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Discussion in 'The Snubbie Club' started by Mark Smeaton, Sep 5, 2012.


  1. Mark Smeaton

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    I decided to "master" snub shooting and, this year, bought three J frames and a 686 snub. I got a little better on my own with Google and range time, but this book by Grant Cunningham has helped more than anything else. Probably not a big help to the competition shooters, but to recreational shooters like me it was money well-spent. I got the Kindle edition and found it to be well presented:


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    Covers all double-action revolver shooting, not just snubs.
     

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  2. Babysinister

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    I too got the Kindle version, yesterday. I've just read the introduction and first chapter but I think it's just what you said. A great companion for Ed Lovette's book on the snubby, what with the different approaches they complement each other imo.
     

  3. Mark Smeaton

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    Just found Lovett's book per your post, I'll Kindle it as well. Thanks.
     
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    Thanks for the review. Thought about doing this for my kindle. just wondering what kind of pic's you miss out on.
     
  5. Mark Smeaton

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    It's hard to know what has been omitted in Kindle editions, the history books in particular, but these two seem to be amply illustrated.

    I'm halfway through Lovette's book; Cunningham's is better on technique, Lovette's is pretty heavy on "war stories".
     
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    I actually just bought Lovette's book, finished it in 2 days. Lots of stories, but he makes a lot of good points. I did notice when I looked up the kindle version, it's the older publishing, the updated and revised edition is still only available on paperback.


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    I have a latest-edition hard copy of Lovette's book, and am reading the Kindle version of Cunningham's tome.

    Basically, to me, Lovette's work is more from a conceptual angle, while Mr. Cunningham provides more meat and potatoes.

    But hands-down the best snubbie book out there is Stephen Camp's offering...

    http://www.hipowersandhandguns.com/Revolver Ad.htm

    He has left us, but his wife still sells copies of his published work. The above-mentioned book is chock-full of goodies and details that I've never seen anywhere else. It is definitely worth the effort to acquire.

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  8. Bluestreakfl

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    After reading Lovettes book, I immediately bought Cunninghams. I'll have to check out Camps writings now, I'm glad I found another book on revolvers, snubs in particular because I couldn't put the other two books down.


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  9. Chup

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    I read Lovette's Book and Cunningham's. I'm half way threw Camp's. Thanks for the lead on Camp's. Anybody know any other Snub or Revolver Books like these?
     
  10. alphacat

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    That looks like an interesting book.
    I don't have a Kindle but I understand I can read Kindle books on my laptop. That is, if I download the software first.
    I have a question; If I buy a Kindle copy of that book can I than copy it to a disk so I can read it on my work computer?
    Thanks, I'm new to e-books.
     
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  11. DonGlock26

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