Read any great gun books lately?

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  1. Thomas Carey

    Thomas Carey New Member

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    Have any of you of recently read a firearms related book that you would suggest your fellow forum members consider buying?

    Best Regards,

    Thomas Carey
     
  2. artabr

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    Welcome to the forum Thomas.
    Wish I could say I had, but I spend all of my free time here. :eek: :D
    I do read Precision Shooting magazine.


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    Haligan Well-Known Member

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    I heard Mark Levin's book is a real page turner. (Liberty and Tyranny)
    I also recomend Culture Warrior-Bill O'Reilly.
     
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    Welcome, Thomas. Lately, I've been reading through Cartridges of the World. Lots of information in there, but I get funny looks when I read it in public...
     
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    I read "Hell I Was There" an auto-biography about Elmer Keiths life. Read it back in the late 80's and it was a realy good read and I think everyone would enjoy this book if they can find it.
     
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    308 at my gate New Member

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    I read that and Elmer was quit the character. I also read one shot one kill about Carlos Hathcock. That was one amazing sniper. I think he passed away about 8 or 9 years ago. I always thought that he was a real living legend at the time. He was known as White Feather.
     
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    johnlives4christ Former Guest

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    Hello Thomas.

    i started to read Cold Zero, the christopher whitcomb (spelling) story. i dont remember whom wrote it, but it was an excellent read i though. i dont have time to finish it right now (too much firearms forum). but its about an FBI sniper

    got mine off ebay for like 5 bucks shipped

    ~john
     
  8. Bruce FLinch

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    Shooter, by Stephen HUnter. It's been out awhile, but a good book.

    I find lots of good gun books @ the used book store.
     
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    I subscribed to two handloading mags, two hunting mags, And one tatical mag. I have a ton of litriture on firearms of all kinds from all sorts of resources, from military to owners manuals.
     
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    Marine sniper. a real classic about a real life marine.








    Keep both barrels loaded!
     
  11. kingcuke

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    I read Keiths, auto biography back in the day too. Great book and very interesting read. I lent mine out to a buddy and never saw it again. Come to think of it, it was the same buddy I had a buy back arrangement with on a .243 Winchester semi-auto that he turned around and sold to someone else for twice what I sold it to him for.
     
  12. Marlin

    Marlin *TFF Admin Staff Chief Counselor*

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    I am reading Elmer Keith's "Sixguns" now and enjoying it immensely.

    Wheel guns are some of my favorite. I learned centrefire handgun shooting with a fine S&W Model 15, Combat Masterpiece. I wish I still had it.
     
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    Cold Zero is an auto-biography. It is a good book. Ya had the spelling correct. ;)

    +1 on the Stephen Hunter books also.
    Point Of Impact ( is the same book as "Shooter". The name was changed for the movie)
    Time To Hunt
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    Read Point Of Impact first.


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  14. LurpyGeek

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    Recently read "Armed Response: A Comprehensive Guide to Using Firearms for Self-Defense" by David Kenik. It is a good simple comprehensive guide to concealed carry. It didn't have any groundbreaking knowledge that I hadn't gathered on my own, but I would recommend it to anyone who carries, is considering carrying or even family members of permit holders. My wife is reading it now.

    Currently reading "A History of Warfare" by John Keegan. It is not a light read. I'll let you know how it is when I finish, but I've heard good things.

    I'd really like to read "In the Gravest Extreme" by Massad Ayoob, but we'll see if I can find time for that.