. Sport with gun and rod in American woods and waters [microform]. Hunting; Hunting; Fishing; Fishing; Chasse; Chasse; Pêche sportive; Pêche sportive. these superior in all respects to those of other makers. Two hat) to be selected out of the numerous types now offered to sportsmen, and in doing so, we have selected two with which we have had much experience and which are undoubtedly excellent. Before proceeding to describe the modern breech-loading shot- gun, it is essential that the general reader be conversant with the names of the various parts of the gun, including the separate pieces com

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. Sport with gun and rod in American woods and waters [microform]. Hunting; Hunting; Fishing; Fishing; Chasse; Chasse; Pêche sportive; Pêche sportive. these superior in all respects to those of other makers. Two hat) to be selected out of the numerous types now offered to sportsmen, and in doing so, we have selected two with which we have had much experience and which are undoubtedly excellent. Before proceeding to describe the modern breech-loading shot- gun, it is essential that the general reader be conversant with the names of the various parts of the gun, including the separate pieces com
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. Sport with gun and rod in American woods and waters [microform]. Hunting; Hunting; Fishing; Fishing; Chasse; Chasse; Pêche sportive; Pêche sportive. these superior in all respects to those of other makers. Two hat) to be selected out of the numerous types now offered to sportsmen, and in doing so, we have selected two with which we have had much experience and which are undoubtedly excellent. Before proceeding to describe the modern breech-loading shot- gun, it is essential that the general reader be conversant with the names of the various parts of the gun, including the separate pieces composing the lock. The names of the parts of the stock are, A, the hand ; H, the butt; H, the heel ; 'I', the toe of the butt; C, the comb; !•", the fore-end ; and (j, the trigger-guard. The barrels are attached to th( breech-action, the name given to the whole piece of iron X, Y, Z. ' his is screwed firml)- to the stock. The perpentiicular part of this i— shaped piece is called the break-off, because in muzzle-loaders the barrels could be separated from the rest of the gun at that place. The face of the break-off, against which the breech-end of the barrels tightly fits, is called the standing- breech, or false-])reech. The barrels rotate on the breech-action around the hinge-joint, V. The lumps L and L, firmly dovetailed. SKCTION OK IIAMMKRI.ESS BHEF.CII-ACTKiN.. Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.. Mayer, Alfred M. (Alfred Marshall), 1836-1897. New York : Century

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