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American Pistol Shooting by William D. Frazer

By William D. Frazer

The final e-book for the gun fanatic and the historian alike, American Pistol Shooting is a textbook of old-world concepts for winning taking pictures. the writer significant William D. Frazer used to be a very comprehensive marksman in his day, incomes the USA Army’s exotic Marksman badge in 1922. virtually totally self taught, Frazer knew that the realm wanted a complete publication on pistol taking pictures approach, and he used to be the guy to write down that publication. Brilliantly unique with sections on taking good care of your pistols, set off keep watch over, shielding taking pictures and quickly drawing, or even capturing psychology, there's something right here for everyone.
First released within the early 1900s, just about all of American Pistol capturing is nonetheless proper at the present time, even regardless of the big technological alterations that experience swept around the face of the gun undefined. The ideas defined may help an individual up their online game and 0 in on their objective. even if practising on my own within the yard or practising on the taking pictures variety, significant William D. Frazer’s e-book is a must-have for somebody attracted to the game of capturing and the heritage of the gun.

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Recreational pistol shooting. Anti-pistol laws. Increasing popularity of pistol practice. Famous pistol shots. Chapter II. PISTOL SHOOTING CLASSIFIED Objectives in pistol shooting. The three main classes of practice. Military shooting described. Qualification badges and medals. Pistol training for the police. A comparison with military work. Type of weapons used. Methods of carrying guns. The pleasures of recreational shooting. Standardized target practice. Shooting for fun. Large caliber versus small bore.

Those who prefer revolvers for military shooting will have no great difficulty in finding one to fit the hand fairly well except in the matter of shape, and in this particular it will be necessary to accept the maker’s ideas of a well shaped grip, which are usually based on convenience of manufacture rather than on sound principles of marksmanship. For balance, facility in handling, and general utility, a revolver with a barrel of not to exceed six inches in length is the best six shooter for military work, especially for rapid and quick fire.

Beware of cheap foreign pistols. Used pistols. Mechanical efficiency, reliability and accuracy of pistols. Cost and availability of ammunition. Fit and balance. Unsatisfactory stock pistols. Test for balance. Good fitting grips. Special hand-made grips. Best all-around length of barrel. Military pistols. Revolvers versus automatics. Recommended military pistols. Pistols for police officers. The most popular police gun. The best gun for semi-military organizations. The author’s recommendations. Pistols for general defensive purposes.

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