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Mon Oct 05, 2020 8:56 am
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I am, but my Martini Henry book kept me busy in all parts of the colonies!. But like an old relative I still pop in now and again for tea.

Mon Jun 30, 2014 7:30 am
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AMB

I have both variants on my Martini Henry website
http://www.martinihenry.org/index.php?route=product/product&path=61_59&product_id=78

http://www.martinihenry.org/index.php?route=pro ...

Fri Jun 06, 2014 7:55 pm
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The best evidence as to the effective range can be looked at in two context.
1) effective aimed fire
2) Effective lethal fire

In respect to effective aimed fire, 700 yards, however moving targets ...

Tue Dec 31, 2013 8:55 am
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Cheers Peter and Happy new year to all.

Fri Nov 08, 2013 6:28 pm
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I just heard about Mike and was much saddened, I always remember the 22nd Jan at the battlefield with Mike Snook and Martin, Mike turned up, with no sunblock and turned lobster in front of our eyes, h ...

Wed Oct 09, 2013 7:31 am
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An interesting footnote to this discussion, albeit a long time since it was held. The type of powder and date of manufacture of the boxes was not ordered until 21st June 1880 after velocity tests begi ...

Sun Jul 07, 2013 7:44 pm
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Peter
heres one I photographed on Wednesday, I hadn't seen this one before, sadly now hard to find high up on the fugitives trail.
http://i119.photobucket.com/albums/o140/Neil-naspinshaw/file_zps476 ...

Tue Jan 29, 2013 10:13 pm
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Were back on the 1st March so I'll ge the full SP
regs

Fri Nov 16, 2012 12:55 pm
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Dewi
unlikely, I keep writing bits, then I go back and re-do it LOL

Mon Oct 29, 2012 9:34 am
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Hi Dewi

Glad you like it, the book is moving along fast so watch this space.
Regards
Neil

Sun Oct 21, 2012 9:50 pm
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Sorry I've not been around for a while guys, the book and website has been all consuming.

Heres the new site, still lots to do on it but enjoy so far
www.martinihenry.org

Fri Jul 27, 2012 11:48 am
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Or you might get jumped on!

Sat Jul 21, 2012 4:59 pm
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The other option is by some 24g brass shotshell cases and trim them to length!.

Wed Jun 20, 2012 8:42 am
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Bill

What a brilliant weekend, loads of lively eager visitors. Nice to see old friends, peter, Dewi, Mike, the 1879 Lads and many more.

What was most satisfying was the Kids, all keen as mustard ...

Fri Apr 06, 2012 6:07 am
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Sawumbona
you can get in he queue behind me for one of those LOL!
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