Simpson tells you what rifles, cartridges, bullets, loads, and scopes are best for various applications, and he explains why in plain English.Simpson tells you what rifles, cartridges, bullets, loads, and scopes are best for various applications, and he explains why in plain English.Hide synopsis
Description:NEW. Layne Simpson, who has been field editor for Shooting...NEW. Layne Simpson, who has been field editor for Shooting Times magazine for 20 years, draws from his hunting experiences on five continents to tell you what rifles, cartridges, bullets, loads, and scopes are best for various applications, and he explains why in plain English. Developer of the popular 7mm STW cartridge, Simpson has taken big game with rifle cartridges ranging in power from the.220 Swift to the.460 Weatherby Magnum, and he pulls no punches when describing their effectiveness in the field. A sample of the thirty chapters includes: "The Woods Rifle, " "The Mountain Rifle, " "Medicine For Dangerous Game, " "The Custom Rifle, " "The Beanfield Rifle, " "The Saddle Rifle, " "All About Rifle Barrels, " "The Bolt-Action Rifle, " "Hunting With Modern Single Shots, " "The Lever-Action Rifle, " "Pumps and Autoloaders, " "Choosing An Optical Sight, " "All About Scope Mounts, " "The Trigger, " "Notes On Open Sights, " "The.22 Calibers On Deer, " ".243 Through.458 Caliber Cartridges, " "Wildcat Cartridges, " "The Big-Game Bullet, " "Handloading For Big Game, " "Hunting With Factory Ammo, " "Selecting The Big-Game Rifle Battery, " and "When Old Rifles Go Afield." If you are interested in the equipment needed to successfully hunt white-tailed deer, pronghorn antelope, elk, mule deer, caribou, black bear, moose, Alaska brown bear, Cape buffalo, African lion, or any other big-game animal, this book is a must. Rifles and Cartridges for Large Game is illustrated with 100 color photos and is an oversize book. 225pp, color illus. Limited to 500 copies numbered and signed.
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