Cleaning and Maintaining Modern and Antique Firearms

A concise guide

Bill Harriman



ISBN: 9781846892776


CATEGORY: Management and Instruction, Shooting Books

BINDING: Paperback

EXTENT: 96 pages

Also available as: Ebook

In this book leading firearms expert Bill Harriman deals with all aspects of the cleaning and maintenance of the most commonly encountered types of sporting firearms. The book gives practical advice distilled from the author’s 50 years’ experience in shooting sports and gun collecting. The emphasis is on safety and value for money.

Cleaning materials and other consumables are discussed in detail as are the tools and implements necessary to maintain a gun’scondition, reliability and value. The specialist techniques required for cleaning and maintaining every type of firearm are described, as are those for dealing with ancillary equipment. The book also covers how to mark and record firearms to discourage theft and to aid their recovery should they be stolen.

As the author remarks in his introduction: ‘This book is not just about preserving wood and metal, it is about preserving heritage too’.



Meet the author Bill Harriman

Bill Harriman is a legal advisor, firearms forensic examiner and journalist. He is the firearms and militaria on the BBC’s Antiques Roadshow.

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