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Mon May 02, 2016 3:38 pm
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Gentlemen,
I realise this is a little after the initial AZ wars, but i wonder if some of your experts might be able to help.
Prior to the introduction of the Lee Metford a number of Martini Henry's ...

Mon Dec 07, 2015 9:51 pm
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Hi everyone,
Have just rejoined after an absence of (too many) years although I have been following some of the posts.
I was particularly interested in the posts about the effective range of the 450 ...

Mon May 09, 2011 7:11 pm
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A memorial to Rorke's Drift defender Private William Wilcox was dedicated at St Edmonds Church, Dolton near Great torrington, Devon on May 8th 2011. His actual grave is in the churchyard but is unmarke ...

Thu Oct 14, 2010 7:09 pm
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Gentlemen,
We have all read that at the beginning of WW2 Britain had its 'back against the wall' and the Home Guard was formed as a 'last ditch' defence force.
My question is this, until supplies of ...

Thu Oct 14, 2010 6:52 pm
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[quote="mike snook 2"]Paul

Thanks for that Mike, it's great to have so many people who are willing to give their time and expertise to this forum
Paul

Tue Oct 12, 2010 6:41 pm
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Thanks for the info' I must say that 2700 yds with a Lee Metford 303 sounds a bit optomistic, if not a total waste of ammo at that range!

Fri Oct 08, 2010 7:11 pm
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Gentlemen,
I have read all your books and keep abrest of the discussions on this site, it is inevitable that there will be disagreement, particularly as you are all experts in the subject of the Zulu ...

Fri Oct 01, 2010 6:21 pm
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Thanks for that info Neil, I'm sure that I read somewhere that although the troops with the 303 opened up at a longer range than the Sudanese, it was they with their MH that actually stopped the Dervi ...

Mon Sep 20, 2010 7:29 pm
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Gentlemen, I think I posted this in the wrong forum!
Just been watching a DVD entitled Isandwlana Zulu Battlefield that was released in the late 1990's (I think). It shows some excellent arial views ...

Tue Sep 14, 2010 7:00 pm
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Gentlemen,
I am after a MH Carbine, there seem to be any number of full size rifles around but very few carbines. What should I expect to pay for one in good condition?

Tue Sep 14, 2010 6:55 pm
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Gentlemen,
Just been watching a DVD entitled Isandwlana Zulu Battlefield that was released in the late 1990's (I think). It shows some excellent arial views of the battlefield as gives a quite intere ...

Wed Jul 28, 2010 6:12 pm
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I'm afraid 'batch' is my expression! These were on sale only for a very short period and described as the Mk 2 (I think) so I would imagine there were only a few. The main difference that I could see ...

Mon Jul 26, 2010 6:27 pm
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Although no news to you, Neil, other seekers of the elusive Elcho who visit this forum might find their hopes rekindled in the Skennerton/Richardson statement that there was further an "Unknown q ...

Thu Jul 15, 2010 7:04 pm
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Sawubona, again many thanks to you and all the others for your info.
One other point regarding the .303 MH, if the early ones were black powder surely they must have fouled very quickly given the rel ...

Fri Jul 09, 2010 10:03 pm
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Many thanks for your detailed reply, I will keep a lookout for the book you mentioned. It is so nice to have so many experts around to call on for their opinion and advice.
Thanks again.
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