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THE CUSTOM REVOLVER – HAMILTON S. BOWEN

This is not a book written by someone who admires custom revolvers – although Mr. Bowen obviously falls into that category. Hamilton Bowen is one of the foremost gunsmiths specializing in this business. He writes of what exactly a custom … Continue reading

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THE GUN DIGEST BOOK OF RUGER REVOLVERS, by MAX PRASAC

Max Prasac is a leading authority on big bore revolvers, and in this book he thoroughly examines Ruger revolvers, from the smaller models meant for self defense to the “big boys” meant for serious hunting. Both single action Blackhawks and … Continue reading

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THE RIFLEMAN’S RIFLE, by RODGER C. RULE

Anyone who REALLY loves Model 70 Winchester bolt action rifles – and there are a bunch of us – should have a copy of this book. It was out of print for some time, but now is back, although not … Continue reading

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BOOKS BY MASSAD AYOOB

Massad Ayoob has been a law enforcement officer, trainer of law enforcement officers, pistol collector and authority, competition pistol shooter – and more. He writes very well about these subjects in books covering concealed handgun carry, Handguns of the World, … Continue reading

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THE COMBAT AUTO – Bill Wilson (1991)

Bill Wilson has been a top ranked Combat pistol competition shooter, a renowned pistol smith, and now sells a great line of assessories, parts, and complete custom 1911 pistols. Great book on how to purchase or “build”, maintain, and shoot … Continue reading

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Good Books on Handgun Hunting

As a insatiable reader, I constantly look for publications that give me information about favorite pastimes and also entertain me. Handgun hunting is one of those sports not maybe for everyone, so the folks who do practice it in a … Continue reading

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WHITETAIL MOVEMENT, by JOHN WOOTERS

John Wooters was one of the most honest and knowledgeable of all Texas outdoor writers – in my opinion – and whitetail deer were his favorite subject. Not just a “shooter”, Mr. Wooters studied deer and their habits, developed early … Continue reading

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MY RAMBLES – by Solomon Wright

I first read this book in the Buna Junior High School library, in Buna, Texas. My family had just moved to the piney woods from the Houston area, and I was eager to learn all I could about local history … Continue reading

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THE TEXAS DEER BOOK by Steve Lamascus and Greg Rodriguez

I think so much of this book that I keep my copy in my truck, and very often re-read parts of it while sitting in a deer stand. When comparing my experiences in the field with the content of the … Continue reading

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HOG WILD! by Chester Moore

Chester Moore is the Executive Editor for Texas Fish & Game Magazine, and has written for most fishing publications in Texas. He has also authored other books on fishing subjects – redfish, flounder, and speckled trout. A native and resident … Continue reading

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