The Field & Stream Rifle Maintenance Handbook: Tips, Quick Fixes, and Good Habits for Easy Gunning

The Field & Stream Rifle Maintenance Handbook: Tips, Quick Fixes, and Good Habits for Easy Gunning

by Chris Christian

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The Field & Stream Rifle Maintenance Handbook: Tips, Quick Fixes, and Good Habits for Easy Gunning by Chris Christian

A good hunter is a safe hunter, and a safe hunter treats his rifles well. The Field & Stream Rifle Maintenance Handbook is chock-full of tips for keeping rifles clean and operating smoothly and safely. It also contains a section on quick fixes for problems in the field and proper habits for rifle maintenance. Suitable for novice shooters looking for a comprehensive guide as well as advanced hunters requiring a reference manual for their libraries.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781599210001
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 03/01/2007
Series: Field & Stream Series
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.44(d)

Table of Contents


Gearing Up     1
Cleaning Tools     3
Cleaning Solvents     9
Other Solvents You'll Need     14
Lubricants and Preservatives     16
Bench Tools     19
Love Your Barrel     25
Breaking In A New Barrel     26
Keep It Clean     32
Moly Is Different     33
Getting The Lead Out     38
Saving The Neglected Bore     41
Action Quirks     45
Bolt Actions     46
Semi-Autos     48
Pump Actions     52
Lever Actions     52
Single Shots     54
Rimfires Need Extra Care     55
Stock Tips     67
Routine Maintenance     67
Minor Repairs     70
External Cosmetics     72
Should You Refinish?     76
Curing the Wacky Rifle     81
Is It You?     82
How's Your Ammo?     85
Are Your Sights Looking Where You Are?     88
Stocking Up     92
Time To Dig Deeper     94
Now It Gets Bad     97
Fixing It in the Field     103
List ofManufacturers     113
Index     117
About the Author     121

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