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Firearms & Weapons

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  • Winchester Lever-Action Rifles

    by Martin Pegler and 2 more

    series Weapon
    Winchester lever-action repeating rifles are an integral part of the folklore of the American West. Introduced after the American Civil War, the first Winchester, the M1866, would go on to see military service as far afield as Bulgaria, but it was in the hands of civilians that it would become known as 'The gun that won the west'. Offering a lethal combination of portability, ruggedness and ... Read more

    $22.43 AUD

  • Professional Gunsmithing - A Textbook on the Repair and Alteration of Firearms - With Detailed Notes and Suggestions Relative to the Equipment and Operation of a Commercial Gun Shop

    by Walter J. Howe

    Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork. ... Read more

    $11.54 AUD

  • The Anarchist Cookbook

    by William Powell and 1 more

    Perhaps the most notorius How To manual on the market. This is the most asked for book that we know of. Is it any good? Well, it's now in its 30th printing since 1971, has chapters on home preparation of weapons, electronics, drugs, and explosives. Extensively illustrated, 8.5 x 11, 160 pp., softcover. ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • The Lee-Enfield Rifle

    by Martin Pegler and 1 more

    series Weapon
    The Lee-Enfield is one of the 20th century's most recognisable and longest-serving military rifles. It was adopted by the British Army in 1895 and only replaced by the L1A1 SLR in 1957. It saw combat from the Boer War onwards, and thousands are still in use today; it is estimated that 17 million have been produced. Soldier's recollections of the rifle are overwhelmingly affectionate (it was known ... Read more

    $22.43 AUD

  • Katana

    The Samurai Sword

    by Dr Stephen Turnbull and 1 more

    series Weapon
    The Samurai sword of Japan is probably the finest edged weapon ever made. This volume by leading Samurai expert Stephen Turnbull reveals the story of how and why it achieved this distinction. Particular attention is paid to the development of the familiar curved blade from the original straight blades, the associated development of Japan's famous steel-making techniques and the challenges from ... Read more

    $22.43 AUD

  • Tsuba

    Japanese Sword Guards

    by Gary D. Murtha

    "TSUBA-Japanese Sword Guards" 2012 book by Gary Murtha, containing information on over 65 tsuba making schools and groups, an artist index with information and kao and kakihan of nearly 2,000 artists and illustrations of over 60 b/w tsuba. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- My first book about Japanese tsuba was published in 1981 and was titled The ... Read more

    $19.95 AUD

  • Bolt Action Rifles

    by Wayne Zwoll

    Veteran author and respected shooting expert Dr. Wayne van Zwoll has made the most complete work ever published on bolt-action rifles even better by:Profiling the newest turnbolt actions and riflesTaking an in-depth look at the history of bolt gunsAnalyzing the latest trends in bold actionsOffering valuable tips on how to become a better shooter of bolt rifles ... Read more

    $25.07 AUD

  • The Complete Guide to Gunsmithing

    Gun Care and Repair

    by Charles Edward Chapel and 1 more

    The Most Comprehensive Gunsmithing Guide of All Time.Written by one of the most prolific firearms experts of all time, The Complete Guide to Gunsmithing is a highly detailed and essential reference for the gun enthusiast and gunsmith alike. At nearly 500 pages, Chapel covers everything from the use of proper tools to how to get a gunsmithing job, and everything in between. In more than forty ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Gun Digest 2014

    by Jerry Lee

    The world's greatest gun book is here again--it's Gun Digest 2014!Since 1944, Gun Digest has been regarded as the shooter's No. 1 resource worldwide. Our 2014 68th Edition is nothing less, as we continue the tradition of bringing you more of everything that firearms fanatics crave!In-depth articles about the world's most fascinating guns, testfire reports on the latest models, insights about fine ... Read more

    $29.47 AUD

  • Gun Digest Browning T-Bolt Assembly/Disassembly Instructions

    by Kevin Muramatsu

    This short eBook teaches you how to take apart and reassemble your Browning T-Bolt with confidence. 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! ... Read more

    $5.60 AUD

  • The Edgemaster's Handbook

    A Comprehensive Guide to Choosing, Using, and Maintaining Fixed-Blade and Folding Knives

    by Len McDougall

    Do you feel a soul-deep connection with knives and tools that are engineered to cut through other materials? Does having a sturdy knife on your person imbue you with a profound, but somehow unidentifiable, sense of security? The Edgemaster’s Handbook is just that: a book completely dedicated to the care and usage of knives. Whether handling a dagger, stiletto, or bolo, you’ll learn the knife’s ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • Instinctive Shooting

    The Making of a Master Shotgunner

    by Buz Fawcett and 1 more

    Learn to point and shoot like a pro with these easy-to-follow tips.“Here, point and shoot.” These words from his father propelled Buz Fawcett’s shooting success as a child, gaining him a number of High Gun awards at local trap clubs by the time he was fourteen. Instinctive Shooting is Fawcett’s guide for other gunmen, describing exactly how and what needs to be done to achieve the ultimate ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • Sniper Rifles

    From the 19th to the 21st Century

    by Martin Pegler and 1 more

    series Weapon
    A technical outline of the history of the sniper rifle, from its introduction in warfare during the Napoleonic wars, through the US Civil War to its current apogee as the most frequently used combat rifle in Iraq and Afghanistan. This book details the development of ammunition, different weapons types including single shot, magazine loading and semi-automatic, as well as the introduction and use ... Read more

