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Please Sign This Petition.

This is a sawn-off pump action Breech-Loading shotgun seized by police from criminals, this is what criminals use. They do NOT use black powder muzzle-loading pistols. So why are flintlocks, wheellocks & matchlocks on a restrictive firearms licence?...
From: A Woodsrunner's Diary on 13 Jan 2018

British Museum Shot Pouch. Undated!

 Museum number Am1991,09.4 Full: Front Rectangular flat pouch or bag, with strap, fingerwoven of wool. The flat bag is constructed from one or two pieces of red wool plaited cloth, with a central resist [undyed] paler horizontal stripe...
From: A Woodsrunner's Diary on 1 Oct 2017

Help Dave get his guns back

David Dunstan is a farmer from the NSW town of Bungowannah. At 3:30am on Thursday 14th September, a man armed with a knife and piece of wood knocked on his back door.David grabbed his unloaded 22 rifle to confront him - aware that the man had earlier...
From: A Woodsrunner's Diary on 20 Sep 2017

Black Powder Firearms Laws In Poland Vs Australia.

Here in Australia we have to have a Firearms licence & pass a firearms test to obtain that licence. A permit to purchase, & we have to register all guns including replica muzzle-loading guns. A replica muzzle-loading gun is the same as an identical...
From: A Woodsrunner's Diary on 3 Sep 2017

Help Us Protect Hunting & Gun Ownership In Australia.

Help us protect hunting The Shooters Fishers and Farmers Party on on the attack after new regulations have been delivered. Here is how it will affect you and what you can do to help.  The Liberal - National New South Wales Government has released...
From: A Woodsrunner's Diary on 28 Jul 2017

National Firearms Agreement Australia 2017. Personal protection is not a genuine reason for using a firearm!!!

Personal protection is not a genuine reason for using a firearm. NATIONAL FIREARMS AGREEMENT Council of Australian Governments An agreement between n the Commonwealth of Australia and n the States and Territories, being: t The State of New South Wales...
From: A Woodsrunner's Diary on 26 Mar 2017

Guest Review: Thundersticks: Firearms and the Violent Transformation of Native America

David Silverman writes that Native Americans sought European guns to halt the ravages of colonization—but ended up transforming their world.
From: The Junto on 3 Mar 2017

Antique Gun Auction Australia.

Australian Arms Auctions P/L, Melbourne Australia wish to advise that our next auction, No.48, will be conducted at a NEW VENUE on:-  Date:        Sunday 7th May 2017 at 10.00 am Viewing:  Saturday...
From: A Woodsrunner's Diary on 21 Feb 2017

Identification Please. Hole in muzzle-loader gun stock.

Scott contacted me asking what the hole in the stock was used for or what is its purpose. I was unable to help, so I thought one of you may have the answer or an educated guess.
From: A Woodsrunner's Diary on 15 Dec 2016

THE EVOLUTION Of the English Civilian Flintlock pistol 1650 ~ 183

Photo By the late Dr Rob Gilbert (Copyright Keith H. Burgess). http://flintlockpistols.net/index_old.htm Please Note: The term FRIZZEN is a much later name not used in the 18th century. Common names in English were "steel" and "hammer".Keith.
From: A Woodsrunner's Diary on 6 Dec 2016

Antique Firearms Restoration Blog

http://www.cablesfarm.co.uk/a-beginners-gguide-to-clooecting-and-restoration-no5-shooting-muzzle-loaders/
From: A Woodsrunner's Diary on 30 Jul 2016

Notes on Post Tags Search

By default, this searches for any categories containing your search term: eg, Tudor will also find Tudors, Tudor History, etc. Check the 'exact' box to restrict searching to categories exactly matching your search. All searches are case-insensitive.

This is a search for tags/categories assigned to blog posts by their authors. The terminology used for post tags varies across different blog platforms, but WordPress tags and categories, Blogspot labels, and Tumblr tags are all included.

This search feature has a number of purposes:

1. to give site users improved access to the content EMC has been aggregating since August 2012, so they can look for bloggers posting on topics they're interested in, explore what's happening in the early modern blogosphere, and so on.

2. to facilitate and encourage the proactive use of post categories/tags by groups of bloggers with shared interests. All searches can be bookmarked for reference, making it possible to create useful resources of blogging about specific news, topics, conferences, etc, in a similar fashion to Twitter hashtags. Bloggers could agree on a shared tag for posts, or an event organiser could announce one in advance, as is often done with Twitter hashtags.

Caveats and Work in Progress

This does not search post content, and it will not find any informal keywords/hashtags within the body of posts.

If EMC doesn't find any <category> tags for a post in the RSS feed it is classified as uncategorized. These and any <category> 'uncategorized' from the feed are omitted from search results. (It should always be borne in mind that some bloggers never use any kind of category or tag at all.)

This will not be a 'real time' search, although EMC updates content every few hours so it's never very far behind events.

The search is at present quite basic and limited. I plan to add a number of more sophisticated features in the future including the ability to filter by blog tags and by dates. I may also introduce RSS feeds for search queries at some point.

Constructing Search Query URLs

If you'd like to use an event tag, it's possible to work out in advance what the URL will be, without needing to visit EMC and run the search manually (though you might be advised to check it works!). But you'll need to use URL encoding as appropriate for any spaces or punctuation in the tag (so it might be a good idea to avoid them).

This is the basic structure:

http://emc.historycarnival.org/searchcat?s={search term or phrase}

For example, the URL for a simple search for categories containing London:

http://emc.historycarnival.org/searchcat?s=london

The URL for a search for the exact category Gunpowder Plot:

http://emc.historycarnival.org/searchcat?s=Gunpowder%20Plot&exact=on

In this more complex URL, %20 is the URL encoding for a space between words and &exact=on adds the exact category requirement.

I'll do my best to ensure that the basic URL construction (searchcat?s=...) is stable and persistent as long as the site is around.