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Firearms, Long Range Target Shooting & Associated History

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Historical development of firearms. Gunpowder, ignition systems and ammunition. Musketry and small arms trials. Long range target rifles. British firearms texts.


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

Volunteer Infantry

On 12 May 1859 the Government issued a circular sanctioning the formation of Volunteer Corps, the long-term prospects for whom was assisted by the formation of the National Rifle Association.

Target Shooting

Shooting the long range black powder rifle today. Muzzle loading and breech loading. Accessories, ammunition, gunsmithing, rifles, techniques and tips. MLAIC Championships.

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