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Small firearms, guns & other equipment

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Action Shooting Cowboy Style

Action Shooting Cowboy Style

Author: John Taffin Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/02/2019

Single Action Sixguns

Single Action Sixguns

Author: John Taffin Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/12/2018

Big Bore Sixguns

Big Bore Sixguns

Author: John Taffin Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/12/2018

Shooter's Bible, 110th Edition

Shooter's Bible, 110th Edition

Author: Jay Cassell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/10/2018

Published annually for more than eighty years, the Shooter's Bible is the most comprehensive and sought-after reference guide for new firearms and their specifications, as well as for thousands of guns that have been in production and are currently on the market. Nearly every firearms manufacturer in the world is included in this renowned compendium. The 110th edition also contains new and existing product sections on ammunition, optics, and accessories, along with updated handgun and rifle ballistic tables and extensive charts of currently available bullets and projectiles for handloading. With a timely feature on the newest products on the market, and complete with color and black-and-white photographs featuring various makes and models of firearms and equipment, the Shooter's Bible is an essential authority for any beginner or experienced hunter, firearm collector, or gun enthusiast.

Gunsmithing Modern Firearms A Gun Guy's Guide to Making Good Guns Even Better

Gunsmithing Modern Firearms A Gun Guy's Guide to Making Good Guns Even Better

Author: Bryce M. Towsley Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/11/2017

One of America's foremost experts on gunsmithing, Bryce Towsley is back again to provide even more projects for anyone interested in building, customizing, or maintaining firearms. He offers detailed explanations and includes color illustrations for just about every aspect of gun modification and repair. Featured tutorials include: stock modifications, accuracy enhancement, weather preparation, a total rifle makeover, and much more. Beginning with shop design and maintenance, Towsley builds on the knowledge he provides until ending with directions on rifle building from scratch. For anyone interested in fixing or building guns, Towsley's new book is the best guide to getting the most out of a rifle through personal modifications. My experience working with Skyhorse is always a positive collaboration. The editors are first-rate professionals, and my books receive top-shelf treatment. I truly appreciate our working relationship and hope it continues for years to come. -David Fischer, author

The Guy's Guide to Pocket Knives Badass Games, Throwing Tips, Fighting Moves, Outdoor Skills and Other Manly Stuff

The Guy's Guide to Pocket Knives Badass Games, Throwing Tips, Fighting Moves, Outdoor Skills and Other Manly Stuff

Author: Mike Yarbrough Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/11/2017

PACKED WITH OVER 50 POCKET KNIFE TRICKS, IDEAS, AND ACTIVITIES, FROM FUN GAMES AND PROJECTS TO BADASS FIGHTING MOVES AND SURVIVAL TIPS. You should never be without a trusty pocket knife, nor should you lack the skills to wield it properly and with purpose. The Guy's Guide to Pocket Knives is sure to sharpen your skills and hone your appreciation for the pocket knife with nostalgic, humorous and informative sections on: - History and Evolution - Blade Types and Uses - Sharpening Guides - Games and Pastimes - Whittling Projects - Outdoor Survival Skills - Throwing Techniques

Handguns Guide to Self-Defense How to Choose and Shoot Personal Defense Firearms

Handguns Guide to Self-Defense How to Choose and Shoot Personal Defense Firearms

Author: J. Scott Rupp Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/09/2017

For the first time in a book, the top experts from Guns & Ammo's Handguns magazine share their thoughts on handguns, ammo, gear, tactics, and more for defensive situations. Handguns Guide to Self-Defense is packed with useful information specifically geared toward using small arms for personal defense. A vast range of topics are covered in these articles, including: Attacks from an angle Nonstandard firing grips Controlling your gun in a crowd Aftermath of a self-defense shooting Gun jam fixes Proper trigger pull weight And much more! Discover tried and true tips, tactics, and techniques from the pros along with advice on properly selecting firearms from experts including Walt Rauch, Richard Nance, James Tarr, and J. Scott Rupp. Handguns Guide to Self-Defense covers everything you need to know about effectively hunting big game with rifles. My experience working with Skyhorse is always a positive collaboration. The editors are first-rate professionals, and my books receive top-shelf treatment. I truly appreciate our working relationship and hope it continues for years to come. -David Fischer, author

