Complete book of rifles and shotguns is a comprehensive, fully illustrated guide to modern sporting rifles and how to use them, cartridges for small, medium and big game, barrels, stocks. Bob bristers book was an obvious labor of love, but he spent much of the book being paranoid over shot stringing. I have a cg bonehill maker birmingham shotgun, im trying. The wide range of forms the shotgun can take leads to some significant differences between what is technically a shotgun and.
So im armed with the book, right here and am ready to take any and all questions. Complete book of rifles and shotguns is a comprehensive, fully illustrated guide to modern sporting rifles and how to use them, cartridges for small, medium and big game, barrels. It is the first novel by internal chronology of the authors asian saga. I traveled the united states doing gun shows most of the late 80s and 90s.
Law officers and military tacticians agree that one weapon is superior to all others in closecombat situations. Recently members have been receiving an email about confirming their account. A collectors guide to united states combat shotguns by bruce canfield full coverage of the combat shotgun from the earliest examples of the gulf war and beyond. One of them was a first edition of oconnors the shotgun book and ive been reading it for the past few days. Successful shotgun shooting, originally published in 1971, remains one of the most thorough and clear primers on the art and science of shooting the shotgun. The main premise of the book was gun control but not the broad interpretation about gun control. These, though less well known than ballard or winchester firearms, were of. Our goal is to provide you with the best coverage in wing and clays shooting. David ramsbotham on rifles by mark urban, a history. The books from greener and gough thomas are interesting from the british hunting, or as they call it shooting, perspective. The noted gun expert and ballistician, major burrard, pointed it out in his books based on his own testing and observation back in the 1920s. Nowhere in the world was the shotgun a more important indicator of style, class, and social standing than in great britain at the turn of the twentieth century. The first two books, the gun, and the cartridge, are bound into one volume.
It was a very neat book covering the thompson from a totally different view than other books. The mac logo was a combination of a cobra and a moray eela cobray. The most important part of the book is recommended skill levels, access to. Crow states the inspiration for the song came from one of her fathers sayings. Hunters could load multiple cartridges into the gun, not just one or two. Beginning in feudal japan some months before the critical battle of sekigahara in 1600, shogun gives an account of the rise. The combat shotgun and submachine gun by chuck taylor, 1985, paladin press edition, in english. Each model is illustrated, frequently with a doublepage photograph, and discussed briefly with regard to special features or characteristics.
That includes places to shoot, ways to improve your shooting and the latest new products. Aug 19, 2008 bob bristers book was an obvious labor of love, but he spent much of the book being paranoid over shot stringing. Woodhouses book looks in the opposite direction, forward into the future. Prior to the early 20th century, virtually all shotgun barrels were forged by heating narrow strips of iron and steel and shaping them around a mandrel.
Yet reading even the first few chapters of shotgun technicana will open a world that most of us only suspected lay beneath the fine checkering or the multihued casehardening. The book is a compilation of magazine articles written, as far as i can tell, in the 50s and 60s. Shotgun life is the first online magazine devoted to the great people who participate in the shotgun sports. Jan 03, 2004 equipped with new weapons, and bearing lessons well learned from the french, the rifle brigade changed the face of british soldiering for ever. Shotgun daddy is a alternativefolk rock band doing what we love to do. It is done by the finest machinery, and particular care given to have it perectly systematic, so that one gun will shoot just as well as another. The big book of gun gack omits little, and much has been performed. Apr 30, 2011 the combat shotgun and submachine gun by chuck taylor, 1985, paladin press edition, in english. Isbn 1853675156 published by stackpole books, dept. Lever action shotguns in 1887, john browning designed a lever action shotgun, called the winchester model m1887. Successful shotgun shooting by andrew montague, paperback.
It covers the period when most shotgun cartridges were closed by. Jack oconnor taught english at the university of arizona, and became its first journalism professor. I have a large supply of obsolete shotgun parts, and over 1800 shotgun barrels in stock for most pump shotguns, most automatic shotguns, and i have a few barrels for double barrels and over and under shotguns. Complete guide to united states military combat shotguns. All of us who like to examine, handle, and hunt with fine double shotguns like to think we know something about these objects of our admiration and desire.
Top 10 hunting books of alltime grand view outdoors. The royal may be the most recognised gun action in a city with more fine gun. Alphabetical listing of more than 1,100 firms and their cartridges from the british isles. Principles and practice by burrard, major sir gerald and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Volume 1 of this work is concerned with a discussion of the gun and the cartridge as separate units. The combat shotgun and submachine gun 1985 edition. If you have done so and entered your login information, change your password immediately, and ensure the email address on your account is correct. See all 3 formats and editions hide other formats and. Winchester was naturally at the forefront of combat shotgun technology, and this book covers the famous model 1897 and model 12 in all their variations. These range in time from the first years of breech loaders up until the 1950s. Shotgun is the 23rd 87th precinct novel by ed mcbain. These handy books allow you to log in all the essential information for each gun. A few newer titles have been released by the modern hunting book.
Nevertheless, hubin said it compared favorable with other recent. The action is the part of the shotgun that loads, fires and ejects the shells the stock is the part of the shotgun you hold. From the famed winchester m97 to the mossberg and beyond. A further point back was pellielo and american brian ballard.
