Down East Books; 2nd EditionГод:
Though few hunters actually make the trip to Africa in pursuit of The Big Five elephant, rhino, leopard, lion, and Cape buffalo the popularity of rifles designed to take such dangerous big game has never been greater. Legendary gun makers such as Purdey, Rigby, and Holland & Holland can t keep up with the demand for their fine rifles. Terry Wieland, a widely recognized firearms expert and veteran of many safaris, explores in detail the rifles and calibers that are drawing attention. This revised and expanded second edition covers what has changed in the field since the first edition was published in 2006 new calibers, new cartridges, new guns, new actions and includes all-new material on action and barrel manufacture, tracing the production of a fine custom-made big-bore rifle.