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Target shooting

See below for a selection of the latest books from Target shooting category. Presented with a red border are the Target shooting books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Target shooting books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Shooting Handguns: An Introductory Guide to Shooting Safely and Effectively

Shooting Handguns: An Introductory Guide to Shooting Safely and Effectively

Author: Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/11/2019

Remove the mystery around handguns with this simple, beginner's guide. When one is not knowledgeable, the idea of shooting, or being around, a handgun can be frightening. Written for the novice shooter, this guide focuses on the fundamentals needed to own and operate a handgun. Using clear and concise language and illustrations, the authors break down step by step how to handle and shoot a handgun. Learn the three simple rules to ensure safety at all times, and what to look for when buying your first handgun. Understand how a handgun functions and the different components of ammunition. Know the common problems that shooters experience and how to fix them. Arm yourself for success and handle any handgun with confidence!

Cartridges of the World A Complete and Illustrated Reference for Over 1,500 Cartridges

Cartridges of the World A Complete and Illustrated Reference for Over 1,500 Cartridges

Author: Frank C. Barnes Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/08/2019

THE ESSENTIAL, COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO CARTRIDGES--PAST AND PRESENT! Serious shooters and reloaders will find the cartridges they love--and many they never dreamed of--in this newest edition of the most widely read cartridge reference book ever published. From the latest introductions in standard American sporting cartridges, to the hottest proprietary rounds, and new authoritative feature articles by the gun industry's heavy hitters on cartridge design, application, selection, tips and idiosyncrasies, this book is packed with everything shooters, handloaders and cartridge collectors need to know. Cartridges of the World, 16th Edition is packed with over 688 pages of concise information and data on old, new and currently manufactured ammo. Heavily illustrated with more than 1,500 photos, this book is the ultimate guide for gun owners interested in current and historical ammunition for handguns, rifles and shotguns. With 50 new cartridges, from the latest cutting-edge factory loads to wildcats that will set ballistic trends for years to come, plus updated cartridge descriptions and the newly expanded full-color feature article section, Cartridges of the World, 16th Edition is the most comprehensive reference of its kind, and a must-have for every firearms owner--from beginner to advanced. IT'S ALL HERE! 50 new cartridges Full-color feature story section Trendsetting wildcats Updated spec and reference charts Expert advice on handloads and cartridge selection

The Wind Book for Rifle Shooters How to Improve Your Accuracy in Mild to Blustery Conditions

The Wind Book for Rifle Shooters How to Improve Your Accuracy in Mild to Blustery Conditions

Author: Linda K. Miller, Keith A. Cunningham Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/03/2019

All other factors being equal, it is your ability to read the wind that will make the most difference in your shooting accuracy. The better you understand the behavior of the wind, the better you will understand the behavior of your bullet. Now, champion shooters Linda K. Miller and Keith A. Cunningham reveal everything they wish they'd known about reading the wind before they started shooting (instead of having to learn as they went along) in concise, easy-to-read terms and accompanied with handy ninety-five diagrams. The Wind Book for Rifle Shooters contains straightforward guidance on the simple thought process they use to read the wind, the techniques and tactics they use to win matches, and the underlying skills that support both. Let these champions show you how to put together a simple wind-reading toolbox for calculating wind speed, direction, deflection, and drift. Then learn how to use these tools to read flags and mirage, record and interpret your observations, and time your shots to compensate for wind. Other topics covered include: Analyzing shot placement Recording and record keeping Confidence and following your hunches And much more! The essential wind-reading basics taught in this book will absolutely improve your shooting skills, whether you're a target shooter, a plinker, a hunter or a shooting professional.

Big Bore Handguns

Big Bore Handguns

Author: John Taffin Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/02/2019

Understanding Clay Pigeon Shooting

Understanding Clay Pigeon Shooting

Author: Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/10/2018

In recent years clay target shooting has developed into one of the fastest-growing sports in the UK, and its popularity has been infused with a new sense of purpose and life as a result of the Commonwealth and Olympic successes of both male and female participants. Understanding Clay Pigeon Shooting is aimed at both the beginner and the advanced novice. It will help you to understand the logic behind good shooting, and to develop skills already acquired to become a really good and consistent shot. Every potential shooter has the ability to reach the highest standards - this book will help you to unlock that potential. The history of clay shooting Getting started in clay shooting The three disciplines - sporting, trap and skeet The different types of gun, and ancillary equipment Gun fitting and eye dominance Shooting styles and muzzle placement AUTHORS: Graham Brown has always had a keen interest in shooting, a skill which has enabled him to shoot for his County on many occasions. After working in the Gun Trade and teaching shooting both in the field and at shooting schools, Graham was offered the opportunity to develop the Purbeck Shooting School in Dorset. Tony Jackson, a well-known sporting journalist and former Editor of Shooting Times for many years, lives in Somerset, shoots, stalks and picks-up with his Labradors. He is also author of a dozen field sports books. 55 colour photographs

Gun Trader's Guide, Fortieth Edition

Gun Trader's Guide, Fortieth Edition

Author: Format: eBook Release Date: 16/10/2018

If you are seeking a comprehensive reference for collectible gun values, the Gun Trader's Guide is the only book you need. For more than half a century, this guide has been the standard reference for collectors, curators, dealers, shooters, and gun enthusiasts. Updated annually, it remains the definitive source for making informed decisions on used firearms purchases. Included are extensive listings for handguns, shotguns, and rifles from some of the most popular manufacturers, including Beretta, Browning, Colt, Remington, Savage, Smith & Wesson, Winchester, and many more.This fortieth edition boasts dozens of new entries since last year's edition and includes a complete index and a guide on how to properly and effectively use this book in order to find the market value for your collectible modern firearm. Determine the new prices for any firearm you want to sell or trade, whether its condition is in-box, excellent, or good. With new introductory materials that every gun collector and potential buyer should read, this book is the ultimate guide to purchasing classic or discontinued firearms. No matter what kind of modern firearm you own or collect, the Gun Trader's Guide should remain close at hand.

(just About) Everything You Should Know about a Handgun

(just About) Everything You Should Know about a Handgun

Author: DC Vesser Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/07/2018

(just About) Everything You Should Know about a Handgun

(just About) Everything You Should Know about a Handgun

Author: DC Vesser Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/07/2018