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    The 72nd edition of the world's greatest gun book!

    For more than 70 years, Gun Digest has been the number one go-to source and research guide for firearms enthusiasts worldwide. Informative and entertaining articles by the top writers in the field cover every aspect of the shooting sports including hunting, personal defense, target shooting and collecting. Historical articles provide a look back at the role played by firearms in the history of our country and the greatest gunmakers of the 19th and 20th centuries. Reports from the field provide details on all the new firearms and accessories. And we present our annual photo essay spotlighting the work of our finest custom gunmakers and engravers. Gun Digest is the most comprehensive collection of firearms information in print today!

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    Real-World Practice Drills

    Comparing your shooting performance to your friends or constantly drilling against a shot timer are useless in a deserted, dark parking lot. The approaching thug could care less how you scored at the range. He just wants to hurt you. And you need to know how to react.

    Introducing Handgun Training, a book all gun owners should own and use. Every drill you’ll find in Handgun Training is designed to effectively use your time and improve your skills in a defensive shooting situation. Detailed practice regimens include:

    • The Barricaded Defender. Learn how your shooting changes when you are behind cover or in your safe room.

    • Search and Rescue. A drill to help improve your situational awareness.

    • Strong-Arms Tactics. Many times you’re shooting with only one hand because your other is holding a child or you’re on the phone with 911. You need to practice this.

    • Moving Point of Aim. Understanding and controlling the movement of your gun is key to shooting smaller or more distant targets.

    With detailed descriptions and clear explanations for each shooting drill, Handgun Training is your resource for keeping your shooting skills sharp. Get your copy today!

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  • The Official Gun Digest Book of Guns & Prices 2017

    The Official Gun Digest Book of Guns & Prices 2017

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  • The Official Gun Digest Book of Guns & Prices 2017

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    Knowledge is power--and this huge, completely updated 2017 edition of The Official Gun Digest Book of Guns & Prices gives you all the power you need to identify and price thousands of non-military cartridge firearms from around the world. Based on data collected from auctions, gun shows and retail gun shops, this 1,328-page volume is an affordable field guide to today's hottest collectible rifles, pistols and shotguns. On your desk or in the field, The Official Gun Digest Book of Guns & Prices is all you need!

     

    • An easy-to-use resource for Internet auctions, gun shows and retail shops
    • More than 15,000 firearms listings arranged by manufacturer from A to Z
    • Hundreds of new models and updated values

     

    Everything You Need--and Nothing You Don't!

     

     

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  • Gun Digest Book of Concealed Carry

    Gun Digest Book of Concealed Carry

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  • Gun Digest Book of Concealed Carry

    $27.99 U.S. - Gun Digest Book of Concealed Carry

    Massad Ayoob

    Know the hottest issues surrounding concealed carry

    “Forgetting you’re armed” in the wrong town, the wrong state, the wrong building can have serious consequences for you, the legal gun owner. Concealed carry laws and regulations are not the same in every community. And they frequently change.

    How can you keep yourself safe, within your rights and follow the law? By reading Gun Digest Book of Concealed Carry, 2nd edition, you can learn from the experience of others. In Massad Ayoob’s best-selling book, you’ll read his entertaining and enlightening anecdotes and case studies, court case recollections, shooting technique reviews and legal interpretations to guide you toward the safe and lawful carry of your firearms.

    Filled with real-world advice and lessons applicable to any gun owner, Concealed Carry is your handbook to staying safe and out of trouble. Learn the best ways to conceal your weapon while ensuring quick and easy access. Why it’s a smart practice to let only a few people know you’re carrying a gun. Understand the importance of preparation. Know what to say (and not say) to a police officer if you are stopped while carrying. 

    Let Concealed Carry protect you.

     

     

     

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  • Gun Digest 2018, 72nd Annual Edition

    Gun Digest 2018, 72nd Annual Edition

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  • Gun Digest 2018, 72nd Annual Edition

    $36.99 U.S. - Gun Digest 2018, 72nd Annual Edition

    Jerry Lee

    The 72nd edition of the world's greatest gun book!

    For more than 70 years, Gun Digest has been the number one go-to source and research guide for firearms enthusiasts worldwide. Informative and entertaining articles by the top writers in the field cover every aspect of the shooting sports including hunting, personal defense, target shooting and collecting. Historical articles provide a look back at the role played by firearms in the history of our country and the greatest gunmakers of the 19th and 20th centuries. Reports from the field provide details on all the new firearms and accessories. And we present our annual photo essay spotlighting the work of our finest custom gunmakers and engravers. Gun Digest is the most comprehensive collection of firearms information in print today!

    It's all here!

    • Rifles, Handguns & Shotguns

    • Catalog & Buyer's Guide

    • Ballistics Tables

    • Ammo and Optics

    • Gallery of Fine Custom Guns

    • Industry Web Directory

     

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  • Handgun Training

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  • Handgun Training

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    Grant Cunningham

    Real-World Practice Drills

    Comparing your shooting performance to your friends or constantly drilling against a shot timer are useless in a deserted, dark parking lot. The approaching thug could care less how you scored at the range. He just wants to hurt you. And you need to know how to react.

