Advanced Gunsmithing: A Manual of Instruction in the Manufacture, Alteration, and Repair of Firearms (75th Anniversary Edition)

Advanced Gunsmithing: A Manual of Instruction in the Manufacture, Alteration, and Repair of Firearms (75th Anniversary Edition) by W. F. Vickery 162914438X 9781629144382
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A classic on the practice of gunsmithing, covering everything from rifling tools and sights to pistols and soldering. Vickerys clear and precise instruction covers essentials and techniques for both the amateur and professional

First published in 1940, W. F. Vickerys Advanced Gunsmithing, classic is essential for gunsmiths, both for the broad range of topics it covers and the insight it offers into methods of work current seventy-five years ago. Topics include:

  • Barrel changing
  • Chambering, boring, and reaming tools
  • Rifling tools and the rifling of barrels.
  • Actions and their alterations
  • Sights, scopes, and small parts.
  • Rifles and shotguns
  • Rimfires
  • Pistols.
  • Hand tool procedures
  • Soldering and brazing, heat treatment, and bluing.
  • Making cartridge dies
  • And more!

A clear writer, Vickery how to move from one aspect of a given task to the next. This is a useful addition to any gunsmiths reference library.

Author: W. F. Vickery

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 448

Publisher: Skyhorse

Publication Date: 2015-02-17


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