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PostSubject: The Mk1 Martini-Henry Rate of Fire Experiments   Tue Feb 16, 2016 10:33 pm

Skip to two minutes to the start of the Rapid fire experiment.

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PostSubject: Re: The Mk1 Martini-Henry Rate of Fire Experiments   Wed Feb 17, 2016 11:27 am

very interesting video. thank you sir for posting. I wonder how many rounds they would have fired before they began to be difficult to operate?
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PostSubject: Re: The Mk1 Martini-Henry Rate of Fire Experiments   Wed Feb 17, 2016 11:55 am

Hello free1954,

BritishMuzzleloaders has posted quite a few video's on the MH and the rounds used. You may be interested in this one.

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A quick search on this forum will bring up the answers you are looking for, failing that you could take a look at this site, its an excellent resource.
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PostSubject: Re: The Mk1 Martini-Henry Rate of Fire Experiments   Thu Feb 18, 2016 9:24 am

thank you sir for the reply and the links.
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