GUNS AND HUNTING: TWO DECADES OF THOUGHTS ON GUNS AND CALIBRES.

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GUNS AND HUNTING: TWO DECADES OF THOUGHTS ON GUNS AND CALIBRES.
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Author Aagaard (Finn).
Book Code 31742
ISBN 9781571573674
Book Description New unread copy in dust-wrapper.

(2012) 2012 2nd edition. 8vo (155 x 235mm). Ppxviii,302. B/w photographs, b/w chapter heading vignettes. Green boards, spine titled in black.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 2012
Publisher Safari Press.
Place Long Beach, California.
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Finn Aagaard was a Kenyan big game hunter who made a name for himself in the closing years of colonial rule. Staying in the country after independence, he subsequently emigrated to the USA in the 1970's. There, he added journalism to his activities, writing many articles for magazines such as American Rifleman and American Hunter. This book is a collection of the best of Aagaard's articles which includes two by his wife, Berit. Chapters include: A tale of two sevens; Rifles for dangerous game; Kudu days; Rhino!; The lion hunters; Lion hunters II; Nyati!; The .470 Nitro Express; The Kenyathlon Challenge; John Rigby & Company, London; The .416 Remington Magnum; Which is faster, scope or irons?; The .338 Winchester Magnum; The 9.3x62 cartridge; does energy equal killing power?; The Hornet still stings; The 7X57 Mauser; The .223 Remington; Make mine Mauser; The 6.5x55mm; Kenya days; The .458 Winchester Magnum; The .375 H&H Magnum; The .30-60, the American standard; King of the North Country; Buffalo and wild honey; The toughness of game; Hunting solo; The .280 Remington; Cutting the kick; Scopes - the big element; Arizona cougar chase; A professional's rifle, thirteen years later; Another boost for the .35 Whelen; The Tracker, by Berit Aagaard; The Tracker Revisited, by Berit Aagaard.

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