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The Gun Digest Book of Firearms Assembly/Disassembly Part I - Automatic Pistols (Gun Digest Book of Firearms Assembly/Disassembly: Part 1 Automatic Pistols) (Pt. 1) Paperback – 1999


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Product Details

  • Series: Gun Digest Book of Firearms Assembly/Disassembly: Part 1 Automatic Pistols
  • Paperback: 592 pages
  • Publisher: Krause Publ; Second Edition edition (1999)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0873417836
  • ISBN-13: 978-0873417839
  • Product Dimensions: 10.9 x 8.5 x 1.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.8 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #921,056 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Customer Reviews

Easy to read, easy to follow, and answers all your questions!
N. Alexander
The only down side of the book, and the reason I gave it 4 insted of 5 stars is that it has a lot of obscure pistol most of us will never see.
Leon Weidmann
I often look back in the book to find the tips and tricks of the trade and technics given by the author.
Matthew Wilson

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23 of 25 people found the following review helpful By Dan S. on February 14, 2003
Format: Paperback
This book is an excellent guide for disassembly. It is worthless as a guide for reassembly. There are no step-by-step instructions for reassembling a firearm. At best, the book assumes that reassembly is the reversal of the steps involved in disassembly. This is not necessarily so. I would not recommend this book to a hobbyist.
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19 of 24 people found the following review helpful By OAKSHAMAN VINE VOICE on November 8, 2002
Format: Paperback
If you cannot field strip a weapon you really have no business owning it. I bought the volume on automatic pistols and I was not disappointed. For most of my life I was a revolver man and I stayed away from automatics because I didn't understand them- and I was convinved that they were unreliable. When I bought my first Model 1911 (which has NEVER jammed on me) it didn't have a field manual, so I bought this book. It didn't take long before I was field stripping and reassembling blind-folded. I feel confident that I could do the same with any automatic even loosely based on John Browning's designs. I might have trouble with German designs like the Luger or Broom handle Mauser, but after studying this book I feel sure that I could eventually master them too.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Terry B. Carr on December 2, 2011
Format: Kindle Edition
Someone has already pointed out that reassembly is a little short. Sometimes, reassembly requires a little more, but that's not my complaint. The book is great, but I keep waiting on his second edition of each Part, as not all guns are covered and I need information on some of the ones that are not. Such as the S&W 39 series.

As far as Amazon and other sellers go, they need to publish the index page so you know what guns are covered in a particular Part. No fun to buy the book only to find out the gun you need to know about is not included.
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If you would like to do more than just field strip you favorite auto pistol this could be just what you are looking for. The instructions are easy for the non-gunsmith to understand and follow. The photos give a good view of the pricidure being discussed. The only down side of the book, and the reason I gave it 4 insted of 5 stars is that it has a lot of obscure pistol most of us will never see. This was space that could have been used for more up to date and common pistols.
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By Michael A. Leahey on April 28, 2014
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I own multiple semi-autos from different makers, this book is invaluable and a must have for any handgun owner. My previous book got damaged from a flood and I needed to replace it...great illustrations.
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By Xeno on November 19, 2013
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This has almost all automatic pistols made, but the photos are in black and white. The Kindle edition is better, because a 1.5 pound book now weighs what my Kindle does.
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By Larry Evans on June 5, 2013
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OK, so I was looking for the .45 complete owners manual and thought this would do it plus a lot of others. It gets real close but there are better, easier to understand books out there for my feeble brain. Good Luck!
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