Casting Premium Bullets for the Black Powder Cartridge Rifle. DVD Matthews
Casting Premium Bullets for the BPCR
Wolfe Publishing Company
Paul A. Matthews-
Takes the relaoder beyond the casting of bullets for plinking with smallbore rifles
or handguns into the realm of big-bore top-of-the-line bullets for competitive long-range accuracy.
This is the entire book in PDF format on CD.
Coming soon in Print Keep a watch we will have it when it is available.
Western Ammunition Handbook. 5th Edn.
V G Cond
East Alton, Ill. Western Cartridge Co. 1937. Paperback. 72 p.: illustrations; 19 cm. Red and blue paper covers. No date of publication. The Western Cartridge Co. was established in 1898 by Franklin W. Olin at East Alton, Ill. In 1931, he purchased the bankrupt Winchester company. The 1936 Camp Perry National Matches are referred to several times, suggesting that this was published in 1937. Intended as an "authoritative ammunition guide for those who shoot with rifle, pistol or shotgun."--p. 3. Includes information on ballistics, cartridges, and sight adjustment, with a guide to how to sight your rifle, a glossary on trade terms and abbreviations, a reference table of European automatic pistols and American cartridges adaptable to them, and a table containing specifications and ballistics of Western rifle cartridges.
Reloading for Handgunners Patrick Sweeney
RELOADING FOR HANDGUNNERS
Learn the benefits of serious handgun ammo reloading (decreased cost, increased reliability) in an accessible, step-by-step way. In addition, the reader will learn how to avoid the costly, wasteful errors that plague many reloaders, experienced & novice alike. 200 B&W photos & illus; 8x10 inches, 224 pgs.
In Reloading for Handgunners, the reader will enjoy the vast experience and unique style that have made Patrick Sweeney the country's leading guru on tactical and competition shooting and ammunition.
* Shortcuts, hints and tips (from a certified master gunsmith, film consultant, and certified Armorer Instructor) to reload your own ammunition and avoid costly errors
* Loading data for the most popular and asked-about calibers
* Specialty loading info for:
* Competition: IPSC/IDPA, Bullseye, Steel Challenge, Cowboy Hunting: heavy magnums and big bores
Trophies and Cartridges. Scovill
Trophies and Cartridges
This book offers the reader a potpourri of information on an unusual mix of subjects that is sure to help hunters and shooters. Bullet development, gunsmithing tips for your Colt handguns, thoughts on accuracy, trophy hunting, shooting techniques with iron sights, various rifle and caliber commentary for various game, leverguns, cast bullets and hunting tips, just to name a few of the topics covered. From the author’s, Dave Scovill's, extensive experience as editor of Rifle, Handloader and Successful Hunter magazines, this book covers subjects usually not offered by other books, which is the purpose of this unique and valuable presentation.
Winchester Repeating Arms Catalogue 1891. Reprint
New Haven, CT Winchester Repeating Arms Company 1891 Facsimile Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued
84 pages, illustrations, pictorial wrappers, very good. Facsimile reprint. "Winchester Repeating Fire Arms. Single SHot Rifles, Rifled Muskets, Carbines, Hunting and Target Rifles, Repeating Shot Guns, Hotchkiss Magazine Fire Arms for Military and Sporting Use and Metallic Cartridges of All Kinds." ; 84 pages
Mermelstein's Guide to Metallic Cartridge Evolution. Mermelstein.
Mermelstein's Guide to Metallic Cartridge Evolution explores the one hundred-fifty and more years of metallic cartridge development. Full of historical facts and references regarding the cartridges, designers, and world events that influenced their ivolvement. Extremely interesting reading for hunters, target shooters, and students of history. Many behind the scene facts and personal information regarding some of the people behind the cartridges.
A Rifleman's Guide to Rimfire Ammunition. Boelter.
The Rifleman's Guide To Rimfire Ammunition is a complete and detailed study. It's the newest book from Zediker Publishing and the first book like it anywhere.
Never before has such an exhausting and comprehensive undertaking been done. Author Steve Boelter fired every brand and sampling of rimfire ammunition he could get his hands on and meticulously recorded every detail of his results.
Samples of each ammunition variety fired were weighed, measured, and disassembled in conjunction with recording five 5-shot record groups. All totaled, 137 different rimfire rounds were tested from 11 different manufacturers. Over 32,000 rounds fired!
All brands and all choices were tested in bolt-action and semi-automatic rifles. Test guns included a Turbo custom benchrest rifle, Volquartzen Custom 10/22, and Anschutz and Sako competition and sporting rifles.
The Union Metallic Cartridge Co 1910 Reprint
Secondhand V G Condition
In 1888, Remington was purchased by Marcus Hartley and Partners, a major sporting goods chain who also owned the Union Metallic Cartridge Company in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Around 1910, Remington and Union Metallic Cartridge were combined into a single entity, called Remington UMC.
