Welsh Muzzle Loading Championships

Posted by on Apr 8, 2013 in All News, Club Competitions, FAC, Featured, Picture Galleries & Videos | 0 comments

Club hosted the Welsh Black Powder Championships over the weekend of 6th and 7th April. Spread over two days gave plenty of time for shooters who entered a number of different events to compete. The number of entrants was not high. Cost of travel, accommodation etc being negative factors. However, Tom and Shonagh Clark travelled from the west of Scotland to compete, almost a thousand mile round trip. Well done! Others came from Cardiff and...

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Mauser / Muzzle Loading Comps

Posted by on Jan 21, 2013 in All News, Club Competitions, FAC, Featured | 0 comments

The results are in for the couple of competitions run on Sunday 20th January on the 50m range. Your correspondent was unfortunately unable to attend, so in the absence of any feedback from competitors or organisers of the events, there’s nothing much to report other than the numbers, I’m afraid. Pete Biebrach took the Muzzle Loading Comp, which was a Dr Martin Roberts trophy competition held over from 2012 due to “fixture...

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The Phoenix Report!

Posted by on Jun 7, 2010 in All News, General News, Picture Galleries & Videos, Shooting Trips | 0 comments

As always, the club was well represented at the annual Phoenix Meeting held at Bisley over the Spring Bank Holiday weekend. This is the largest meeting held in Britain for gallery rifle, pistols and other types of rifle and some very creditable scores were recorded in various disciplines by our shooters, in particular, John Munt winning the 50m muzzle loading pistol event!   In other events Pete Revell gained a second, Pete Biebrach...

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November 2009

Posted by on Nov 30, 2009 in All News, FAC, General News, Members Contributions | 0 comments

We would like to thank Martin Roberts who gave his time for an evening talk on the safe use of muzzle loading firearms and black powder to pyrodex and beyond.  He also brought along some very old interesting guns and explained their history.  He was backed-up by Paul James who also gave a brief history on propellants and various stages of firing mechanisms through the ages.  A very enjoyable evening and thank you Martin and Paul.   If...

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