The 1800 Pattern Baker Rifle: Observations on Shooting in the Uniform of the 95th

The 1800 Pattern Baker Rifle: Observations on Shooting in the Uniform of the 95th

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50 Comments

  1. jackdaniel holt-ellison on October 28, 2021 at 6:28 pm

    Also where could I get that uniform ?



  2. John Mullholand on October 28, 2021 at 6:28 pm

    The neck stock "might" prevent a sword cut, but would do nothing against a bullet. There is an example of an officers stock in the museum at Fort Meigs, Perrysburg, Ohio, with a neat bullet hole in it.



  3. eric van heyst on October 28, 2021 at 6:28 pm

    awesome vid!



  4. xXJAKMACKXx on October 28, 2021 at 6:29 pm

    You escape the city’s hellscapes during the apocalypse and find this guy in the woods with this exact look what do you do



  5. aiducnuahs on October 28, 2021 at 6:29 pm

    Major sharpe will be proud of you ngl you are experts of this and one question when people are training in british army do they wear white shirts?



  6. DBNwargaming on October 28, 2021 at 6:30 pm

    Clearly ‘a soldiers review’. Excellent, very interesting and informative, you know your stuff.



  7. Wight Claudia on October 28, 2021 at 6:35 pm

    This man speaks in Times New Roman.



  8. Sui Generis on October 28, 2021 at 6:35 pm

    I am disappointed by the lack of the "now that’s soldiering" comments in the comment section.



  9. medic7698 on October 28, 2021 at 6:36 pm

    Must be hard to find those Napoleonic era ear defenders ๐Ÿคฃ



  10. itsYoRoddy the box on October 28, 2021 at 6:37 pm

    are you preparing for the military or nah by the way I appreciate this video



  11. Richard P on October 28, 2021 at 6:39 pm

    The Baw Bag!!! (SNURK SNURK!!!) ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜



  12. ZOTHANTLUANGA Tepuia on October 28, 2021 at 6:45 pm

    Nice vidio๐Ÿ‘



  13. Mick Hollowday on October 28, 2021 at 6:46 pm

    You need red facings and grey trousers, THEN you would be a true Rifleman. 5th Battalion the 60th



  14. Mick Hollowday on October 28, 2021 at 6:46 pm

    I love hearing Mechanised Infantry playing in the background….thatโ€™s what you March onto the square for your passing out parade at Winchester



  15. Emanuil Golozov on October 28, 2021 at 6:47 pm

    Now that’s soldiering



  16. Ben Laskowski on October 28, 2021 at 6:48 pm

    95th Rifles, baby.



  17. Nicko on October 28, 2021 at 6:49 pm

    This guy is roleplaying on his own that is cool



  18. scott baber on October 28, 2021 at 6:49 pm

    That green uniform is much better in the field then the red ones! Great video as usual. I am reading a book called Sharpe’s Prey now about this era. Great to see the Baker in action!



  19. Paul Mercer on October 28, 2021 at 6:49 pm

    Great vid. I found that shako quite funny.



  20. R. Montes on October 28, 2021 at 6:49 pm

    Where would one purchase a working Baker Rifle in the U. S.?



  21. elvenfellow on October 28, 2021 at 6:51 pm

    If Ron Swanson was in Sharpe.



  22. Joe Conrad on October 28, 2021 at 6:51 pm

    Excellent camera work and great details. You made me nervous during your reloading, though. I kept expecting one of Boneyโ€™s mounted sentries to come charging out and cut you down.



  23. Gentleman's Combatives on October 28, 2021 at 6:53 pm

    thats soldiering



  24. chrispduckable on October 28, 2021 at 6:54 pm

    Intresting to hear the bugle call of the DLI mixed in with the rest.



  25. Nota Rokescientist on October 28, 2021 at 6:55 pm

    Such a nice color much more dignified than the garish red of the line.



  26. happy Blade on October 28, 2021 at 6:55 pm

    Your muschase is fabulous i like it alot



  27. Kustom autos on October 28, 2021 at 6:56 pm

    the fuck when no cotton in ears



  28. Alex Sacco on October 28, 2021 at 6:56 pm

    Chosen man



  29. SpyCzech on October 28, 2021 at 6:57 pm

    Just curious does the hat brim give any protection against the flash and smoke of the pan?



