Bai Shi Qiang (百矢鎗)

Ming Chinese arrow fire spear
Drawing of a Bai Shi Qiang, from 'Yu Zi Shi San Zhong Mi Shu Bing Heng (《渝子十三種秘書兵衡》'.
Bai Shi Qiang (百矢鎗, lit. 'Hundred arrow spear') is a simple, one-shot fire lance. It is a spear with six attached paper tubes filled with gunpowder, a sabot, and several poisoned bamboo darts. All paper tubes are connected to a single fuse so that they will fire at the same time once the fuse is lit.

2 comments:

  1. Do you have any information about this weapons range

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    1. No, although I don't think they shoots very far.

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