Learn how to modify the rifle's trigger assembly with simple hand tools, safely test the weapon for proper function and enjoy recreational full-auto fire. All BATF rules apply. This book is for academic study only! 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, softcover, photos, illus., 80 pp.
The AK and SKS are the most widely used and well known assault rifles in the world, and this comprehensive look at these famous rifles contains never-before-published information blended with 600 photos, and written by the leading expert in assault weapons.
Your No. 1 Guide for Military Firearms Values! From handguns, rifles and shotguns to Class III automatic firearms, STANDARD CATALOG OF MILITARY FIREARMS, 8th Edition, is the complete, illustrated military firearms pricing and identification guide to the world's military firearms and their original accessories. This completely updated edition includes more than 2,000 models of firearms manufactured since 1870, as well as more than 1,600 photos. There are also expanded listings and descriptions for many original military accessories. FEATURES: Detailed descriptions and values for military firearms from around the world Identification advice and quality photographs help you analyze your collection The only price guide with extensive coverage for military firearm accessories Updated prices for handguns, submachine guns, rifles, shotguns and machine guns Special 16-page color photo section highlighting sniper rifles of the world The enormous amount of price values, descriptions and photos in STANDARD CATALOG OF MILITARY FIREARMS, 8th Edition will provide the knowledge you need to buy, sell or trade collectible military firearms with the utmost confidence in their values. Know what your collection is worth--don't pay too much or sell for too little!
Author: Bill Holmes
Publisher: Paladin Press
Release Date: 2002-09-01
This is the book that do-it-yourselfers anxious to try building their own .50-caliber rifles have been demanding since the best-selling Home Workshop .50-Caliber Sniper Rifle videotape first came out. In this companion book, Bill Holmes uses easy-to-follow foldout drawings and precise dimensions to take you step-by-step through the process of designing and constructing your very own .50-caliber rifle easily and inexpensively. Find out this master gun maker's professional secrets to fashioning the receiver, barrel and accessories, bolt, trigger assembly, buttstock, scope mount, bipod and muzzle brake using commonly acquired materials. Once you have made all the component parts, Bill then instructs you in the right way to assemble and test-fire your new home workshop firearm. With Bill Holmes as your guide, construction is a snap. Warning: It is your responsibility to make sure that you have complied with all local, state and federal laws with regard to the manufacture of any firearm.
Author: Robert E. Walker
Publisher: CRC Press
Release Date: 2012-11-26
At a time when crime scene television shows are all the rage amongst the civilian population, knowledge of firearm forensics is of paramount importance to crime scene analysts, police detectives, and attorneys for both the prosecution and the defense. Cartridges and Firearm Identification brings together a unique, multidisciplined approach to questions that arise regarding ammunition and firearms within the context of investigation. Supplying essential practical information about firearms and ammunition in a clear, easy-to-follow format, this volume: Defines and depicts photographically all varieties of firearms Presents investigative concerns of firearms evidence from the perspectives of evidence preservation and safe handling procedures Introduces readers to the standards of measurement used to classify ammunition, including the significance of names, adjectives, and other descriptors used in conjunction with ammunition cartridges Categorizes and identifies ammunition head stamps from cartridges produced around the world Provides ammunition manufacturing practices for dozens of nations The text offers a methodology for the identification of unknown firearms as well as ammunition of questioned identity. The author explains the terminology and describes each group of firearms and the aspects that identify the weaponry—including property marks, proof marks, and patent dates. Lavishly illustrated, this comprehensive reference includes case studies to support the text, making it a premier reference for all those responsible for the complicated task of investigating firearms and cartridges.
Author: U.S.S.R. Army
Publisher: Paladin Press
Release Date: 1997-01-01
This Soviet military manual, originally published in the Soviet Union and now available in English for the first time, covers instructions for use and maintenance of perhaps the most widely distributed of all weapons produced by the arms factories of the former Soviet Union: the ubiquitous 7.62mm Simonov self-loading carbine (SKS).
Build your own 9mm, blowback, selective-fire submachine gun that's as powerful as an Uzi or HK MP5 but has fewer parts and is more durable. Simply follow the step-by-step instructions and machinist's drawings in this book. For academic study only.
Author: Gary Kleck
Release Date: 2017-07-05
Genre: Social Science
This new paperback comprehensively reviews the research evidence on the links between guns, violence, and gun control, and reports results of the author's own research as well. In Targeting Guns, Kleck follows the line of argument and careful statistical inference of his earlier prizewinning volume, Point Blank, while updating the literature reviews and statistical information, and adding two chapters.
Author: Jack Lewis
Publisher: Gun Digest Books
Release Date: 2007-09-12
Genre: Sports & Recreation
The Gun Digest Book of Assault Weapons is all about true assault weapons...fully automatic, selective-fire or equipped with mission-specific features designed only for military and law enforcement applications. This seventh edition gives you all the details you need about the world's latest assault weaponry and ammunition, and the changing missions of those weapons in military and law enforcement applications. Other valuable information includes: Numerous field test results Training and tactics Leading schools that train special military and law enforcement units Historical insight into weapon systems and programs International coverage of Germany, Israel, Russia, South Africa and the United States No other reference provides such comprehensive insight and details about the always evolving weapons America's soldiers and law enforcement agencies and armed with.
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.