By William D. Frazer

ISBN-10: 1322527172

ISBN-13: 9781322527178

ISBN-10: 1629143863

ISBN-13: 9781629143866

ISBN-10: 1629148563

ISBN-13: 9781629148564

The final booklet for the gun fanatic and the historian alike, American Pistol Shooting is a textbook of old-world thoughts for profitable taking pictures. the writer significant William D. Frazer was once an extremely comprehensive marksman in his day, incomes the united states Army’s wonderful Marksman badge in 1922. virtually solely self taught, Frazer knew that the realm wanted a complete publication on pistol taking pictures approach, and he was once the fellow to jot down that ebook. Brilliantly unique with sections on taking care of your pistols, set off keep watch over, shielding capturing and fast drawing, or even capturing psychology, there's something right here for everyone.
First released within the early 1900s, just about all of American Pistol capturing is nonetheless suitable this present day, even regardless of the large technological alterations that experience swept around the face of the gun undefined. The thoughts defined may help an individual up their video game and nil in on their goal. even if working towards on my own within the yard or practising on the taking pictures variety, significant William D. Frazer’s booklet is a must-have for an individual drawn to the game of taking pictures and the heritage of the gun.

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Valueless practice. Promotion of competitions. The U. S. R. A. and the N. R. A. matches. The fair-weather shot. The lone shooter. Shoulder to shoulder matches. Physical condition and training for competitions. The ideal condition. Personal habits. The effects of alcohol, tobacco, coffee and similar stimulants. The important factors in maintaining physical and mental efficiency. Training periods. Daily practice. Dangers of overshooting. Staleness. Care of the eyes. Too much sleep. Hardening up. Practicing in a wind.

Recommendations. Is pistol shooting a suitable sport for ladies? Places to shoot. Out-of-doors. Indoors. The reward for a good shot. Chapter XVIII. GAME SHOOTING Opportunities for shooting game with the pistol. Emergency game shooting. A State hunter’s success. The game pistol as a supplementary arm. For trappers. Coyote shooting. Should heavy caliber pistols be carried when on a big game hunt with the rifle. The real reasons for game shooting with a pistol. Ruffed grouse shooting. The big rifle versus the pistol for small game shooting.

A novice wishing to excel in this kind of shooting will find it not so difficult to learn, but a game that requires good co-ordination, constant practice and the use of plenty of ammunition. It is most fascinating and to the layman the most spectacular and marvellous of all forms of pistol shooting. And incidentally it is the game to be avoided while one is training for any other forms of competition. Chapter III ON SELECTING PISTOLS THE preceding chapter should furnish the necessary information to enable the novice to decide, if he has not already done so, on the form of pistol practice he desires to pursue, for until he has done this he cannot logically select his shooting equipment.

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