America's great gunmakers are more than industrial entities. They are centers of exacting craftsmanship and precision engineering, and they are truly living legends. American gunmakers built not only the guns that won the Wild West but the guns that won both World Wars, and which today delight demanding sportsmen the world over. Book jacket.In 1936 the Model 1886, slightly modified to handle the .348 Winchester cartridge , became the Model 71. The Model 1886 ... It has a sliding breechblock, operated by forearm slide, and both manual and mechanical safeties. It has a 24-inch ... In 1932 the Models 90 and 06 were renamed as combined a#39;Model 62, a#39; with the introduction on both of a barrel with slightly different specifications and new sights.
|Title||:||America's premier gunmakers|
|Author||:||K. D. Kirkland|
|Publisher||:||JG Press - 2007-01-01|