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In another thread I was poking fun at my favorite Sheepdog and his old timey ways. I jokingly asked if he used flint speed loaders with his first service pistol. Well, not wanting to take a joke too far, I did some research and I stand corrected. Turns out they used speed STRIPS back in the day. I stand corrected.

Love ya, Sheepdog! Don't bite! [B)]

 

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Combine the internet with Photoshop and anything is possible!

I was thinking about those flintlocks, I bet they had some hang fires, huh? Wonder how many people got shot while somebody's staring sideways at the pistol they pulled the trigger on ten seconds ago.
 

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Zippo, had they been around, coulda made millions with the "Thumbfire" pistol...
 

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Tkarter, the first color photo has been developed by Sr. James Maxwell in 1861. So, that's probably his pistola especially made for Sheepdog. :D
 

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What color was it? Black or white? Everyone knows Kodacolor was the first...the best...the only....40 million ads couldn't be wrong...could they? I hate to disappoint EddieF, but my .45 dueling pistols had 4 barrels...duckfoot design...I won all my duels....
 

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And here I thought you used bow and arrows and daggers for back up!:D
 

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many times we think we are the only opnes with new ideas and sometimes find out that our fore fathers have the same idea just a different method of doing the same basic job. we learn everyday, thanks Eddie for sharing
 

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Yeah, serious warrior types with flintlocks carried a larger pair and a smaller pair...hence 4 shots...what would they have given for a modern semi-auto/14 rounds and 4 extra clips...times have changed...
 

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haven't seen but one of those before-what caliber-how old-where made...cool....
 

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That's crazy lookin. Looks like one of those things that starts out as something else entirely, then unfolds into a pistol.
 

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I guarantee some time around 1910, some guy tried to figure out a way to rig three more firing pins so he could shoot all four at once.

That guy's name? Probably Sheepdog.
 

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There are some truly amazing designs out there.

i still like the semi-auto revolver that was actually made. saw it on history of the gun on tv and they said it was in the old maultese falcon movie and did see some service as private purchase.

Sheepdog---i always figured you as a walker colt kind of guy!
 

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That's funny, blade, because when you look at the end of that gun, it looks just like the face of the person it's pointed at. It's like a mirror! [:0]
 
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