Understanding Ballistics: Complete Guide to Bullet Selection by Philip P. Massaro

By Philip P. Massaro

There have by no means been extra bullet offerings for modern-day shooters and hunters, and during this quintessential consultant to trendy bullets, ballistician Philip P. Massaro expertly breaks down each aspect of right bullet choice for looking, pageant, objective taking pictures, and self-defense.

Understanding Ballistics: entire consultant to Bullet Selection supplies you:

  • Detailed overviews of just about all to be had bullets in factory-loaded and part form.
  • More caliber/bullet combos than the other booklet at the subject.
  • Best bullet offerings for rimfire and centerfire rifles and handguns.

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Round- nose bullets. P. 30-30 Winchester. P. Fielding photo) FLAT NOSE A blunt or flat-tipped bullet, the rifle variety being designed for safety in the tube magazine of many lever-action rifles. The flat nose concept came about to ensure that the nose of the bullet couldn’t pierce the primer of the cartridge in front of it in the tubular magazine, as they are loaded bullet-to-primer. Many pistol bullets are flat-tipped to provide a better frontal diameter for energy transmission. ” The pointed end of the bullet is designed to allow it to slice through the air better, better resist slowing down, and therefore have a better trajectory.

Com for signing up. com/ebook-promo THIS BOOK IS DEDICATED TO MY FRIEND, PROFESSIONAL HUNTER JAY T. CARLSON, WHOSE HUNT WAS CUT SHORT MUCH TOO EARLY. I HOPE YOU'RE HUNTING BONGO IN VALHALLA, BUDDY. CONTENTS Special Offers Foreword Introduction Chapter One: The Projectile Throughout History Chapter Two: Bullet Configuration and Construction Chapter Three: Rimfire Revelry Chapter Four: Varmint Rifles Chapter Five: Medium Game Rifles Chapter Six: Dangerous Game Rifles Chapter Seven: Target Rifles Chapter Eight: AR-Style Rifles Chapter Nine: Muzzle-loading Rifle Bullets Chapter Ten: Defensive Handgun Bullets Chapter Eleven: Handgun Hunting Bullets Chapter Twelve: Handgun Target and Plinking Bullets FOREWORD For a little over a decade, I’ve lived at the end of a graveled, crater infested driveway, more than a half-mile off a country road with very little traffic.

These are big, tough deer. The way we hunt them is to find a fresh track and hopefully stalk one up to get an opportunity for a shot. This means going through alder swamps, grown-over clear cuts, and any other thick, miserable vegetation which typically limits your shots to 75 yards and under. 243. The type of hunting we do in Maine lends itself more jumping a deer out of his bed where you have a few seconds to take your shot. As anyone who’s hunted enough will tell you, the shot opportunity will be brief, and the angle less than desirable.

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