The Boxer Cartridge in the British Service
‘BOXER CARTRIDGE IN THE BRITISH SERVICE’
A study of Daw’s and Boxer’s cartridges and their adoption by the War Office to proceed through Snider, Martini-Henry rifle & carbine loads and the shot & blank variants. Also revolver cartridges for Adams, R.I.C., Very and 1-in. signal pistols, then .65 Gatling and .303 blank ammunition rounds out this comprehensive study.
Textbook of Small Arms 1929
TEXTBOOK of SMALL ARMS - 1929’ H.M.S.O.
Hard cover, 429 pp plus fold-out charts, c.250 illust.
Laminated dust jacket over gold-blocked leatherette cover like the original. Although designated a ‘Small Arms Textbook’, over half the book (Part II) is titled ‘Ammunition’. Detailed descriptions of components, production, ballistics, clips and tables with illustrations of those in service in other countries too make this a prime source reference.
Treatise On Ammunition. 1887
Out Of Print
TREATISE ON AMMUNITION - 1887’ H.M.S.O.
Hard cover, 480 pp, 180 illust. with 9 additional full-colour plates plus fold-out charts. Facsimile reprint 1999, with dust jacket. Very well-detailed and fully indexed treatise on British service small arms ammunition, gun ammunition, rockets, powder, charges, fuses, shot & projectiles. Especially for 19th century artillery enthusiasts, this would have to be the ultimate reference for ammunition of the period.
Cartridges for Collectors. Vol 1 Centrefire. Datig.
2nd Edition. Head stamp list, bibliography. 175 pgs. All entries come under the classification of drawn brass, externally primed, centrefire cases with loading of black,semi smokeless and smokeless.
picture is of 1 st edition.
Understanding Ballistics. Complete guide to Bullet Selection. Massaro
There have never been more bullet choices for today's shooters and hunters, and in this indispensable guide to modern bullets, ballistician Philip P. Massaro expertly breaks down every facet of proper bullet selection for hunting, competition, target shooting, and self-defense.
Understanding Ballistics: Complete Guide to Bullet Selection gives you:
Detailed overviews of almost all available bullets in factory-loaded and component form.
More calibre/bullet combinations than any other book on the subject.
Best bullet choices for rimfire and centerfire rifles and handguns
Ammunition (Including Grenades and Mines) . Halsey, Goad
The book concentrates on the requirements methods of operation and design principles of the range of different kinds of ammunition. It is intended primarily for the young and middle piece army officer. It is illustrated with drawings.
John Nosler: Going Ballistic. Nosler, Lewis
When hunters want a bullet they can depend on, the name they trust, more than any other, is Nosler®. From the Partition®– introduced in the 1940s–to the Zipedo, Solid Base®, and Ballistic Tip®, to today’s cutting-edge AccuBond®, John Nosler has built a reputation on accuracy and performance, one bullet at a time. You know his bullets.
Now read his story.
Why not load your own. Townsend Whelen.
This is a facsimile of the 1957 book Why Not Load Your Own by Colonel Townsed Whelen which advises new handloaders on reloading equipment and load data.
From the introduction of the 1957 edition of Why Not Load Your Own:
You save money and you get exactly the loads you want. That’s the profit in handloading and this is the book that tells you how to do it, sold at a price you can afford. For the price of 2 factory cartridges you can handload 15! The easy, step-by-step explainations in this book give you the full information on beating the high cost of shooting.
Right from the start, Townsend Whelen presumes that you don’t know anything about handloading or reloading equipment. He gives you every step in the various operations: decapping, cleaning the primer pocket, chamfering the neck, recapping, neck sizing and expanding, powder measuring, inserting and seating the bullets after you have cast, lubricated and sized them. Not a point is missed.
The kinds of reloading equipment the beginner needs are pictured and described and Whelen doesn’t advocate that you go overboard buying reloading equipment. A full discussion of powders, how to measure, handle and store them is also given. The bullet-making chapter is particularly good.
And best of all, Whelen doesn’t pretend to tell you how to load 8,000 different cartridges. He sticks to some 40 basic loads, the ones beginners are most apt to use, ranging from the .218 Bee to the .45-70 U. S. Government. In fact, the whole book is aimed at the tyro handloader, the man who wants to know how to handload and what reloading equipment he needs.
This fourth edition has been carefully edited and considerably enlarged to include all the new techniques and reloading equipment resulting from a very considerable increase in handloading during the past five years. The tables of loads for each cartridge give the best loads for all uses for which that cartridge is suitable. Particularly, each load has been tested and found entirely safe in all normal weapons. Helpful hints are given on how to load and obtain the greatest accuracy.
