Grab your handgun, take aim and pull the trigger with acclaimed expert John Taffin as he brings the wild west to the era of modern shooting. In this in-depth guide, Taffin explains America's hot, fast-growing game for shooters of all levels - with a cowboy twist. From the sport's colorful roots to facts about single action pistols of all kinds, this informative volume includes everything you need to know about this shining star of the shooting industry. Whether you're taking your first trip to the range or an experienced competitor looking to sharpen your skills, Action Shooting Cowboy Style shows you all the guns, the loads and accessories to pack.
The book is a 12 year summary of memoirs, facts and events leading to a totally encompassing hobby and the development of a popular shooting sport-Cowboy Action Shooting. The author covers subjects to include Shooting Accessories, Firearm Modifications, Reloading, Dedicated Practice, a typical day at a CAS and others covered in 14 chapters. The book is written for the general public, novice, beginner, the experienced shooter and the retiree looking for a hobby. It is a nonfiction guide book that exposes all the facets of cowboy shooting and includes the state of the art and modern approaches to the sport.
Thoroughly updated and greatly expanded from its original edition, this three-volume set is the go-to comprehensive resource on the legal, social, psychological, political, and public health aspects of guns in American life. * 450 alphabetically organized entries, including 100 new for this edition, covering key issues (suicide, video games and gun violence, firearm injury statistics) and events (workplace shootings, the Virginia Tech massacre) * 102 expert contributors from all academic fields involved in studying the causes and effects of gun violence * A chronology of pivotal moments and controversies in the history of firearm ownership and use in the United States * An exhaustive bibliography of print and online resources covering all aspects of the study of guns in the United States * Appendices on federal gun laws, state gun laws, and pro- and anti-gun-control organizations
Cowboy Action Silhouette Rifle competition is spreading like wildfire across the prairies of America. Read this book, and you'll know why. Includes tips on how to tune your equipment to achieve top performance and how to make simple modifications to your rifle to customize it for your own style of shooting.
THE BLUE BOOK OF MODERN BLACK POWDER VALUES is a softcover reference & value guide for modern black powder firearms. With 96 pages of B&W value pricing & model information & over 24 pages of color, this book is designed as the sequel to Colt Blackpowder Reproductions & Replicas, in addition to being another stand alone Blue Book title. This book contains the most up-to-date information & pricing on almost all modern black powder firearms. Mfg. Sug. List Price: $12.95 + $2 S/H. Available from Baker & Taylor, or Ingram or directly from the publisher by calling toll free 1-800-877-4867, non-domestic 952-854-5229, fax 952-853-1486, or web site: www.bluebookinc.com.
Target shooters, handgun hunters, collectors and those who rely upon handguns for self-defense will want to pack this value-loaded and entertaining volume in their home libraries. Shooters will find the latest pistol and revolver designs and accessories, plus test reports on several models. The handgun becomes an artist's canvas in a showcase of engraving talents. The catalog section -- with comprehensive specs on every known handgun in production -- includes a new display of semi-custom handguns, plus an expanded, illustrated section on the latest grips, sights, scopes and other aiming devices. Directories offer easy access to products, services and manufacturers.
Traces the history of western films from their silent-picture origins in the 1890s to the talking pictures of the 1920s, citing the impact of western film on the overall development of the movie industry while exploring the productions of such companies as Selig Polyscope, New York Motion Picture, and Essanay. (Performing Arts)
Published for devotees of the cowboy and the West, American Cowboy covers all aspects of the Western lifestyle, delivering the best in entertainment, personalities, travel, rodeo action, human interest, art, poetry, fashion, food, horsemanship, history, and every other facet of Western culture. With stunning photography and you-are-there reportage, American Cowboy immerses readers in the cowboy life and the magic that is the great American West.