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Shooting an Original Remington Old Army 1861 Revolver Serial # 3277

These images were made using a high-end Sony Video Cam, capable of very high shutter speeds.

Beals Framed Old Army 3277 was loaded with round lead balls, over 25 grains of 3FG Black Powder.

Original CW Remington 1861 Army in Flame

These images were featured in an article, In the Blink of an Eye: The PercussionIgnition Sequence in Civil War .44s in Man at Arms vol.25 #24, 2003

The article and images illustrated modern answers to period concerns about loss of pressure at the barrel/cylinder gap.