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PostSubject: Tell Me About Handgonnes.   March 19th 2016, 1:32 pm

I was reading about handgonnes on another forum. Really neat. They're the very first actual guns .. before matchlocks.

It looks like it would be fairly easy to make one out of a piece of old barrel and a broom stick.




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PostSubject: Re: Tell Me About Handgonnes.   March 19th 2016, 1:39 pm

Yeah with a good barrel. Back in those days, handgonnes was more like Hand is GONE after they would blow up.

I wouldn't hold it close to your body like that pic above, something happens and its not going to be good.
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PostSubject: Re: Tell Me About Handgonnes.   March 19th 2016, 2:04 pm

I saw a photo of a guy setting one off with a railroad flare. That seems really risky. crazy

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PostSubject: Re: Tell Me About Handgonnes.   March 19th 2016, 2:10 pm

a flare!! Some are just plain ol dumb lol.
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PostSubject: Re: Tell Me About Handgonnes.   March 21st 2016, 10:38 am

A better way to commit Hari-kari would be to sit on a keg of BP and set it off!! cheers affraid
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