Current safety trends encourage shooters to opt for guns of less power, especially CO2-powered guns. Several airgun shooters are not required to go through the traditional buying procedures of high-powered pistols and rifles, such as background checks and waiting periods. Plus, companies such as Colt, Smith & Wesson, and Walther manufacture high quality CO2 products that are visually indistinguishable from their traditional firearms.In this new guide to CO2-powered pistols and rifles, James E. House offers a comprehensive history of CO2 guns, dating back to the 1930s, and a discussion of propulsion, pellets, and sights. Beginning shooters are introduced to the market with a complete analysis on performance and accuracy of currently available products. Airgun enthusiasts are reunited with CO2 classics no longer being manufactured. This book also offers additional sections on target shooting, games, and varmints.Offers a comprehensive history of CO2 pistols and rifles dating back to the 1930sIncludes a categorical review of BB pistols, .177 caliber pistols, .20 and .22 caliber pistols, and riflesDiscover products currently available only on the secondary market
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James E. House has been shooting airguns and firearms since he younger days. During his first two years at Southern Illinois University, he was a member of the Air Force ROTC rifle team. House has written three textbooks on chemistry and quantum mechanics, including one that he co-authored with his wife, Kathleen. Now retired, he enjoys traveling to mountain states and spending time afield with airguns. He has written several articles on airguns for such periodicals as Fur-Fish-Game and Predator Extreme. Plus, he has had articles published in Airgun Illustrated and The Backwoodsman magazines, both of which he is currently a contributing editor. House is the author of American Air Rifles, published by Krause Publications in 2001. He resides in Bloomington, Illinois.
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Descrizione libro Krause Publications, 2004. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0873496787
Descrizione libro Gun Digest Books. PAPERBACK. Condizione libro: New. 0873496787 New Condition. Codice libro della libreria NEW6.0561974
Descrizione libro Krause Publications, 2004. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110873496787
Descrizione libro Condizione libro: New. pp. 224 Illus. Codice libro della libreria 92466568