Cartridges of the World: A Complete Illustrated Reference for More Than 1,500 Cartridges

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Richard A. Mann
Gun Digest Books, Sep 7, 2012 - Sports & Recreation - 568 pages
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The Essential Guide to Ammunition from Around the World!

Every serious firearms enthusiast, cartridge collector and handloader will benefit from our completely revised and updated Cartridges of the World, 13th Edition, most widely read cartridge reference book of its kind on the subject. From the latest introductions in commercial cartridges and wildcats, to the fresh, authoritative articles on current ammunition trends, this book contains everything the active cartridge collector and firearms enthusiast needs to know.

With 55 new cartridges spanning the gamut of industry leading factory loads to the wildcat developments on the cusp of being the next "big thing," Cartridges of the World, 13th Edition is the most comprehensive reference source of its kind, and a must-have for every firearms owner, novice to expert.

Inside you'll find:

  • The most exhaustive & authoritative cartridge reference in print
  • 55 all-new factory manufactured and wildcat cartridge listings, complete with technical drawings
  • Updated resource information throughout
  • Fully updated specifications and references
  • Essays by three of the industries leading writers with crucial, "state of the union" information on SAAMI, wildcatting, and today's hottest trend, rounds for AR15 platforms
Gun Digest has been publishing the Cartridges of the World since 1965, and during that span we've seen a lot of cartridges come and go. This newest and most comprehensive 13th Edition, just like its predecessors, contains information on many rounds that are no longer in production.

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About the author (2012)

Born and raised in the West Virginia hills, Richard Mann has spent decades hunting around the world, pulled a stint in the Army, and served as a municipal police officer and Special Agent with the railroad police, obtaining numerous small arms certifications along the way. He has trained military personnel, law enforcement officers, and civilians in the use of firearms, and has won the West Virginia Governor's Twenty Award for law enforcement, the West Virginia National Guard State Pistol Competition, and earned his Distinguished Medal with pistol. Richard is now a contributing editor for several magazines, including NRA's American Rifleman and Shooting Illustrated, and he was the compiling author of the book, Rifle Bullets for the Hunter, among others. Richard also holds several patents on a riflescope reticle and a revolutionary bullet-testing media.

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