Percussion Revolver

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Generic Percussion Revolver
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Generic Percussion Revolver
Group: Ranged Weapon
Tech Level 4
Size 1,200 mm
Weight 1,000 grams
Cost Cr500
Ammo 14mm Ball, cap & powder
Manufacturer Various
Archaic Firearm

A Percussion Revolver (1,000 grams, TL-4) is a six-shot revolver, with each chamber individually loaded with powder, ball, and a percussion cap. [1]

Description (Specifications)[edit]

The gun requires some time to reload and care must be taken or misfires can occur. The cylinder may alternately be detached and another, previously loaded cylinder may be put on in a short amount of time (cylinder weight: 300 grams). It fires as a revolver. [2]

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

All these weapons require that the owner also carry gunpowder and properly sized lead balls; percussion weapons also require a supply of percussion caps. [3]

Percussion revolvers come of age in the TL:4-6 epoch and are considered obsolete before the end of the epoch. [4]

Selected Percussion Revolver Models[edit]

  1. TL-4 Percussion Revolver

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

This article was copied or excerpted from the following copyrighted sources and used under license from Far Future Enterprises or by permission of the author.

  1. Marc Miller. Characters and Combat (Game Designers Workshop, 1977), 43.
  2. Marc Miller. Characters and Combat (Game Designers Workshop, 1977), 43.
  3. Marc Miller. Characters and Combat (Game Designers Workshop, 1977), 43.
  4. An unpublished factoid written by Maksim-Smelchak