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Trabuco: Is It A Siege Weapon Or One Of The First Firearms?

The trabuco is a Spanish word for musket. It is also a moniker for a trebuchet. The early trabuco guns were single shot weapons that needed to be constantly reloaded for continuously fired. Users would put balls or different types of shot into the barrel. Gunpowder was placed into the firing mechanism of the weapon. […]