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Modern American Rifles-1892 United States Cartridge Company


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Modern American Rifles-1892 United States Cartridge Company

359 pages, about 11" x 8", glossy soft-cover in full color. New re-print restored and digitally enhanced from a nice original. Printed on high quality 20# 97 bright acid free paper. Fully Illustrated.

Contents - Index:

  • Pages: 359
  • By The United States Cartridge Company-1892
  • Discovery and Principles of a Rifle. - Rifles of the Present. - Material for Rifle Barrels
  • Manufacture of Rifle Barrels. – Boring - - Straightening. - Rifling. - Leading and Chambering
  • Forgings. - Additional work on Barrels - Stocking
  • Rifle Sights. - Front Open Sights
  • Rifle Sights. - Rear Open Sights and Rear Peep Sights
  • Combination Rifle Sights
  • Target Sights for Rifles
  • Telescope Rifle Sights.
  • Hunting Rifles. - Single Shot and Repeating Rifles
  • Target Rifles, - Rifles for Off-hand and
  • Rest Target Shooting
  • Military Rifles
  • Pocket Rifles
  • Positions in Rifle Shooting
  • Aiming, Sighting, Holding, and Firing
  • Trajectories of Rile Bullets
  • What it is possible to do with a Rifle
  • The Manipulation and Care of Rifles
  • The Proper and the Absurd Use of the Rifle.
  • Constructing a Rifle Range. – Laying out a Range. - Arrangement of the Butts and Pits. - Systems for Marking Shots
  • Targets used by American Riflemen
  • Preparing Rifle Ammunition
  • The Art of Bullet Making
  • Modern Machinery for Manufacturing Rifles
  • Round Bullets in Modern Rifles.