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Firing mechanism triggered when a flint struck a piece of steel.
Piece that closed the pan to protect the priming powder; though independent, it toggled when the steel struck the priming powder.
Piece of steel that the flint struck; it was an essential part of the firing mechanism.
Part that controlled the steel and the pan cover.
Container holding the priming powder.
Piece of the firing mechanism that was pressed to set off the shot.
Stone that struck the steel to produce the spark needed to ignite the priming powder.
Controlled by the trigger, this piece allowed the flint to strike the steel.