Layne Simpson, who has been field editor for Shooting Times magazine for 20 years, draws from his hunting experiences on five continents to tell you what rifles, cartridges, bullets, loads, and scopes are best for various applications.
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This was my first book I've read by Layne Simpson and I'm impressed. Having read his articles in various magazines over the years, his style of writing has been carried over into this in-depth look at rifles and everything about them. Simpson does a great job going over all the different calibers available at the time of printing as well as interjecting just the right amount of personal experience with them. Add onto that the additional information on how rifles can be made more accurate, how rifles are manufactured, popular rifles old and new as well as information specific to using rifles on deer, elk and other classes of game and you have an excellant reference. About the only detractor of this book is his - at times - arrogance. It's apparent that he has favorites within the rifle industry and it comes across as such sporadically throughout the book. I don't know if Layne is aware or intended to come off as a bit high horsed during his writing but it was just enough to make...
This is a replacement for a copy I lost. Pretty good information, in my view. maybe it's time for LS to write a new edition........
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