Reeves and the lads did likewise, after setting their flintlocks on the floor.
The guns would have to be converted to flintlocks, though, since we don't have what we need for cartridge priming material.
Powder only he would have for their long, heavy small-bore rifles with flintlocks, such as Davy Crockett used.
Up to the present the total number available amounted to four—the three flintlocks and the automatic pistol.
He had told them to be off, and when they hadn't moved quickly enough, he and his men had cocked their flintlocks.
The Smith County boys crouched down behind the bales of hay lined along the railings and cocked their flintlocks.
Flutes were a little out of his line, too, but he preferred them to flintlocks.
The vertical row next to it seemed to be all snaphaunces, but among them Rand saw a pair of Turkish flintlocks.
Evidently they understood the capabilities and limitations of the villagers' flintlocks; this was a terrifying surprise to them.