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HBSA journal - Vol 1 No 8 By Historical Breechloading Smallarms Association
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V1N08 (1984)President's Address - HBSA tenth anniversary; Cocktail party at the House of Lords; defeat of the Green Paper; announcement of the Association's Medal for the most outstanding... More > contribution to arms research / Editorial - devoting an entire copy of the HBSA Journal to Jim Hallam's account of discovering a new model of Colt S.A.A.(SAA) revolver; / Colt's 'Bisley Model' Revolver by Jim Hallam; development of the Colt S.A.A.(SAA) Revolver, M1873; production figure by calibre; the M1888 Flat Top Target;evolution of the 'Bisley Mode' M1894, M1895, fixed sight models; Statistics, analysis of production by type; analysis of production by calibre of various types; structure of Bisley Models compared with 'standard' S.A.A.; contemporary influences on target revolver design;the M1897 Bisley Model, a previously undocumented model;description and dimensions of the author's M1897; demise of the Bisley Model< Less
HBSA journal - Vol 1 No 6 By Historical Breechloading Smallarms Association
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V1N06 (1979)Editorial - General Election;'Law and Order' Proposed Green Paper contained an attack on ownership of firearms; Call for members to lobby their MP / Great War British Sniping Rifle by... More > C.R. Cleverly; Development of sniping to counter German snipers; comment on "Sniping in France" by Major H. Hesketh-Pritchard; discussion of telescopic sights; Sniper rifles based on the SMLE Mk. III and Mk. III*; double mounts; Aldis telescopic sights; Watts & Son telescopic sights; single mounts; Periscopic Prism Company & Wm. Evans & Winchester A5 telescopic sights; optical (Galillean) sights; P14 Enfield variants; model 1918 telescopic sight; the sniping and sniper organisation / Metford Letters - January 1876 to December 1877 / Book Reviews; 'The British shotgun' by I. M. Crudgington and D. J. Baker.; 'Quick or Dead' by William L Cassidy; 'Bibliography of the Technology and History of Small arms and Machine guns' by Wolfgang Seel / Theft of an important collection of Arms; loss of an important Swiss collection< Less
HBSA journal - Vol 2 No 1 By Historical Breechloading Smallarms Association
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Vol2 No 1 (1988) Contents: / President's Address: effects of Hungerford, Criminal Justice Bill, White Paper / Editorial / Max Baker "Yachting Monthly" article about wildfowling, guns by... More > Holland & Holland, Bland, wildfowling shot sizes, punt gun cartridges, Four bore shotgun and rifle cases, Kynoch and Eley, Kynoch tool for recapping CF Sporting Cartridges, standard wadding sizes, Kynoch catalogue 1881 / System Roux mechanism / The Martin Lens Sight / Parker-Hale Universal Optical Sight Set< Less
HBSA journal - Vol 1 No 2 By Historical Breechloading Smallarms Association
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V1N02 (1974) Contents: Editorial - review of the association's first year; discussion with Home Office to enable firearms to be brought to meetings. / Letters to the Editor - collecting information... More > on stripping and reassembly of actions. / Metford Letters - July 1868 to March 1871 / What is it? implement for crimping a "Paradox" Bullet into a 8 bore shotgun cartridge. / Internal Ballistics by A. J. Dewis - composition of propellants, propellant burning, effect of barrel length on efficiency, recoil energy, time of flight of bullet in barrel, average pressure in bore, pressure time curve.< Less
HBSA journal - Vol 3 No 3 By Historical Breechloading Smallarms Association
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Vol 3 No 3 (June 2001) Contents: The Comblain Rifle, an early Falling Block Breechloader Part Two by Jonathan Kirton, Peruvian Comblain II Long Lever rifle, commercial bronze-actioned rifles &... More > carbines, new orders, early rook rifles, Chilean Comblain rifle, Chilean 11x50.5mm coiled and solid-drawn brass cartridges, Brazilian Modelo I Carabina 1873 Infantry & Mosquetao, bayonet, Brazilian Carabinas Modelo 2 (1874) & Modelo 3 (1878), improved Model 1881 / The Metford Letters 1882 / Lt. General Pitt Rivers Breechloading Rifle 1852 by Robert Oliver, The Pitt Rivers Museum, early Minie days, the rifle / From Ball to Boat-tail - The Four Cartridges of the Dreyse System by Leonard and Guy AR West, Patrone M/41 M/47 M/55 M/57 M/72, needle fire ignition, cartridge case, needle charge primer sabot carriage, sights, M/47 bullet mould, ballistic test< Less
