Glock Reference Guide

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Author: Robb Manning

Publisher: Gun Digest

ISBN: 9781440243356

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 222

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"Your guide to the world of Glock. Gaston Glock's revolutionary pistol is recognized as one of the most important and innovative firearms designs of the last 50 years. Since its introduction in 1983, the Glock has become the preferred autoloading pistol for countless law enforcement and government agencies, military units, competitive and recreational shooters, and private citizens. ... This first-of-its-kind book provides comprehensive, hands-on coverage and testing of all Glock pistols..."--Page [4] of cover.

Glock

The Rise of America's Gun

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Author: Paul M. Barrett

Publisher: Broadway Books

ISBN: 0307719944

Category: History

Page: 320

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Based on fifteen years of research, Glock is the riveting story of the weapon that has become known as American’s gun. Today the Glock pistol has been embraced by two-thirds of all U.S. police departments, glamorized in countless Hollywood movies, and featured as a ubiquitous presence on prime-time TV. It has been rhapsodized by hip-hop artists, and coveted by cops and crooks alike. Created in 1982 by Gaston Glock, an obscure Austrian curtain-rod manufacturer, and swiftly adopted by the Austrian army, the Glock pistol, with its lightweight plastic frame and large-capacity spring-action magazine, arrived in America at a fortuitous time. Law enforcement agencies had concluded that their agents and officers, armed with standard six-round revolvers, were getting "outgunned" by drug dealers with semi-automatic pistols. They needed a new gun. When Karl Water, a firearm salesman based in the U.S. first saw a Glock in 1984, his reaction was, “Jeez, that’s ugly.” But the advantages of the pistol soon became apparent. The standard semi-automatic Glock could fire as many as 17 bullets from its magazine without reloading (one equipped with an extended thirty-three cartridge magazine was used in Tucson to shoot Gabrielle Giffords and 19 others). It was built with only 36 parts that were interchangeable with those of other models. You could drop it underwater, toss it from a helicopter, or leave it out in the snow, and it would still fire. It was reliable, accurate, lightweight, and cheaper to produce than Smith and Wesson’s revolver. Made in part of hardened plastic, it was even rumored (incorrectly) to be invisible to airport security screening. Filled with corporate intrigue, political maneuvering, Hollywood glitz, bloody shoot-outs—and an attempt on Gaston Glock’s life by a former lieutenant—Glock is at once the inside account of how Glock the company went about marketing its pistol to police agencies and later the public, as well as a compelling chronicle of the evolution of gun culture in America.

Firearms Guid 8th Edition DVD for Mac & Windows

Worlds largest gun value guide, schematics & blueprint library and gun reference guide

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Author: Kresimir Mijic

Publisher: Impressum Media Inc

ISBN: N.A

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 34000

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Firearms Guide 8th Edition (published July 2017 - www.firearmsguide.com) is the world largest research able guns & ammo reference guide, gun values guide and gun schematics & blueprints library. Published since 2009 for industry professionals and enthusiasts, the new 8th Edition presents over 67,000 antique and modern guns from 1,000 manufacturers and 6,800 printable gun schematics & blueprints with original parts lists and FREE UPDATES. GUN VALUES for antique and modern guns are provided for professionals in the gun trade and collectors. 6,800 GUN SCHEMATICS (printable diagrams/exploded views) with parts lists and blueprints are provided for professional gunsmiths. Now the world’s largest gun schematics library can be at your service 24/7 and you can print out the schematics, blueprints and parts lists you need when you need them. Find your copy at: http://firearmsguide.com

Book of Glock

A Comprehensive Guide to America's Most Popular Handgun

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Author: Robert A. Sadowski

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1510716033

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 280

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While movies and television have made many people familiar with the name Glock, not many know the history of Glock’s pistols. With The Book of Glock, Robert A. Sadowski showcases all of Glock’s American handgun models, from the first model, the Glock 17, which premiered in 1982, to the all-new G43, and educates firearms enthusiasts on the quirks of each. The Book of Glock references all Glock pistols available in the United States with in-depth information on all models—history, serial numbers, rare Glock variants, comparative models, cutaway sales models, and more. Sadowski worked closely with Stanley Ruselowski, the president of the Glock Collectors Association, to bring readers information and photos of rarely seen Glocks. Each chapter is dedicated to a different model. Sadowski provides a timeline of the company’s evolution and a close look at how Glock redefined the combat pistol. Other chapters touch on rare models, commemorative editions, and Glock tools and accessories. Whether a firearms collector or a new enthusiast, anyone can enjoy Sadowski’s analysis of Glocks throughout history.