    Introducing Handgun Training, a book all gun owners should own and use. Every drill you’ll find in Handgun Training is designed to effectively use your time and improve your skills in a defensive shooting situation. Detailed practice regimens include:

    • The Barricaded Defender. Learn how your shooting changes when you are behind cover or in your safe room.

    • Search and Rescue. A drill to help improve your situational awareness.

    • Strong-Arms Tactics. Many times you’re shooting with only one hand because your other is holding a child or you’re on the phone with 911. You need to practice this.

    • Moving Point of Aim. Understanding and controlling the movement of your gun is key to shooting smaller or more distant targets.

    With detailed descriptions and clear explanations for each shooting drill, Handgun Training is your resource for keeping your shooting skills sharp. Get your copy today!

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  • 2017 Standard Catalog of Firearms

    2017 Standard Catalog of Firearms

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  • 2017 Standard Catalog of Firearms

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    Jerry Lee

    More guns! More values! More of what you need!

    For more than a quarter century Standard Catalog of Firearms has been the leading illustrated guide to guns and their values, offering more of what the firearms enthusiast and collector needs--more photos, more prices and more guns! Every edition is updated with the newest entries from today's manufacturers of handguns, rifles and shotguns, plus the latest values from a wide range of experts, editors and auction houses for virtually every gun made or sold in America since the early 1800s. Standard Catalog of Firearms is a must-have guide to commercial firearms, past and present.

    Inside you'll find:

    • More than 7,500 photos with extensive descriptions that let you know what it's worth.

    • Updated values and up to six condition grades, for a total of more than 110,000 prices.

    • 16-page full-color photo section showcasing extraordinary Colt handguns.

    • A guide to Firearms Trade Names covering more than 150 years of gun history.

    Whether you're a serious gun collector, a casual gun-show trader, a hunter or recreational shooter, if you buy, sell or trade firearms, Standard Catalog of Firearms is the best insurance you can buy!

     

     

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  • Cartridges of the World, 15th Edition

    Cartridges of the World, 15th Edition

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  • Cartridges of the World, 15th Edition

    $37.99 U.S. - Cartridges of the World, 15th Edition

    Todd Woodard

    Whether you're a reloader, cartridge collector, or a serious firearms enthusiast, you'll master the universe of ammunition with Cartridges of the World, 15th Edition. The most widely read reference on the topic, the book has been the go-to resource for serious firearms owners and ballisticians for years. And with updated cartridge listings, ballistics data and features, this new volume keeps shooters abreast of the latest developments in the world of ammunition, while still keeping tabs on vintage and wildcat ammo.

    Cartridges of the World, 15th Edition is freshly expanded to include 50 new cartridges in its fully illustrated 680 pages and covers everything from factory loads to trending wildcat ammunition. Each cartridge — new and old — features an article on its history, development, design, application and idiosyncrasies. Along with this, each listing includes a detailed data chart outlining the cartridge's performance in its most common loads. This vital information is certain to get handloaders and shooters of every stripe hitting a bull's eye with their favorite cartridge.

    Cartridges of the World, 15th Edition also includes a full-color feature section of articles penned by gun-industry heavy hitters. Experts such as Philip Massaro, Bob Campbell and Robert Sadowski plumb the depths of the cartridge world, giving rare insight into rifle, handgun and shotgun ammo. Combined with the technical information, this resource is a veritable graduate course in cartridges.

    Whether you're a shooter aiming to better understand your ammunition or a reloader shooting to perfect a cartridge, Cartridges of the World 15th Edition is certain to get you on target. No serious shooter's library is complete without it.

    How this reference will raise your ammunition IQ:

    • Coverage of more than 1,500 new, vintage and wildcat cartridges

    • Full history and performance data on each cartridge

    • In-depth feature articles by some of the top names in the firearms industry

    About the Editor
    W. Todd Woodard has been editor of Gun Tests magazine for over 15 years and is an avid rifle, handgun and shotgun shooter. He's the author of several books, including Brownell's Guide to 101 Gun Gadgets, and is a regular contributor to the Gun Digestannual as well as several firearms, outdoors, political and news publications.

     

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  • Deadly Force

    Deadly Force

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    Massad Ayoob

    Do you know your self-defense rights? Do you understand the legal and ethical issues surrounding use of lethal force by you, a private citizen?

    In his new book, Deadly Force, Massad Ayoob draws on three decades of experience to educate you, the responsible firearms owner about the legal, ethical and practical use of firearms in self defense.

    Filled with real-world examples of threatening situations to teach you when and when not to pull the trigger, Deadly Force is about more than just shooting bad guys. The book logically outlines what conditions to look for, settings to avoid and if you do find yourself in a troubling circumstance how to first defuse it. And then if necessary, apply the needed force.

    What happens if you need to use lethal force? Do you know what to say to police? The right attorney to hire? What to expect from law enforcement, the courts, the media?

    Learn from instructive lethal force case studies too. The Larry Hicks case – a classic filled with teaching points for those who legally carry guns. And the recent George Zimmermann shooting case in Florida.

    Deadly Force also covers myths of armed self-defense. The “Warning Shots are a Good Idea” Myth; The “In My State I Can’t be Sued for a Self-Defense Shooting” Myth; The “Drag the Corpse Inside and Plant a Knife in His Hand” Myth; and so many more.

