Donated Gunsmithing Material

Materials donated by former MCC instructor Jim Batson. Books, catalogs, and miscellaneous gunsmithing empherera. Items are for in-house library use only.

Catalogs

The Gun Parts Corporation

  • The World Guide to Gun Parts 18th Edition

Smith & Wesson 2007 Product Guide
The 1999 Shooter’s Outfitter Catalog
Dixie Gun Works
Kimber
Log Cabin Shop Catalog No. 45
Winchester

  • 2007 Product Guide
  • 1999 Ballistics Guide
  • 1999 Ballistics Guide

Hornady 2007 Catalog
New England Custom Gun Service Ltd. Volume IV
Midsouth Shooters Supply Company 1999 Catalog Summer/Fall
Federal Premium Ammunition 2007 Catalog
Alliant Powder

  • Reloaders Guide 1996
  • Reloaders Guide 2002
  • Reloaders Guide

Marlin Parts Catalog
CZ-USA

  • Hunting and Sporting Firearms 2005
  • Hunting and Sporting Firearms 2006

Remington

  • 1999 New Product Catalog
  • 2002 New Product catalog

How to Convert Military Rifles Fourth Edition
Jim Chambers Flintlocks, Ltd
Shooters Bible 1995 Edition
Guns and Ammo 1972 Annual
Golden Age Arms Co. Price Change for Catalog #18
SPG Lubricants BD Cartridge: Reloading Primer 2001
World Guide to Gun Parts 1974
Reinhart Fajen Inc. 1995
Savage Arms 1969
Golden Age Arms Co 15
Golden Age Arms Co 18
Aldo Uberti & Co
Guns and Ammo 1970 Annual

Books

Gun Digest

  • 1955- 9th Edition, edited by John T. Amber
  • 1971- Silver 25th Anniversary Deluxe Edition, edited by John T. Amber
  • 1890- 34th Anniversary Edition, edited by Ken Warner, John T. Amber, Editor Emeritus
  • 1991- 45th Annual Edition, edited by Ken Warner
  • 1994- 48th Annual Edition, edited by Ken Warner
  • Sporting Rifle Take Down and Reassembly Guide, by J. B. Wood
  • The Gun Digest Book of Riflesmithing, by Jack Mitchell
  • The Gun Digest Book of Gunsmithing Tools… and Their Uses, by John E. Traister
  • The Gun Digest Book of Firearms Assembly/Disassembly Part III: Rimfire Rifles Revised Edition, by J.B. Wood
  • The Gun Digest Book of Exploded Long Gun Drawings, edited by Harold A. Murtz

Dixie Gun Works, INC

  • Catalog No. 124A, by Turner Kirkland
  • Catalog No. 134, by Turner Kirkland
  • Catalog No. 138A, by Turner Kirkland
  • Catalog No. 143, by Turner Kirkland
  • Catalog No. 145, by Turner Kirkland
  • Catalog No. 148, by Turner E. Kirkland
  • Catalog No. 152, by Turner E. Kirkland

NRA

  • Firearms Assembly … Rifles and Shotguns, edited by Joseph. B Roberts, Jr.
  • Firearms Assembly … Pistols and Revolvers, edited by Joseph. B Roberts, Jr.
  • The NRA Gunsmithing Guide –Updated, revised by Ken Raynor and Brad Fenton

The Book of the Twenty-Two the All-American Caliber, by Sam Fadala
Black Powder Gunsmithing, by Ralph T. Walker
Black Powder Gun Digest, edited by Toby Bridges
Basic Gun Repair, by Petersen’s publishing Company
Cartridges of the World 8th edition, by Frank C. Barnes/Edited by M.L. McPherson
The Double Gun Journal Volume Thirteen Issue 2 summer 2002, by The Double Gun Journal
The Accurate Solution for Reloading 1998, by Accurate Arms Company Inc.
The Complete Rehabilitation of the Flintlock Rifle and Other Works, by T. B Tryon
The Breech-Loading Single-Shot Rifle, by Major Ned. H Roberts and Kenneth L. Waters
The Ultimate in Rifle Accuracy, by Glenn Newick
The Ultimate in Rifle Accuracy, by Glenn Newick
Springfield Shoulder Arms 1795-1865, by Claud E. Fuller
Notes from a Small Iowa RIfleshop, by Steve Bookout
How to Build the Antique Rifling Machine, by Joseph A. Seabolt
The Way We Did It, by Bud Brown
Black Powder Guide, by Major George Nonte
Hobby Gunsmithing, by Ralph T. Walker
Building a Kentucky Rifle, by American Pioneer Video
Muzzle Loading Shooting and Winning with the Champions, by Max Vickery, Webb Terry, Bob Butcher,
Don Davis, Walter Grote, Bill Carmichael, Peter Allan and Warren L. Boughton
Scottish Firearms, by Claude Blair and Robert Woosnam-Savage
Realizing Your Dream: A Client’s Guide to Building a Custom Gun, by Jan Billeb and Stephen Heilmann
Properties and Uses of Ferrous and Nonferrous Metals, by H.C. Kazanas
Notes on Southern Long Rifles, by Jerry Noble

