CWDigitalDigest Spencer & Henry - Vol. V, Episode 18

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In this episode we take a look at the two more technologically advanced small arms of the Civil War, the Spencer Rifle and Henry Rifle. We look as several originals, discuss how to best employ them in living history, see supporting pieces like ammunition packaging boxes, and view comparisons of them versus the rifled-musket!

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drjekyll76

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very nice, but wasnt it then the musket was required to do 3 rounds a minute, now granted both of those would still out shoot them by how both of those guns handled.
 
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