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Gunslinger Mart Kincaid is blackmailed into working for Gar Malone, the reputed King of Concha Basin. A greedy and ruthless taskmaster, Malone practices a cruel owner's philosophy--land is for those who can take it and keep it. He quickly puts Kincaid's gun hand to use, threatening locals with death unless they pack up and vacate their homes and land. When Malone's craving turns to the Singing Canyon spread, the jewel of the basin, Kincaid finally decides he's had enough of Malone and his wicked ways. Willing to pay the ultimate price if necessary, Kincaid must square his shoulders and take his stand against Malone . . . and an entire band of hired killers. Also includes the Western story "Blood on His Spurs."
Once a literary wunderkind, author Kip Weiler now teaches creative writing at Brixton County Community College#151;a third-rate school in a rural mining town. But when he saves his class from a potential bloodbath, he is initiated by two of his students into a cult-like group that worships the essential nature of handguns, and rekindles his long-absent creative spark. But as Weiler's involvement with the cult deepens and the end of his novel is in sight, the lines between art and life blur until they become unrecognizable. In this church, there's no need for red wine or wafers. In Gun Church, the blood and bodies are for real.
This book can save your life! The best defense for any scenario is to be prepared. The Gun Digest Book of Combat Handgunnery prepares you for potential life-threatening situations with practical instruction and expert guidance. Author Massad Ayoob teaches you the skills to keep you and your family safe in any violent encounter, including: Selecting the right pistol, ammunition and holster How to use and accessorize your handgun Close-quarter battle techniques used by law enforcement and the U.S. military In addition to the tactical aspects of self-defense, Ayoob also covers practical information about selecting a used handgun and the legal aspects of self-defense with a firearm. Firearms technology and tactics change throughout the years, which is why the updated 6th edition of The Gun Digest Book of Combat Handgunnery is essential to the well-being of you and your family. Remember, your best defense is to be prepared.
In addition to tactical aspects of self-defense, practical information like choosing the right firearm and ammunition, used gun purchases, and all legal aspects of self-defense with a gun are also extensively covered in this complete and authoritative look at concealed carry.
Understand the Hottest Issues Surrounding Concealed Carry! Written by Massad Ayoob, one of the pre-eminent fighting handgun trainers in the world, Gun Digest Book of Concealed Carry 2nd Edition builds upon the best-selling 1st edition by addressing some of the hottest issues surrounding concealed carry today. Understand Castle Doctrine and Stand Your Ground laws. Review case studies that reveal lessons learned. Commentary from Ayoob draws on his experience as an expert witness for courts in weapons and shooting cases. Find out about the latest in holsters and gear, including new personal defense ammunition and lights. As a handgun owner, you owe it to yourself to stay informed and educated about changes in concealed carry laws and personal defense hardware. Gun Digest Book of Concealed Carry 2nd Edition helps you do exactly that.
Learn to identify the firearms, evaluate their condition and determine value. The Gun Digest Book of Modern Gun Valuesfeatures detailed specifications and current values from specialized experts for domestic and imported handguns, rifles, shotguns and commemorative firearms. 25,000 gun values 8,500 different guns 4,000 photos
Shooters, gunsmiths, and collectors alike will find the revised version of Gun Digest's Book of Rimfire Rifles Assembly/Disassembly a practical reference for disassembling and reassembling a variety of rimfire rifles. Step-by-step high-resolution photography and clear, simple text makes it easy to disassemble an reassemble a wide-range of modern and vintage models. Kevin Murumatsu has over 40 years of gunsmithing experience and it shows through reassembly tips, which overcome each model's specific reassembly hurdles.
Experience the Quality of a SigNoted firearms training expert Massad Ayoob takes an in-depth look at some of the finest pistols on the market. If you own a SIG-Sauer pistol, have considered buying one or just appreciate the quality of these find pistols, this is the book for you. Ayoob takes a practical look at each of the SIG-Sauer pistols including handling characteristics, design and performance. Each gun is every caliber is tested and evaluated, giving you all the details you need as you choose and use your SIG-Sauer pistol.
Author Patrick Sweeney leads readers through Smith & Wesson's dizzying array of handgun models and options. From plinking revolvers to the new .500 S&W hand cannon, Sweeney reviews S&W models inside and out for performance, function and versatility, letting the reader known which models will work best for self-defense, hunting or target shooting. With information on basic troubleshooting, testing used guns for reliability and reviews of specific models from every major S&W group, The Gun Digest Book of Smith & Wesson gives readers an accurate overview of the offerings of this fine American gunmaker.
Is your gun a SURVIVAL GUN? Getting through an emergency--whether fire or flood, economic collapse or mass civil rioting and every disaster small and large in between--can depend largely on the firearms you have on hand. Now, the Gun Digest Book of Survival Guns has the lowdown on what to have with you when it's all going down. Inside you'll find pertinent information on: Firearms and ammo selection--thinking beyond what's on hand. Layered defense strategies. Methods of carry and deployment. Crucial accessories--and those to leave behind. Defense while "bugging out" and traveling. And more! Law enforcement veteran Scott Wagner absolutely delivers with this volume. With the wisdom the comes from decades of serving with a badge and an insightful and logical look at what the future can hold for all of us, Wagner answers every "What if?" you have and many more you didn't.
The AK and SKS are the most widely used and well known assault rifles in the world, and this comprehensive look at these famous rifles contains never-before-published information blended with 600 photos, and written by the leading expert in assault weapons.
A Shooter's GuideNow you can become an AR-15 expert. Noted author and gunsmith Patrick Sweeney takes an inside look at an icon among American rifles. The AR-15 first became known to American shooters in the early 1960s. Since then is have become one of the most versatile rifles in the world, tackling everything from military and police operations to long-range target competitions.Sweeney's expertly written text and outstanding photography show you everything you need to know about understanding the AR-15 operating system and his dedicated group of testers honestly evaluate just about every rifle on the market. If there is something you want to know about an AR-15, you will find it here.
