In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- The ground-breaking Mle 1886 Lebel introduced the French 8x51 mmR cartridge, the first small-bore, smokeless-powder cartridge adopted by any army in the world.
- In time, I predict it will dominate small-bore rifle and handgun competition if it is permitted under the rules of the game.
- In fact, it's a marathon and many sprints, not to mention numerous bike rides, a whole bunch of weightlifting, a batch of hockey matches, several days of small-bore shooting and some canoe slalom.
- Lt. Col. Rubin's contribution was the design of a small-bore cartridge featuring a jacketed, lead core bullet.
- Country pursuits on offer include sheep-racing, woodcarving with chainsaws, small-bore rifle-shooting, wool-spinning, bee demonstrations, candle-making and ferret-racing.
- Young women were abjuring the joys of small-bore shooting on TV.
- The.32 Mag. cartridge fits the Bisley to a ‘T’, making it the ultimate in small-bore single actions.
- He is part of a team of four competing in the small-bore .22 rifle and .177 air rifle events.
- It is the venue for regular summer competitions, for different classes of weapons, including small-bore rifles.
- He established his own company, specializing in small-bore pistols plus the occasional rifle, and has been busy ever since.
- The police reported D.K., also aged 16, was showing a small-bore pistol to his classmate and pressed the trigger inadvertently.
- After all, it happened for small-bore shooting, so why not for an activity in which competitors go in off the 10-metre board and, after impact, report terrible stinging and reddening in the buttock region?
- Now, for the first time, handgun manufacturers began offering hot, small-bore centerfire cartridges for small game and varmints.
- If you compare cylinder-head airflow on a small-bore test fixture and on a large-bore fixture, the bigger bore will almost invariably improve airflow due to less valve shrouding.
- A longtime standard loading for this 19 th-century small-bore cartridge has been a 115 gr. gas checked bullet over 5.0 grs. of Unique for right at 1,000 fps from a Colt Single Action Army or replica.
- As a left-handed shooter, I have often encouraged several arms manufacturers to produce small-bore, left-hand bolt actions, not surprisingly, with little success.
- For the past 40 years, these guns have completely dominated the Olympic Games and other international small-bore rifle competition.
- On top of these were flower displays, fishing and small-bore rifle shooting, not to mention rows and rows of trade and craft stalls and, of course, plenty to eat and drink.
- Something approaching despair overcomes you when a solemn debate over the health of British society is sparked by the failure to achieve a bronze in small-bore shooting.
- The Kingston team is being organised by the Surbiton Postal Club and any small-bore shooters who would like to be considered for the team should call the club secretary.
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