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Old 01-11-2020, 05:28 AM   #67
johndallman
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
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Default Re: High/ultra tech sights/accessories on muzzle-loaders

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Originally Posted by Agemegos View Post
I have been given to understand that prone shooting in battle wasn't usually practical until the introduction of breech-loading rifles, because it is awkward and difficult to reload a muzzle-loader while prone.
Good point. I was thinking of skirmishers, who might well wait in the prone position for a target to come into range, but would then withdraw before reloading.
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