The Single Shot Military Rifle Handbook,
by Croft Barker
Part Number: BOOK-SSMRH
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This book includes over 40 excellent pictures of vintage rifles, cartridges & related gear. Describes the development of the single shot military rifle & cartridges with their impact on military tactics. Covers rifle cleaning, refurbishing & preservation, the preparation of authentic & economical ammunition, bullet selection, using antique military sights, precision shooting, etc. The last chapter details transforming a 139 year old "wall hanger" into an accurate "shooter". An important new reference for the collector, shooter & military history buff. 130 pages, b&w photos. By Croft Barker.

The Table of Contents includes the following:
  • Chapter 1 the Rattle of Musketry
  • Chapter 2 Cartridges
  • Chapter 3 Cleaning and Lubrication
  • Chapter 4 Bullets and Moulds
  • Chapter 5 Running Lead
  • Chapter 6 Components and Reloading Equipment
  • Chapter 7 Reloading Procedure
  • Chapter 8 Smokeless and Black Powder Loads
  • Chapter 9 Ready on the Right . . .
  • Chapter 10 Refurbishing a .50-70 Trapdoor
  • Suppliers

ISBN 0-9715128-6-8
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