Description - Gun Digest Book of Hunting Revolvers by Max Prasac
This book stands alone as the most comprehensive look ever at the revolver as a viable primary hunting tool. It will seduce the novice and satisfy the hardened veteran as a one-stop resource for all things pertaining to revolvers for hunting.|Handgun hunting has evolved significantly over the last twenty-five years. With this increased interest comes a demand for how-to publications that speak authoritatively on the subject of handgun hunting, the available tools, calibres, bullets, and terminal effectiveness on all sizes of game. This book stands alone as THE most comprehensive look ever at the revolver as a viable primary hunting tool.......The plethora of hunting revolver offerings from the major firearms manufacturers underscores the interest. The industry has made enormous strides and this book provides a thoroughly modern perspective. The author includes extensive coverage of guns currently available, examining in detail the various hunting revolvers from the small-bores to the big-bores, and their intended applications. A full chapter is dedicated to terminal ballistics, building upon the material compiled on terminal ballistics in the author's previous title, Big-Bore Revolvers. Throughout the book, the author includes fascinating interviews with notable figures in the firearms industry and handgun hunting world.......- Comprehensive examination of handgun hunting as compared to rifle hunting....- Extensive, detailed examination of revolvers available in any given calibre, from a technical standpoint, in both production and custom flavours....- Terminal ballistics, both in scientific theory and actual application, and bullet design....- Dissolving myths about paper ballistics....- Small-, Medium-, and Big-Bore Revolvers on the hunt ? Photos and stories of actual hunts with revolvers, including everything from the smallest of game animals to the largest....- The truth about revolvers as a defensive weapon against dangerous game....- Interviews with notable figures in the industry....- (possible) Foreword by John Taffin. ......No other contemporary book has gone into handgun hunting with a more comprehensive focus on revolvers, let alone from a terminal ballistics standpoint. This book will introduce and seduce the novice and satisfy the hardened veteran as a one-stop resource for all things pertaining to revolvers for hunting.
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Format: Paperback / softback
(276mm x 209mm x mm)
Gun Digest (Imprint of KP Books)
Publisher: F&W Publications Inc
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Author Biography - Max Prasac
Noted handgun authority Max Prasac is a regular contributor to Gun Digest the Magazine, Modern Shooter, Boar Hunter, Bear Hunting and American Hunter magazines. He is the author of Big-Bore Revolvers and the Gun Digest Book of Ruger Revolvers.
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