    $22.43 AUD

  • Bladesmithing Compendium for Beginners

    3 Manuscripts for Beginner Bladesmiths and Knife Makers

    by Wes Sander

    If you want to make knives with simple tools, then keep reading...Do you feel that reliable sources of bladesmithing information are expensive and scarce?Do you want to start without breaking the bank with expensive machinery?Have you come across the perfect piece of scrap steel, but dont know how to turn it into a knife?Are you always getting your knife shattered or warped, every time you attempt ... Read more

    $7.29 AUD

  • Gun Digest’s Concealed Carry Gun Ammo eShort

    Learn how to choose effective self-defense handgun ammo.

    by Massad Ayoob

    series Concealed Carry eShorts
    In this excerpt from the Gun Digest Book of Concealed Carry, Massad Ayoob details what to look for when choosing an effective self-defense load for your gun. ... Read more

    $2.19 AUD

  • Gun Digest’s Handgun Ammo & Calibers Concealed Carry eShort

    Learn the most effective handgun calibers & pistol ammo choices for the self-defense revolver.

    by Grant Cunningham

    series Concealed Carry eShorts
    In this excerpt from the Gun Digest Book of the Revolver, Grant Cunningham explains the best calibers and handgun ammo choices for the concealed carry revolver. ... Read more

    $2.19 AUD

  • The Pattern 1853 Enfield Rifle

    by Peter Smithurst and 1 more

    series Weapon
    The Pattern 1853 Enfield Rifle was the first rifled firearm issued to every soldier in the British Army, and gave the infantry a revolutionary increase in firepower. First issued in 1853, the Enfield proved itself worthy during both the Crimean War and the Indian Mutiny, where its long range, durability, and interchangeable parts made it a perfect campaign rifle. However, it was during the ... Read more

    $22.43 AUD

  • Medieval Handgonnes

    The first black powder infantry weapons

    by Sean McLachlan and 2 more

    series Weapon
    In the early 14th century, a new weapon entered the arsenals of European armies. This first generation of black powder weapons put fear into the heart of the enemy and in 1453 Ottoman cannon succeeded in pummelling the once-impregnable walls of Constantinople. But cannons, which are both slow and cumbersome, were difficult to use and often proved inaccurate. The first handgonnes were the answer. ... Read more

    $22.43 AUD

  • Gun Digest's One-Hand Revolver Reloading Concealed Carry eShort

    One-hand revolver reloading is a critical self-defense technique.

    by Grant Cunningham

    series Concealed Carry eShorts
    In this excerpt from the Gun Digest Book of the Revolver, Grant Cunningham shows how to reload your revolver with one hand. This emergency technique is critical to master if you carry a concealed revolver for self-defense. ... Read more

    $2.19 AUD

  • The Colt 1911 Pistol

    by Leroy Thompson and 2 more

    series Weapon
    First used in combat during the Punitive Expedition into Mexico and then extensively during the world wars, the Colt Government Model (1911) pistol remained the standard issue handgun in the US armed forces for nearly 80 years and has continued in service with some units to this day. In fact, the M1911 has seen a resurgence amongst US Special Operations units as US Marine MARSOC and MEUSOC ... Read more

    $22.43 AUD

  • The Arisaka Rifle

    by Bill Harriman and 2 more

    series Weapon
    Entering service in 1897, the Arisaka family of bolt-action rifles armed Japanese troops and others through two world wars and many other conflicts, including the Russo-Japanese War of 1904–05.Issued in long and short versions – the latter for cavalry and specialists – the Type 30 was the first main Arisaka model, arming Imperial Japan's forces during the Russo-Japanese War, though after the war ... Read more

    $22.43 AUD

  • The History and Chronology of Gunpowder and Gunpowder Weapons (c.1000 to 1850)

    by Henry Pratap Phillips

    Gunpowder has been considered as one of the most important discoveries made by man after the wheel. Interestingly, the origin of gunpowder is still shrouded in uncertainty. Nobody can definitely say who actually invented gunpowder and when. Common belief has it that gunpowder was invented in China and then came to India via the Silk Route. Studies done by the author show that gunpowder was ... Read more

    $4.59 AUD

  • Sniping Rifles on the Eastern Front 1939–45

    by Martin Pegler and 2 more

    series Weapon
    The Soviet Union had developed a significant sniping force by 1939, but the extraordinary skill and cunning displayed by Finnish snipers during the Winter War forced the Soviets to innovate. On the other side, German sniping suffered from a lack of standardization of weapons and a lack of marksmen deployed at the start of the Great Patriotic War (1941–45). There were few heroes in the conflict, ... Read more

    $22.43 AUD

  • Medieval Arms and Armor

    A Pictorial Archive

    by J. H. von Hefner-Alteneck

    series Dover Pictorial Archive
    This handsome archive depicts richly detailed armor and weaponry dating from the early ninth century to the mid-1700s. Adapted from decorative ornamentation on burial monuments and manuscripts, hundreds of finely executed images depict authentic shields, swords, crossbows, helmets, and ornate suits of body armor for knights and their steeds. 100 black-and-white plates. ... Read more

    $22.96 AUD