Learn everything you need to know to own and shoot firearms responsibly in this newly updated guide.
Owning a firearm is a big responsibility. There’s more to it than just walking into a gun shop and walking out with a gun. In addition to knowing state laws and regulations, you’ll need to have the confidence to choose the right firearm for your needs and then learn to use it safely and effectively.
An Introduction to Firearms goes beyond the basics, introducing you to the many uses of the gun, such as hunting, sporting competition, and self-defense, and includes resources for additional information on legal aspects of gun ownership, safety considerations, and gun manufacturers.
Chapters of interest include coverage on: Where to Buy and Where to Shoot Hunting with Your Gun Care and Cleaning of Your Gun Gun Cabinets, Cases, and Safes Kids and Guns Defensive Shooting Skills Federal and State Gun Laws
An Introduction to Firearms is the best guide available to you to ensure you have the right gun, whether you intend to use it for big game or self-defense. It’s your right to own a firearm and your duty to use it responsibly.
Skyhorse Publishing is proud to publish a broad range of books for hunters and firearms enthusiasts. We publish books about shotguns, rifles, handguns, target shooting, gun collecting, self-defense, archery, ammunition, knives, gunsmithing, gun repair, and wilderness survival. We publish books on deer hunting, big game hunting, small game hunting, wing shooting, turkey hunting, deer stands, duck blinds, bowhunting, wing shooting, hunting dogs, and more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.
James Morgan Ayres served with the 82nd Airborne and the 7th Special Forces Group (Green Berets); he has also worked as a private contractor with various US government organizations. He graduated from the US Army’s jungle survival school in Panama and the winter survival school at Camp Drum, New York. During the past decade, Ayres has written dozens of articles and stories for Blade Magazine and the Knives annuals. His books include The Tactical Knife and An Introduction to Firearms. He resides in Southern California.