT +1)
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Lading av kammerlader

The end of the paper cartridge is torn of and the powder is poured into the chamber. The bullet with paper wrapping is then inserted into the chamber. For best results, tear off excess paper below the bullet, but keep the paper patching.

Lading av kammerlader

The cap is placed on the nipple. For safety reasons, make sure that you keep the chamber away from face and body.

Lading av kammerlader

Apply pressure to the front of the chamber with your thumb, and move the crank forward.

Find out more!
You can learn more the various Norwegian kammerlader rifles and their ammunition in the brand new book From Musket to Metallic Cartridge: A Practical History of Black Powder Firearms.



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