Zimmerstutzen rifles

zimmer-ammo-web.jpgB.B. has written an interesting article on early target shooting with the Zimmerstutzen rifles. The Zimmerstutzen was the ancestor of the 10-meter target [air] rifle and extends back to at least 1840. Zimmerstutzen is the rough translation of “parlor rifle” in German. The first zimmer was powered by a percussion cap that propelled a small […]

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