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TAB Short: Why Wasn't the Winchester Repeating Rifle Adopted?

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2y Jan 27, 2019
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Ever wonder why the Winchester repeating rifle wasn't adopted by 19th century military powers? As a case study in this episode Matt examines a British Army trials report from 1869 that evaluates a number of repeating rifle designs and talks about why rifles like the Winchester weren't more widely adopted.

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About The Armourer's Bench

The Armourer's Bench is a collaborative effort from Vic Tuff and Matthew Moss. We will be bringing you detailed examinations of historic small arms from around the world.


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