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Acoustic

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Minie ammunition
« on: March 30, 2011, 02:50:19 PM »
Heyho, after Grant's ammo thread, thought I would post a pic of some assorted minie ammunition, got a fair few tucked away somewhere, just need to remember where?lol

Grant, any duplicates I have you are welcome to if you need them for your collection, I have yet to 1) find all of mine and 2) display them.

These all came from a West coast beach.




Hopefully this link to pic should work?

« Last Edit: March 30, 2011, 08:20:28 PM by Acoustic »
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Re: Minie ammunition
« Reply #1 on: March 30, 2011, 03:34:54 PM »
Heres some of my older ones, I've got bags of newer stuff both live and spent. I tend to bin the splattered ones but there is one recent one I found on here

Oh look! another arsehole ;-) (people watching the professional beggars round central station)

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Re: Minie ammunition
« Reply #2 on: March 30, 2011, 07:03:15 PM »
nice finds lads ;)
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Re: Minie ammunition
« Reply #3 on: March 30, 2011, 07:09:37 PM »
Nice Displays !!!

Noticed that some of these munitions have either no rings or can have two,three or even four. Is their a reason for this, different weight or size perhaps ,or isn't this significant.

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Re: Minie ammunition
« Reply #4 on: March 30, 2011, 08:03:38 PM »
Hi Lucky

Had typed a long and hopefully informative reply to you but  a forum page hick, again, dumped it, so sry but here is a link or two for u, as I cannot be ar...d to type it all again.
Should answer all your questions m8.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mini%C3%A9_ball
http://www.historynet.com/weaponry-the-rifle-musket-and-the-mini-ball.htm
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