Get to Know Your Revolver—Inside and Out! Gun Digest Book of the Revolver covers all aspects of living with the double-action revolver: shooting, handling, carrying, maintaining and accessorizing—everything you need to know to operate the quintessential American handgun. Topics in this comprehensive volume include: Self-Defense—Revolvers are still a good choice! Sighting options—including tips for aging eyes Getting the right hand fit Grips that work—and those that don't Spare ammo carrying options Maintenance and cleaning how-to's The right holster for the job Wheel-gun ammo choices for work, play and self-defense And much, much more!! Whether you use your revolver for sport, hunting, competition or self-defense, you'll learn something from this book!
Shooters, gunsmiths and collectors alike will find the revised version of this handy gun disassembly guide an essential reference for taking apart and putting back together today's most popular revolvers for routine maintenance and cleaning. Step-by-step photographs of popular models along with clear, simple text make it easy to disassemble and reassemble a wide range of modern and vintage revolvers. Plus, author Kevin Muramatsu's decades of gunsmithing experience shine through in practical tips that help you overcome specific reassembly hurdles for each model--those frustratingly tricky parts that can leave your wheelgun in pieces on the workbench. Models added to this revised edition include: Taurus Judge Chiappa Rhino Kimber K6s Ruger New Bearcat Armscor 206 EAA Windicator Rossi 352, 452, 971 Taurus 85 Polymer DoubleTap pocket pistol Heizer Pocket AR Trailblazer Life-Card Maybe something from Cimarron, NAA, S&W, and Charter With an additional twenty of the most popular revolvers on the market, this comprehensive resource now covers 75 models and more than 150 variants!
"Your guide to big-bore revolver hunting! Handgun hunting has evolved significantly over the last 25 years. With Gun Digest Book of Hunting Revolvers, you'll learn about the available factory and custom revolvers, plus calibers, bullets, and terminal effectiveness on all sizes of game. This book stands alone as the most comprehensive look ever at the revolver as a viable primary hunting tool--and is your guide to taking the hunt to the next level like only big-bore revolver hunting can. Examine the currently available hunting revolvers and their intended applications. Read fascinating handgun hunting stories that will keep you on the edge of your seat--and inform your choice of big-bore revolvers for any game on this planet. This comprehensive examination of handgun hunting dispels the myths of handgun potency and terminal ballistics and is the ultimate guide to the challenge and reward of pursuing game with big-bore revolvers. Includes:Extensive, detailed look at factory and custom revolvers Terminal ballistics: theory, application and bullet design Dissolving myths about paper ballistics Photos and stories of big-bore revolvers on the hunt Whether a seasoned sixgun shooter looking to push the limits, or a newbie just considering the close-range challenge of handgun hunting, this book is the ultimate guide."--ONIX annotations.
Details the Ruger's path to fame and the innovations and influential technology that have made the revolver such a reliable, popular firearm, with full-color photographs of traditional, rare and customized pieces.--
New Edition, revised & greatly expanded to include detailed information for the 59 most often disassembled shotgun designs (plus over 285 variations); clearly illustrated by some 1,600 photos - all in 592 pages. &break;&break; Shotgun disassembly/reassembly has never been easier! Clean and maintain your shotguns yourself. This book makes it simple, thanks to author Wood's expertise, step-by-step instruction and crisp photography. &break;&break; Detailed photos show field-stripping and detailed disassembly steps in proper order and clearly illustrate and parts involved and the (simple) tools used. &break;&break; Easy-to-understand text describing each step guides everyone - novice or expert - through the disassembly and reassembly of 59 different shotgun models - plus some 285 closely related models. &break;&break;No other book provides this kind of photo-illustrated information.
Author: J. B. Wood
Publisher: Gower Publishing Company, Limited
Release Date: 1990
This six-part series starts with field stripping basics, thoroughly explains all takedown components, and finishes with reassembly instructions for hundreds of popular firearms. Clear photos and easy to understand text guides the reader every step along the way. Author J.B. Wood has revised and expanded the series so each includes hundreds of variants. Provides more than 2,900 pages of hands-on information needed to increase accuracy. Shooters, gunsmiths, and collectors need this handy volume to easily fieldstrip, clean, and fine-tune more than 60 revolvers and 130 variants (both modern and obsolete models). Step-by-step photos and simple language from the author-gunsmith make it easy.
