The Resource The marksmanship primer : the experts' guide to shooting handguns and rifles, [compiled by] Jim Casada, (electronic resource)

The marksmanship primer : the experts' guide to shooting handguns and rifles, [compiled by] Jim Casada, (electronic resource)

Label
The marksmanship primer : the experts' guide to shooting handguns and rifles
Title
The marksmanship primer
Title remainder
the experts' guide to shooting handguns and rifles
Statement of responsibility
[compiled by] Jim Casada
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • Presents selections from America's gun writers of past and present, aimed at marksmen of all levels of experience, that give advice on topics such as sighting, accuracy, and hunting
  • Skyhorse Publishing is proud to publish a broad range of books for hunters and firearms enthusiasts. We publish books about shotguns, rifles, handguns, target shooting, gun collecting, self-defense, archery, ammunition, knives, gunsmithing, gun repair, and wilderness survival. We publish books on deer hunting, big game hunting, small game hunting, wing shooting, turkey hunting, deer stands, duck blinds, bowhunting, wing shooting, hunting dogs, and more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subject
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Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
799.2/13
Index
index present
LC call number
GV1153
LC item number
.C27 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
OverDrive Collection
Target audience
adult
Label
The marksmanship primer : the experts' guide to shooting handguns and rifles, [compiled by] Jim Casada, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Copyright
Alternative Format
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Jack O'Connor
  • Practical shooting positions in the field
  • Bryce Towsley
  • Shooting standing
  • Wayne Van Zwoll
  • Sit and you'll hit
  • Jack O'Connor
  • Position and aiming drills
  • Sighting in.
  • How not to miss
  • pt. 1. The rifle
  • Jack O'Connor
  • The basics of gun shooting
  • Bryce Towsley
  • The beauty of the bench
  • Bryce Towsley
  • Five steps to zero
  • Wayne Van Zwoll
  • Sight adjustment
  • Townsend Whelen
  • Rifle ballistics.
  • Rifle shooting basics.
  • Bullet trajectory
  • Jack O'Connor
  • Trajectory
  • Townsend Whelen
  • The answer is blowin' in the wind
  • Bryce Towsley
  • Accuracy at all distances.
  • Hitting 'em at long range
  • Jack O'Connor
  • Trigger pull
  • The elements of rifle shooting
  • Townsend Whelen
  • Surprise: the bullet's gone
  • Wayne Van Zwoll
  • Recoil
  • Bryce Towsley
  • Shots at angles
  • Bryce Towsley
  • Mirage and light
  • Edward C. Crossman
  • Marksmanship for the hunter.
  • Jack O'Connor
  • Placement of shots for big game
  • Jack O'Connor
  • Outdoor target shooting
  • Charles Askins, Sr.
  • Accuracy and range
  • C.S. Landis
  • Marksmanship in the bush
  • John Taylor
  • In the game fields
  • Townsend Whelen
  • The essentials
  • Snap shooting
  • Wayne Van Zwoll
  • Townsend Whelen
  • Positions for rifle shooting.
  • Steady shooting positions
  • The first training
  • Charles Askins, Jr.
  • Hold
  • William Reichenbach
  • Positions for handgun shooting.
  • Stance
  • William Reichenbach
  • Grip stance and position
  • Jeff Cooper
  • Pistol marksmanship training
  • pt. 2. The handgun
  • Striving for accuracy.
  • Expert handgun shooting
  • Jack O'Connor
  • Trigger control
  • Sight alignment
  • Kicking handguns
  • Charles Askins, Jr.;
  • Hunting sights
  • Charles Askins, Jr.
  • Hunting with the handgun.
  • Handgun basics.
  • Hunting with the handgun
  • Jeff Cooper
  • Hunting with the handgun
  • Charles Askins, Jr
  • Revolver vs. automatic pistol
  • Julian S. Hatcher
  • Beginning with a handgun
  • Jack O'Connor
  • Hints to beginners
  • A.L.A. Himmelwright
  • Wayne Van Zwoll
  • The stock as an aid to accuracy
  • C.S. Landis
  • pt. 3. General considerations
  • Physical and mental fitness for the marksman.
  • Why hunters miss
  • Wayne Van Zwoll
  • This flinching business
  • Jack O'Connor
  • Other considerations.
  • Get a grip
Control code
ocn958547343
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (237 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781510720374
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
A0D99F69-30D8-4FDB-8321-340AE9337932
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o958547343
  • (CaAE) o958547343
  • (OCoLC)958547343

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