Category Archives: Firearms Book Reviews

Reading recommendations for the shooter and gunsmith.

Wednesday Book Review: Hatcher’s Notebook

  Julian Hatcher (1888-1963) is about as closely aligned with firearms as a person could be.  Raised in the same time period that saw the innovations of pump-action, lever action, and self-loading rifles and pistols and machine guns, his life … Continue reading

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Wednesday Book Review: The Ultimate Thompson Book

The Ultimate Thompson Book by Tracie L. Hill <copyright> 2009 Collector Grade Publications ISBN: 0-88935-496-0 The Ultimate Thompson Book is a heavy, handsome, and expensive tome that chronicles the entire development of arms under the direction of General John Thompson … Continue reading

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Book review: “Building Muzzleloaders From Materials – The Lock” by Colin Stolzer

Building Muzzleloaders From Materials – The Lock, by Colin Stolzer Available from: lulu Colin Stolzer is an accomplished rifle maker, specializing in muzzleloaders.  After demonstrating his prowess on several gun boards, members encouraged him to write a book.  This he … Continue reading

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