has been reprinted several times. The author, Julian Hatcher, was a retired Maj. Gen with the United States Army. He wrote this book for shooters, gunsmiths, historians and hunters so they too could learn what all the experts know. Follow Hatcher's 50 plus years of personal notes. 646 Pages - Hardcover.
A brief list of what you'll see inside:
- Recoil problems
- The Pederson Device
- Barrel Obstructions
- German Maxim gun
- AND SO MUCH MORE!
For shooters, gunsmiths, ballisticians, historians, hunters, collectors...the personal
reference notes and experience of more than fifty years as a small arms engineer,
trophy-winning shooter, technical gun editor... reflecting accurately for today's use the
expert's understanding and advice about: the 1903 Springfield, the 1917 Enfield, .30
Cal cartridges, automatic mechanisms, machine guns and semiautomatics, rifle
strengths and weaknesses, exterior weaknesses, exterior ballistics, recoil problems,
headspace, the Pederson device, triggers, caliber equivalents, range, gunpowder,
and random notes on everything from match ammunition to overloading.
Publisher: Stackpole Books
Date of Publication: (reprint of original)
Number of Pages: 646
Summary of Material (from the publisher):
Quote from Game News:
In any field, certain books are recognized as classics. Serious riflemen/experimenters have for two decades placed
Hatcher's Notebook in this category . . . this extensive work is probably the most useful single volume available to riflemen.
Hardcover, photos, illustrations, 6" x 9"