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Pirate Arms

French Wheel Lock Carbine

$ 2,900.00 $ 2,600.00

Pirate Arms

French Wheel Lock Carbine

$ 2,900.00 $ 2,600.00

The wheel lock mechanism came into common use in the late 15th Century and was the first self igniting firearm, making practical pistols possible.  In use from 1590 to 1670, carbines being shorter and lighter found favor with caverly and on board ship.

These carbines were used extensively by the French n' this particular piece is a reproduction of one of the carbines depicted in the BBC 3 Musketeers series, but Pirates and Buccaneers favored them as well due to the smaller size and lighter weight.


• Certified proof tested
• Lifetime warranty
• .62 caliber steel barrel
• Rifled barrel by hand at one turn in 60 inches.
• Comes with ring, slide bar, and shoulder sling
• Beautiful walnut hard wood
• Includes spanner key
• all steel furniture  
• Steel barrel n' lock
• Functional black powder carbine with drilled vent hole
• steel capped hickory ramrod
• Uses iron pyrite instead of a flint, which burns 3 times hotter and can fire in the rain

• Length: 40", Weight: 6 lbs 9 oz

All black powder weapons must be insured, ship by Fed Ex Ground - 5 day n' must be signed fer.