    Get important insights from renowned shooting law expert Massad Ayoob. Buy a copy of his book, Deadly Force and learn from his experience. Deadly force incidents are rare but when they happen, you need to be prepared and know your rights.

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  • Reloading for Handgunners

    Reloading for Handgunners

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    Patrick Sweeney

     All the Handgun Ammo You Can Shoot

    You’ll never worry about running out of ammo again once you have the skills and equipment needed to reload your own handgun cartridges.

    In Reloading for Handgunners, certified Master Gunsmith and world class IPSC competitor Patrick Sweeney guides you through the entire process from selecting equipment through reloading every popular handgun cartridge. In 224 pages filled with expert advice and photos, Patrick covers every step:

    -How to find, sort and clean brass for your next load
    -Choosing bullets: picking the right shape for the purpose
    -Powder selection and how to safely adjust for different loads
    -The exact process for setting up your reloading dies (missing from most reloading manuals)
    -Selecting primers: when the type matters, when it doesn’t, and the truth about using rifle primers  in handgun cartridges
    -Storage and recordkeeping tips to prevent embarrassing and expensive errors
    -How to develop the best load to match your handgun and shooting scenario

    Reloading for Handgunners will help you load cartridges as reliable, accurate and safe as factory-produced ammunition. You’ll understand the factors that cause a load to perform better - or worse - in your handgun. And by following the advice in this book you’ll avoid the costly mistakes even experienced reloaders make.

    Specialty loading info for every purpose - recreation, hunting or competition - can all be found in this comprehensive volume. Don’t miss out. Get your copy of Reloading for Handgunners now.

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  • Gun Digest Book of Automatic Pistols Assembly/Disassembly 5th Edition

    Gun Digest Book of Automatic Pistols Assembly/Disassembly 5th Edition

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    Avoid turning your handgun into a "brown-bag special" with Gun Digest Book of Automatic Pistols Assembly/Disassembly 5th Edition!

     

    Gun Digest Book of Automatic Pistols Assembly/Disassembly is the indispensable guide to DIY disassembly, repair, and reassembly of semi-automatic pistols of all types, including many of today's most popular models, including:

     

    • Beretta Nano

    • Bersa BPCC

    • CZ P-09

    • FNH FNS

    • Ruger LC9s

    • Ruger SR22

    • SIGSAUER P320

    • Smith & Wesson M&P22 Compact

    • Walther PPQ

    • and many more!

       

    Step-by-step photographs and clear, simple instructions guide you through the process of disassembling and reassembling a variety of semi-auto pistols, keeping repairs and curiosity takedowns from becoming "brown-bag specials" (you know, that bag of parts that ends up sheepishly handed over to a gunsmith).

    Shooters, gunsmiths and collectors alike will find this 5th edition of Gun Digest Book of Automatic Pistols Assembly/Disassembly a practical, handy reference.

     

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  • Gunsmithing - The AR-15 Volume 1

    Gunsmithing - The AR-15 Volume 1

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  • Gunsmithing - The AR-15 Volume 1

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    Patrick Sweeney

    ARs are Expensive! Protect Your Investment—with Gunsmithing: The AR-15

    Whether you're a professional gunsmith or just an interested amateur, you'll find everything you need to know about keeping your AR perking in Gunsmithing: The AR-15. Written by master gunsmith and noted AR-15 expert Patrick Sweeney, Gunsmithing: The AR-15 is your one-stop guide to repairing, maintaining and modifying America's favorite rifle.

    It's all here!

    • Hundreds of detailed photos
    • Maintenance
    • Repair
    • Accessories and Modifications
    • Tips, Tools and Techniques
    • And more!

    Whether you're interested in simple tasks such as disassembling and maintaining your AR, or if you're ready to tackle more complex projects such as rebarreling or converting your AR to a piston design, Gunsmithing: The AR-15 tells you everything you need to know. Protect your investment and avoid costly mistakes—with Gunsmithing: The AR-15!

     

     

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    Gunsmithing: Rifles

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    Noted gunsmith Patrick Sweeney guides you step-by-step on how to repair your rifle and improve its accuracy and performance. The detailed photos in this guide offer clear illustrations of each step. If you are an avid hobbyist who enjoys working on rifles, this is the book for you!

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  • Modern Day Gunslinger: Defensive Tactical Handgun Training. By Don Mann

    Modern Day Gunslinger: Defensive Tactical Handgun Training. By Don Mann

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  • Modern Day Gunslinger: Defensive Tactical Handgun Training. By Don Mann

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    Arguably one of the best trained and most respected Navy SEALS of our time, Don Mann has captured the essence of what is needed in modern day handgun training in this volume. Packed with easy to understand directions and photos, this comprehensive manual gives you everything you need to be a fully trained shooter. Used by military, law enforcement and private gun owners the world over, if you choose only one handgun training book, this is it.

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  • Gun Digest Book of SIG-Sauer

    Gun Digest Book of SIG-Sauer

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  • Gun Digest Book of SIG-Sauer

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    Massad Ayoob

    Just-Published…the Brand-New 2nd Edition

    The Gun Digest Book of SIG-Sauer

    Wonder if it’s time you got a SIG?  Get all the facts about the complete range of SIG-Sauer pistols in this one book!

