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    9 December 1867

    It was decided to convert the Norwegian Army's 11.77mm kammerlader rifles to metallic cartridge according to the system invented by Jacob Lund. Even if the Remingto rolling block rifles were supposed to take over as the standard issue infantry firearm, it was too expensive to have about 12 000 nearly unused 2 and 3 band kammerlader rifles in... Read more ...

    9 December 1867

    The Lund conversion of the kammerlader
    It was decided to convert the Norwegian Army's 11.77mm kammerlader rifles to metallic cartridge according to the system invented by Jacob Lund. Even if the Remingto rolling block rifles were supposed to take over as the standard issue infantry firearm, it was too expensive to have about 12 000 nearly unused 2 and 3 band kammerlader rifles in storage.

    They were now converted to use the same ammunition as the 12mm Remington rolling block. During the conversion the rifles were also equipped with cleaning rods, whose main task was to eject stuck cases.

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