Author: Jerry Lee
Publisher: "F+W Media, Inc."
Release Date: 2017-03-31
Genre: Antiques & Collectibles
Know What Your Guns Are Worth! 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!
Author: Jerry Lee
Publisher: "F+W Media, Inc."
Release Date: 2016-08-12
Gun Digest is the best-selling firearms annual on the market and is the premier source of information on firearms. This book combines authoritative firearms reporting, including the latest trends, with a fully updated extensive illustrated catalog of commercial arms.
Author: Jerry Lee
Publisher: Gun Digest
Release Date: 2017-08-10
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
Most comprehensive guide available for CZ fans! The first book of its kind written in English, Gun Digest Book of CZ Firearms is your go-to resource for everything there is to know about CZ! Triggered by the fall of communism and reorganization of the previously state-owned company, ZA (Ceska zbrojovka) firearms are becoming increasingly popular with American shooters. While "new" to this market, CZ has a reputation around the rest of the world as a high quality, dependable firearm. If you are one of the exploding ranks of CZ enthusiasts and collectors, you'll enjoy: More than 350 detailed, hi-res images Comprehensive coverage of both historical and modern CZ firearms and accessories Unprecedented access to historical images and information Offering insights for the modern shooter, as well as anyone interested in historic firearms and manufacturers, Gun Digest Book of CZ Firearms is the must-have reference for anyone interested in these iconic firearms.
Author: Jerry Lee
Publisher: "F+W Media, Inc."
Release Date: 2013-12-18
Genre: Antiques & Collectibles
Comprises a list of guns, both collectible and recent, accompanied by photographs, with a comprehensive pricing and identification guide, auction results, information on collectibles, and tips for selling, researching, and buying.
In this expanded edition of Gun Digest Book of Tactical Weapons Assembly/Disassembly 3rd Edition, shooters, gunsmiths and collectors alike will find an essential reference for disassembling and reassembling today's most popular tactical handguns, shotguns and rifles--including the hottest new crop of suppressor-ready models--for routine maintenance and cleaning. Step-by-step photographs and clear, simple text make it easy to disassemble and reassemble a wide range of models. Plus, author Kevin Muramatsu's decades of gunsmithing experience shine through in practical reassembly tips that help overcome specific reassembly hurdles for each model. Additions to the lineup include: Handguns CZ 75 SP-01 Tactical CZ 805 Bren S1 CZ P-07 Tactical CZ Scorpion Evo 3 S1 Smith & Wesson M&P9 Pro C.O.R.E. Springfield XD(M) Shotguns Beretta 1201 FP Beretta 1301 Tactical Rifles Beretta ARX 100 CZ 750 Sniper Czech VZ 2008 Kriss Vector Masterpiece Arms Bolt Action Mossberg MVP LR-T Savage 110 BA SIG SAUER MCX Steyr SSG-04 Tikka T3x CTR Weatherby Vanguard Tactical With the addition of 128 pages and 19 of the hottest tactical pistols, shotguns and rifles on the market, this 560-page information-packed volume now covers 66 models and more than 200 variants!
Your No. 1 Guide for Military Firearms Values! From handguns, rifles and shotguns to Class III automatic firearms, STANDARD CATALOG OF MILITARY FIREARMS, 8th Edition, is the complete, illustrated military firearms pricing and identification guide to the world’s military firearms and their original accessories. This completely updated edition includes more than 2,000 models of firearms manufactured since 1870, as well as more than 1,600 photos. There are also expanded listings and descriptions for many original military accessories. FEATURES: Detailed descriptions and values for military firearms from around the world Identification advice and quality photographs help you analyze your collection The only price guide with extensive coverage for military firearm accessories Updated prices for handguns, submachine guns, rifles, shotguns and machine guns Special 16-page color photo section highlighting sniper rifles of the world The enormous amount of price values, descriptions and photos in STANDARD CATALOG OF MILITARY FIREARMS, 8th Edition will provide the knowledge you need to buy, sell or trade collectible military firearms with the utmost confidence in their values. Know what your collection is worth--don't pay too much or sell for too little!
"Things that are complex are not useful. Things that are useful are simple." --Mikhail Kalashnikov In Gun Digest Book of the AK & SKS, Volume 2, Patrick Sweeney picks up where Volume 1 left off and brings Kalashnikov's timeless firearm designs--the AK-47 and AK-74--plus their predecessor, Simonov's SKS, full circle into the modern era. In exhaustive detail and told in his own entertaining way, comrade Sweeney provides not only the historical perspective on these now-ubiquitous Russian guns, but also how to modernize and upgrade them for today's American-style tactical shooting. You'll learn how to order and build an AK from a parts kit, the differences between stamped- and milled-receiver AKs, and all about caliber choices, ammo considerations, AKs by country, legalities, magazines, stocks, handguards, accessories and optics. Sweeney blasts through the white noise, helping you choose the perfect new AK for your needs. Plus how to service and maintain the AK, disassemble, reassemble, repair, inspect and collect used AKs and SKSs. Processes for AK accuracy testing are taught, plus gun reviews of today's hottest models, including the Century Arms C39V2, Krebs Custom K-AC15 Mod 2 Long UFM and IWI ACE. You'll get: AK-47, AK-74 and SKS parts and functions, basic to advanced Ammunition and aftermarket accessory tips How to disassemble, maintain, customize and reassemble Accuracy testing and optics choices for the most recalcitrant AK!
