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Long Range Target Shooting & Associated History

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Firearms

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

Marksmanship

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

Riflemen

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....?

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ResearchPressUK #Muzzleloading #Enfield #rifle #targetshooting 400yd. 1860s @NRAofUK square targets. Thorpe Cloud range, Derbyshire https://t.co/oYI1lLHFGB
ResearchPressUK Lancaster's oval bore #rifle came close to replacing #muzzleloading #Enfield rifle as service arm of #British army. https://t.co/ngBOOcihfC
ResearchPressUK RT @LongRangeRifles: Stickledown Range, #Bisley. #Shooting #targetrifle in LRR 1000yd Champs #longrange #muzzleloading @mlagb @NRAofUK http…
ResearchPressUK 'Future Weapon of the #British #Soldier' first published 1869 on replacement of #Snider by #Martini-Henry #rifle https://t.co/WsYcg7cTLf
ResearchPressUK RT @LongRangeRifles: Members will shoot at #Bisley on 5 June in the LRR 1000yd Championship. 30 shots #muzzleloading #blackpowder #rifle ht…
ResearchPressUK 1866 article possibly earliest published detail #Snider #breechloading conversion of #muzzleloading #Enfield #rifle https://t.co/lBwO2NoI0T
ResearchPressUK RT @NRAMuseums: #GunOfTheDay - Sharps Model 1859 Carbine #NRAMuseums #guns #history #carbine Read more: https://t.co/15PmMDLgmx https://t.c…