Arming for the Apocalypse

Assembling Your Survival Arsenal ... While You Still Can

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Author: James Ballou

Publisher: Prepper Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Reference

Page: N.A

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Global economic meltdown. Widespread natural disaster. Disease pandemic. It doesn't matter the cause. In the coming Dark Age, the delicate supply infrastructures of modern society will collapse, and you will no longer have access to groceries, gasoline . . . or guns. The time to assemble your arsenal is now, says author Jim Ballou, and here he guides you through the many crucial factors you must consider when selecting firearms for a post-apocalyptic future. Some of the topics he covers include: What are the five basic questions you must ask yourself when selecting any handgun, rifle, or shotgun for the apocalypse? How can you squeeze surprisingly useful, life-saving service from older or low-value firearms? What vital support gear must you have when you are forced to become your own gun shop? Which types of ammunition will not only serve your survival needs, but also be available in quantity when ordinary sources run dry? What roles can multi-caliber guns, backup guns, and alternative weapons to conventional firearms play in your survival plans? What practical modifications can you make to your guns to make them more suitable for post-apocalypse survival? Given how critical weapons will become in an age when you may have to hunt for meat or defend yourself against numerous post-apocalyptic threats, the more you must force yourself to consider all the pertinent factors now . . . while you still can. Because when the world starts to crumble, you won't have time to select firearms—that's when you lock and load!

Wie Navy SEALS dem Tod entrinnen

Die 100 wichtigsten Strategien der Eliteeinheit

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Author: Clint Emerson

Publisher: Riva Verlag

ISBN: 3959712480

Category: House & Home

Page: 300

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In einer Welt, die zunehmend von Krieg, Terrorismus und Kriminalität beherrscht wird, wird es immer wichtiger, sich selbst schützen und verteidigen zu können. Clint Emerson hat in seinem Bestseller die 100 wichtigsten Techniken zusammengestellt, die bei allen nur denkbaren Bedrohungsszenarien sicherstellen, dass man ungeschoren davonkommt, z.B.: ·Wie Sie einen Amoklauf überleben ·Wie Sie einen Messerkampf gewinnen ·Wie Sie Handschellen öffnen ·Wie Sie Gesichtserkennungssoftware überlisten ·Wie Sie einen Kugelschreiber in eine Waffe verwandeln ·Wie Sie ein Abseilgeschirr herstellen ·Wie Sie sich aus einem Kofferraum befreien Anhand leicht verständlicher Anleitungen und einer Vielzahl von Illustrationen, die das genaue Vorgehen illustrieren, bietet Clint Emerson effektive Taktiken zur Selbstverteidigung, Fluchtstrategien und Techniken, wie man seine Gegner außer Gefecht setzt. Ein Buch, das das überlebenswichtige Wissen der Navy SEALs alltagstauglich und leicht umsetzbar macht.

The Hate U Give

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Author: Angie Thomas

Publisher: cbt Verlag

ISBN: 3641200148

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 512

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»Umwerfend und brillant, ein Klassiker!« Bestsellerautor John Green Die 16-jährige Starr lebt in zwei Welten: in dem verarmten Viertel, in dem sie wohnt, und in der Privatschule, an der sie fast die einzige Schwarze ist. Als Starrs bester Freund Khalil vor ihren Augen von einem Polizisten erschossen wird, rückt sie ins Zentrum der öffentlichen Aufmerksamkeit. Khalil war unbewaffnet. Bald wird landesweit über seinen Tod berichtet; viele stempeln Khalil als Gangmitglied ab, andere gehen in seinem Namen auf die Straße. Die Polizei und ein Drogenboss setzen Starr und ihre Familie unter Druck. Was geschah an jenem Abend wirklich? Die Einzige, die das beantworten kann, ist Starr. Doch ihre Antwort würde ihr Leben in Gefahr bringen...

