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African Rifles and Cartridges: The Experiences and Opinions of a Professional Ivory Hunter
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Martino Fine Books
Publication date July 7, 2014
Pages 498
Binding Paperback
ISBN-13 9781614276630
ISBN-10 1614276633
Dimensions 1.11 by 6.14 by 9.21 in.
Weight 1.72 lbs.
Original list price $14.95
Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description: 2014 Reprint of 1948 Edition Full facsimile of the original edition not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software John Howard Pondoro Taylor 1904 1969 was a big game hunter of Irish descent In Africa he experimented extensively using different types of rifles and calibers which made him an expert in big game rifles He is credited with developing the Taylor KO Factor and wrote several now classic books As a professional ivory hunter with some thirty years of continuous living in the African bush John Taylor used and tested all the various calibers of British American and German rifles and with them killed many species of big game found on the continent of Africa Taylor s discussion on the practical application of ballistics includes doubles magazines and single shots the practical value of steel jacketed bullets versus those covered with cupronickel the faults of copper tubed bullets the actual effects of softpoint bullets with varying degrees of lead exposure the necessity of modern bullets that will really stand up to the requirements when fired into heavy animals and many other valuable tips and explanations about cartridges and rifles Remains a classic work

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