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The practical guide to man-powered weapons and ammunition : experiments with catapults, musketballs, stonebows, blowpipes, big airguns, and bullet bows
Format:
Book
Title:
The practical guide to man-powered weapons and ammunition : experiments with catapults, musketballs, stonebows, blowpipes, big airguns, and bullet bows
ISBN:
9781602391475
Publication Information:
New York : Skyhorse Pub., ©2007.
Physical Description:
xii, 212 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
General Note:
Previous edition: The practical guide to man-powered bullets : catapults, crossbows, blowguns, bullet-bows and airguns / Richard Middleton. 1st ed. Mechanicsburg, PA : Stackpole Books, 2005.
Contents:
Introduction -- 1. Ammunition -- 2. The fibreglass bullet-shooting crossbow -- 3. Yew-wood bullet crossbow -- 4. Catapults -- 5. The hand stonebow -- 6. Blowpipes -- 7. Low-pressure airguns : the theory -- 8. Low-pressure airguns : the practical -- 9. High-pressure airguns : the theory -- 10. High-pressure airguns : the practical -- 11. Compounding and complexity -- 12. Velocity measurements.
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