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|Posted: Fri Apr 15th, 2011 04:09 am||
I don't believe so. Bamanut's pistol shown in the picture above seems to have undergone a similar type of conversion method to the A. Waters model seen here:
Waters Single Shot Percussion Pistols (the bottom one of the three pictured here shows the: "French" type conversion, while I think that Bamanut's pictured above has the: "Belgium" type conversion). The pictures and explanations are quite good.
And here is the Belgium conversion:
There doesn't seem to be any connection to the Maynard system typically seen on muskets such as the Springfield Model 1855.
Maynard tape primer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Last edited on Fri Apr 15th, 2011 05:54 am by Texas Defender