Want to learn to clean, take care of, and fire your very own gun?
Look no further! In this handy volume, shooting expert Clair Rees has compiled the ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Guns! This introduction to gun selection, sighting, maintenance, and proper handling is a should-have for newcomers to the fun and exciting sport of shooting and is a great resource for seasoned experts who need to keep up their good technique!
Rees approaches the topic of gun ownership with an objective and even-keeled voice, placing a heavy emphasis on the proper gun-handling techniques that make shooting a fun and protected sport for everyone!
Beginning with an overview of gun safety and care, Rees takes us through the developmental history of the modern firearm starting with the most primitive firing mechanisms of the 13th Century through the invention of the matchlock musket, wheellock, miquelet, snaphaunce, and flintlock. With an abundance of helpful diagrams, illustrations, and photographs, The Beginner’s Guide to Guns will teach you everything you wish to have to know about selecting, sighting, shooting, and taking good care of numerous rifles, handguns, and shotguns.
Clair F. Rees is a lifelong resident of Utah where he has contributed to numerous hunting and shooting related publications. He served as editor-in-chief of Muzzleloading Hunter and Shot Business, and as contributing editor of Shooting Times, Guns, Guns & Ammo, and Rifle Magazine. Rees has also published in Field & Stream, Outdoor Life, and Sports Afield. Along with having been twice named Anschutz Outdoor Creator of the Year, Rees has published 10 books about hunting, shooting, and the outdoors including, Be an Expert Shot, The Ultimate Guide to Handgun Hunting, and The Sportsman’s Guide to Handgunning.