Deer Rifles and Cartridges: A Complete Guide to All Hunting Situations

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In this handy reference manual, renowned firearms expert Dr. Wayne van Zwoll covers all aspects of deer rifles and their loads and bullets. From the proper action and caliber, to hunting bucks in big woods or open terrain, Dr. van Zwoll covers it all. Reference charts include detailed information on the various lightweight, long-range, and lever rifles, and the recommended loads for each. Van Zwoll also offers excellent advice and information on choosing and sighting in deer scopes and sights, and shares expert ...

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Overview

In this handy reference manual, renowned firearms expert Dr. Wayne van Zwoll covers all aspects of deer rifles and their loads and bullets. From the proper action and caliber, to hunting bucks in big woods or open terrain, Dr. van Zwoll covers it all. Reference charts include detailed information on the various lightweight, long-range, and lever rifles, and the recommended loads for each. Van Zwoll also offers excellent advice and information on choosing and sighting in deer scopes and sights, and shares expert tips on marksmanship.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781616085957
  • Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
  • Publication date: 8/1/2012
  • Series: 1001 Pearls Series
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 810,670
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Wayne van Zwoll is a full-time journalist for the outdoors press and has published more than 2,000 articles and twice that many photos for numerous magazines, including Field & Stream, Sports
Afield, and Outdoor Life. Currently Special Projects Editor for Intermedia
Outdoors, Wayne also contributes to Petersen’s Hunting and Guns & Ammo television. He is a professional member of the
Boone and Crockett Club and has served on the board of the Outdoor
Writers Association of America. Wayne resides in Bridgeport,
Washington.
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Table of Contents

Introduction vi

Chapter 1 Grandfathers of Deer Guns 1

Chapter 2 Prodigies of Rifle Design 13

Chapter 3 Big Names in Bolt Guns 33

Chapter 4 More Bolt Rifles of Consequence 55

Chapter 5 Lightweight Deer Rifles 75

Chapter 6 Rifles with Extra Reach 97

Chapter 7 Deer Guns for Deep Woods 117

Chapter 8 Rifles to Remember 133

Chapter 9 Deer Loads to Love 149

Chapter 10 Bullets for Big Bucks 173

Chapter 11 Sights and Scopes 193

Chapter 12 Shooting Deer Rifles 215

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