    The Gun Digest Book of SIG-Sauer includes…

    • More than 280 pages and over 450 photographs

    • Reviews of 20 top models with evaluations of design, handling and performance

    • Field reports on accuracy and reliability

    • Candid asessments of "shootability" and value

    • Chapters on maintenance, competition and customizing.

    Which SIG .45 ACP should you choose?   Should you go with a classic P220 ST stainless-steel frame for +P loads…or the SAO 1911 Tactical Ops?

    Should you buy the match-grade accurate .357 SIG P229 or the P239 with interchangeable .357 SIG and .40 S&W barrels?

    Thinking of a .380 for back-up?  Do you spring for SIG’s top-selling P238 or go with a less-expensive pre-owned P232?

    When it comes to their next gun, it’s easy to see why so many serious shooters pick a SIG-Sauer.   It’s deciding which one to buy that can be hard.

    Adopted by a host of state and federal agencies and military services, including ICE, USCG, and US Navy SEALS, SIG-Sauers are recognized for their accuracy, power, and reliability.

    Today’s SIG line-up includes more than 170 models and varia-tions.   From polymer Nines to the Mastershop X-Six .45 ACP… from the new modular P320 to the classic double-stack P224.

    In this new book, gun writer Massad Ayoob will help you make the right choice for your shooting, your skills, and your budget.

    With comprehensive and candid assessments of SIG-Sauer’s current and classic models, the book delivers the facts you need.

    About the Author
    Massad Ayoob has written more than a dozen books on firearms and self-defense in-
    cluding Greatest Handguns of the World Volumes 1 and 2 andThe Gun Digest Book of Concealed Carry.

    Plus, the book will advance your skills with informative sections on tactical reloading, bringing a concealed handgun to bear, and shooting from non-standing positions. 

    You’ll master tips for cleaning and inspecting your SIG.  You’ll read about SIG’s cold weather advantage.  You’ll get recommendations for accessories, holsters, ammunition, and more.

    Whether you own a SIG-Sauer now, are considering buying one, or just appreciate fine firearms, this is a book you’ll want to read cover to cover.  Send for your copy of The Gun Digest of SIG-Sauer now!

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  • Shooter's Bible Guide to Tactical Firearms

    Shooter's Bible Guide to Tactical Firearms

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  • Shooter's Bible Guide to Tactical Firearms

    $19.99 U.S. - Shooter's Bible Guide to Tactical Firearms

    Long range shooting in the United States is as old as this country is young. Shooters have always had a fascination with shooting at distance, whether they are plinkers, competitive shooters, or hunters. The ability to place rifle bullets in the same hole of a target or kill an animal quickly is a goal to which we all aspire. In recent years the interest in tactical precision rifles has increased, with many factory and custom rifle makers plying their art producing rifles that can easily outperform the ability of many shooters. Expert Robert A. Sadowski proves to be a masterful instructor on all aspects related to precision shooting in the Shooter’s Bible Guide to Tactical Firearms.

    This Shooter’s Bible guide will help new and experienced shooters in making smart equipment purchases that range from rifles and optics to ammunition and gear. The shooting school section provides instructions for those of us who have had no formal training. For experienced shooters, having current information on hand in one place can be an invaluable resource. And no Shooter’s Bible guidebook is complete without a detailed products section showcasing rifles from all across the market.

    Other topics covered include:
    -Top 10 long-range rifles
    -Precision rifle maintenance
    -Anatomy of a riflescope
    -Shooting technique, positions, and drills
    -And much more!

    Pick up a copy of the Shooter’s Bible Guide to Tactical Firearms to learn everything you need to know about precision, long-range shooting.

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  • Shooter's Bible Guide to Cartridges

    Shooter's Bible Guide to Cartridges

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  • Shooter's Bible Guide to Cartridges

    $19.95 U.S. - Shooter's Bible Guide to Cartridges

    Todd Woodard

    A guidebook designed specifically to teach gun users everything they need to know to select the right cartridge for their shooting needs. This title is written in an accessible and engaging style that makes research fun. The Shooter’s Bible Guide to Cartridges is packed with full-color photographs, clear and detailed diagrams, and easy-to-read charts with cartridge data.

    The Shooter’s Bible name has been known and trusted as an authority on guns and ammunition for nearly a century and has sold over seven million copies since its start. Now the Shooter’s Bible offers readers this comprehensive and fascinating guide to cartridges. Complete with color and black and white photographs showcasing various makes and models of firearms and equipment, this guide to cartridges is the perfect addition to the bookshelf of any beginner or experienced hunter, firearm collector, or gun enthusiast. No matter what your shooting background is, you’ll learn something new. This guide is a great introduction that will make readers want to seek out and get to know all the titles in the informative Shooter’s Bible series.

     

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  • The ABCs Of Reloading

    The ABCs Of Reloading

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  • The ABCs Of Reloading

    The Definitive Guide for Novice to Expert

    $27.99 U.S. - The ABCs Of Reloading

    A step-by-step guide to reloading rifle and handgun cartridges and shotshells!

    In these days of widespread ammunition shortages, it pays--literally--to know how to "roll your own" cartridges. But don't think it's some kind of rocket science. Let The ABCs of Reloading show you how! With the help of The ABCs of Reloading, you'll be reloading your own cartridges--and saving big bucks--faster than you ever thought possible.

    It's all here!

