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CARTRIDGES OF THE WORLD: A COMPLETE & ILLUSTRATED REFERENCE FOR OVER 1500 CARTRIDGES; 12TH ED.
Author: Frank C. Barnes
Publisher: KRAUSE PUBLICATIONS/DBI BOOKS, Oct 2009
The foremost source for cartridge info. Lists more than 1,500 cartridges. Covers all past & present cartridges. Expanded coverage data; ballistics & loading data. Edited by Stan Skinner. 650+ B&W photos; 8.5x11 inches, 568 pgs.
Cartridges of the World is the only book of its kind and has consistently sold well since its introduction.
According to industry research, there are more than 12 million rifle shooters, 11 million handgun shooters and 7.5 million shotgun shooters in the United States. All if these shooter are interested in the latest information about ammunition
* Capitalizes on extensive advancement in commercial cartridge development & by modifiers
* Previous editions consistently sold 30,000+ copies
* Highly-recognized reference - used in court testimony, training by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms, and by screen writers of crime-bases television shows
This benchmark volume is the foremost source for cartridge information. Hunters, target shooters, military history buffs, ammunition reloaders and cartridge collectors alike will find all the answers to their cartridge and shotshell questions in this comprehensive book that includes 1,500+ cartridges.
This reference book includes detailed photos, dimensional drawings and loading data. Descriptions of obsolete American cartridges tell the tale of ammunition used by settlers, cowboys and outlaws during the nation?s westward expansion, and offer insights into unusual rounds that never caught on. Hunters and shooters can improve their success with the useful ballistics tables.
-Expert descriptions of cartridges from collectibles to genius hot-rod modified models
-Completely updated with new cartridges and information on electronically fired rounds.
-Includes European and American cartridges, shotshells, wildcats and black powder rounds.
-650 black & white photos for helpful reference.
-Handy index included.
WHAT THE EXPERTS ARE SAYING:
"One of the Best Resources in Print" -Guns Magazine
ABOUT THE EDITOR:
Stan Skinner's interest in guns began in his pre-teen years. Following military service, Skinner joined the NRA editorial staff. In addition to serving in the military, Skinner worked for NRA in editorial. He's the technical editor of Guns & Ammo, with several African and North American species in the record books.