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African Rifles and Cartridges

John Taylor

African Rifles and Cartridges

by John Taylor

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Published by Gun Room Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Firearms & Weapons,
  • Antiques / Collectibles

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8176966M
    ISBN 100882270133
    ISBN 109780882270135

    John Howard "Pondoro" Taylor (–) was a big-game hunter and ivory poacher of Irish descent. Born in Dublin as the son of a surgeon he developed an urge to go to Africa and become a professional mainly hunted for his own account and had little interest in guiding clients. His parents paid for his passage to Cape Africa he experimented extensively with different Born: John Howard Taylor, January 6, , Dublin, Ireland. The basic techincs of rifles, cartridges and hunting African game have been quite the same or very similar since the beginning of 20th century so the book is still very up to date (like perhaps Sofocles and Shakespeare are in other ways). Read more. Helpful/5(36).

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African Rifles and Cartridges: The Experiences and Opinions of a Professional Ivory Hunter Paperback – July 7, by John Taylor (Author) out of 5 stars 17 ratings.

See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from /5(56). The basic techincs of rifles, cartridges and hunting African game have been quite the same or very similar since the beginning of 20th century so the book is still very up to date (like perhaps Sofocles and Shakespeare are in other ways)/5(55).

The first edition of John ‘Pondoro’ Taylor’s African Rifles and Cartridges appeared inbut today’s gunwriters continue to reference his conclusions in support of their own findings.

Craig Boddington, both in his books and articles, as well as in his videos, often refers to Taylor when discussing large calibers designed for dangerous game. In. African Rifles & Cartridges book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

In this book, the renowned professional hunter John “Pon /5. African Rifles and Cartridges: The Experiences and Opinions of a Professional Ivory Hunter by Taylor, John and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at “African Rifles & Cartridges” by John ‘Pondoro’ Taylor This is the 2nd edition of the book with a dust wrap illustrating C.

Fletcher Jamieson with his Holland double As a manufacturer of traditional big game rifles there are always those classic books that come up in discussion and without question one of the very best is John.

Boddington's new book was written with another 18 years of experience under his belt, plus the availability of an exceptional increase in the number of rifles, calibers, bullets, and accessories for African hunting.

An outstanding book that provides solid information based on vast experience and insight gathered over the last thirty years of. Medium bores are certainly not new. In fact, they probably peaked in popularity many decades ago when cartridges such as the British, Westley Richards, and Rigby were in somewhat common use in Africa and India.

In his landmark book, African Rifles and Cartridges, John “Pondoro” Taylor sings the praises of the medium bores. famous book African Rifles and Cartridges: A) Small calibers: between and B) Medium calibers: between and C) Big medium calibers: between and D) Big calibers: between and (the calibers didn’t exist then).

This order has essentially been followed in. Get this from a library. African rifles & cartridges. [John Taylor; National Rifle Association of America.] -- For more books like this, please visit In this book, the renowned professional hunter John?Pondoro.

Taylor explains in great detail the weapons suitable for use in. The/ 3-inch Nitro Express. This rimmed, bottle-necked cartridge was developed in the early 20 th century by W. Jeffery, and was a redesign of the earlier 3¼-inch version. The beauty of the/ NE is that it has the mildest recoil of all the valid dangerous game cartridges—many shooters find the/ even easier to shoot than the H&H.

Driving a grain bullet to Author: Philip Massaro. Given that most of the cartridges covered in this book are still available and in use today, Taylor s advice is still relevant for the hunter planning a trip to Africa or looking for a dangerous game or plains game rifle for use in America (much of the advice for rifles to use on plains game in Africa will be applicable to American big game as Price: $   We have this book at our library here in town and I check it out once a year or so.

But I really should buy it. I shoot a 45/ Sharps and it's interesting to look at the ballistics of some of the older blackpowder African cartridges in 40 caliber and up, and see how they compare to the American blackpowder rounds of the buffalo era. African Rifles and Cartridges by Taylor, John.

Rutgers Book Center, Reprint Edition. Hardcover. Good/Good. Reprint edition. The binding is tight, a bit of rubbing at the corners.

While the text and images are clean and unmarked, a few faint blemishes on several pages is noted. Date 1/84 is written on the FFEP. The illustrated dust jacket shows some general handling, some. In AFRICAN RIFLES AND CARTRIDGES, by John Taylor t akes up the modern and powerful British, German and American big game rifles and cartridges and, one by one, tells all about them.

And he is fully qualified to do so, as he has used them all in his several decades of professional hunting. Doubles, Magazine Rifles, and Cartridges for African Hunting.

Author: Craig T. Boddington,Craig Boddington; Publisher: N.A ISBN: Category: Sports & Recreation Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Gone are the days of simple-solid and softpoint-bullets for a.

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$ + $ Shipping. Details about African Rifles Cartridges John Taylor Hardback with Rare Dust Rating: % positive. out of 5 stars African Rifles & Cartridges Reviewed in Canada on Aug John Taylor's book is an excellent historical review of African use rifles and ammo from the days of black powder cartridges to the time of writing,and the advent of the "Nitro Express" cartridge/5(43).

He wrote about these in British hunting journals from the 's onward, but is most well known in his 's book, African Rifles and Cartridges. This shorthand formula for evaluating calibers and bullet construction favored the British thinking (go figure) for over” calibers and bullets of tough construction of grain weight and more.Buy African Rifles & Cartridges by John Taylor (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(41). Book Summary: The title of this book is African Rifles and Cartridges and it was written by John Taylor.

This particular edition is in a Paperback format. This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $ It was published by Martino Fine Books and has a total of pages in the :