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The Complete Illustrated Manual of Handgun Skills



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This is the edition with a publication date of 12/11/2011.
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A comprehensive guide from beginning to advanced handgunning. Includes an overview of recreational handguns, methods of operation, marksmanship, maintenance, and customization, always stressing safety first.

Author Biography

ROBERT CAMPBELL, a former peace officer with over twenty years on the job, shares his wealth of experience in this heavily illustrated guide to handguns.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. 7
Introduction: A Brief History of the Handgunp. 9
Different Types of Recreational Handguns
Single-Action Revolvers: The Cowboy Wayp. 21
Trigger-Cocking Revolversp. 35
Mauser to Browning: The First Self-Loadersp. 47
Automatics: The Modern Self-Loadersp. 59
Revolvers: The Best of the Modern Revolversp. 73
General-Purpose Handgunsp. 85
Before You Begin
Methods of Operationp. 99
Safetyp. 113
Marksmanshipp. 123
The First Handgunp. 135
Recreational Handgun Training
Just Making Brassp. 147
Competition Shootingp. 157
Huntingp. 169
Personal Defensep. 179
Maintenance and Customization
Taking Care of Your Handgunp. 201
Materials and Finishesp. 211
Accessoriesp. 221
Ammunition and Handloadingp. 237
Appendix: Ammunition Loadsp. 247
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