Since 1899, Whelen handloaded thousands of rounds each year, all of which he fired himself in experiment, target shooting, and game shooting. For some years he was Commanding Officer of Frankford Arsenal, which makes all Government small-arms ammunition. He was retired Colonel of the Regular Army. A Distinguished Rifleman, he won the U. S. Army Competitions in 1903, and for many years shot on the Army’s Infantry Rifle Team. He was also an enthusiastic hunter, and bagged over 115 head of big game, including almost all species.
Many of the methods of handloading that Colonel Whelen gives, and many of the loads he recommends, were originated by him, and given to others in his many writings. So far as is known, he is the oldest handloader in the United States, and the next to oldest rifleman still actively shooting.
Why Not Load Your Own is a book originally written for the new handloader and as such it covers topics such as reloading equipment and basic load information for common cartridges. We recommend that both new and experienced handloaders also take a look at Handbook for Shooters and Reloaders by P. O. Ackley, which provides even more load data and an in-depth look at the science behind reloading.
1. General Information
+Advantages of Handloading
+Scheme of the Book
+Check List of Tools and Reloading Equipment
+Components for Reloading
+Requests for Information
2. Handloading–Step by Step
+Care and Life of Fired Cases
+Chamfering Mouths of Cases
+Decapping and Neck Resizing
+Full Length Resizing
+Trimming for Length
+Smokeless Rifle and Pistol Powders
+Charging Cases with Powder
3. Bullets and Bullet Making
+Lead Alloy Bullets
+Casting Lead Alloy Bullets
+Lubricating and Siing Bullets
+Metal Cased Bullets
+Making Metal Cased Bullets
4.Specefic Cartridge Data and Loads
+Working Up a Safe Charge
+.22-3000 Lovell 2R
+.219 Donaldson Wasp
+7mm Mauser (7×57)
+6x61mm Sharpe & Hart
+.300 H&H Magnum
+.32 Winchester Special
+.375 H&H Magnum
+.45-70 U.S. Government
+Revolver and Pistol Cartridges
+.38 S&W Special
+.44 S&W Special
+.44 Magnum Revolver
+.45 Auto Colt Pistol
+.45 Colt Revolver
5. The Proof of the Pudding
+Bench Rest Shooting
+Trajectory and Bullet Drop Tests
+Forming Wildcat Cases
+Obtaining Greatest Accuracy
Cartridges of the World 14th Edn. Barnes
CARTRIDGES OF THE WORLD: A COMPLETE & ILLUSTRATED REFERENCE FOR OVER 1500 CARTRIDGES; 14TH ED.
Todd W Woodward
Updated, with a newly expanded, full-color 64-page color section featuring essays from some of today’s most prominent gun writers. Covers all past & present cartridges. Expanded coverage data; ballistics & loading data. 40 color photos/illus & 1200 B&W photos; 8.5x11 inches, 688 pgs.
Cartridges of the World is the only book of its kind and has consistently sold well since its introduction.
This benchmark volume is the foremost source for cartridge information. Hunters, target shooters, military history buffs, ammunition reloaders and cartridge collectors alike will find all the answers to their cartridge and shotshell questions in this comprehensive book that includes 1,500+ cartridges.
This reference book includes detailed photos, dimensional drawings and loading data. Descriptions of obsolete American cartridges tell the tale of ammunition used by settlers, cowboys and outlaws during the nation’s westward expansion, and offer insights into unusual rounds that never caught on. Hunters and shooters can improve their success with the useful ballistics tables.
-Expert descriptions of cartridges from collectibles to genius hot-rod modified models
-Completely updated with new cartridges and information on electronically fired rounds.
-Includes European and American cartridges, shotshells, wildcats and black powder rounds.
- black & white photos for helpful reference.
-Handy index included.
Lyman Black Powder Handbook & Reloading Manual.
The one manual all black powder shooters should own
Lyman has teamed up with "Mr. Muzzleloader", Sam Fadala to produce the most comprehensive black powder manual available. This manual is entirely new, from the ground up, and includes thousands of pressure tested loads using Goex and Elephant black powders, Pyrodex RS, Select and P, and Pyrodex Pellets, along with a large assortment of round balls, conicals and sabots.
Over three years went into the development of this data. Down range velocities and energies are also given for each load. Sam Fadala brings his well known expertise to this work, covering such topics as choosing your muzzleloader, building the best loads, propellants, ignition, maintenance and much more. In addition, black powder cartridges are well covered with the help of Mike Venturino. There are also hundreds of pressure tested black powder cartridge loads for such calibers as the 45-90, 45-100, 45-110 and 45-120. Cowboy action calibers such as 44-40, 45 Colt and 44 Special are also covered, as well as 10, 12 and 20 gauge shotshells.