STUPID DISCLAIMER: I am not a lawyer. This is not legal advice. If you think reading this on the internet somehow makes me responsible for you and/or your action; you’re wrong and an idiot.
A quick lesson in the legality of Black Powder Pistol/Handgun Open Carry in Texas for those unaware.
No. 1) Texas Penal Code 46.01(5) “Handgun” means any FIREARM that is designed, made, or adapted to be fired with one hand.
No. 2) Texas Penal Code 46.01(3) “Firearm” means any device designed, made, or adapted to expel a projectile through a barrel by using the energy generated by an explosion or burning substance or any device readily convertible to that use. Firearm does not include a firearm that may have, as an integral part, a folding knife blade or other characteristics of weapons made illegal by this chapter and that is:
(A) an antique or curio firearm manufactured before 1899; or
(B) a replica of an antique or curio firearm manufactured before 1899, but only if the replica does not use rim fire or center fire ammunition.
Put it together and….