All meetings held at 19:00 at the Royal Armouries unless specified otherwise.
January – AGM
February -‘Oddities’ – Hugh / John Tamlin
March – “Coatings.” Ever wondered why most guns are blued? Or what bluing is and how it differs from rust browning? Or why some barrels are chrome plated? Metallurgist Dr. Philip McNutt will explain all in this enlightening presentation…
March – On 26th March members are also invited to attend a lecture at The Welding Institute, Sheffield, entitled “Scraping the barrel: the choice of materials for gun barrels”. Further details are available at www.theweldinginstitute.com/
April – Roller locking mechanisms – Andrew Claxton
May – Ross Rifles – Tony Stokell
June – BSA Experimental arms – Nigel Oglesby
July -Swiss Pistols / Revolvers – R Hodgson & S Taylor
August – Library visit
September – Double rifles – Rupert Sutton
October – Swiss Rifles – Ian / Marian Gunning.
November – The consequences of breech loading – Stephen Cater
December – ‘Bring and Show’ evening