The AK and SKS are the most widely used and well known assault rifles in the world, and this comprehensive look at these famous rifles contains never-before-published information blended with 600 photos, and written by the leading expert in assault weapons.
Today's modern, modular AK! In Gun Digest Guide to the Modern AK, no longer is the Russian AK-47 rifle merely a cobbled clunker pressed into service by rebel freedom fighters in Third World war zones. Now, author Jorge Amselle presents the AK as a state-of-the-art firearm, with endless accessories and upgrades, and used by the most elite shooting schools. For the recreational and tactical shooter, the ergonomic shortcomings and lack of accessories for the AK-47 have been completely resolved in recent years, increasing the rifle's appeal. Today, major manufacturers are producing new stocks, rails, grips, handguards, sights, parts and other upgrades for this tough rifle. Learn how to customize the AK, including a full listing of accessories and parts. Find out how to receive training in the proper and effective use of the AK and build your own custom rifle from a parts kit, with tips that will save time and trouble. You'll get: Gun reviews of the most popular AK models How to build an AK from a parts kit Tips for selecting the best AK-47, AK-74 or AK Pistol The hottest AK upgrades, parts and accessories
Custom gunsmithing...expertly explained! Competition, self-defense, handgun hunting and long-range shooting are rapidly growing. Many shooters get involved in these pursuits only to find that they need to enhance their guns to get the best results. Unfortunately, the rates charged by custom gunsmiths for performance modifications leave many shooters dreaming about such enhancements. In Custom Gunsmithing for Self-Defense Firearms, gunsmith and competitive shooter Steve Sieberts shows how to make those dreams a reality, by giving shooters the knowledge to customize firearms for competition and self-defense at home! Venturing beyond general repairs, Sieberts details the tools and processes to perform custom modifications to improve performance for the most popular firearms...without expensive machine tools. Inside the book: Processes for custom gunsmithing firearms of all types Ways to modify guns for performance without expensive machine tools Tricks to enhance firearms for competition and self-defense Recommendations for hand tools and workbench organization Setting up and using a Ransom Rest to evaluate accuracy Hundreds of detailed photos detailing the steps needed to complete real projects In addition, while most gunsmithing books focus on one type of gun, this book shows how to customize a variety of handguns, rifles and shotguns, including the 1911, STI 2011, Glock, SIG, Smith & Wesson M&P, Remington Model 700, Savage Model 12, Ruger Model 77, Ruger 10/22, Remington Model 870, AR-15 and more!
Your guide to big-bore revolver hunting! Handgun hunting has evolved significantly over the last 25 years. With Gun Digest Book of Hunting Revolvers, you'll learn about the available factory and custom revolvers, plus calibers, bullets, and terminal effectiveness on all sizes of game. This book stands alone as the most comprehensive look ever at the revolver as a viable primary hunting tool--and is your guide to taking the hunt to the next level like only big-bore revolver hunting can. Examine the currently available hunting revolvers and their intended applications. Read fascinating handgun hunting stories that will keep you on the edge of your seat--and inform your choice of big-bore revolvers for any game on this planet. This comprehensive examination of handgun hunting dispels the myths of handgun potency and terminal ballistics and is the ultimate guide to the challenge and reward of pursuing game with big-bore revolvers. Includes: Extensive, detailed look at factory and custom revolvers Terminal ballistics: theory, application and bullet design Dissolving myths about paper ballistics Photos and stories of big-bore revolvers on the hunt Whether a seasoned sixgun shooter looking to push the limits, or a newbie just considering the close-range challenge of handgun hunting, this book is the ultimate guide.
Cut through the noise with The Suppressor Handbook from Gun Digest! In The Suppressor Handbook, author and gunsmithing guru Patrick Sweeney quickly brings you up to speed with "just the facts" that you need to know about suppressors. Understand "the big four" of silencers: Cost: How much should you pay, and what unexpected costs could you run into? Composition: How are they made, and why should you care? Caliber: Figure out what you need, especially if you might want to use your suppressor on more than one gun. Connection: Get pros and cons of the various installation methods from an authority on the subject. Use of suppressors is one of the most popular and fastest growing segments in the firearms market today. It is also a subject rife with mystery, urban myth and just plain wrong information. The Suppressor Handbook cuts through the noise and gives you: Expert advice to select and use suppressors on rifles and handguns. The facts you need to attach, use and maintain your new suppressor. The basics of matching the right suppressor with the correct ammunition.
Take your rifle apart...and get it back together again! Shooters, gunsmiths and collectors alike will find the revised version of this handy gun disassembly guide an essential reference for taking apart and putting back together today's most popular centerfire rifles for routine maintenance and cleaning. Step-by-step photographs of popular rifles along with clear, simple text make it easy to disassemble and reassemble a wide range of modern and vintage bolt-action, lever-action and single-shot rifles. Plus, author Kevin Muramatsu's decades of gunsmithing experience shine through in practical tips that help you overcome specific reassembly hurdles for each model--those frustratingly tricky parts that can leave your rifle in pieces on the workbench. Additions to the lineup include: Benelli R1 Bergara B-14 Browning A-Bolt III Browning X-Bolt Bushmaster M17S Chiappa M1-9 CZ 550 Henry Big Boy Kimber 84M Molot Vepr Remington 783 Sabatti 870 Rover Sako 85M Finnlight Savage Axis Taurus CT40 Thompson/Center Encore Tikka T3 Lite TNW ASR Winchester SX AR Winchester XPR With an additional twenty of the hottest centerfire rifles on the market, this comprehensive resource now covers 87 models and more than 400 variants!