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Manual of Standing Gun Drill: For the Royal Regiment of Artillery (1854)
T. R. Griffiths
No preview available - 2008
9 places ammunition axletree axletree-arm bore brings carry the trail Cease Firing Coming into Action detachment faces directed Disabled drag-rope duties field gun five yards Form the order friction tubes front rank fuzes gives the command gives the order gives the word Gun and Limber Gun carriage Gun wheels Halt hook end hook turned left hand left knee left wheel forward light 6-pr linch-pin and washer Load Mealed powder muzzle order of march places the rammer-head portfire portfire-stick POUNDER BRASS GUN priming-wire prolonge Quick March Raise the trail rams home remains steady right foot right hand right knee right wheel back Run the Gun serves the vent shaft ships the handspike shrapnel shell slow match smartly splinter-bar spunge-staff stands in line Step Back straightens the left takes a pace trail round trail-handle trail-plate-eye trunnions turning the spunge Unhook unkeys weight word of command yards in rear
Page 11 - Graft, and now take another step with your left foot and bring the heel of the right foot to the heel of the left...
Page 48 - ... the milt properly sealed. At Baird impregnation by the dry method, which has always been followed there, has resulted in the fertilization of about 90 per cent of the eggs so treated. The Russian or dry method of impregnating eggs consists simply in taking both the eggs and the milt in a moist pan. It may be urged as an objection to this method that the eggs will be injured by striking against the pan, but it is a fact that although the same eggs would be destroyed by the concussion a week later,...