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History Primer 196: Spencer 1886 Shotgun Documentary | C&Rsenal

Othais and Mae delve into the story of this classic. Complete with history, function, and live fire demonstration.

C&Rsenal presents its Primer series; covering the firearms of this historic conflict one at a time in honor of the centennial anniversary. Join us every other Tuesday!

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Prints/patches/shirts from the show:

Ballistol USA
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Additional reading:
Gun Report
August 1869
The Spencer Shotgun – Martin J. Keane

The Gun Report
Feb, March, April 1978
Spencer Slide Action Weapons – James Bates

Spencer Repeating Firearms
Roy M. Marcot

The History of C.M. Spencer, Syl H. Roper, and Their Pump Shotgun Designs
Seth Newman

Ammunition data thanks to DrakeGmbH

Animations by Bruno!

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