Changers 01. Drew

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Author: T. Cooper,Allison Glock-Cooper

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783440143629

Category:

Page: 351

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Ein guter Tag zum Leben

Roman

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Author: Lisa Genova

Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE

ISBN: 3732512789

Category: Fiction

Page: 409

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Als Joe erfährt, dass er an der seltenen Krankheit Chorea-Huntington leidet, ist er 44 Jahre alt. Wenn es gut läuft, bleiben ihm noch zehn Jahre. Jahre, in denen er die Kontrolle über seinen Körper mehr und mehr verlieren wird. Wie jedes seiner vier Kinder muss auch Katie befürchten, die Krankheit ihres Vaters geerbt zu haben. Gewissheit könnte ein Gentest bringen. Doch kann sie tatsächlich mit dem Wissen leben, das der Test ans Licht bringt?

Changers - Band 3, Kim

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Author: T Cooper,Allison Glock-Cooper

Publisher: Kosmos

ISBN: 3440152146

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 368

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Ein neues Schuljahr bringt Oryon eine neue, diesmal wieder weibliche Identität: Er verwandelt sich in Kim, ein 16-jahriges asiatisches Mädchen. Mit ihrem Übergewicht und ihrem burschikosen Auftreten ist Kim in der Schule eine Außenseiterin. Vergeblich versucht sie, Audreys Aufmerksamkeit zu gewinnen. In einer einsamen, betrunkenen Nacht schreibt Kim an Audrey einen Brief, in dem sie ihr alles über die Changers und ihre verschiedenen Identitäten – Drew, Oryon, Kim – erzählt. Sie will den Brief nicht abschicken, doch Benedict, der Anführer der RaChas, hat andere Pläne... Übersetzt von: Ulrike Brauns

Firearms Guide 4th Edition

The Most Extensive Firearms Reference Guide in the World! With 4,300 gun schematics.

