Download E-books The Peacemaker and Its Rivals: An Account of the Single Action Colt PDF

This is the existence tale of the respected unmarried motion Colt—the first cartridge revolver followed by way of the U.S. military and a favourite of frontiersmen and cowboys. prevalent from the Cheyenne struggle to the conflict of england, the Colt, or the Peacemaker because it was once initially known as within the exchange, had many opponents, however it used to be a pacesetter between guns of its kind.
John E. Parsons, knowledgeable firearms historian, commonly researches the metal cartridge revolver, giving readers an extraordinary and remarkably insightful glimpse into the evolution, use, accuracy, importation, and availability of the gun. jam-packed with evidence yet simply readable, The Peacemaker and Its Rivals comprises chapters on:

• Antecedent revolvers
• Multiball cartridges
• Adoption of the version “P”
• Serial numbers and sales
• adaptations and objective types
• Patents and pirates
• quantity of productions via calibers

Parsons widely compares and contrasts the Peacemaker to the Schofield Smith & Wesson and the Remington and different opponents and illustrates its importance in American historical past. With unique images of many infrequent revolvers and weapons, it is a must-have for firearms enthusiasts.

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Download E-books The 100 Greatest Ever Golfers PDF

By Andy Farrell

Walter Hagen to Tiger Woods, a desirable and an expert background of golfing during the such a lot gifted women and men to have ever performed the game
 
Covering the early novice masters of the sport, beginning with outdated Tom Morris, to the maestros of the Open period, this assortment positive aspects biographies and occupation statistics of gamers from around the globe, together with the united states, united kingdom, South Africa, Europe, and Australia. From Ben Hogan and mythical figures equivalent to Jack Nicklaus, to modern greats together with Phil Mickelson, this history recounts the lives and achievements of the sport's major lighting fixtures via interesting anecdotes and insights into the improvement of the sport around the many years. prepared alphabetically and with extra sections at the maximum ever drivers, bunker gamers, and putters, this is the correct pick-up-and-dip-in ebook for all golf aficionados, no matter what their handicap.

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Download E-books Coaching Golf Successfully (Coaching Successfully Series) PDF




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