Sixguns Elmer Keith

ISBN: 9781879356092

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Sixguns  by  Elmer Keith

Sixguns by Elmer Keith
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Notes: This is a comprehensive, in-depth study of Sixgun revolvers, primarily used in the wild west during from the mid 1800s to the early 1900s. Originally written in 1955, now revised and updated, the author was considered the foremost livingMoreNotes: This is a comprehensive, in-depth study of Sixgun revolvers, primarily used in the wild west during from the mid 1800s to the early 1900s. Originally written in 1955, now revised and updated, the author was considered the foremost living authority in the field as well as an undisputed expert in actual use, having lived through the last days of this period.

Contains extensive text, numerous close-up photos, advice on quick-draw, gun tricks, gun fighting, repair, sighting, reloading and much more. This is definitely a one-of-a-kind book! Introduction Excerpt... ...For 40 years I have almost never been out of easy reach of a good sixgun. Thirty years I spent in the saddle, packing, punching cows and breaking saddle broncs.

The sixgun was worn just as regularly as my pants and many times was much more important to my existance. It pulled me out of several tight scrapes with wild horses, wilder cattle and some big game. Though I have witnessed several gun fights, have had guns pulled on me and have been shot at several times, I have have never had to use my gun on a man. Several times it was touch-and-go and perhaps only the current knowledge that I was both fast and accurate with a sixgun saved me from being embroiled.....

Thirty-six years have passed sine J.H. Fitzgerald and I demonstrated quick-draw in the W.M.C.A. tent a t Camp Perry. My first pistol articles were published then and through the years..... Publishers Description It is now more than fifty years since Elmer Keith developed a keen interest in handguns.

His boyhood mentors were Indian fighters, vigilantes, lawmen and gun fighters of a passing frontier. As the decades became a part of the past, Elmer Keith was recognized as a great shot on the range and in the field, and the leading pistol and revolver authority in the land. It is very likely that he has burned more powder than any man living today. Extensive experiments were conducted in arms design and with ammunition



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