Doglock .50 Caliber Pistol

  • Firearms Thru History
  • Less than 1 min

By Crusader1307

With the obvious drawbacks of the 16th and 17th Centuries Matchlock Firearms System, early Arms development soon saw the advent of The Doglock. So named for the resemblance to a Canine profile, The Doglock was a first attempt with Flint activation. Among the first conflicts that The Doglock was attempted in actual combat (successfully) – was The English Civil War. A typical Cavalry version of The Doglock was in .50 Caliber (Lead Ball). Long at almost 2 feet long, a Cavalry version ahd an effective range of 30 feet (ideal for a mounted soldier).