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by Øyvind F. ⌂ @, Bergen, Monday, June 27, 2016, 18:46 (1468 days ago) @ jæger justnæs

The powder charge was 71 grains of coarse rifle/musket powder versus 96 grains for the kammerlader rifles.

The paper cartridge also differed. The muzzle-loading rifles used the first cartridge from the left:

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The middle cartridge is simlar to the type used by the kammerlader rifles until 1861 when a new model based on the British Pritchett cartridge was adopted.

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