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    Ammunition: Contemporary Information

    A collection of articles with contemporary information relating to ammunition / loading for long range shooting with the muzzle loading and black powder cartridge rifle is available via my web site.


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    Firearms, long range target shooting and associated history

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    Very nice. Thanks for posting.

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    I just added a bookmark for it.
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    In the new edition of my Research Press Journal I have an article on loading ammunition in the 19th Century. This draws from published letters and news reports in the UK. Full contents are:

    Research Press Journal – Issue 3, Summer 2018. (40 pages)
    • Calendar of Events
    • Priming - News, Events, People & Places
    • Long Range Rifles (MLAGB Branch)
    • Loading Ammunition (in the 19th Century)
    • American Rifle Team, Creedmoor 1882
    • Firearms History: Improvements in the Rifle - Breech-Loading - Selection of the Service Weapon - The Snider and Martini-Henry
    • Military Match Rifles & Their Sights: Kerr and Turner
    • Arming Georgia: With The Beginning Of The War, Governor Joe Brown Turned To Domestic Production And Britian To Supply Georgia’s Needs For Arms
    • The Literature of the Volunteers of 1859


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    Great info, thanks David.
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    People will forget what you said...
    People will forget what you did...
    But People will NEVER forget how you made them feel

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Abbreviations used in Reloading

BP Bronze Point IMR Improved Military Rifle PTD Pointed
BR Bench Rest M Magnum RN Round Nose
BT Boat Tail PL Power-Lokt SP Soft Point
C Compressed Charge PR Primer SPCL Soft Point "Core-Lokt"
HP Hollow Point PSPCL Pointed Soft Point "Core Lokt" C.O.L. Cartridge Overall Length
PSP Pointed Soft Point Spz Spitzer Point SBT Spitzer Boat Tail
LRN Lead Round Nose LWC Lead Wad Cutter LSWC Lead Semi Wad Cutter
GC Gas Check