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WORLD GUNS
Flintlock & Percussion-Cap Guns

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FlintLock                                                                          Percussion-Cap

You load a Flintlock gun by stuffing the gunpowder and then the bullet down the breach. You cock the hammer back and when you pull the trigger the hammer realeses and stricks flint which causes a spark. The spark then lights the gunpowder which then fires the bullet.

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To load a percussion cap gun you put gunpowder and a bullet down the breech. Then in the small opening you place a cap. You cock back the hammer you ull the trigger and the hammer hit's the cap which causes a spark which starts the gunpowder which shoots off the bullet.

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