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Re: Very early 1868 Rifle, was '1863 Trapdoor'
Posted by Fred on Thursday, 17 February 2011, at 12:02 a.m., in response to Re: Very early 1868 Rifle, was '1863 Trapdoor', posted by kevin on Wednesday, 16 February 2011, at 7:33 p.m.
Kevin, the cleaning rod was used to clean the bore after firing or whenever the soldier needed to. By "missfire" do you mean when a cartridge didn't go off? Then in that case, the breech block was simply opened and the unfired cartridge was ejected. Interested is selling it? Fred
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