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By William D. Frazer

The final publication for the gun fanatic and the historian alike, American Pistol Shooting is a textbook of old-world strategies for winning capturing. the writer significant William D. Frazer was once a really comprehensive marksman in his day, incomes the U.S. Army’s unusual Marksman badge in 1922. nearly fullyyt self taught, Frazer knew that the realm wanted a finished booklet on pistol capturing method, and he used to be the guy to jot down that ebook. Brilliantly designated with sections on taking care of your pistols, set off keep watch over, shielding capturing and fast drawing, or even capturing psychology, there's something right here for everyone.
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Starting positions. Time wasting movements. The line of sight. Catching the aim. 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.

Famous pistol shots. Chapter II. PISTOL SHOOTING CLASSIFIED Objectives in pistol shooting. The three main classes of practice. Military shooting described. Qualification badges and medals. Pistol training for the police. A comparison with military work. Type of weapons used. Methods of carrying guns. The pleasures of recreational shooting. Standardized target practice. Shooting for fun. Large caliber versus small bore. Miscellaneous practice. Chapter III. ON SELECTING PISTOLS Necessity for care in selecting pistols.

The balance and fit of a gun are very closely related. If a well balanced pistol fits an individual, it is capable of being pointed easily and accurately. A gun may be balanced well and yet not fit a shooter at all satisfactorily and as a consequence he is handicapped in his work. To obtain the very best results, especially for rapid firing, for shooting in the dark or at aerial targets it is very essential that a pistol fit the hand of the marksman. If the grip is too large, or if the distance to the trigger is too great for the trigger finger, or if the shape of the stocks is uncomfortable the gun cannot be handled most efficiently.

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