    • Step-by-step procedures for reloading rifle, handgun and shotgun ammunition
    • Hundreds of detailed photos
    • Everything you need to know about primers, bullets, powders and cases

    Bonus: The best reloading articles from the Gun Digest archives and more!

    Don't let the next ammunition shortage catch you unprepared. Arm yourself with money-saving knowledge - with The ABCs of Reloading!

     

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  • Shooter's Bible Guide to Extreme Iron

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  • Shooter's Bible Guide to Extreme Iron

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    Stan Skinner

    The Shooter’s Bible is the most trusted guide to firearms in the industry. Now, for the first time, extreme weapons are given a chance to show what they can do. Shooter’s Bible Guide to Extreme Iron is a comprehensive collection of all of the most extreme guns and cannons both in history and in the present. With poetic and flowing prose, author Stan Skinner provides information for awe-inspiring weapons, such as:

    • Hand cannons, also known as “howdah pistols,” which were used on the Indian subcontinent by tiger hunters on elephants’ backs and today roar and thunder with power rarely seen in a handgun
    • Ultra big bore snipers, the roots of which reach back to the Revolutionary War and the Kentucky rifle
    • Gatling guns, a hand-cranked, rapid-fire gun invented by Dr. Richard J. Gatling in 1861, a modern version of which is powered by an electric motor and has a four thousand–round-per-minute cyclic rate
    • Muzzle-loading, smoothbore cannons, cast in bronze and iron, which dominated land and sea warfare until they were made obsolete by rifle Parrott guns and breech-loading cannons in the Civil War
    • And much more!

    Get fired up with the powerful weapons included in this addition to the Shooter’s Bible. Including historical facts and modern versions, this book is essential to any shooter’s collection.

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    Meet the “hidden gems” – the 12 best conceal carry choices selected by the editors of Gun Tests!

    You carry so that you will never be taken by surprise. That’s why you want to be sure you have a gun you can rely on with certainty and confidence.

    After testing dozens of contending compacts and subcompacts, the editors of Gun Tests selected twelve 9mm pistols and revol-vers that outshot and outperformed all the others. For con-ceal carry, these are the guns that are worth a serious look.

    In The A Team: Concealable 9mm Guns and Gear, you’ll meet these shining nines. They include guns from Taurus, CZ USA, Ruger, Springfield Armory, Glock, Kimber, Kahr, and more.

    This informative new book will help you select the guns that best match your priorities. Carry all day? You’ll find two lightweights that can deliver a punch. Want easy takedown?

    A quick first shot? Flawless rapid fire? Double-digit capacity?

    You’ll find guns that fit your demands and your budget.

    You’ll learn about the right ammo too. In the book you’ll read about loads designed specifically for short-barrel nines. You’ll find which light recoil round is also most accurate…which load best combines expansion and penetration…and which, with almost no powder flash, is best for night firing.

    Plus, you’ll get tips for selecting an IWB holster. With holsters from Hopp, eXo, SwapRig and more, you’ll find which offer the best draw angle, most solid retention, and greatest comfort.

    You shouldn’t have to think twice about your carry gun. So, don’t wait, send for this new eBook at once! Just click below to purchase your copy of The A Team: Concealable 9mm Guns and Gear today.

     

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    Discover the ARs that spell shooting success!

    Find out which AR-15 style rifles are today’s best for accuracy, reliability, and value.

    Get set to meet the AR All-Stars…18 AR-15 style guns with stopping power and staying power…rifles that are built to take punishment and hand it out too…rifles that you’ll own with pride and shoot with confidence.

    In Top AR-15 Style Rifles and
    Gear, Part I, you’ll discover…

    •  a .223 Rem black rifle made to bring home competition gold
    • the  fun, affordable  AR-style gun that transforms rimfire shooting.
    • a top-notch  5.56 NATO AR-15 selling for a  rock-bottom price
    • the can’t-be-beat patrol carbine with great trigger and reliability
    • a budget .223 hunter unmatched for handling and performance

    There’s more reason than ever to get an AR now. But which? You’ve got a host of choices…choices of calibers…DGI vs. GPS… fixed or collapsible stock…sporter contour barrel or target?

    This new book from Gun Tests delivers the facts you need before you buy. Whether you’re considering a 5.56 NATO compact carbine or a .308 Win varmint rifle…a fast-to-target personal defense rifle or a competition-ready tack driver, you’ll find the top guns right here.

    Top AR-15 Style Rifles and Gear: Part I includes guns from DPMS, Ruger, Rock River, Fulton Armory, Armalite, S&W, Bushmaster. You’ll find a MOA deer-stalker that outshoots guns costing $800 more. And a .223 Rem tactical made for close quarters. Plus, the gun our editors call “the steal of the year for hunting and home defense.”

    Want easy takedown? Quad rails? A free-floating barrel? Ambidextrous controls? Does weight matter to you? Want a gun for fun, inexpensive training? An AR that fire supersonic 30-caliber loads? This book sorts it all out clearly and fairly.

    A good AR-15 is a gun you will shoot and enjoy for years.

    Get the one that’s right for you. Just click to purchase your copy of Top AR-15 Style Rifles and Gear: Part I today.

    Part II is available now too! This book is packed with the best picks in AR-15 ammo and and accessories including scopes, mounts, barrel extensions, triggers, cleaning systems, and more. Click here and download Top AR-15 Style Rifles and Gear: Part II.