HBSA journal - Vol 3 No 1 By Historical Breechloading Smallarms Association
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President's Address, Heritage Pistol scheme / Bavaria's Forgotten 'Lightning Rifle' Ruckladungsgewehr M/69 by Leonard & Guy AR West, Bavarian 11 mm rifle, Johann-Ludwig Werder, M/67 Werndl... More > cartridge, rifle & action described, accessories, bayonet, shooting / Revolver Practice with the Wax Bullet, Small Arms Committee 1921 / Metford Letters 1881-82 / Book Reviews: Swift and Long Branch Non-Firing Training Rifles of Great Britain and Canada by MacPherson, Carbines of the U.S. Cavalry 1861-1905 by McAulay, British Falling Block Breechloading Rifle from 1865 (2nd Ed) by Kirton, Bulgarian Military Cartridge Review 1876-Present by Munnery, Machine Guns of World War 1 by Bruce, Collector's Guide to Colt .45 Service Pistols Models of 1911&A1 (Rev.Ed.) by Clawson / Pollard Annotated by Edward Leslie, JOM Ashton annotated copy of Pollard's Automatic Pistols / The Mauser Model 1896 Pistol-Carbine by Alan Christmas, solid stocks, wood forend / HBSA 25th Anniversary Exhibition (1998) of Target Arms at North London RC< Less
HBSA journal - Vol 2 No 2 By Historical Breechloading Smallarms Association
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Vol2 No 2 (1989) Contents: President's Address: deactivation of firearms, Firearms (Amendment) Act 1988, Home Office "Notes for Guidance" / Editorial: Pistol'89, Pattern Room Collection... More > removal / Hammond of Winchester: Isaac Hammond, Edwin & Henry Hammond, 1866 1871 1878 shotgun patents / Images from Royal Smallarms Factory, Enfield / Soper 2: William Soper, 1865 patent for pinfire and centrefire breech-loading mechanism, reprinted article about Soper Rifle / BSA Martini Rifles: catalogue reprints - No.6 No.12 No.13 No.15 / Wasted Millions: article from the Kynoch Journal 1905 for better military procurement< Less
HBSA journal - Vol 1 No 1 By Historical Breechloading Smallarms Association
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Editorial - Launch of HBSA; Green Paper on Firearms Control; aims of the journal / William Ellis Metford by Dr C H Roads; brief biography; introduction to the Metford Letters / Metford Letters -... More > January 1868 to July 1868 / The development of the Breechloading Action in Great Britain - Part 1 - Early Days by I. M. Crudgington; discussion of sporting gun pinfire actions 1851 -1860 / Armourer-Sergeants' Field Tool Chest. Drawing and list of contents 1869 / Extracts from the Eley Catalogue of 1910< Less
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Sean Logan's mother was butchered by a gang that did not take kindly to her. His father was jailed for the murder of her assailant. Sean's birth coincides with his mother's death. Brought up by his... More > aunt on the family farm near Tullis on the east coast of Scotland, Sean is a boy of immense intelligence. He understands guns, ammunition, explosives. Yet, he was born dumb; and whilst he has no words to speak, still he has one burning thought on his mind: REVENGE. REVENGE. REVENGE. This is the tale of a young boy's memory, his struggle to come to terms and ultimately his need to settle scores and lay to rest the ghosts of his mother's killers. However, the desire for revenge belongs to us all and sometimes the hunter becomes the hunted.< Less
We Will Hold It: A Chickamauga Story By Charles Saint
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September 1863, after months of searching, the Union Army of the Cumberland finally engages the Confederate Army of Tennessee along the flowing waters of the Chickamauga Creek. In the vortex of... More > mayhem is a mess of Union soldiers forged together to look after each other as their unit, the 21st Ohio Regiment of Volunteers, is accidentally posted on a key hill. There they face wave upon wave of determined Confederate assaults. With each wave they repulse the more of their crucial ammunition is wasted. Can they hold out until night fall or get relief before the Confederates launch one more attack?< Less

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