The world's oldest revolver was made in 1597 by a weapon producer named Hans Stopler in Nüremberg Germany. The firing mechanism is a type of flintlock and the barrel holds up to 8 shots. And people wonder where Steampunk came from.
grandpa to the bolt action used in through Vietnam which is the father of the bolt action,my rifle, and also the current sniper rifle since the Vietnam war. This gun is really artsy. So are those gold bullets.
With American Independence Day around the corner, and the customary fireworks, here’s a look at the chemistry of gunpowder and its role in pyrotechnic displays: Adapted from the quick and dirty graphic I created for the ask.