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Muzzle-Loading Guns, rifles & pistols. Police Seizure Abuse - The Loose Cannon.

Although I once defied the odds and got nought out of thirty in an open book multiple choice Chemistry test, leading to me studying law and not an agricultural science, Newton’s third law ‘for every reaction there is an equal and opposite...
From: A Woodsrunner's Diary on 23 May 2019

The Mayflower's Only Surviving Gun.

The Mayflower Wheellock.http://www.nramuseum.org/guns/the-galleries/ancient-firearms-1350-to-1700/case-3-old-guns-in-the-new-world/mayflower-wheellock-carbine.aspxhttp://www.beretta.com/en-us/mayflower-gun/
From: A Woodsrunner's Diary on 4 Jan 2019

Only 20 People Signed!!!

APR 3, 2018 — The Barwon region alone which makes up most of north-west NSW, tops the list with 8,617 gun owners, & yet only 20 people have signed my petition. I think this is proof enough that gun owners in Australia DO NOT support each...
From: A Woodsrunner's Diary on 3 Apr 2018

PLEASE SIGN MY PETITION.

Please sign my petition if you DON'T think that a non percussion muzzle-loading pistol is likely to be used by a criminal in this day & age.https://www.change.org/p/to-the-hono...nce/u/22524289 I would like to see all non percussion muzzle-loading...
From: A Woodsrunner's Diary on 19 Mar 2018

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

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

Can you identify this. Powder Measure & Pricker.

A reader sent these images to me in the hope that I could identify this powder measure. What is unknown is the reason for the channel on the measure, was it meant to hold something? A gun tool for instance? It has a file cut which has gone right through...
From: A Woodsrunner's Diary on 13 Feb 2016

On Firearms Control In Australia By Robert Borsak.

Robert Borsak 20 hrs Today I was asked by Fox News in London to comment on whether or not Australia's firearms laws work to stop crime in light of the decision by President Obama to reform American gun laws. Our advocacy is being internationally...
From: A Woodsrunner's Diary on 6 Jan 2016

Why Firearms Restrictions?

Why Firearms Restrictions? ·      Terrorism ·      Crime ·      Suicides Do restrictions on law abiding licensed firearms owners do anything to stop...
From: A Woodsrunner's Diary on 25 Dec 2015

More On Gun Control. Best video I have seen to date. PLEASE SHARE.

The best 7 minutes of gun control speech.This is the BEST and smartest gun argument I have heard yet...THIS MUST GO VIRAL!!!Posted by Rik Sexton on Thursday, 28 March 2013
From: A Woodsrunner's Diary on 8 Dec 2015

New Gunpowder Legislation/Laws In West Australia.

Firearms Lawyer In WA gun powder storage laws have just been changed.You may have no more than 2 kg of gun powder in any one container.On the outside of the container there must be a clearly visible sign saying “Explosives”.The container...
From: A Woodsrunner's Diary on 10 Oct 2015

Firearms Legislation. What Do We Need?

Firearms Legislation.What Do We Need?By any type of firearms legislation, what is the main goal? What do we want to achieve? Firstly I think we need to achieve a reasonable level of safety for Australian citizens, without impeding the freedom & rights...
From: A Woodsrunner's Diary on 22 Jan 2015

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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.