The Gun Digest Book of Trap & Skeet Shooting, 5th Edition, covers every facet of trap and skeet shooting and provides valuable insight on how to improve and win at clay-busting sports. Choose the right shotgun, and fit the gun to your needs. Understand the hows and whys of chokes in plain language! Get the most current data on shells, loads, and reloading. From the latest rules and regulations to the hottest new guns and gears, The Gun Digest Book of Trap & Skeet Shooting, 5th Edition, is a must-read for shooters, from novice to tournament competitor.
This collector's guide to highly collectible group known as the assault weapons gives an overview of different types of assault firearms, explains relative scarcity, outlines profit potential and manufacturer differences, lists gun values, and includes expert buyer tips.
If You Carry a Gun–If You're Considering Carrying a Gun–You Need theGun Digest Buyer's Guide to Concealed Carry Handguns There's a lot more to legally carrying a concealed handgun than just sticking something in your pocket. Which is best for you, a revolver or semi-auto? Which caliber? Shoulder holster, waist holster, or ankle holster–or none of the above? In theGun Digest Buyer's Guide to Concealed Carry Handguns, concealed-carry expert Jerry Ahern sorts it all out for you in clear, plain-speaking text, supported with hundreds of detailed photos. From explaining why you might want to carry a concealed handgun to testfires of many of toady's hottest small handguns, there's no better guide. It's All Here! How, when and why to carry a concealed handgun Lasers and optics Holsters and accessories Practical, real-world testfires And much, much more! Your safety and well-being are too important to risk on an uninformed buying decision. Arm yourself with the facts–in theGun Digest Buyer's Guide to Concealed Carry Handguns!
Thanks to clear Assembly/Disassembly instructions and crisp photography - aided by gun expert J.B. Wood's sage advice - you'll save an expensive trip to the gunsmith by getting to know your gun inside and out!
This e-book contains 16 in-depth chapters on all different kinds of revolvers, both new and old. Learn about the 38 S&W, 44 Special, 45 Auto Rimfire, Bull Dogs, cap and ball sixgunning, Colt and Smith & Wesson Police, the French Service Revolvers, the Ruger Super Blackhawk, the Webleys and more. If you're a sixgunner, this is your eBook.
This short e-book contains six chapters by Gun Digest's top experts - including Jerry Ahern and Massad Ayoob - on the popular Glock semi-automatic pistol. Includes gun tests, history, overview, facts and tips for buying, selling, shooting and maintaining the Glock.
From Gun Digest Book of Exploded Gun Drawings, you get an exploded view of your Glock with numbered and labeled parts to assist you in disassembling and reassembling.
From David Crockett with "Old Betsy" to the mountain men and their Hawkens to the buffalo hunters and their Sharps and Winchester '73s - These are the rifles that fire the imagination of both hunters and historians. Now, Gun Digest presents a unique compilation of articles celebrating these iconic guns. Classic Sporting Rifles, written by a "who's who" of gun writers from the twentieth century, includes stories by Col. Townsend Whelen (a. k. a. , Mr. Rifleman), Elmer Keith, Jack O'Connor, Warren Page, Jim Carmichel, and more!
NOW INCLUDES DERRINGERS! Illustrated step-by-step disassembly of more than 60 models, popular and obscure. Hundreds of detailed photos. Reassembly tips. Nobody knows guns inside and out like J. B. Wood! In this indispensable volume, J. B. provides detailed instructions on how to disassemble and reassemble more than 60 revolvers and - in a first for this series - derringers. For the gunsmith, for do-it-yourselfer or the recreational shooter, it's a must-have volume.
Whether you're a first-time rifle buyer or an experienced rifle owner looking for formal, comprehensive training, Gun Digest Shooter's Guide to Rifle Marksmanship delivers the foundational marksmanship training you need. In this information-packed volume, you will find: Complete and simple explanations that teach the fundamental skills and techniques required to perform well. Practice drills with step-by-step instructions that show you how to perform the techniques properly, and help you to analyze and correct your performance. Hundreds of clear, detailed photos to illustrate the techniques. With the techniques in this book, you'll progress from basic competence to expert, building sound knowledge and understanding of fundamental marksmanship methods and techniques along the way.
From award-winning author Wayne van Zwoll, Gun Digest Shooter's Guide to Rifles provides everything you need to know about rifles in tight, lively text and sharp photos. Get the facts on ballistics, cartridge selection, rifle mechanisms, optics, zeroing--and the shooting techniques of the masters. This book is for all rifle enthusiasts. For the beginner, it's a crash course in all things rifle. And for the advanced shooter, well, let's just say you're going to find out how much you don't know about rifles. Either way, van Zwoll will leave you wanting for nothing except more time on the range and in the field with your favorite long guns. Inside this information-packed volume, you will find: The stories behind the American and European gunmakers making the grade today. Trending now--rimfires to ARs, distance shooters, and those with big stopping power. Overview of incredible feats of the best marksman ever. The best loads for hunting and target shooting--and an inside look at what makes them tick. Sights from iron to red dot, doping the wind and getting to zero. Superb imagery. Gun Digest Shooter's Guide to Rifles has it all--facts, photos, trivia, history, and a perspective on the genre that guarantees you, too, will fall in love with the long gun. It's a must-have for any rifle lover.
In this excerpt from the Gun Digest Book of Concealed Carry, Massad Ayoob argues for backup guns. He provides the rationale, real-life examples, and tips on how and where to carry a small concealed carry gun.
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