Research Press Journal

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Research Press Journal

Post by dbm » Thu Apr 05, 2018 10:35 am

Research Press Journal – Issue 1, Winter 2018. (32 pages) Free pdf download.

Contents:
  • The Enfield Rifle
  • Long Range Shooting with the Military Muzzle Loading Rifle
  • The Whitworth Rifle: A Brief Introduction
  • Hints for Long Range Riflemen
  • First Hints on Rifle Shooting: Wind
  • Private McVittie
  • Breech-Loading Small Arms
  • Thomas Wilson: his Patents, Arms and Ammunition
  • Frederick Prince’s Breech-Loading Rifle
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Re: Research Press Journal

Post by dbm » Thu Apr 05, 2018 10:37 am

Research Press Journal – Issue 2, Spring 2018. (40 pages) Free pdf download.

This edition includes reports, pictures and results for March 2018 USIMLT Nationals, 1000 yard World Championships and Oak Ridge LRML match.

Contents:
  • Report - USIMLT Nationals - 2018
  • Report - 1000 yard World Championship Match - 2018
  • Report - Oak Ridge LRML Match - 2018
  • Firearms Research Support
  • Rigby, Quicksilver & Bullet Alloys
  • Early Firearms History
  • The Muzzle Loading Match Rifle in Great Britain
  • Arming Georgia - "The Windsor Enfields Affair and Other Incidents"
  • The Pattern 1841 Carbine
  • Enfield Rifle Research
  • The British Volunteer System
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Thanks for your interest.

David
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Re: Research Press Journal

Post by Oregon Bill » Sat Apr 28, 2018 10:06 am

Thank you David, for keeping the faith and for all you do for LRML.

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Re: Research Press Journal

Post by dbm » Sun Sep 30, 2018 9:33 am

Research Press Journal – Issue 4, Autumn 2018. (40 pages) Free pdf download.

Contents:
  • Report - Metford Trophy
  • News - The Hepsworth Medal
  • The Woe's of Corporal Peake
  • Firearms History - Firearm Manufacture / Barrel-Making / The Proof Test / Machine-Made Interchangeable Rifles
  • Old English and Modern Foreign Rifles (1886)
  • Powder Charge Experiments, 1875
  • Whitworth Hexagonal Bullets
  • A Martini-Henry Score Register
  • The Literature of the Volunteers of 1859 - The Volunteers Take Shape
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David
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Re: Research Press Journal

Post by dbm » Sun Jan 13, 2019 3:54 am

Research Press Journal – Issue 5, Winter 2018/19. Free download pdf magazine (40 pages)

Featured articles include a visit to the Royal Small Arms Factory, Enfield, c1880, and discussion of the 1866 Benson-Poppenburg Breech-loader. For those with an interest in long range target shooting, the small-bore shooting article gives some insight into the discipline in 19thC Great Britain.

Contents:
  • Priming: News, Events, People & Places
  • Royal Small Arms Factory, Enfield, c1880
  • Small Bore and Match Shooting, 1869
  • Horatio Ross
  • The 1866 Benson-Poppenburg Breech-loader
  • The Literature of the Volunteers of 1859
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Thanks for your interest.

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Re: Research Press Journal

Post by dbm » Sun Apr 21, 2019 12:50 pm

Research Press Journal – Issue 6, Spring 2019. Free download pdf magazine (44 pages)

Featured articles include a special feature on the history of the Queen's Prize, illustrated with prize badges of the period, and contemporary 19thC articles on rifled guns and long range rifle fire.

Contents:
  • Priming: News, Events, People & Places
  • Rifled Guns, 1859
  • Enfield Rifle Team Shooting
  • Long Range Rifle Fire, 1885
  • The Queen's Prize, 1860-1900
  • The Literature of the Volunteers of 1859
  • C. Sharps' patent Rifles & Pistols advert
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Thanks for your interest.

David
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Re: Research Press Journal

Post by John Boy » Sat Apr 27, 2019 9:54 am

David - Download done - will start reading after the NASCAR race this Sunday.
Again - Thanks for all your Effort and great write ups for the Journal
Regards
John

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Re: Research Press Journal

Post by dbm » Sat Jul 13, 2019 1:14 pm

Research Press Journal – Issue 7, Summer 2019. Free download pdf magazine (44 pages)

Articles in this edition have a strong emphasis on the School of Musketry, Hythe, and musketry instruction in the 19th Century. There's also a feature on the Black Powder Target Rifle Association in the US, a history of the St. George's Challenge Vase and a contempory history of the match rifle (originally published in 1881).

Contents:
  • Priming: News, Events, People & Places
  • Black Powder Target Rifle Association
  • School of Musketry, Hythe
  • School of Musketry - Annual Report 1855
  • 'Pickets' versus Bullets
  • The Match Rifle - Past and Present
  • The St. George's Challenge Vase
  • British Official Mid 19th Century Musketry Manuals
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Thanks for your interest.

David
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Re: Research Press Journal

Post by dbm » Sat Jan 11, 2020 4:24 am

Research Press Journal – Issue 8, Winter 2019/20. Free download pdf magazine (40 pages)

Articles include discussion of a presentation Enfield rifle, a new column on the history of the Remington Rolling Block, musketry instruction and target rifle history.

Contents:
  • Priming: News, Events, People & Places (Bisley / Forthcoming Events / Thomas Wilson / Book News)
  • A Volunteer Enfield Rifle
  • The Training of a Volunteer
  • The Remington Rolling Block
  • British Official Mid 19th Century Musketry Manuals
  • Demise of the Black Powder Target Rifle
  • The St. George's Challenge Vase
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Thanks for your interest.

David
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