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Thread: Please help ID unknown Dahlgren-style percussion lock

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    Please help ID unknown Dahlgren-style percussion lock

    I put the details and photos on the CMH Forum here:

    http://gs19.inmotionhosting.com/~milita ... /read/8457

    What would help would be photos of a 24-pounder Dahlgren boat howitzer, clearly showing the percussion lock.

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    Re: Please help ID unknown Dahlgren-style percussion lock

    Here's the 2nd post there with photo of a similar lock, taken during the CW:

    http://gs19.inmotionhosting.com/~milita ... /read/8458

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    Re: Please help ID unknown Dahlgren-style percussion lock

    I tried fitting the lock onto some guns today.

    http://gs19.inmotionhosting.com/~milita ... /read/8461

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