David baker looks at all the finest guns ever made. Shotgun is the 23rd 87th precinct novel by ed mcbain reception. I no longer set up at gun shows and do not have a store front. Civilians wishing to learn how to use their shotguns in the most efficient manner possible can use the shotgun in combat as a definitive reference. Shotgun technicana michael mcintosh, david trevallion. Parts of a shotgun there are three major parts that make up any shotgun you pick up. Major sir gerald burrard wrote in his book, the modern shotgun, we have in walnut an ideal wood which is not only tough, hard and not given to splitting. Everything you need to know about the shotgun sports is a mouseclick. From the earliest examples up to the gulf war and beyond. See all 3 formats and editions hide other formats and editions. A collectors guide to united states combat shotguns by canfield. Your shotgun has the appearance of damascus iron, but it is not. Buy the shotgun handbook first edition 2nd impression by george, mike isbn. Stevens arms was an american firearms manufacturer founded by joshua stevens in 1864 in chicopee falls, ma.
The modern shotgun volume 1 the gun by major sir gerald. It was released on june 2, 2014 as the third single from her eighth studio album, feels like home. Buy the modern shotgun, vol 1, the gun revised edition by gerald maj. A major reason for investor backing of mac in the early days was the possibility of the us army replacing the 1911 with the.
Dealing with almost every conceivable aspect of the shotgun, major burrard effectively bridges the gap between the technical and the practical, thus appealing to both specialist and sportsman. Complete book of rifles and shotguns, first published in 1961, contains a lifetime of rifle and shotgun knowledge shared by master sportsman jack oconnor 19021978. Here, longtime friends and colleagues michael mcintosh and david. During that time, joseph manton 17661835, acknowledged as the. The section on the gun itself deals primarily with. For over 75 years, shooting sports enthusiasts have turned to. A book for aspiring firearms designers forgotten weapons.
The most stress is given to the trench guns, riot guns and training guns of wwi, wwii, korea and vietnam. Jan 01, 20 from world war i to the war on terror, the shotgun has been a devastating weapon in the hands of us troops. If you like to shoot, work on guns as a business or hobby, or just own a gun, this is the place for you. A collectors guide to united states combat shotguns by. This book is a great way to keep track of the manufacturer, model, serial number, type, caliber or guage, date purchased, purchased location. The personal firearm log is essential for anyone that wants or needs to keep track of their personal firearms collection.
Overall, more than fourdozen shotgun models are covered, with 28 of these being slideaction models. Equipped with new weapons, and bearing lessons well learned from the french, the rifle brigade changed the face of british soldiering for ever. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Jack oconnor was best known as a writer for outdoor life, magazine, where he served as shooting editor for 31 years. Iii hardcover january 1, 1931 by gerald major burrard author. A major bestseller, by 1990 the book had sold 15 million copies worldwide. The song was written by crow, chris dubois, kelley lovelace and john shanks. Out of print we have a few damaged copies left, please call 18009994697 to order. The issf record books show michel carrega as the second highest ranked male athlete of all. This popular book, first published in 1985, out of print for over a decade, has been updated by the author, bill brockway, an architect and enthusiastic shotgun builder and shooter.
A shotgun is a firearm that is usually designed to be fired from the shoulder, which uses the. Brophys book on marlins the most important part of such a gun the rifling in the barrel is in the ballard the best yet produced. Apr 27, 2020 one of them was a first edition of oconnors the shotgun book and ive been reading it for the past few days. Combat shotguns by larry sterett and charles cutshaw combat shotguns by leroy thompson. The british overandunder shotgun by boothroyd, susan,boothroyd, geoffrey and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. His case was fashioned around the control of military weapons. A few neat elements i picked up form reading this book, which i had not previously known. Shotgun walnut stock blanks, why do gunmakers use walnut. If you are a hunter who reloads or are even thinking you might reload, john barsnesss the big book of gun gack belongs on your book shelf. Recreating the double barrel muzzleloading shotgun, second. By 1902 they were advertising themselves as the largest producers of. The modern shotgun hardcover january 1, 1931 by major gerald burrard author 5. Select a make 1911 2011 accuii accumag accuracy international aero agnstadt arms ak47 ak74 akm american defense mfg american tactical imports amt anschutz apf ar.
The combat shotgun and submachine gun 1985 edition open. From world war i to the war on terror, the shotgun has been a devastating weapon in the hands of us troops. The modern shotgun hardcover 1985 by major sir gerald burrard author 5. Winchester, remington, ithaca gun company, stevens, savage, mossberg, benelli, and other gun manufacturers have produced a range of combat shotguns for us armed forces. If all your targets are crossing at 90 degrees and 40 miles per hour, you probably should read his book.
Shotgun is a song recorded by american singersongwriter sheryl crow. Please note the image in this listing is a stock photo and may not match the covers of the actual item,800grams, isbn. By 1770, reliable damascus shotgun barrels were readily available, and by 1790, doublebarrel flintlock shotguns were available. Sporting shotgun performance by andrew jones by randy wakeman. This is an exlibrary book and may have the usual libraryused book markings inside. Expanded and updated coverage of american combat shotguns with three times the information found in the authors previous bestselling book on this topic. Mostly focuses on trench guns, riot guns and training guns of wwi, wwii, korea and vietnam. I know im going to consult it often, and im confident that you will, too. The day after hopping off the plane in las vegas, i had a chance to visit with bruce buck, one of the most respected shotgun experts in the world today. Richard atkins on overboring and fibre wads clay shooting.1125 1442 1090 468 1172 1283 20 247 365 1083 827 180 1109 1593 582 568 1228 1088 214 1427 658 1269 408 1136 742 1191 1224 526 1179 905 454 989 614 610 672 916 384 555 125 621 1408