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Homemade Guns & Homemade Ammo Paperback – 1999


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Product Details

  • Paperback: 182 pages
  • Publisher: Breakout Productions; 2 edition (1999)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1893626113
  • ISBN-13: 978-1893626119
  • Product Dimensions: 8.4 x 5.5 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 8.8 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,796,569 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Customer Reviews

A must for every preppers libary.
Rick
Homemade guns and Homemade ammo,is the easy to use guidethat shows Very easy ways tomake guns and ammunition athome.
rocky
Awesome, idea, details and pictures were very good.
cory

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16 of 17 people found the following review helpful By rocky on February 5, 2000
Format: Paperback
Homemade guns and Homemade ammo,is the easy to use guidethat shows Very easy ways tomake guns and ammunition athome.It has easy step by step plansand drawings to make-A very simple shotgun,from asteel pipe.I believe this should be 1st.book of a future gun maker,because it really teachesa thing or two. (knowledge is power)
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29 of 34 people found the following review helpful By J CREMIN on March 1, 2001
Format: Paperback
At first look at the cover this may look like a rehash of the homemade shotgun in the Improvised Munitions Black Book but just take at the index! Everything is their. Instructions on making a rifle or shotgun in about every available caliber, assembly of same, testing and variations in types of the guns. If ammunition is a problem-not to worry! As long as you have a cartridge case the book brings you through making all types of gunpowders, primers, and moulding new bullets. The thing is what really struck me was his method of reloading a .22 cartridge with an electric drill to provide the centrifugal force. IF YOU WANT TO KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT HOMEMADE GUNS, PRIMERS OR GUNPOWDERS(EVEN SHOWS HOW TO MAKE SODIUM CHLORATE FROM SALT USING ELECTROLISIS). ITS THE MOST EXCELLENT BOOK I HAVE EVER COME ACROSS!
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14 of 16 people found the following review helpful By "nethersdenizen" on May 31, 2004
Format: Paperback
I made a double barrel 12-gauge gun with the information in this book. All from parts found at local hardware stores. Total price was a little under forty dollars. Also has lots of information on making powders, primers, and loading old shells. This might be a problem if you don't have any old casings or shells but never fear, build a muzzleloader! The book has a section on making a musket which I might build after I finish my 30.06 rifle. That's right, it has a section that explains what size hardware and drill bits to use for most any size ammo. Remember to remote test fire each weapon you make a few times and if noise is a problem with the neighbors you could build a noise suppressor for it. The beginning of the book explains the different types of guns and the different sizes of bullets for those of you like me who might not know all that much about the subject. I've bought a few books on this subject recently and if you want something that you can actually make with only hand tools stop looking. It doesn?t take long at all to put these together but I suggest you take your time and enjoy this great do it yourself project.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By cosmos110 on November 4, 2012
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This guy gets down to the business of making good, cheap, reliable fire arms at home with nothing at all.
He shows what a waste of time it is to try and make "Black Powder" and shows you much easier and effective ways to make better quality lead propellant.

This is the book you want! ! ! !

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By michael nichlos on February 11, 2007
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i built the weapon discribed in this book, it works. i decided on .410. have not tried the gunpowder recipies in the book.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer on January 8, 2013
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This book gave me ideas and thing to think about when building a gun from scratch. Good survival info. Good buy!
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By Mike on July 22, 2013
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Very interesting information for the gun enthusiast. Would drive the antigun brigade nuts. Definately would not fire full loads in a pipe smooth bore without further research but might be a fun project for some low powered loads. Never thought to use match heads as a possible sorce of propellant. Enjoyed the book and agreed with the writers point of view even if it isn't PC.

Thanks for a good read.
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By Richard Graham on June 3, 2013
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Filled with a lot of information for the uneducated. If you know nothing about firearms, gauges, ammunition basic parts of a firearm this may be of value to you.mhowever if you know ANYTHING at all about firearms this book will be of little use to you. Perhaps about 10 pages of interesting and/or new information but the rest is just disappointing rehash of basics. Pretty pricey for what you actually get!
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