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Default The time it takes....

Originally Posted by Sporting12 View Post
Please excuse my ignorance,but what is meant by "Lock Time"??
Regards, Pete
Lock time is how long it takes from the trigger break until the round actually fires. Old muskets had a long 'lock time' because the slow hammer lighting the primer powder which then lit the main charge. Lock times have improved, but some designs are faster than others.
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