A historical landmark title on the practice of gunsmithing. Widely regarded as one of the foremost bibles of gunsmithing of its time, Vickeryas Advanced Gunsmithing is still relevant to this day. With in-depth explanations on different gunsmithing tools, gun parts, and methods, this technical resource complements other modern titles in the contemporary gunsmithing book market. Vickeryas passion for tools, and the firearms he could manipulate with them, gives this book its spirit of resourcefulness and experimentation. Different aspects of gunsmithing are highlighted in the bookas twenty chapters, such as barreling, chambering, action, and other kinds of metal-working. Vickery also attempts to reduce the gunsmitheras reliance on hard-to-find tools, and often describes alternate methods where possible. The informational text is supplemented by detailed illustrations, which are in turn accompanied by live photographs so that the reader can accurately compare his or her work to the textas instruction. Vickeryas clear and precise instruction covers gunsmithing essentials and techniques for both the amateur and professional smith. The bookas historical significance and previous rare editions make it a valuable collectoras item for any firearm enthusiast. Classic and practical, Advanced Gunsmithing is a noteworthy companion to the gunsmitheras workbench.A Manual of Instruction in the Manufacture, Alteration, and Repair of Firearms W. Vickery ... Yes, I know that the Winchester model 70 action has this receiver ring drilled and tapped at the factory for scope mounts, but Winchester does not sellanbsp;...
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