If you love old .22 rifles (and who doesn’t?), and would like to know more about them, this book is a must-have. It is the only book of its kind, covering 20 classic and vintage rifles from five different manufacturers. The rifles covered are among the most-used and best-loved rifles of all time. In these pages you will find a wealth of information about each rifle and each manufacturer including: history and development, physical measurements and handling characteristics, accuracy testing, and current value. Plus, there are chapters on finding your own classic rifle, hunting with the .22, improving accuracy, and proper care and maintenance, and much more. So, if you’d like to know more about that old .22 that you’ve inherited or you need some good information to help you find your own, this is the book for you.
The author has almost 50 years experience with a wide varity of firearms, particularly .22 rifles. Now retired as a Tennessee Wildlife Officer, he has a B.S. from the Uinversity of Tennessee and an M.A. from Southern Illinois University. A life member of the NRA for over 40 years, this is his first book. He and his wife, Lois, live near Jackson, Tennessee.