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    Turn your AR-15 into the complete package.

    Let Gun Tests’ editors show you today’s tested-best add-ons and upgrades for your AR-15 style rifle.

    As an AR-15 owner, you’ve made an investment. Now, how can you protect that investment and how can you get the most from it?

    This new book is the essential buyer’s guide to the smartest choices in scopes, gear, accessories and ammo. These are the products that can make a measurable difference in your gun’s handling, accuracy, and utility…products that will assure smooth operation, increase versatility, and add to your security at home and success on the range and in the field.

    In Top AR-15 Style Rifles and
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    , you'll discover…
    • an easy-on carbine stock with a protected spring release

    • a .223 load with great penetration and low richochet

    • a rugged red-dot sight with blue ribbon ranging ability

    • a handy rail for mounting accessories at a 45° offset.

    • The bargain magazine with a smart ammo-covering cap

    Brought to you by Gun Tests, the guide is packed with the results of leave-no-doubt tests that sort out which products outshine all the others. The winners are in this book.

    You’ll discover three Mil-Dot scopes that more than give you your money’s worth. You’ll read about a two-stage trigger that’s unrivalled for control and consistency. You’ll learn about barrel extensions, the top adjustable stocks, and the latest advances in red-dot optics.

    Want to know more about how new gas piston systems compare with DGI? Want a time-saving bore cleaner that really works? How about add-on “iron” sights designed to clamp onto Picatinny rails? Look no further!

    Plus, the book reveals the best choices in ammo…from a reliable lead-free 35-grain varmint load to an incredibly accurate and penetrating 77-grain load for personal defense.

    You can’t find a better foundation than an AR-15. But before you build, get your copy of Top AR-15 Style Rifles and Gear: Part II. Just click below to purchase.

    You may also like to purchase, Top AR-15 Style Rifles: Part I. This book brings you the top guns in a host of calibers and configurations from makers including Ruger, Bushmaster, S&W, Rock River, Fulton Armory, and Armalite. Click here to download this fact-packed eBook.

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    Gun Tests Ammunition Buying Guide: Part 1 will point you to your best choices in 9mm Luger and 45 ACP ammo.  You’ll find the loads and brands that fit your skill and fill the bill whether you’re on the range, trek-king the back country, or seeking the security of a manageable self-defense round with stopping power.

    In this Ammunition Buying Guide you’ll discover:

    • The 45 ACP +P hollowpoint that punches holes 30% larger than the competition

    • 3 short-muzzle 9mm loads long on stopping power

    • Two 45 ACP bear defense loads that won’t maul your carry pistol

    • Three frangible loads that are viable for self-defense (and 6 that aren’t!)

    • The low-recoil 45 ACP that delivers the most bang for the buck-Federal or Cor-Bon?

    Interested in Part I & Part II? With this 2 part series from Gun Tests, you’ll discover which loads and brands are best for how you shoot and what you shoot. In addition, you’ll learn the self-defense loads that are best for you and your safety. Order this one-of-a-kind downloadable e-book series today!

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    For every shooter who values his personal safety, and that of his family, Gun Tests’ Ammunition Buying Guide Part 2 is essential reading.   You’ll find the loads you want racked when the chips are down. You’ll get the best self-defense choices in...

      * 22 magnum * 32 magnum* 38 Special * 38 Super *380 ACP * 45 Colt
    * 357 magnum * 40 S&W * 10 mm * 223 Remington

    In this guide, you’ll read the results of testing over 85 loads from more than a dozen ammo manufacturers.

    You’ll discover…

    • The 225-gr. 45 Colt round that will stop both man and beast.

    • Three easy shooting 38 Supers that are tough downrange

    • The 380 ACP load with great penetration and weight retention

    • A deep-drilling 62-gr. 223 load that won’t pierce your budget

    • A 357 Mag round for everyday carry and protection in the field

    • Plus, much, much more!

    Interested in Part I & Part II? With this 2 part series from Gun Tests, you’ll discover which loads and brands are best for how you shoot and what you shoot. In addition, you’ll learn the self-defense loads that are best for you and your safety. Order this one-of-a-kind downloadable e-book series today!

     

     

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    With this 2 part series from Gun Tests, you’ll discover which loads and brands are best for how you shoot and what you shoot. In addition, you’ll learn the self-defense loads that are best for you and your safety.

    Ammunition Buying Guide Part I  – will point you to your best choices in 9mm Luger and 45 ACP ammo.  You’ll find the loads and brands that fit your skill and fill the bill whether you’re on the range, trek-king the back country, or seeking the security of a manageable self-defense round with stopping power.

    Ammunition Buying Guide Part II  – will point you to the smart choices in self-defense ammunition.  The editors selected more than 80 different loads from over a dozen makers and shot thousands of rounds.  And when the smoke cleared, the choices were clear too.   They’re all in the Guide.

    Order this one-of-a-kind downloadable e-book series today!

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    Which 1911-design pistols are today’s top guns?

    Discover 14 can’t-miss choices in 1911 pistols as selected by the editors of Gun Tests.

    You know the 1911 design.   Every serious shooter does.   The 1911 is the gold standard.   It’s the gun that fought—and won—the wars. It’s a gun that can take punishment, and without question, can deliver punishment.

