1850's Self Defense: The Allen & Thurber Pepperbox

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2m May 6, 2021

The Allen & Thurber Pepperbox is a no-frills double action only smoothbore 32 calibre revolver. The pepperbox had one purpose and one purpose only: self-defense.

There's a lot of myth and lore surrounding this interesting firearm, and in this video, we simultaneously confirm, but also bust, some "common knowledge" about this frequently maligned firearm.

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armartin1701 @armartin1701 2m 2 months ago

Nice burn at the end.

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