GUNFITTING: QUEST FOR PERFECTION FOR SHOTGUNS & RIFLES
Author: Michael Yardley
Publisher: STACKPOLE BOOKS, Oct 2006
In today's world, the margin of skill between one shooter & another is often very small. Examines gun stocks & gunfitting in depth, explains how a well-fitted & well-designed gun stock can make all the difference in a shot. B&W photos, illus thruout; 8x10 inches, 160 pgs.
* Essential book for amateur and professional shooters
* Rifle fitting now included
Widely regarded as the definitive work on the design and fitting of gun stocks, the first edition covered the subject practically and theoretically, in terms of shooting vision and eye dominance, stocks for game and clay shooting, and pattern plates and the try-gun. Historical material explores how the modern gun stock evolved from the poles and planks of the first handheld firearms to the highly sophisticated designs of the modern era. The second edition includes fitting rifles, recoil, and making and finishing a gun stock.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Michael Yardley is one of the best known shooting instructors and shooting writers in England. He has been an active game shot for more than thirty years and has written and broadcast extensively on all aspects of firearms. He has hunted birds and larger game on four continents and has held height averages in various clay shooting disciplines.