    Every gun owner wants at least one 1911 in his collection.  But which 1911-style guns are best? Which manufacturers have gotten it right? Which have refined and advanced the design? Which guns fill the bill without breaking the bank?

    In The A Team: Concealable
    1911 Handguns and Gear you’ll discover…

    •  an aluminum frame 45 that’s easy on the hip-and wallet.
    • the single stack .40 S&W that tops for accuracy
    • the 38 Super with rapid fire capability and 9+1 capacity
    • two on-target GI pistols that aren’t fussy about ammo
    • a versatile single-stack great for carry—and for L10 competition.

    In this new book, the editors size up the top GI, Commander, and Officer models. You’ll find the best 1911 by caliber, in-cluding 45 ACP, .38 Super, and .40 S&W.  And you’ll read which guns are the smartest choices for carry, home defense, competition, recreation, and even for hunting.

    These top 14 guns include models from SIG Sauer, Colt, Auto Ordnance, Remington, Para USA, Kimber, and STI. You’ll find guns ranging in price from a bargain $450 GI to a $1400 blued-steel gem that outshot custom guns costing twice as much.

    Looking for a lightweight 45 ACP that’s brilliantly fast on the draw and onto the target? A single stack with great night sights and simple takedown? The best 1911 for a leftie? A double duty gun for trail and carry? Your search is over.

    And the report delivers need-to-know facts that will save you time and money and add to your security and safety when it comes to ammo and accessories.   We’ll point you to the best holsters including shoulder rigs and IWBs…and the top ammo choices in calibers from 38 Super +P to 10mm hollowpoints.

    Make your buying choice with confidence.

     

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    Is a new hunting rifle on your wish list?

    Find out which bolt-action hunting rifles are today’s smartest buys for your shooting and your budget.

    Isn’t it time you took that new gun off your wish list and put it on your shoulder?

    This new book reveals Gun Tests’ editors’ top picks in produc-tion bolt-action rifles from 17 HMR and 308 Win to 375 H&H Magnum and 416 Rigby. These are the guns that have proved their mettle in tough testing… from guns that are, quite literally, loaded for bear to quick-to-target varmint spankers.

    In all, a dozen guns distinguished themselves to become the “A-Team”…twelve bolt-actions that outshot and outperformed a host of contenders. These are guns with accuracy, reliability and value.

    In the book you’ll find a 17 Hornet bolt-action that delivers con-sistent ¾ MOA groups at 100 yards. You’ll discover a 375 H&H Magnum with ideal balance and unmatched trigger. And you’ll meet a sleek, light, all-round rifle with 20-round capacity and unbreakable stock.

    And it doesn’t take big bucks to bring down the big buck. You’ll read about a bargain .308 Win deerslayer that’s easy to shoot and slick to handle. Or, there’s a classic military rifle with great battle sights and a modest price-tag. And a rugged single-set trigger .416 Rigby that costs two-thirds less than a shorter-barreled rival.

    This all-star line-up includes bolt-actions from Browning, Ruger, CZ, Winchester, Kimber, Steyr, and Savage. Plus, the book brings you the bottom line on the most-wanted accessories featuring top choices in range-finding binoculars, hunting rests, and riflescopes.

    You can own a rifle that will fulfill your demands and expectations. Just click to purchase your copy of The A Team: Bolt-Action Rifles and Gear: Part I today.

    Part II is available now too! This book brings you the editors’ selections for today’s best bolt-action choices in .22LR, 257 Weatherby, 243 Win., 22-250 Rem, .338 Win Mag, and more. Plus, tests of ammo and optics. Click above and download The A Team: Part II

     

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    Which bolt-actions are this year's winners?

    Meet the guns that won the test—ten top-rated bolt-action rifles selected by the editors of Gun Tests.

    It’s the short list of today’s best long guns!   If you’ve set your sights on a new bolt-action, these are the guns to look at!

    In The A Team: Bolt-Action Rifles
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    • a knockout elk gun that's easy on recoil - and your wallet.

    • a trouble-free MOA 243 Win adaptable to any size shooter

    • a smallbore with big features and a near-perfect trigger

    • a rugged, range-finding scope at half the price of its rivals.

    • an $18 add-on to prevent giveaway glare from your scope

    From a long-range tactical 308 Win to silhouette match champion 22LR…from a 22-250 Rem tackdriver to a 338 Win Mag deer hunter, these are the rifles that stood up to the test and stand out from the rest.

    The bolt-action is the classic rifle.  And for good reason. It is an uncomplicated design.  Well-made bolt-actions deliver envi-able accuracy and reliability.    They are proven in combat and competition…with small game and with the biggest.

    Based on Gun Tests’ famed rigorous testing, the editors picked their “A” Team…ten bolt-actions that offer great performance and value.   The guns are in this new book along with Gun Tests’ picks for ballistic reticle riflescopes, bipods, gun cases, gun lubricants, ammunition, and more.

    The book includes full specs, photos, and range test results for guns from Kimber, Ruger, Weatherby, Howa, Thompson Center, Steyr, and more.

