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The Art and Science of Wet Silencers

When you become REALLY interested in firearm suppressors/silencers, you will begin to hear about “wet” silencers. It has long been known that a bit of certain liquids – beginning with plain water – can make a suppressor “quieter”, but do … Continue reading

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Gun Digest Book Of Suppressors, by Patrick Sweeny

The Gun Digest series of books on various firearms subjects are all well written and thought out, and contain a whole lot of valuable information for those who love firearms. Patrick Sweeny has authored several books in this series. Mr. … Continue reading

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The Gun Digest Book Of Hunting Revolvers – by Max Prasac

Max Prasac is a well known expert on handgun hunting and the revolvers to do it with. He is respected enough to receive both custom and pre-release factory revolvers for “evaluation”, and also has owned many fine custom revolvers in … Continue reading

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LYMAN CAST BULLET HANDBOOK

There are many reasons some shooters choose to “cast” their own bullets from lead and certain cast-off (pardon the pun) materials. Economy is one, satisfaction another – or the desire to have almost total control over the bullets used in … Continue reading

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“FISHING THE TEXAS GULF COAST” Now Available In Kindle Format

The Publishers of my book, “Fishing The Texas Gulf Coast” – Rowman & Littlefield – are now offering it in a Kindle format edition. The Amazon link below should allow Kindle ordering, if not a potential buyer can order directly … Continue reading

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STANDARD CATALOG OF RUGER FIREARMS – Jerry Lee

This is a pocket size book meant to be carried with you as you journey looking for the very best in used Rugers for sale. It contains information about grading Rugers according to quality and desirability and gives estimates of … Continue reading

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RELOADING FOR HANDGUNNERS – PATRICK SWEENEY

Patrick Sweeney is a former gunsmith, competition handgun shooter, book author, and outdoor magazine writer who has done several books for Gun Digest. Complaints about his books are rare, and mostly petty, and he is normally very thorough. His book … Continue reading

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BIG BORE SIXGUNS – by John Taffin

This volume by noted sixgun aficionado John Taffin covers the truly Big Bore revolvers from the first .357 magnums, .45 Colt, and .44 Specials to the brutal .500 Maximums. Although the title suggest otherwise, many of these very large caliber … Continue reading

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RUGER PISTOLS & REVOLVERS, The Vintage Years, 1949 – 1973 – by John C. Dougan

This is a “coffee table” size book, and a very attractive one – with many pictures, charts, and other illustrations. It covers very well Ruger handguns from the very beginning with the .22 semi-auto that started it all to the … Continue reading

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GUN DIGEST BOOK of the .44 – by John Taffin

Most gun folks probably know the .44 family of cartridges – mostly the .44 Special and .44 magnum – are very popular, but Gun Digest was convinced they were SO popular that they commissioned gun writer John Taffin to write … Continue reading

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