Author: J. B. Wood
Publisher: Krause Publications Incorporated
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Antiques & Collectibles
New Edition, Revised & expanded to include the 72 most often disassembled pistol designs (plus 250 variations) and 1,800 photos - all in 592 pages. Pistol disassembly/reassembly has never been easier! Clean and maintain your autoloading pistols - yourself. This book makes it simple, thanks to author Wood's expertise, step-by-step instructions and crisp photography. Detailed Photos show field-stripping and detailed disassembly steps in proper order and clearly illustrate the parts involved and the (simple) tools used. Easy to understand text describing each step guides everyone - novice or expert - through the disassembly and reassembly of 72 different pistol models - plus some 250 closely related models. No other book provides this kind of photo-illustrated information
Well-known firearms authority Massad Ayoob reports on the latest techniques and available handguns, ammunition, and accessories essential to effective self-defense with a handgun. Covered topics are of vital importance to anyone who has an interest in the tactical use of a handgun. Combat pistols, including semi-automatics and revolvers, are discussed. Readers will learn what to look for in a used handgun, how to build and test necessary skills, and where to find additional training. Combat handgun controversies are thoroughly discussed such as revolvers versus semi-automatics and point shooting versus aimed shooting. New combat handgun tactics and techniques are evaluated and demonstrated including close quarters battle, and combat scan. Enthusiasts will also learn about common mistakes and accidents and how to prevent them. Contains essential information on concealed carry. - Learn about the latest combat handgun techniques, handguns, and accessories - Build and test necessary combat handgun skills - Tactics and techniques are evaluated and demonstrated
Gun Digest Shooter's Guide to Handgun Marksmanship provides an in-depth look at the foundations of solid and accurate handgun skills. Author Peter Lessler has constructed a user-friendly guide to getting on target and making the shot right away, every time you put your hand on the grip of your handgun. Inside you'll find information on: Understanding your sights and the flash sight picture. Fool-proof ways to get the proper grip on revolvers and semi-autos. Triggering perfection--getting it right in double-action and single-action. Drills that take you from being a "plinker" to an expert marksman. Hundreds of supporting action photos. Gun Digest Shooter's Guide to Handgun Marksmanship is must-have reading for handgunners wanting to sharpen their range and self-defense skills. It is also the perfect addition to the others in this series, Shooter's Guide to Rifle Marksmanship, Shooter's Guide to Rifles, Shooter's Guide to Shotguns, and Shooter's Guide to Handguns.
Need answers now? Gun Digest's Shooter's Guide to Handguns will quickly give you the facts you need to help you choose your handgun, select ammunition, shoot it effectively, and take care of your investment--all in an easy-to-read, well-illustrated format. With more information for the dollar than any shooting book on the market, you get: Compelling text by a world-renowned revolver gunsmith and certified Combat Focus Shooting instructor. Up-to-date ballistics data. The latest handguns, loads and optics. Whether you're interested in self defense, hunting, plinking, or competition, this is the one book that should be on your shelf!
Well-known firearms authority Massad Ayoob reports on the latest techniques and available handguns, ammunition, and accessories essential to effective self-defense with a handgun. Covered topics are of vital importance to anyone who has an interest in the tactical use of a handgun. Combat pistols, including semi-automatics and revolvers, are discussed. Readers will learn what to look for in a used handgun, how to build and test necessary skills, and where to find additional training. Combat handgun controversies are thoroughly discussed such as revolvers versus semi-automatics and point shooting versus aimed shooting. New combat handgun tactics and techniques are evaluated and demonstrated including close quarters battle, and combat scan. Enthusiasts will also learn about common mistakes and accidents and how to prevent them. Contains essential information on concealed carry.- Learn about the latest combat handgun techniques, handguns, and accessories- Build and test necessary combat handgun skills- Tactics and techniques are evaluated and demonstrated
Progressive, Practical Revolver Training Defensive Revolver Fundamentals is the complete guide to self defense with the original defensive firearm: the revolver. In this authoritative guide, you'll learn: The revolver's advantage in defensive shooting. Carrying a concealed revolver. Reloading the revolver under stress. How to defend against a violent, surprise attack. Dealing with more than one aggressor. Understanding how your body's natural reaction to a surprise attack should influence your training. And much, much more! "The defensive revolver isn't an antiquated afterthought. It's a legitimate option that deserves a progressive and practical training approach, which is exactly what Grant presents in this book." --Rob Pincus, I.C.E. Training Company
The Greatest Gun Book of All Time Presents – In The Greatest Guns of Gun Digest®!&break; For over six decades, Gun Digest has been the definitive guide to the world's greatest guns. Pistol and revolvers, rifles and shotguns, military and commercial arms – all have been lovingly and lavishly featured in the pages of the world's greatest firearms annual, Gun Digest.&break; Now you can read the most detailed, most information-packed feature stories dealing with the world's greatest guns in one handy, entertaining volume. Compiled from 67 years of Gun Digest archives, The Greatest Guns of Gun Digest presents the most significant guns of all time, including Paterson and Walker Colts The Luger Pistol The .44 Magnum. . .One Year Later (S&W M29) Remington's XP-100 45 Auto Pistol The Extraordinary Glock Collecting Old Winchesters World's Most Powerful Rifle The Model 70 Winchester The Winchester Model 94 Those Plastic Remingtons (Nylon 66) Battle of the Automatics (Browning Double Auto/JC Higgins Model 60) The Darne Gun Winchester Model 42 The Thompson Submachinegun The 1903 Springfield The M16A2&break; For the collector, for the shooter, for the fan of classic and special-interest guns, there's no other volume like The Greatest Guns of Gun Digest. It's a must-have addition to any shooter's library!
In Gun Digest Book of the AK & SKS, Volume 2, Patrick Sweeney picks up where Volume 1 left off and brings Kalashnikov's timeless firearm designs--the AK-47 and AK-74--plus their predecessor, Simonov's SKS, full circle into the modern era. In exhaustive detail and told in his own entertaining way, Sweeney provides not only the historical perspective on these now-ubiquitous Russian guns, but also how to modernize and upgrade them for today's American-style tactical shooting.
Target hard-to-get information on values for guns from 1900-1995. Revised specs, dates and descriptions for 6,000+ domestic firearms are packaged in a three-tiered pricing format. Fully indexed, with tips for buying, selling and trading.