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Askins on Pistols and Revolvers

Charles Askins

Askins on Pistols and Revolvers

by Charles Askins

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Published by Natl Rifle Assn .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11504380M
ISBN 100935998217
ISBN 109780935998214
OCLC/WorldCa7235868

Unrepentant Sinner book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. his astounding success as a competitive pistol shot, his combat participation in World War II, This is tough book to recommend to anyone. Charles Askins was an Army ordnance officer, competitive shooter, big game hunter, racist, and depending on your /5(7). Books on Guns And Related Topics. This is a partial, topic-specific list of books I’m looking for. Colonel Charles Askins *Gunfighters. Massad Ayoob * Armed and Alive (a Second Amendment Foundation monograph) * Textbook of Pistols and Revolvers. John Henwood *America's Right Arm - The Smith and Wesson Military and Police Revolver.

The Best Gun Digest Writers on Handguns explores the many facets of pistols, revolvers, defensive shooting, the history of sidearms, holsters, and much more. And it comes with an unparalleled air of authority with some of the absolute best gun scribes weighing in, including: Elmer Keith, Charles Askins, Massad Ayoob and more. Askins discusses the Smith roatary crossbolt and other mechanisms. Illustrations of L.C. Smith shotguns are included. Shotguns () by Elmer Keith. Stackpole & Heck, Harrisburg, PA. L.C. Smith shotguns are presented in the chapter on double guns and mentioned a number of times in the book. A few L.C. Smith shotguns are illustrated.

Charles Askins and his son, Charles Askins Jr. lived near my father in the Oklahoma Territory in the early 's. My grandfather, John Overton Hughes, tested shotguns for Winchester arms in the early 's and his pictures demonstrating shooting methods are those appearing in the latter part of this book.4/5(1). The following information on pocket pistols and revolver comes from The Book of the Pistol and Revolver by Hugh B. C. Book of the Pistol and Revolver is also available to purchase in print.. The bulk of revolvers and automatic pistols are made in sizes small enough to be carried in the pocket—powerful weapons, but easily concealed and portable.


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See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. /5(4). Col. Charles Askins, Jr. was a colorful writer (fun to read!) along with being a national champion pistol shot and, more importantly, experienced and expert in combat shooting.

Helpful 0 Comment Report abuse/5. This book goes through the history of the hard men of Texas. Mainly stories of the Texas Rangers but with plenty of outlaws sprinkled in. I hear the modern day "scholar" say that the Wild West wasn't wild and there weren't as many gunfights as you want to believe.

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by Askins Charles | Jan 1, out of 5 stars 3. Hardcover. Askins rode the river for the U.S. Border Patrol in the lawless “gangster era” of the s and ’30s. His numerous gunfights with contrabandistas and other criminals of the El Paso region are vividly detailed in his autobiography.

The son of Maj. Charles Askins, a noted gunwriter of the day, Charley Junior was born to guns. In Col. Askins on Pistols and Revolvers (c. ; I got mine via NRA Publications but don't know if it is still in print), he favorably mentioned the Smith & Wesson Model 52 (the Spl.

wadcutter target pistol) calling it "sweet-shooting" IIRC. In little sidebars between the chapters he would write about various gunfights he had had.

In one he wrote calmly. NRA Book of Small Arms Vol. I–Pistols & Revolvers: Walter H.B. Smith: NRA Book of Small Arms Vol. II–Rifles: Walter H.B. Smith: A History of the Colt Revolver: Charles T.

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This site provides values and information on firearms in a convenient online pricing guide format, and allows you to find out what your used guns are worth. VII. Names of the Principal Parts of a Flintlock Pistol VIII.

List of London Gunmakers IX. List of some British Gunmakers X. Some European Pistol Makers XI. Scoring Scale for Revolver Shooting at Figure or Blank Targets or Wax-Bullet Practice at Individuals XII.

Proof and Armourer’s Marks. Click here to purchase The Book of the Pistol. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 29 cm: Other Titles: Askins on pistols and.

The Pistol Shooter's Book. really liked it avg rating — 1 rating. Askins on Pistols & Revolvers by. Charles Askins, Ted Bryant, with any kind of shot that can be put in the gun.” ― Charles Askins, Shotgun-Ology: A Handbook Of Useful Shotgun Information. 1 likes/5(10). Askins retired from the Army inand continues to shoot, hunt, and write.

His name has appeared in many gun and outdoor magazines and is shooting editor of Guns Magazine and Shooting Industry. He has also written a shooting column for Army Times since Texans, Guns, and History is the latest of his well-received books.

Askins on Pistols and Revolvers by Askins, Charles. National Rifle Association, Paperback. Acceptable. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Askins on Pistols and Revolvers by Charles Askins (Trade Paper) at the best online prices at. Askins was a regular with American Handgunner, the American Rifleman and other popular gun rags.

In addition to an estimated 1, magazine articles, Askins penned a substantial number of books: Hitting the Bull’s-Eye, Fitchburg, Mass., Iver Johnson’s Arms & Cycle Works, c.

The Art of Handgun Shooting, New York, A.S. Barnes, The Experts' Guide to Shooting Handguns and Rifles. Author: Jim Casada. Publisher: Simon and Schuster ISBN: Page: View:   A History of Browning Guns from - $ English Pistols and Revolvers by JN George () - $ Early Percussion Firearms by Lewis Winant () - $ Colt, A Century of Achievement (), Colt Firearms, The Arm of Law and Order () - $ for both SPF The Art of Handgun Shooting by Charles Askins ().

Looking for books by Charles Askins. See all books authored by Charles Askins, including Texans Guns and History, and The Gunfighters: True Tales of Outlaws, Lawmen, and Indians on the Texas Frontier, and more on Featured in this Gun Digest Heritage Series book are stories by the towering giants of the trade, luminaries such as Jack O’Connor, Elmer Keith, Warren Page, Col.

Townsend Whelen, Col. Charles Askins and John T. Amber — the preeminent scribes of Gun Digest and yesteryear’s firearms literature. The following information comes from The Book of the Pistol and Revolver by Hugh B. C. Book of the Pistol and Revolver is also available to purchase in print.

It is unfortunate from the point of view of history that weapons were not marked with a “date letter” as is customary with silver hall-marks, but the proof-marks stamped upon arms give no indication. Askins Jr. was also quite the competitive shooter, winning a national championship and later being the chief instructor for the USBP in pistol shooting.

He also went on to have a long career in the US Army, seeing action in World War II, the Korean war and also as a military advisor in the early days of the Vietnam conflict."The Pistol Shooter's Book" was printed in several editions and has a wonderful assortment of practical information about managing the pistol in competition and combat.

Askins' books are .