  • Volume One
  • Volume Two
  • Volume Three
  • Volume Four

Mr. Single Shot’s Gunsmithing – Idea Book, by Frank De Haas
Loading the Black Powder Rifle Cartridge, by Paul A. Matthews
Home Gunsmithing Digest, by Tommy L. Bish
Learn Gunsmithing: the Troubleshooting Method, by the Editors of American Gunsmith
British Enfield Rifles, by National Rifle Association of America
Mauser Rifles, by National Rifle Association of America
Building the Kentucky Pistol, by James R. Johnston
Building the Kentucky Rifle, by James R. Johnston
Cast Bullets for the Black Powder Cartridge Rifle, by Paul A. Matthews
Civil War Breach Loading Rifles, by John D. McAulay
Custom Rifles in black and white, by Steven Dodd Hughes
Dead On, by Tony M. Noblitt and Warren Gabrilska
Guns and Gunmaking Tools of Southern Appalachia, by John Rice Irwin
Guns and Gunmaking Tools of Southern Appalachia, by John Rice Irwin
Gunstock Carving, by Bill Janney
Gunsmithing Made Easy, by Bryce M. Towsley
Modern Gunsmithing, by Clyde Baker
Basic Gunsmithing, by Edward A. Matunas
Gunsmithing, by Roy F. Dunlap
Gunsmith Kinks, by Bob Brownell’s
Do-It-Yourself Gunsmithing, by Jim Carmichel
The Modern Gunsmith Two volumes in one, by James V. Howe
The NRA Gunsmithing Guide-Updated
Defensive Handgun Effectiveness, by Carroll E. Peters
Longrifles of North Carolina, by John Bivins, Jr
Guns of the World, edited by Hans Tanner
Gun Owner’s Book of Care, Repair, and Improvement, by Roy Dunlap
Lock, stock, & Barrel, by Cyril S. Adams & Robert S. Braden
Illustrated British Firearms Patents, by Stephen V. Grancsay and Merrill Lindsay
Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks, by Monty Kennedy
Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks, by Monty Kennedy
U.S. Martial Single Shot Pistols, by Daniel D. Hartzler & James B. Whisker
The Pictorial History of the Under-Hammer Gun, by Herschel C. Logan
The Pennsylvania-Kentucky Rifle, by Henry J. Kauffman
Winchester, by Harold F. Williamson
The Muzzle-Loading Cap Lock Rifle, by Ned H. Roberts
Pageant of the Gun, by Harold L. Peterson
Pageant of the Gun, by Harold L. Peterson
The Art of Shooting, by Charles Edward Chapel
The Art of Handgun Shooting, by Captain Charles Askins, Jr.
Sporting Guns, by Richard Akehurst
Golden State Arms World’s Guns, Edited by Philip McFarland
Gunsmiths of West Virginia, by James B. Whisker
Gunsmiths of the Carolinas, by James Biser Whisker, Glenn Bryan, Lou Russo, and Ray McKnight
Gunsmiths of the Carolinas, by James Biser Whisker, Glenn Bryan, Lou Russo, and Ray McKnight
Gunsmiths of Adams, Franklin, and Cumberland Counties Pennsylvania, by James B. Whisker
Gunsmiths of Adams, Franklin, and Cumberland Counties Pennsylvania, by James B. Whisker
Ohio Long Rifles Volume II, by James Biser Whisker
A Treatise on the British Military Martini, by B.A. Temple & I.D. Skennerton
The modern Kentucky Rifle, by RH McCrory
Lock stock and Barrel, by RH McCrory
The Complete Reloading Manual for the .30-30 Winchester
Journal of Historical Armsmaking Technology, by National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association
Recreating the Kentucky Rifle, by William Buchele
Antique Guns, by Hank Wieand Bowman
Antique Firearms, by Frederick Wilkinson
America’s Premier Gunmaker Browning, by K.D. Kirkland
Construction, Decoration and Use of Arms and Armor, by George Cameron Stone
The Kentucky Rifle, by Merrill Lindsay
The Kentucky Rifle a True American Heritage in Picture, by the Kentucky Rifle Association
The Handbook of Handgunning, by Paul B. Weston
The Collection of Guns, edited by James E. Serven
The Amateur Guncraftsman, by James V. Howe
The Amateur Guncraftsman, by James V. Howe
The Modern Gunsmith Volume I, by James V. Howe
The Modern Gunsmith Volume II, by James V. Howe
The Modern Gunsmith Volume I, by James V. Howe
The Modern Gunsmith Volume II, by James V. Howe
A Potpourri of Single Shot Rifles and Actions, by Frank de Haas
More Single Shot Rifles and Actions, by Frank de Haas
Single Shot Actions Their Design and Construction, by Frank and Mark de Haas
Mr. Single Shot’s Book of Rifle Plans, by Frank and Mark de Haas
Professional Stockmaking, by David L. Wesbrook
Gunsmithing Tips & Projects, by Dave Wolfe
Gunstock Finishing and Care, by A. Donald Newell
Single Shot Rifles and Actions, by Frank de Haas
Advanced Gunsmithing, by W. F Vickery
Kentucky Rifles and Pistols, by Golden Age Arms Company and James R. Johnson
Maryland Longrifles, by Daniel D. Hartzler and James Biser Whisker
The Book of Colt Firearms, by R. L. Wilson

