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Fylde Coast Muzzle Loaders Society - Articles, Guidelines and Reviews Index

In this section, you will find a list of articles, reviews and guidelines. We are always on the lookout for new articles (such as on the subject of reloading), reviews of firearms owned and accessories used by members. If you are a member of the Club and have an article you would like to see published, please let us know.

Guides

Safety Guidelines
Handy Hints for Rifle Butt Duty at Altcar
The Marksmanship Principles (Acrobat PDF version, thanks to Vince S.) (UPDATED NOVEMBER, 2008)
Let's Do The Twist! - Calculating Ideal Bullet Length (formula)
Bullet Size Evaluation (Acrobat PDF version, for those of you WITHOUT Microsoft Excel, thanks to Ray S.)
Bullet Size Evaluation (for those of you WITH Microsoft Excel, this version allows the entering of your own adjustments, thanks to Ray S.)
Russian Scope Cyrillic Translations (for those of you with Russian scopes containing Cyrillic, help is at hand)!
M.O.D. Defence Standard Document (13-33 Issue 3): 7.62mm Rounds and Associated Chargers and Links - Acrobat PDF version, handy document for those members who shoot 7.62mm surplus ammunition. (Thanks to Terry N.)
(Lapua) Reloading Information and Burning Rate Charts (Acrobat PDF) (UPDATED FEBRUARY, 2009) The charts provided are for reference only and are used at your own risk. The Club takes no responsibility for the use of the information in developing loads.
Lead/Tin Alloy Calculations for Hardening Bullets (for those of you WITH Microsoft Excel, this version allows the entering of your own adjustments, thanks to Ray S.)
Lead/Tin Alloy Calculations for Hardening Bullets (Acrobat PDF version, for those of you WITHOUT Microsoft Excel, thanks to Ray S.)
Muzzle Energy Calculations (FPS-Bullet Weight) (for those of you WITH Microsoft Excel)
Muzzle Energy Calculations (FPS-Bullet Weight) (Acrobat PDF version, for those of you WITHOUT Microsoft Excel)


Articles & Reviews

Firearms and Genealogy : The Deane Adams Deane (D.A.D.) Revolver (Ray S.) (Acrobat PDF)
The Gibbs Rifle (.451) and Paper Patching (Vince S.) (Acrobat PDF)
Refinishing a Mauser K98 (James D.)




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