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Professional Gunsmithing - A Textbook On The Repair And Alteration Of Firearms - With Detailed Notes And Suggestions Relative To The Equipment And Ope

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

File Size: 8993 KB

Print Length: 534 pages

Publisher: Young Press (April 16, 2013)

Publication Date: April 16, 2013

Sold by:  Digital Services LLC

Language: English


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I have put much effort into reading gunsmith books, and my view is the "NEW" books are just crap. This book combined with the book by Roy Dunlap, have been the most useful. They are both dated, so if you are interested in fixing an AR, this wont help. However, if you want to learn how to tune a revolver, how guns actually work this is the book for you. Unlike the new works it does not mention brownells catalog on every page, which is nice. It was written in a time when the purpose of a book was to transmit information and not just advertise more products.I have taken the AGI professional gunsmith series and this book seems to follow the premiss of teaching design function and repair.Anyway, I'm surprised to see so few reviews becuase this is a hidden classic.

You can tell this was written some time ago. However, all the tips and information still stand. Some comments about things like synthetic stocks and pistol vs revolver are old enough you can tell that there wasn't anything but a poor plastic for stocks and revolvers were much more reliable than pistols at the time. I wouldn't hesitate a moment to buy this book again, it is well worth the money and I haven't finished reading it yet.

This is one excellent book for a novice and intermediary level gunsmith. Even though it was written in the late 40s or early 50s, this book is NOT, obsolete or irrelevant. It contains a wealth of useful information and actually explains the "why" in addition to "how-to". It covers the fundamentals really well. The only other volume that also deserves a 5 star rating is the book by Roy Dunlap called "Gunsmithing". Get both of these volumes if you are serious about learning the fundamentals.

Writer needn't put so much effort into describing his personal history in business. Readers more interested in the aspect of gunsmithing. Expected a more technical approach to the process.

The book is good. I have used it several times to diagnose problems in several handguns I own. Also good to know how they work.

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