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Author: Kresimir Mijic

Publisher: Impressum Media Inc

ISBN: 0985305436

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 57000

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FIREARMS GUIDE 4th EDITION Five products on one DVD every shooter must have: Firearms Guide is the world's most extensive firearms, ammo and air guns reference guide and gun schematics library. It is a must have for anyone with an interest in firearms, air guns, ammunition, hunting and shooting, both for professionals and hobbyists. It is the ultimate tool to search, find, identify and research modern and historic guns. Our database of 57,000 guns and ammo from 630 manufacturers worldwide and 0ver 4,300 gun schematics with parts lists from 360 manufacturers is so extensive, we couldn't fit it in a book, so we put it on a double-layer DVD for your computer! Even though it is on DVD, Firearms Guide does not require any installation on the user's computer, it starts automatically when inserted, so it's really not software but a gun reference guide readable on PC.Using the Firearms Guide saves a lot of time and money for gun enthusiasts. Instead of buying several publications and surfing for hours on the internet from one manufacturer's website to another, by searching the Firearms Guide's database of 57,000 models from 630 manufacturers from around the world with 14 search criteria, the user gets a search result literally in a second. The user can check out guns, compare them and their prices, check the ammo that they use, and start another search. Plus, guns are presented with exclusive high-resolution color pictures unavailable anywhere else.- EXAMPLE 1: If you search Firearms Multimedia Guide by using this search criteria: Pistol, 45 ACP, Made in USA, Polymer frame, Stainless slide finish, With accessory rail, in price range $500 - $1,000 your search result will be 7 pistols. Try to do that in Google.- EXAMPLE 2: If you type in the Google search bar: Shotgun, Pump action, Thumbhole stock your search result will be 26,400 web sites. If you use the same search criteria in the Firearms Multimedia Guide your search result will be 18 shotguns.- EXAMPLE 3: If you type in the Google search bar: Pistol, 9mm Luger, Made in USA your search result will be 53,500 web sites. If you use the same search criteria in the Firearms Multimedia Guide your search result will be 72 pistols 1. Reference guide that presents over 57,000 models of Firearms, Airguns and Ammo from 630 manufacturers worldwide (45 countries)! • Now with Historic & Military Firearms - machine and submachine guns, assault rifles and other guns from Civil War, WWI, WWII, Vietnam War, etc • Computer searchable with 14 different search criteria! Find any gun in a second! • Presents models with Tech Specs – Hi-Resolution Color Pictures – Features - Ballistics – Prices! • Over 39,000 high-resolution color pictures in resolution up to 6636 x 1492! • Up to 12 pictures per model! Zoom in to see the smallest details! • Guns are presented in different finishes, stock types and stock materials! • Exclusive U.S. and EU custom guns with price tags up to $1,000,000! • Interlinked ammo and gun database. Check the stopping power of each gun with one click.2. Schematics Library with over 4,300 high resolution gun schematics with parts lists from 360 manufacturers! • Search for a specific gun schematic by manufacturer, then choose the model and zoom in to see the smallest gun parts and print out any schematic.• Schematics are for old and new guns 3. FFL Locator – Database of over 62,000 gun dealers in the USA with phone numbers and addresses. When you need a gun dealer find them by type of license, by state and by ZIP code.4. 500 Printable Targets – Print as many as you like! Shoot as many as you like! Choose from a great selection: game animals, silhouettes, crosshairs, sight-ins, fun-to-shoot objects, etc. Both black & white and color targets! 5. US-EU Ammo Caliber Chart - No more hassle trying to figure out which EU ammo caliber is which US ammo caliber. We've figured it out for you, from US to EU and EU to US - works both ways!

Fremder in einer fremden Welt

Meisterwerke der Science Fiction - Roman

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Author: Robert A. Heinlein

Publisher: Heyne Verlag

ISBN: 3641032733

Category: Fiction

Page: 656

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Der Mann vom Mars Die erste Mars-Expedition ist auf dem roten Planeten abgestürzt, und erst zwanzig Jahre später erreichen erstmals wieder Menschen den Nachbarplaneten. Sie finden Michael Valentine Smith, einen jungen Mann, der als Kind die Katastrophe überlebt hat und von Marsianern erzogen wurde, und nehmen ihn mit zur Erde. Die Heimatwelt seiner Eltern ist für ihn eine fremde, unverständliche Welt, und er verwendet seine mentalen Kräfte dazu, sie zu verändern. Damit wird er für die einen zum Messias, und für die anderen zu einem Feind, den man mit allen Mitteln bekämpfen muss ...

Gun Digest Book of CZ

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Author: Robb Manning

Publisher: Gun Digest

ISBN: 9781440246227

Category: Firearms

Page: 286

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With the author's unprecedented access to historical images and information, and as the first book of its kind written in English, Gun Digest Book of CZ will be the go-to resource for everything there is to know about CZ firearms. Triggered by the fall of communism and reorganization of the previously state-owned company, CZ (Ceska zbrojovka) firearms are becoming increasingly popular with American shooters as more people learn about them. With the author's unprecedented access to historical images and information, and as the first book of its kind written in English, Gun Digest Book of CZ is the go-to resource for everything there is to know about CZ firearms. The Czech Republic is one of the oldest makers of firearms. Some of the earliest guns (Middle ages) come from this region. CZ as a gun maker has been around for nearly a century as a communist state owned entity, but is new in the sense that it re-organized into its current form after the fall of communism. While "new" to American shooters, CZ has a reputation around the rest of the world as a high quality, dependable firearm. The audience for this book includes the exploding market of CZ enthusiasts and collectors and anyone interested in these iconic firearms. The book offers insights for the modern shooter, as well as anyone interested in historic firearms and manufacturers.