THE GUN DIGEST BOOK OF THE AR-15
Author: Patrick Sweeney
Publisher: KRAUSE PUBLICATIONS/DBI BOOKS, Oct 2005
Inside info on America's most versatile rifle. Details on function, barrel options, caliber, weight for various models & an explanation of AR versus AK. In addition, tips on cleansing & maintenance, & more. 500+ B&W photos; 8.5x11 inches, 288 pgs.
Hunters, military enthusiasts, self-defense experts & target-shooting competitors alike will find favor with a reference devoted to a firearm touted as one of the best small-caliber rifles ever invented. The Gun Digest of the AR-15 delivers details about the evolution of the rifle from its introduction to military action in the 1960s to its popularity at today's competitions & training centers.
This book provides 500+ photos, details on function, barrel options, caliber, weight for various models & an explanation of AR versus AK. In addition, tips on cleansing & maintenance, info about myths surrounding the AR-15, key legal information & results of product tests from today's major manufacturers are covered.
* Catalog listing with specifications for each model assist in collecting & active shooting.
* Results of product tests for many major models offer valuable insight for users.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Patrick Sweeney is a renowned professional gunsmith with several books to his credit including Gunsmithing: Pistols & Revolvers, the recently released The Gun Digest Book of Smith & Wesson, and the popular The Gun Digest Book of the 1911.