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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.
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
|Introduction: A Brief History of the Handgun||p. 9|
|Different Types of Recreational Handguns|
|Single-Action Revolvers: The Cowboy Way||p. 21|
|Trigger-Cocking Revolvers||p. 35|
|Mauser to Browning: The First Self-Loaders||p. 47|
|Automatics: The Modern Self-Loaders||p. 59|
|Revolvers: The Best of the Modern Revolvers||p. 73|
|General-Purpose Handguns||p. 85|
|Before You Begin|
|Methods of Operation||p. 99|
|The First Handgun||p. 135|
|Recreational Handgun Training|
|Just Making Brass||p. 147|
|Competition Shooting||p. 157|
|Personal Defense||p. 179|
|Maintenance and Customization|
|Taking Care of Your Handgun||p. 201|
|Materials and Finishes||p. 211|
|Ammunition and Handloading||p. 237|
|Appendix: Ammunition Loads||p. 247|
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