Best gunsmithing rifles book?

Discussion in 'Gunsmithing' started by tresmon, Aug 27, 2008.

  1. tresmon

    tresmon Well-Known Member

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    Greetings,

    I'm a decade and half vetern tool/die machinist, but only a shade tree 'smith:

    What is the best technical/advanced riflesmithing book out there?

    What is the same for auto pistols?

    Thanks,
    Tres
     
  2. zoeper

    zoeper Well-Known Member

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    Anybody have a favourate book?
     

  3. NesikaChad

    NesikaChad Well-Known Member

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    Machinery Handbook and a MasterCam reference manual.
     
  4. Rustystud

    Rustystud Well-Known Member

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    Gunsmith/Machinist by Steve Acker

    Advanced Rebarreling of the Sporting Rifle by Willis Fowlers

    Bolt Action Rifles by Frank DeHass

    John Hinnants The complete Illustrated Guide to Precision Rifle Barrel Fitting

    There are many books written from 1900 through 1956 that can be bought used off the internet.

    Rustystud