Walker, 3 books james virgil howe, 3 books james b. General gunsmith tools handgun tools measuring tools. The modern gunsmith a guide for the amateur and professional gunsmith in the design and construction of firearms, with practical suggestions for all who like guns. The modern gunsmith vol 1 howe 1941 internet archive. The sixth is owned by jeff jaeger of fishers, who is coauthor of the book john small of vincennes. This is the rifle that is illustrated in most books about the expedition. John small was born c1761 baptised 11121761 at birmingham, uk. Roberts author 2009 the town council meeting the gunsmith series book 332 j. The poster of the grouseland rifle, the indiana state rifle features the rifle circa 1803. He is an active, nationally ranked shooter with nssa in both small arms and crewserved types. I wish there was just one book on gunsmithing but it would have to be a big sucker. Replica of official state rifle commissioned for bicentennial. Vicery and it was published in 1940 its an old book but i think you may still find it useful and interesting, even if you dont own a gun, because it describes how to use many of the same machine shop tools and techniques that were still using today.
A gunsmith at work, 16 gunsmiths may be employed in. In 1790 small was appointed first sheriff in knox county, indiana. Dunlap, 2 books steven dodd hughes, 2 books leroy deforest satterlee. Portland is maines economic center, with an economy that relies on tourism. Roberts author 2009 message on the wind the gunsmith series book 334 j. The life and work of john small, master gunsmith of vincennes, indiana are made known in this work. Joe is currently writing a book on the subject of confederate arms, and is well known for his reproductions of period confederate long guns. See the complete the gunsmith series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. Recreations of classic originals liberty longrifles llc. Also on kindle this is the first in a new series of western novels about roxy doyle, a young girl with a troubled childhood who grows up to be a fearless gunfighter. Vintage trapping magazines paperback by russ carmen fox,muskrat general trapping.
Federally and california state licensed firearms dealer and gunsmith in mcarthur ca. In a book published in the 1880s about businesses in decatur county, there is a story about john wesley lanham headed, gunsmith, franklin. He arrived in sydney cove on 2611788 on charlotte john married mary parker in 1788 at sydney town and they had the following children. The resources below include sites that specifically relate to gunsmithing training and careers. In 1799 he was elected as representative of knox county to the legislature in the first election in the northwest territory. The most comprehensive gunsmithing guide of all time. Find organizations to join and increase your networking abilities. John small, vincennes, indiana urn rifle john small 17681821 was not only an accomplished gunsmith, but he was also the first sheriff of what would become the state of indiana, a militia captain, tavernkeeper, ferry operator, territorial legislator, silversmith and artist of the highest caliber. John small, gunmaker while john small possessed an arsenal of talents, his work as a gunsmith was particularly valued on the western frontier. This fike is corrupted and cannot be downloaded as a. Roberts author 2009 virgil earp, private detective the gunsmith series book 333 j. For over 40 years we have been one of the leaders in manufacturing muzzleloading firearm components, including locks, triggers, mounts and accessories.
The indiana state museum houses a john small flintlock rifle owned by james girty. At nearly 500 pages, chapel covers everything from the use of proper tools to how to get a gunsmithing job, and everything in between. Macklins women, the chinese gunmen, the woman hunt, and several more. Sunrays choices are very good the gunsmith kinks show lots of fixtures and tricks used by gunsmiths to handle lots of common problems. Atf approved bound book for gunsmithing acquisition and disposition bound book gun record log for ffl federal firearms dealers. The biographical and historical background of the book set the stage for the detailed descriptions of. The most important tool a professional gunsmith or serious hobbyist can have is a good library. The book gives us a warm, human account of a truly great hero. Many out of print gunbooks, over 1,000 gunbooks gun books, swordbooks and militaria books for sale. The cartridge was developed in response to natos request for a replacement for the 9x19mm cartridge. Davis company sells a variety of items for the history minded.
