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Weapons of the West

  • 64 Pages
  • 4.39 MB
  • English
Mason Crest Publishers , Broomall, PA
Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.) -- Juvenile literature., Weapons -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature., Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.), Firearms., Weapons., West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature., West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th cen


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Describes daily life in the old West, and the weapons which were used, including pistols, rifles, shotguns, knives, and bows and arrows.

StatementRusty Fischer.
GenreJuvenile literature.
SeriesThe American West, American West (Philadelphia, Pa.)
LC ClassificationsF596 .F48 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3555228M
ISBN 101590840666
LC Control Number2002010470

Weapons of the West (American West) [Fischer, Rusty] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Weapons of the West (American West). Chapel's Guns of the Old West is lively and entertaining, but mighty thin. It's a book of its time, perhaps, when black and white photos and a mishmash of historical stories could find an audience among the many gun nuts - and I'm one of them- around the world.

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I had this book /5(11). Speaking of text: Adler's text in "Guns of the American West" is very good, and does a good job of discussing the guns, the historical backdrop, and the place of those guns in that history. This book does not have nearly the kind of detail and depth of a classic like "A study of the Colt Single Action Army Revolver" /5(53).

This book is exactly what you need to maintain your Western Firearm. It covers every brand and model of rifle and pistol with very clear and easy to understand steps for cleaning and teardown/reassembly, as well as accurate schematics that can be read clearly/5(20).

A thoroughly researched book that details the history of the lever guns of the old west, as well as their modern replicas.

Throw in well researched and documented information on reloading black powder and smokeless loads in each caliber for the various lever guns and you have one of the most comprehensive books on classic lever guns/5.

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In my opinion, a better title for the book would be, "Gunsmithing Guns of the Old West, Volume 1: Pistols."Readers interested in the gunsmithing of rifles and shotguns aren't as fortunate.

The author devotes 46 pages to rifles and 11 pages to shotguns. However, File Size: KB. Pages in category "Guns of the American West" The following 59 pages are in this category, out of 59 total.

This list may not reflect recent changes (). Guns of the American West by Dennis Adler - Dennis Adler, award-winning author and photographer, and contributing editor to Guns of the Old West magazine, has Book Edition: Ebook Original.

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Best of the West's Long Range Store is your one stop shop for long range hunting and shooting gear. In addition to Huskemaw Optics, we carry tons of Cleaning, Reloading, and other hardcore hunting gear.5/5(10). If you are involved in collecting replica firearms then this book is a ed analysis of each Old West gun and rifle.

I enjoyed the report on the Colt SAA and Winchester type lever action. Entire book is in black and white except for four pages in color/5(17). Retrieved from "?title=Weapons&oldid=". By Mike Venturino. Now you can identify, load and shoot classic lever guns.

Contains valuable data and gun histories as well as numerous photographs. This book is invaluable for the cowboy action shooter. Covers rifles manufactured before Pages - Softcover.

Technical Information Publisher: MLV Enterprises Date of Publication: /5(3). Describes daily life in the old West, and the weapons which were used, including pistols, rifles, shotguns, knives, and bows and arrows.

Book Summary: The title of this book is Shooting Lever Guns of the Old West and it was written by Mike Venturino, Venturino (Illustrator), Mike and Yvonne (Illustrator). This particular edition is in a Paperback format.

This books publish date is and it Pages: Guns of the Old West book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Firearms played an important role on the American frontier. Use /5. The Guns that Won the West book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

Covering a wide range of firearms, from the smallest pistol to /5(10). This updated second edition guides collectors, cowboy action shooters, hobbyists and Old West re-enactors through repairing and improving Old West firearms.

New additions include high-resolution diagrams and illustrations, five new handgun models, four new long gun models, and an expanded and illustrated /5(5). Book Overview In the remote parts of America's Western territories during much of the s, law and order was overextended or even nonexistent.

Guns were used by some, such as hunters and settlers, for self-protection and their very salvation, and by others as a means to impose their will, legally or otherwise/5(5). Rifles, Shotguns, and Knives in the Old West Although there is a fair amount of material available on handguns used by the Texas Rangers in the old West (a major story.

Book Summary: The title of this book is Gunsmithing - Guns of the Old West (Gunsmithing) and it was written by David Chicoine. This particular edition is in a Paperback format. This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $ It was published by Krause Publications and has a total of pages in the Edition: 2nd.

With five models, including rifles in Mag./Spl., Mag./ Spl., Colt and, along with bore, the new Henry Repeating Arms X series ers: 39K. Each of these firearms are not only significant guns of the American West, they belonged to some of the most famous and infamous frontiersmen (and women), soldiers, and icons who forged the American West both in myth and reality – a West we nostalgically remember today.

Spoiler alert. You won’t see all your favorite men, women, and guns on this list. Famous Firearms of the Old West book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. From the Model Chief Joseph famously sur /5. Guns of the Old West A Look at 2 Colt Model Revolvers Owned By Colonel Custer A hands-on look at two Colt Model revolvers owned, and possibly used by, the ill-fated Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer.

1 2 3 4 Next. Gunsmithing: Guns of the Old West and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Passion for books. Sign On My This book presents the reader with repair information and take-down instructions that will help to fill in some of the blank spaces about the original weapons.

It is also a. Anyway, Markham goes into this sort of background throughout the book, as he discusses not just revolvers but also early automatic pistols, single-shot rifles, lever action rifles (starting from. Submachine Guns FN P90 TR. The Westworld QA security force carry customized FN P90 TRs as their weapon of choice in the series.

These are first seen in "The Original" (S1E01) and the weapons are fitted with tactical rails, mounted flashlight, and curious red paint job (going by the red barrel on the Beretta Px4 Storm Sub-Compact and the Beretta U22 Neos, it is likely that a red paint job is.

Original Jesse James holster, belt, and pistols. This was supposedly the belt and holster that was laid on the bed when Jesse was shot. The bottom holster and belt belonged to Frank James pins. This is a list of Old West gunfighters, referring to outlaws or lawmen, of the American frontier who gained fame or notoriety during the American Wild West or Old West.

Some listed were never gunfighters. The term gunslinger is a modern, 20th-century invention, often used in cinema or other media to refer to men in the American Old West who had gained a reputation as being dangerous with a gun. The hardbound, 11x8½-inch “Guns Of The American West” has pages, plus an index, and is available from online and local booksellers.

The price is $ plus shipping. The price is $. Find Guns Of the Old West by Chapel, Charles Edward at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers.An antique firearm is a term to describe a firearm that was designed and manufactured prior to the beginning of the 20th century.

Although the exact definition of what constitutes an "antique firearm" varies between countries, the advent of smokeless powder or the start of the Boer War are often used as cut-off dates. Antique firearms are usually collected because of their historical interest.Gunfighters of the Old West The terms “ gunfighter ” or “gunslinger,” as they are most often called today, are actually more modern words utilized in films and literature of the 20th Century.

During the days of the “real” Wild West, men who had gained a reputation as being dangerous with a gun were more commonly called gunmen.