Author: W. Todd Woodard
Publisher: Gun Digest
Release Date: 2016-10-24
Genre: House & Home
Serious shooters and reloaders will find the cartridges they love--and many they never dreamed of--in this newest edition of the most widely read cartridge reference book ever published. From the latest introductions in standard American sporting cartridges, to the hottest proprietary rounds, and new authoritative feature articles by the gun industry's heavy hitters on cartridge design, application, selection, tips and idiosyncrasies, this book is packed with everything shooters, handloaders and cartridge collectors need to know.
THE ESSENTIAL, COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO CARTRIDGES--PAST AND PRESENT! Serious shooters and reloaders will find the cartridges they love--and many they never dreamed of--in this newest edition of the most widely read cartridge reference book ever published. From the latest introductions in standard American sporting cartridges, to the hottest proprietary rounds, and new authoritative feature articles by the gun industry's heavy hitters on cartridge design, application, selection, tips and idiosyncrasies, this book is packed with everything shooters, handloaders and cartridge collectors need to know. Cartridges of the World, 16th Edition is packed with over 688 pages of concise information and data on old, new and currently manufactured ammo. Heavily illustrated with more than 1,500 photos, this book is the ultimate guide for gun owners interested in current and historical ammunition for handguns, rifles and shotguns. With 50 new cartridges, from the latest cutting-edge factory loads to wildcats that will set ballistic trends for years to come, plus updated cartridge descriptions and the newly expanded full-color feature article section, Cartridges of the World, 16th Edition is the most comprehensive reference of its kind, and a must-have for every firearms owner--from beginner to advanced. IT'S ALL HERE! 50 new cartridges Full-color feature story section Trendsetting wildcats Updated spec and reference charts Expert advice on handloads and cartridge selection
Author: Frank C. Barnes
Publisher: Gun Digest
Release Date: 2014-12-19
Genre: Sports & Recreation
Gun Digest has been publishing Cartridges of the World since 1965. This newest, most comprehensive 14th Edition has been totally updated, with a newly expanded, full-color 64-page color section featuring essays from some of today's most prominent gun writers. Every firearms enthusiast, cartridge collector and hand loader will benefit from Cartridges of the World, 14th Edition.
Author: Chris Monturo
Publisher: Academic Press
Release Date: 2019-06-15
Forensic Firearm Examination provides the reader with a thorough understanding of theory, application, and process of firearm comparison. It is essential in the field of forensic firearm examination to not only understand the marks that examiners are observing, but more importantly learn where these marks come from during the manufacturing process. This book explores the various machining techniques utilized in the manufacturing process and the resulting marks left by those tools. This information will equip the examiner with the knowledge to answer questions posed by the legal system regarding the uniqueness or potential similarity of marks on firearms imparted to fired bullets and cartridge cases. Intended primarily for firearm and tool mark examiners, this valuable resource serves as a primary requirement for the training of firearm and tool mark examiners. Other forensic science disciplines who rely on pattern matching as a primary determining factor whether or not two objects may share a common source would also find utility in this work. Finally, it will be a valuable resource for attorneys who are seeking to understand better the scientific aspects of firearm identification. Written by a foremost expert in the field, Forensic Firearm Examination explores specific firearm manufacturing techniques and the resulting marks, which has not been covered in any book publication. Chris Monturo has over 23 years of experience as forensic firearm and tool mark examiner. Additionally, he is a distinguished member of the Association of Firearm and Tool Mark Examiners (AFTE), a past member of the Scientific Working Group for Firearm and Tool Marks (SWGGUN), past member of the Organization of Scientific Area Subcommittees (OSAC) for firearm and tool marks and has instructed courses in machining for the firearm examiner in the United States and Internationally. Provides reader with a thorough understanding of theory, application, and process of firearm identification Topics include the manufacturing process of all components that interact with the bullet or case during firing, the nature of manufacturing and potential pitfalls, such as subclass
Author: Vincent J.M. DiMaio, M.D.
Publisher: CRC Press
Release Date: 2015-10-21
Written by the nation's foremost authority on gunshot wounds and forensic techniques as they relate to firearm injuries, this third edition of a bestseller provides critical updates to information on gunshot wounds and the weapons and ammunition used to inflict them. The book describes practical aspects of ballistics, wound ballistics, and the classification of various wounds caused by handguns, rifles, and shotguns. It also explains autopsy techniques and procedures and laboratory analyses relating to weapons and gunshot evidence. A much-needed update after nearly 20 years, the third edition of Gunshot Wounds provides the latest and most thorough information on firearms and best practices for examining firearm-related wounds.
Author: Anne C. Cunningham
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing LLC
Release Date: 2017-07-15
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Nowhere is the gun control debate more heated than in the United States. Gun control advocates argue for tighter restrictions on purchasing and licensing in the hopes of reducing incidents of shootings. Gun owners fear that their guns will be taken away, eliminating their ability to protect their families. Carrying a concealed handgun is legal in every state, and polls shows that the majority of Americans support conceal and carry. The viewpoints in this volume attempt to answer tough questions, such as “Do concealed handguns deter or increase crime?” and “Do the protections stipulated in the Second Amendment cover today’s gun owners?”
The latest edition of the top-selling handguns annual presents new reports on handguns for field and personal protection use. The comprehensive catalog section is fully updated, expanded, and well illustrated, displaying today's commercially available handguns. New feature articles provide the latest on trends, gun tests, selfdefense, and handgun hunting. The catalog section covers currently manufactured semi-custom handguns and commercial centerfire, rimfire, and blackpowder pistols, as well as airguns. Plus an accessories section covers handgun grips, sights, scopes, metallic reloading presses, and spotting scopes. An essential reference section gives enthusiasts the NRA Compendium of Firearms Laws, the NRA Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Guide, a directory of the handgunning trade, and listings of arms associations, periodicals, and books.- Extensively updated handgun catalog section- Expanded semi-custom handguns and handgun grips coverage- Latest trends, gun tests, self-defense, and handgun hunting
Release Date: 1956-07
Some issues, Aug. 1943- 1954, are called Radio-electronic engineering ed. (called in 1943 Radionics ed.) which include a separately paged section: Radio-electronic engineering (varies) v. 1, no. 2-v. 22, no. 7 (issued separately Aug. 1954-May 1955).
Firearms made since 1900 are far more numerous than those made before 1900. Many of these post-1900 firearms are found at auctions, arms retailers, in advertisements, and as 'young' family heirlooms. Much more affordable and plentiful than pre-1900 collector-grade arms, many of these post-1900 guns are increasingly viewed as collectible, valuable assets. This all-new expanded edition helps collectors identify firearms, evaluate conditions, and determine values. Detailed specifications and current values from specialized experts are provided for domestic and imported handguns, rifles, shotguns, and commemorative firearms. Heavily illustrated with more than 8,000 arms, each listing includes descriptions and values in three grades of condition, according to the NRA's "Modern" standards. A new 8-page color section hosts many popular arms.