Browse the amazon editors picks for the best books of 2019, featuring our. Wondering how to convert the safety on a remington 870 from right hand to left hand. These are mostly direct reproductions of the original articles, rather than re. This book represents the product of a labor of love by three individuals over a thirtyyear period. With a good measure of creativity, the shootergunsmith is often able to reach new heights in accuracy accomplishment even with the little 22 semiautomatic handguns. This is especially true for those of us that work in small shops. Santa fe, new mexico, speaking volume books, march 2017. The aim of this book is to make known the life and work of a master craftsmana master. John small of vincennes by jim dresslar and jeff jaeger the life and work of john. If you own a gun or will ever want to own one then youll need this. Revolutionary war veteran john small, perhaps the finest gunsmith to work west of the appalachian mountains, is remembered today for an. With an active marketplace of over 175 million items, use the alibris advanced search page to find any item you are looking for through the advanced search, you can find items by searching specific terms such as title, artist, song title, genre, etc or you can narrow.
With the death of john moll iii of allentown in 1883, the decision was made to sell the allentown gunsmith shop. Annual dinner of the grouseland foundation at vincennes, in. How to make the most tender roast chicken kitchen conundrum with thomas joseph martha stewart duration. Heres a book about gunsmithing that you can download as a 40mb pdf file. John small 17591821 was an irish immigrant to pennsylvania who served in the american. If you have a question where will you get the answer.
We even expanded our product line to include reproductions of early american childrens toys, as well as books, videos. The sale of the property, in effect, ended the organized activities of the moll gunsmiths, although a relative, henry moll carried on the gunsmith trade for a few years operating a small shop at 606 hamilton street until 1889. Gunsmith on the western frontier, by author jeff jaeger. Many of these organizations and associations have their own newsletters or magazines, job databases, and gunsmith certification exams. John was convicted of assault with steven davenport, john herbert, robert ellwood and sentenced to 7 years transportation. This is a full size drawing of a john small vincennes, indiana flintlock rifle. John small of vincennes gunsmith on the western frontier.
To pursue the entirety of this trade, a gunsmith must possess skills as a. I buy books and notes from gunsmiths retiring or going out of business i dont think you can ever get enough. Traister, 4 books william buchele, 3 books ralph t. Reviewed in the united states on march 20, 2014 this book is the holy grail of gunsmithing books,especially on the most popular pistols and revolvers. These arent your boring black and white military manuals but very beautiful full size full color volumes showing many photographies and schematics. Joe is johns apprentice, but by no means a newcomer to the blackpowder shooting or smithing scene.
Browning also cooperated with winchester to develop a whole range of small arms. Shooters, gunsmiths and collectors alike will find the revised version of this handy book a practical reference for disassembling and reassembling a variety of semiauto pistols. The greater portland metropolitan area is home to over half a million people, more than onethird of maines total population, making it the most populous metro in northern new england. Written by one of the most prolific firearms experts of all time, the complete guide to gunsmithing is a highly detailed and essential reference for the gun enthusiast and gunsmith alike.
It was made by a man named john small, of vincennes, on the wabash river. Of the five john small rifles known to still exist. He began his career singing with the robert mitchell boy choir, a group which appeared in two bing crosby films, going my way 1944 and the bells of st. Rk enterprises has been in the ffl supply business since 1982, we offer our 2nd best seller the entry log book that is so popular with our 18,000 customers we deal with. The larger site offers many related items for sale and has many related links. The auto sizing is your browsers way of keeping images entirely within the screen size you have set. This page is part of a larger site on a priceguide to gunbooks, swordbooks and militaria books. After you click on images to enlarge them, you may find they automatically size smaller in your browsers window making them harder to view. Stepbystep photographs and clear, simple text make it easy to disassemble and reassemble a.1200 1554 1498 1434 1507 824 407 490 245 411 1091 847 1473 1282 904 1298 282 940 1202 1629 223 1431 1517 1308 1048 618 407 620 519 218 121 585 1425 548 1082 224 1085 1633 834 1176 97 603 169 1044 1131