9781846890550

The Sporting Rifle: A User's Handbook

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  • ISBN13:

    9781846890550

  • ISBN10:

    1846890551

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-09-30
  • Publisher: Stackpole Books
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Summary

Fully revised and updated edition of an essential guide for all shots Comprehensive survey of sporting rifle shooting, covering all aspects of the sport Valuable advice for both the novice and expert This essential manual covers all aspects of the sport, from types and choice of weapons to a practical analysis of rifle sport available today. The book places the sporting rifle in its historical context, describing its evolution from a scaled down cannon to the modern precision weapon. The range of calibers, bullets, and sights available and their suitability for different game and different circumstances are also discussed. Also provided is a detailed analysis of rifle sport today, including valuable advice on buying and owning a rifle and how and where to shoot.

Excerpts

The book places the sporting rifle inits historical context, describing its evolution from a scaled down cannon to the modern precision weapon. Fully revised and updated edition of an essential guide for all shots.

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