WOW!! I never knew an animal like that was made. That must have been a smooth bore as rifling would not work. And also that bullet should really tumble. Although at close range I bet that made a nasty hole.
You guys would like the Puckel gun if you like square bullets. Ostensibly the first machine gun because it could fire 9 rounds a minute. It was a deck mounted gun that looked like a huge revolver and was equipped with 2 cylinders, one for conventional round bullets and one for use against Muslims because the theory was that the square bullets would cause more pain. I don't think it was ever put to the test. It was hard to make parts for and never went into mass production.
Yes we were discussing the Puckel gun in earlier threads. That's why I pointed out this square projectile. I don't know but maybe this was meant for German boar. I've seen bayonets on boar guns and they also used a sort of pike and of course hunting swords.
Sorry I missed the thread, other than a friend of mine in San Antonio I have never met anybody who had ever heard of the Puckel. That name and the square bullet just kind of stuck in the old memory banks from a long time ago.
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