George C. Nonte Jr., 560 pgs. 6 1⁄2" x 9 1⁄2". Hardbound. Comprehensive, basic book on art of pistolsmithing. Covers wide variety of actions, firing systems, action feeding methods and curing common malfunctions. Divided into 30 chapters covering subjects such as: stiff cylinder rotation, double-action/single-action tuning and timing, rimfire revolver problems, making and repairing parts, tuning semi-auto pistols for high performance, changing calibers, and an excellent troubleshooting reference chart that shows malfunction-cause-cure scenarios. A really fine book for the shop or serious handgunner doing any pistol work.
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