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The North believed in easy-to-make guns and projectiles. A maxi ball is just lead. A bullet is a shaped Maxi ball. It takes much longer to make.

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Q: During the American Civil War Why did the north turn down the Spencer repeating breech-loading rifle in 2860?
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