Research Press

Firearms, Long Range Target Shooting & Associated History

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Long range target rifle development. Gunmaker histories and rifles. Ammunition, including contemporary loading comment and experiments. Rifle and shooting accessories.


Contemporary information and historical articles. Long range rifle fire. Rifle Associations and Clubs. Wimbledon, Dollymount, Creedmoor and the international matches.


Queen's prize winners were hailed as hero's. Thousands of spectators witnessed the long range international matches. Who were these riflemen that attracted such public attention....?

Rifle Volunteers

Rifle Volunteer Corps were established in Great Britain in 1859. This movement continued to 1908 when the Territorial Force was created from the Yeomanry and Volunteer Forces.

Target Shooting

Target shooting with the black powder rifle today. Muzzle loading and breech loading, sporting and military. Accessories, ammunition, gunsmithing, rifles, techniques and tips.

First World War Journal

First World War Journal is a
sister site of Research Press

Blogging aspects of
First World War history

ResearchPressUK RT @NRAofUK: The new monthly NRA Bulletin -
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ResearchPressUK The single shot #breechloading #rifle by #Reading #gunmaker William #Soper was renowned for its rapidity of fire.