Handbooks

1999 Accurate Reloaders Guide
Hand loader’s Digest Bullet & Powder Update
Hodgdon Reloaders Manual 1999
Hand loader’s Guide for Smokeless Powders
Lyman Black Powder Handbook
Lyman Reloading Handbook 45th edition
Lyman Reloading Handbook 46th edition
Game Loads and Practical ballistics for the American Hunter
Speer Bullets Reloading Manual #14

VHS Tapes

The American Pioneer Craft Series

  • Making Powder Horns Featuring Ron Ehlert
  • Contemporary Kentucky Rifles (Plus Pistols and Jaeger Rifles) Volume One
  • Building a Kentucky Rifle Part Two

Building Muzzle-Loaders with Riflemaker James Turpin

Magazines

The Gun Report

  • March 1993
  • April 1993
  • May 1993
  • June 1993
  • July 1993
  • August 1993
  • September 1993
  • October 1993
  • November 1993
  • December 1993
  • January 1994
  • February 1994
  • March 1994
  • April 1994
  • May 1994
  • June 1994
  • July 1994
  • August 1994
  • September 1994
  • October 1994
  • November 1994
  • January 1995
  • February 1995
  • March 1995
  • December 1995

Muzzle Blasts

  • August 1991
  • October 1991
  • December 1993
  • June 1994
  • July 1994
  • August 1994
  • October 1994
  • November 1944
  • December 1994
  • January 1995
  • March 1995
  • September 1995
  • December 1997
  • Earliest Years Plus Volumes I & II – 1939-1941

Man at Arms

  • May/June 1980
  • July/August 1992
  • September/October 1992
  • March/April 1982
  • July/August 1984
  • July/August 1987
  • May/June 1992
  • November/December 1992
  • January/February 1993
  • March/April 1993
  • May/June 1993
  • July/August 1993
  • September/October 1993
  • November/December 1993
  • January/February 1994
  • March/April 1994
  • May/June 1994
  • July/August 1994
  • September/October 1994
  • November/December 1994
  • January/February 1995
  • March/April 1995
  • Bi-Monthly 1995
  • August 1995
  • October 1995
  • December 1995
  • February 1996
  • October 1996
  • December 1996
  • June 1997
  • February 1998
  • April 1998
  • June 1998
  • August 1998
  • October 1998
  • June 1999
  • August 1999
  • April 2000
  • June 2000
  • August 2000
  • October 2000
  • February 2002
  • Number 4, 2002
  • Number 3, 2003
  • Number 5, 2003
  • Number 6, 2003
  • Number 1, 2004
  • Number 2, 2004
  • Number 4, 2004

Flintlock Volume 6 Number 1, 2003
Pictorial Definition the Fine Art of Leather Carving
The Black Powder Cartridge news fall 2002
Accurate Rifle February 2002
The Custom Rifle Gazette Volume 1 Issue 1

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