The Gun Digest Book of .22 Rimfire: Rifles·Pistols·Ammunition

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Gun Digest Books, Aug 18, 2005 - Sports & Recreation - 288 pages
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With tremendous strides in technological redesign, rimfire rifles and pistols are becoming valuable tools for hunters, and target competitors, while remaining a top choice for recreational shooters. This comprehensive resource aims to assist shooters in selecting, maintaining and understanding these popular firearms.The Gun DigestŪ Book of .22 Rimfire is the most comprehensive guide to rimfire arms and ammunition on the market, with information on current and vintage models. This reference covers the history of rimfire rifles, handguns and ammunition, sights and sighting, techniques for testing accuracy, options for enhancing models, and tests for a variety of rimfire styles. Rounding out this must-have resource is information on hunting, ballistics tables and tips for purchasing rimfire models and accessories.· Most comprehensive guide to rimfire weapons and ammunition· More than 250 detailed photos assist with identification· Covers models currently on the market and classic guns that are out of production
 

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DEVELOPMENT OF RIMFIRE AMMUNITION
1
SAFE SHOOTING
13
THE RIMFIRE RIFLES
32
THE RIMFIRE HANDGUNS
51
SIGHTS AND SIGHTING
65
RIMFIRE AMMUNITION
78
INTERNAL BALLISTICS FOR BEGINNERS
94
EXTERNAL BALLISTICS FOR BEGINNERS
114
RIMFIRE MAINTENANCE
152
CHOOSE A RIMFIRE FOR TOUGH TIMES
164
ACCESSORIES ACCURACY AND COMPETITION
180
EVALUATIONS OF SOME CURRENT RIMFIRE RIFLES
SHOOTING SOME VINTAGE RIMFIRE RIFLES
EVALUATIONS OF SOME CURRENT RIMFIRE HANDGUNS
SHOOTING SOME VINTAGE RIMFIRE HANDGUNS
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RIMFIRE HUNTING TOOLS
131

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James E. House has written three textbooks on chemistry and quantum mechanics, including one that he co-authored with his wife, Kathleen. Now retired, he enjoys traveling to mountain states and spending time afield with airguns. He has written several articles for U.S. Airgun Magazine, a publication for which he is also field editor, and is the author of American Air Rifles. He resides in Bloomington, Illinois.

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