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Firearms, Long Range Target Shooting & Associated History

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British military firearms. Gunmaker histories. Long range target rifles. Ammunition (with contemporary loading comments of interest to today's long range rifleman). Accessories.


Contemporary information. Long range rifle fire. Wimbledon, Dollymount, Creedmoor and the international matches. 19th Century riflemen. Military marksmanship.

Target Shooting

Shooting the long range black powder rifle today. Muzzle loading and breech loading, sporting and military. Accessories, ammunition, gunsmithing, rifles, techniques and tips. News & Events.

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