Varmint Rifles and Cartridges: A Comprehensive Evaluation of Select Guns and Loads (Paperback)

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Varmint Rifles and Cartridges: A Comprehensive Evaluation of Select Guns and Loads (Paperback)


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A thorough guide, Varmint Rifles and Cartridges provides detailed information about getting started in varmint hunting, selecting the best rifles for the job, and choosing your cartridges and other components. The text is supplemented by more than one hundred detailed photographs that illustrate the various types of rifles and cartridges available for varmint hunters.

Varmint Rifles and Cartridges presents information about the history of varmint hunting and how those original rifles differ from the most popular rifles and cartridges available for varmint hunters on the market today. Each chapter of the book is dedicated to a particular cartridge, including the:

•.204 Ruger
•.223 Remington
•.220 Swift
•.243 Winchester
•.257 Roberts

At the end of each chapter, author C. T. Richards demonstrates how each cartridge and rifle performs through the results of range tests and trajectory tests he conducted himself. A varmint hunter since the 1950s, Richards is more than qualified to grade these products and offer advice on varmint hunting in general.

The content of Varmint Rifles and Cartridges will appeal to readers considering varmint hunting for the first time, as well those who have previously acquired some experience in using these tools.

Skyhorse Publishing is proud to publish a broad range of books for hunters and firearms enthusiasts. We publish books about shotguns, rifles, handguns, target shooting, gun collecting, self-defense, archery, ammunition, knives, gunsmithing, gun repair, and wilderness survival. We publish books on deer hunting, big game hunting, small game hunting, wing shooting, turkey hunting, deer stands, duck blinds, bowhunting, wing shooting, hunting dogs, and more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.
Charles T. Richards began varmint hunting in 1950 at the age of fifteen. Recently retired, he was a technical writer for more than thirty years, mostly in the telecommunications industry. He now enjoys writing for pleasure rather than business and, when not writing, enjoys trips to the local gun range to punch holes in paper. Richards resides in Parsippany, New Jersey, with his wife, Marilyn.
Product Details ISBN: 9781626365582
ISBN-10: 162636558X
Publisher: Skyhorse
Publication Date: February 4th, 2014
Pages: 160
Language: English