    You’ll discover a long-range varmint rifle that outshoots ‘sniper’ rifles costing three times as much.   You’ll find a versatile bolt-action that can quick-change to different-caliber barrels.  And you’ll read about a tactical 308 Win with a lightning-fast short-throw bolt and sub-MOA accuracy.

    Ever shoot in bad light?  You’ll want to know about the problem-solving 30mm sight on page 40.   Need a field carry case for two scoped guns?   Go to page 61.   Looking for a longer-lasting gun oil?  Our slick pick is on page 70.  How about a .223 JSP round with penetration and minimal ricochet?  It’s on page 76. 

    What guns and gear made it to the winner’s circle?  Find out in this square-shooting report. Just click to purchase your copy of The A Team: Bolt-Action Rifles and Gear: Part II today.

    Part I is available now too! You can read Part I too! This companion guide brings you the editors' selections for bolt-actions in 17 HMR, lightweight 308s, 375H&H, and 416 Rigby. Plus,range-finding binoculars, BDC scopes, and more. Click above and download The A Team:Bolt-Action Rifles and Gear: Part I.

     

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    Discover today’s smartest choices in concealed carry holsters.

    Let Gun Tests’ editors show you the holsters that are tops for comfort, speed, and security.

    As most gun owners know, you have to have a suitable hand-gun for personal defense – one that fits your hand, is reliable and effective, and that fits your needs. The same is true of a holster.

    In this new guide, you’ll meet the holsters that are our nominees in the best supporting category—those holsters that offer the superior concealment and extended comfort all-day carry demands.

    In this guide we cover dozens of holsters to see if they sag on the belt, ride tight against the body, present the proper grip angle for rapid presentation from concealment, and are well made and durable.

    You’ll find IWB, OWB, shoulder rig, and other holster styles. The guide looks at holsters made of rugged, low-friction high-tech Kydek…and scores of offerings in leather, horsehide, and sharkskin, and more.

    Looking for an IWB that won’t weigh down you or your wallet?

    Go to page 25 for an $80 gem that’s brilliantly fast into action with a design that assures comfort. How about an OWB cross-draw with outstanding speed and retention? (See page 8). Or turn to page 29 for the most concealable belt slide holster we found—and a $60 Best Buy too!

    The guide will introduce you to the best in IWB/OWB holsters, small-of-the-back holsters, wallet holsters, ankle holsters and more. You’ll find cool choices for hot-weather carry…easy-on-easy-off paddle holsters…and a unique design that’s even better than a thumb break for security.

    When it comes to concealed carry today, there’s no room for compromise. This new guide will help you find the holsters that fit your guns and your demands. Click below to purchase your copy of the Holster Buying Guide now.

     

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    Looking for an everyday carry that won’t weigh you down—or let you down?

    Let Gun Tests’ editors show you today’s top on-target choices in 380 ACP pistols.

    For shooters who want concealed carry to be second nature, the first choice is increasingly a 380 ACP pistol. Most 380s are suitable for pocket carry with the small size and weight you want and with the deterring firepower you need.

    In Top 380 ACP Pistols and Gear, Part I, you’ll discover…

    -a 10 oz. DAO that’s snag-free and laser-equipped

    - a fast-shooting DA/SA pistol that feeds, fires, and ejects perfectly

    - an easy-shooting 6+1 blowback semi-auto with1911-style controls

    - a $379 DAO with solid accuracy and a lifetime warranty

    - a 13+1 pistol with simple take-down and upscale workmanship

    The book includes complete specs, full-color photos, and range test results for guns from Ruger, CZ, Walther, Beretta, Sig Sauer, S&W, and more.

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    In Top 380 ACP Pistols and Gear, Part I, the editors spotlight twelve 380 ACP pistols that bring together reliability, accuracy, and punch. These are guns that you will carry with confi-dence and comfort.

    The 380’s uncomplicated design underpins its trustworthy performance. Accuracy? The guns we’ve selected regularly shoot sub-2” groups at 15 yards with open sights. And with today’s hotter JHP loads, the 380 ACP is an effective self-defense cartridge.

    In Top 380 ACP Pistols and Gear: Part I, you’ll meet guns with factory-fitted laser sights that make it easy to shoot from the ground. You’ll discover two high-capacity DA/SA 380s with reassuring accuracy. And you’ll find a 380 that combines the ergonomics of a ‘nine’ with light weight and a budget price.

    Want deep conceal carry? There’s a $450 laser-fitted 380 that’s less than an inch wide and can be carried without bulge or bump. Have a less seasoned shooter in the family? You’ll appreciate the DA/SA 380 with soft recoil and no muzzle flip.

    Plus, the book will bring you the editors’ choices in 380 ACP ammunition, including a 95-grain FMJ with 14” penetration in water…an affordable premium load with unmatched expan-sion…and a high-velocity JHP with superb accuracy.

    Don’t let your choice of a carry pistol be hit or miss. Get the facts. Just click to purchase your copy of Top 380 ACP Pistols and Gear, Part I today.

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    The Gun Tests E-Book of 380 ACP Pistols & Gear, Part II picks up where Part I left off, with reviews of the CZ-USA CZ 83, SIG Sauer P232, Walther PK380, SIG Sauer P238 238-380-TSS, Taurus 738, Ruger LCP, Bersa FireStorm, Walther’s PPK, Kel-Tec’s P3AT, and a brace of Colt’s Mustangs.

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