Finn Aagaard Guns and Hunting

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Guns and Hunting

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Finn Aagaard, a professional hunter in Kenya following World War II, moved to the United States in the 1970s. In the process, he lost a country but gained a reputation as one of the finest gunwriters of the twentieth century. He became not only admired as a gunwriter but also beloved through his frequent pennings for the American Rifleman and American Hunter. Now for the first time ever, the very best of these stories have been collected in book form. Finn was a practical person, and in these pages the reader will find sound, timeless advice-advice written in a unique style that is without fads and gizmos and full of universal truths. Of course, Finn had hunted extensively, and his stories on African and North American hunting are fascinating. He was also the type of hunter who took painstaking notes on all his ballistic experiences. For instance, he kept a record of every rifle he owned and he recorded every single shot fired through its barrel. We do not know any gunwriter more dedicated. And so, whether is it is the speed of a second shot fired from a bolt action versus a double or the effectiveness of a .30-06 on an elk, Aagaard's writings on ballistics, guns, and calibers are among the most fascinating, useful, and sensible that have ever been written. As John Barsness says in the foreword to this book, "Time is the true arbiter of the worth of any writing. There have been a number of gun-and-hunting writers who were very popular in their day, but most have been essentially forgotten. A few, however, remain timeless, even though the rifles they wrote about are now considered passť. Their writing transcends time because instead of being about trends of style and technology, it is about the eternal hunt. I suspect Finn Aagaard will be read and remembered for a very long time because he was that fine combination of hunter, painstaking writer, and seeker of truth."

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Book Description Safari Press, 2012. Hardcover. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 2nd Edition.... Trade Edition. 302 pages. Hardcover with a dust jacket. Finn Aagaard, a professional hunter in Kenya following World War II, moved to the United Staes in the 1970s. He gained a reputation as one of the finest gunwriters of the twentieth century. He wrote many articles for the American Rifleman and American Hunter magazines. In this book are the very best of his stories. Finn was a practical person, and in these pages the reader will find sound, timeless advice - advice written in a unique style that is without fads and gizmos and full of universal truths. Of course, Finn had hunted extensively, and his stories on African and North American hunting are fascinating. He was also the type of hunter who took painstaking notes on all his ballistic experiences. For instance, he kept a record of every rifle he owned, and he recorded every single shot fired through its barrel. We do not know any gunwriter more dedicated. And so, whether it is the speed of a second shot fired from a bolt-action versus a double rifle, or the effectiveness of a .30-06 on an elk, Aagaard's writings on ballistics, guns, and calibers are among the most fascinating, useful, and sensible that have ever been written. An excellent book. Language: eng Language: eng Language: eng Language: eng. Seller Inventory # 5180

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