Used – Olson’s Encyclopedia of Small Arms



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Condition: Very Good – 262 Pages

Olson’s Encyclopedia of Small Arms is the most complete, authoritative and up-to-date reference available for shooters, ballisticians, gun collectors and everyone interested in firearms! Arranged in alphabetical format with cross-referencing, the clear and thorough definition, description and explanation is easily understood. Enhanced with numerous pictures, charts and schematics.

The appendices include the following:

  • Important Chemical Elements
  • Metals Common to Firearms
  • Woods for Gunstocks
  • English-Metric Length Conversions
  • English-Metric Weight Conversions
  • Length, Volume and Capacity Equivalents
  • Weight Equivalents
  • Pressure Equivalents
  • Velocity Equivalents
  • US-Foreign Cartridge Equivalents
  • Visual Identification of Certain Types of US Military Cartridges and Shot Shells
  • Black Powder Data for Muzzleloading
  • Maximum Ranges
  • Mathematical and Physics Formulae
  • Ballistics Formulae
  • Ballistics For Remington,Winchester, Norma, Federal, RWS and DWM Cartridges and Ammunition
  • Lead Shot
  • Damascus Barrels
  • Gun Lock Development
  • Stock Types and Measurements
  • Notable Dates in Firearms History
  • US Registered Trademarks and Trade Names
  • Directory of Suppliers
  • Sight-In Charts

Printed in 1985 – 262 pages – Hard bound with dust cover. Condition: Very Good.


Author – John Olson

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