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By William D. Frazer

The final publication for the gun fanatic and the historian alike, American Pistol Shooting is a textbook of old-world concepts for winning taking pictures. the writer significant William D. Frazer used to be an extremely finished marksman in his day, incomes the USA Army’s wonderful Marksman badge in 1922. nearly totally self taught, Frazer knew that the realm wanted a complete ebook on pistol taking pictures process, and he used to be the fellow to put in writing that ebook. Brilliantly specific with sections on taking good care of your pistols, set off keep watch over, protective taking pictures and speedy drawing, or even capturing psychology, there's something the following for everyone.
First released within the early 1900s, just about all of American Pistol taking pictures is nonetheless suitable this day, even regardless of the big technological alterations that experience swept around the face of the gun undefined. The concepts defined may help an individual up their video game and nil in on their target. no matter if practising on my own within the yard or training on the capturing diversity, significant William D. Frazer’s e-book is a must-have for an individual drawn to the game of taking pictures and the heritage of the gun.

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Defensive practice for guardians of the laws. For citizens who believe in preparedness. The essentials of quick drawing and shooting. Suitable pistols. Those to avoid. How to conceal weapons best. Shooting thru a pocket. Revolvers or automatics for defensive work. A special pocket gun. How it can be drawn and fired. The best methods of carrying pistols for quick work. The thigh position. On the hip. Below the armpit. The best position for a gun, all things considered. The draw across the body. What is the test of a poor position?

Holding exercises. Physical condition and holding. The most important essential in pistol shooting. How to squeeze or press a trigger. The use of the finger joints. Side pressure. Rapid squeezing. Trigger squeeze exercises. Value of smooth clean triggers. Chapter VII. THE AIMING PROBLEM The solutions of aiming problems. Principles and methods. The sight picture. Binocular aiming. The master eye. The normal method of aiming. Other methods. The effects of the grip on sight settings. How to “sight in” a pistol.

The target used for general pistol practice in this country is the Standard American Target. It is required in pistol competitions conducted by the National Rifle Association, the United States Revolver Association, and the United States Army and is an excellent practical target for slow or rapid fire. This target reduced in size is used for twenty yard indoor practice and competition. The character of shooting is varied in military practice. In fact all military qualifications require skill in slow, timed, rapid and quick firing and it is this variety that makes it interesting, for it encourages the development of all-around pistol shooting.

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