  30. Brandon Bommer on October 28, 2021 at 6:57 pm

    How with shako replicas I sometimes see ones with a big tall piece of the felt that the main body of the hat is made of, on the front. Is that accurate to this time frame and uniform, or is it more closely associated with another nation or time frame? They are advertising them as being Napoleonic, but I was curious



  31. jackdaniel holt-ellison on October 28, 2021 at 6:59 pm

    Proper bastard you are
    Now rifles to me !



  32. hbowlan on October 28, 2021 at 6:59 pm

    This is simultaneously the nerdiest thing and the most fun I’ve seen someone having in quite a long while. =D



  33. flyingfish505 on October 28, 2021 at 7:01 pm

    *c h o s e n m e n*



  34. Diktator Alexander on October 28, 2021 at 7:03 pm

    listening to my Bee Gees album, came to youtube wanting to see some Baker rifle so I came to this video and started watching. Was a pleasant experience and your silent movie display was also appreciated. puts you into the focus of the tactics



  35. Jarebearrr on October 28, 2021 at 7:05 pm

    This is somebodyโ€™s dad lol



  36. Andrew Ince on October 28, 2021 at 7:05 pm

    Really fantastic work not just keeping history alive but archiving it using contemporary means and an accurate record of military arms, uniform and the benefits/limitations of the equipment.



  37. Nate B on October 28, 2021 at 7:07 pm

    This channel came up when I searched Sharpe’s rifle. Really great show that got me interested to look into the actual rifle.



  38. Peter Walker on October 28, 2021 at 7:07 pm

    Excellent videos very well made



  39. Alex Sala on October 28, 2021 at 7:10 pm

    The attention paid to getting the details of the uniforms correct does you credit.
    Kudos, sir!



  40. wayne collard on October 28, 2021 at 7:12 pm

    What loading method is this only it seems very time consuming. only what we were taught here in England ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ is that they used paper cartridges that contained the ball and the right amount of powder to put in the barrel and prime the pan, and then they were good to go without carrying the gunpowder horn all the time? Even at Leeds Armoury where they had demonstrations its was a quick fluid manoeuvre and could even been done without use of a ram rod if only for quickness exactly as demonstrated on Tv series Sharpe using the same Armoury experts from leeds Armoury.

    Bite the ball out from the cartridge
    POUR most of the powder in the barrel
    SPIT the ball and paper into the barrel
    TAP the butt of the rifle on the ground to send down the ball down
    PRIME the pan with the remainder of the powder from the paper cartridge and close the pan over
    MAKE READY bringing the weapon to full cock and keeping the barrel up so the ball doesnt come out
    FIRE the weapon at the enemy

    Repeat all the steps and if done correctly you might manage 4 rounds a minute as demonstrated by Dobbs in Sharpes Eagle



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    I don’t get how some readings say this is slower to reload. It’s pretty similar to loading any other muzzle loading rifle.



  42. Ethan Shinabarger on October 28, 2021 at 7:14 pm

    Dude, you look awsome! Ive been reenacting all my life.



  43. Andrew Ward on October 28, 2021 at 7:16 pm

    Doesn’t look like the Spanish Peninsular, more like Vancouver Island, to me. ๐Ÿ™‚



  44. Michael Martinez on October 28, 2021 at 7:17 pm

    It occurred to me that he literally ran off half-cocked. You donโ€™t get to say that often.



  45. lieutenantkettch on October 28, 2021 at 7:20 pm

    Lookinโ€™ Sharpe in your green jacket.



  46. Pumpkin King on October 28, 2021 at 7:20 pm

    Jim Keller’s stuff is top notch.



  47. Rave Bunny on October 28, 2021 at 7:21 pm

    I like the delay on the first shot you can see it when the Flint came down to ignite the powder and then the shot fired :3 it’s the little things that are cool



  48. Vaughan Dutton on October 28, 2021 at 7:25 pm

    I think this illustrates why, towards the end of the 19th century, the Shapes abandoned their extravagant orange uniforms for a more practical khaki camouflage.



  49. Mr Lee Chapman on October 28, 2021 at 7:27 pm

    What a beautiful parr of the world you live in



  50. Derp McDerpson on October 28, 2021 at 7:27 pm

    Makes me want to reread the Recollections of Rifleman Harris