Hints on Revolver Shooting

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Read Books, 2008 - Antiques & Collectibles - 148 pages
HINTS ON REVOLVER SHOOTING By WALTER WINANS Originally published in 1904, this rare early work on the revolver and its use, is both expensive and hard to find in its first edition. READ COUNTRY BOOKS have now republished it, using the original text and artwork, in a high quality, affordable, modern edition. The author was a well known and respected figure in the gun world of that era. He was an expert shot with all types of firearms and was Vice-President of the National Rifle Association and President of the Ashford Rifle Club. He also wrote "The Art of Revolver Shooting" and "Practical Rifle Shooting." and was a prolific contributor of shooting material to the sporting press. The book's one hundred and thirty six pages contain eighteen Detailed chapters and many black and white photographs and illustrations: Selecting a Revolver and Ammunition. Cleaning and Care of Weapons. Sights. Learning to Use the Revolver. Gallery Shooting. Bisley: 20 Yards Stationary Target. Disappearing Target. Rapid Firing. Traversing target. Team Shooting and Coaching. General Remarks on Shooting in Competitions. Stage Shooting. Trick Shooting. Target Shooting off Horseback. Shooting in Self Defence. Revolver Shooting for Ladies. Shooting in the Dark. This is a fascinating read for any gun enthusiast or historian, with much of the information and advice still useful and practical today. "Beware of entrance to a quarrel, but being in, bear 't that the opposed may beware of thee." Polonoius.Keywords: Art Revolver Stationary Target National Rifle Association Rifle Shooting Rifle Club Prolific Contributor Country Books Gun World Bisley Ashford Ammunition Firearms Black And White Illustrations Artwork

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