American Pistol Shooting by William D. Frazer

By William D. Frazer

The final ebook for the gun fanatic and the historian alike, American Pistol Shooting is a textbook of old-world thoughts for profitable capturing. the writer significant William D. Frazer was once an exceptionally finished marksman in his day, incomes the USA Army’s exclusive Marksman badge in 1922. nearly totally self taught, Frazer knew that the area wanted a entire e-book on pistol capturing approach, and he was once the guy to write down that booklet. Brilliantly unique with sections on taking care of your pistols, set off regulate, protecting taking pictures and quickly drawing, or even capturing psychology, there's something the following for everyone.
First released within the early 1900s, just about all of American Pistol taking pictures is nonetheless correct this present day, even regardless of the big technological alterations that experience swept around the face of the gun undefined. The concepts defined can help somebody up their video game and 0 in on their goal. no matter if practising on my own within the yard or working towards on the taking pictures variety, significant William D. Frazer’s booklet is a must-have for someone drawn to the game of taking pictures and the heritage of the gun.

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Revolver manipulation. Double action. Volume of fire. Three methods of cocking. Rapid fire exercises. Firing intervals. Automatic pistol exercises. Chapter IX. FREE PISTOL SHOOTING Origin of the game. The International Shooting Union. Rules for practice. The main objective. Time limits. Targets and ranges. Free pistols described. The technique of their use. Set triggers. Holding and gripping. Touching or squeezing. Application of American methods. Customs at competitions. Attractions of the game.

Poor tactics when under fire. Remedies. Double action work. Methods of carrying guns. The best holster for police work. Chapter XIII. EXHIBITION SHOOTING Why exhibition shooting? Amateur and professional work. What the crowd likes. Faking and legitimate shooting. The average stage exhibition. The showman’s viewpoint. The average person’s knowledge of shooting. Difficulties of shooting before a crowd. How to please an audience. Alibis. Necessity for rehearsals. Working out a program. The set-up.

A special pocket gun. How it can be drawn and fired. The best methods of carrying pistols for quick work. The thigh position. On the hip. Below the armpit. The best position for a gun, all things considered. The draw across the body. What is the test of a poor position? Suitable holsters for quick drawing. The fallacy of fastening guns in holsters. How to acquire skill in drawing, cocking and firing. Starting positions of the hand. Feints. Accessibility of the gun. Smoothness and precision. How to get speed out of a single-action revolver.

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