Hartman on Skeet

Hartman on Skeet

Author: Barney Hartman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/09/2017

BASC Handbook of Shooting An Introduction to the Sporting Shotgun

BASC Handbook of Shooting An Introduction to the Sporting Shotgun

Author: British Association for Shooting Conservation Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/07/2017

This revised Handbook of Shooting, now in its seventh edition, covers shotgun safety, the basic rules of gun handling in the field, while travelling and at home. It outlines the law as it relates to shooting and also includes chapters on behaviour in the field, the role of gundogs and the part played by gamekeepers in habitat and game management. It should be required reading for anyone who owns a sporting shotgun. 'An absolute must for anyone who owns a sporting shotgun. It is rare to find a book that covers so many important subjects so comprehensively. but this book does so in an informative, easy-to-read way.' Shooting Times

Shooter's Bible Guide to Knives A Complete Guide to Fixed and Folding Blade Knives for Hunting, Survival, Personal Defense, and Everyday Carry

Shooter's Bible Guide to Knives A Complete Guide to Fixed and Folding Blade Knives for Hunting, Survival, Personal Defense, and Everyday Carry

Author: Roger Eckstine Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/04/2017

Ideal for fans of buck knives, razor blade knives, elephant knives, and other knives One of many reputable Shooter's Bible books Thorough resource for all of the listings and current trends in the knife market, including new manufacturers and metals The Shooter's Bible Guide to Knives contains everything you need to know about owning, maintaining, and buying all kinds of knives. It sets the basic standard for thorough publications by continuing the Shooter's Bible tradition of compiling more information and products than any other source. It belongs on bookshelves with other knife collecting books, knives books, firearms survival guides, and top knife books. It is also a classic shooter book. This book contains photographs and descriptions of more than 400 knives that treat readers to product highlights from custom knife makers and major manufacturers. It takes you from the blacksmith shop to high-tech influential designers with new information about locking mechanisms, blade steel, and handle materials. It has an encyclopedic level of information, including: Tips for buyers and collectors Detailed specifications and prices Knives for self-defense Knife anatomy Accessories and sharpeners Legal knowledge for every knife owner Skyhorse Publishing is proud to publish a broad range of books for hunters and firearms enthusiasts. We publish books about shotguns, rifles, handguns, target shooting, gun collecting, self-defense, archery, ammunition, knives, gunsmithing, gun repair, and wilderness survival. We publish books on deer hunting, big game hunting, small game hunting, wing shooting, turkey hunting, deer stands, duck blinds, bowhunting, wing shooting, hunting dogs, and more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

Custom Rifles of Great Britain

Custom Rifles of Great Britain

Author: Bruce Potts Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/01/2017

If you are contemplating buying a custom rifle, or if you already own one and wish to make further modifications, then this is the book for you. Bruce Potts takes you on the journey of choosing, building, owning and shooting a custom rifle. The three major types of custom rifle are covered: the factory custom (special or limited editions); the semi-custom (a factory rifle that is customized by the addition of upgraded parts requested by the owner); and the full-blown custom (a complete rifle designed in accordance with the customer's specific requirements and utilizing the very best precision parts and the highest quality materials to produce a unique rifle). On a chapter-by-chapter basis each of the constituent parts of the custom rifle is considered and the reader is made fully aware of all of the choices thst have to be made, and the issues involved. Bruce Potts has been lucky enough to meet some of the best custom rifle makers in Britain and test many of their rifles. This book showcases their work and demonstrates what is available to the Britiish shooter.

Her First Self Defense Gun: A Handbook for First Time Female Gun Buyers

Her First Self Defense Gun: A Handbook for First Time Female Gun Buyers

Author: Michael Hari, Mollie Hari Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/12/2016

Many women want to join join the swelling ranks of those who have purchased a firearm to defend themselves, their honor, and their property with, but aren't sure where to start. This book explains the details of purchasing a handgun, shotgun, or rifle to defend your person, or home and hearth with.