Shooting High Pheasants in Theory and Practice

Shooting High Pheasants in Theory and Practice

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Originally published London 1913. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Home Farm Books are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork. Every shooter longs to kill the the really high birds. This book will help him to do so or, at the very least. show him why he doesn't. This book was, and probably still is, the very last word on the subject. Contents Include: Effect of wind on a charge of shot. Patterns and Penetrations at Various distances. Experiments with large shot. The height at which a pheasant can be killed. Perpendicular and Horizontal shooting. Twenty exceptionally high pheasants, and how they were killed. The stringing of shot. Penetration of shot. Differences in apparent sizes of overhead pheasants. Killing behind the shooter. Best Angles. etc. etc.
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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 136 x 214 x 10mm | 81.65g
  • Alcester, United Kingdom
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1846641330
  • 9781846641336
  • 1,796,065

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