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Girandoni air rifle as used by Lewis and Clark. :shock: 8)
A National Firearms Museum Treasure Gun.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-pqFyKh-rUI&feature=player_detailpage[/youtube]
 

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Thanks for posting that, Rich. I found it extremely interesting. I never knew that air rifles dated back that far 8) . Now I've gotta google to find out how they managed to develop the 800 psi to operate it.....although I suspect it had something to do with fire and steam.
 
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