Shooting: For Boys

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Moffat, Yard, 1917 - Shooting - 201 pages
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Page 111 - If there is no air resistance, the total mechanical energy of the shell remains constant from the time it leaves the muzzle of the gun until it...
Page 66 - Is claimed that this style of a trigger Is an aid to accurate shooting, as the shooter is not so apt to throw the gun off the object aimed at in pressing down the trigger as when pulling It In the ordinary way.
Page 184 - ... by the Public Schools Athletic League of the city of New York.
Page 196 - ... in a line with those on the barrel. Make a mark on the wire even with the muzzle and force the bullet toward the muzzle.
Page 179 - ... state, and much other correspondence resulted from the grateful acknowledgment of our government to General R. Wilson, governor of Gibraltar, and Sir George Sartorious, master of the Malabar, for help in fighting the flames. The tragedy and the resulting friendly exchanges with the British authorities made a deep impression on the people of the United States, and President Tyler in his third annual message of December, 1883, devoted part of it to a recital of the tragedy and an acknowledgment...
Page 72 - There are so many makes of good guns on the market that it would be impossible for me to describe all of them here...

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