The Collectors Guide to Air Rifles by Dennis E. Hillier

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The Collectors Guide to Air Rifles by Dennis E. Hillier

Post by eredel » Sun Jan 13, 2013 10:50 pm

The Collectors Guide to Air Rifles by Dennis E. Hillier.....I have the Enlarged 4th Edition.
Superb book for the air rifle enthusiast with breakdown guide to all air rifles.
Don't refer to it now as I'm into pistols so now need a definitive pistol book...any recommmendations?
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Post by pmh » Sun Jan 13, 2013 11:00 pm

I would recommend any of the John Walters, though they do contain rifles too.

I am not aware of any purely pistol book, apart from Webleys.

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Post by notlob » Sun Jan 13, 2013 11:07 pm

There is always Air Pistols by Dennis Hillier  of course

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Post by eredel » Sun Jan 13, 2013 11:11 pm

notlob:1615 wrote:There is always Air Pistols by Dennis Hillier  of course

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Didn't know there was one...off to Amazon I toddle....unless of course someone wants to do a swap...mines mint!
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Post by notlob » Sun Jan 13, 2013 11:21 pm

Mine is the 3rd Edition 1993

Its not the same size as the rfles book but is thicker

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Air-Pistols-Den ... gy_b_img_y

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Post by eredel » Sun Jan 13, 2013 11:25 pm

I'm looking on there now....have you seen the price of the rifle book/ :shock:
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Post by notlob » Sun Jan 13, 2013 11:33 pm

Hi Yeah

I think they do limited print runs and it goes up each time
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Post by eredel » Sun Jan 13, 2013 11:38 pm

I think I'll put mine in a safety deposit box as it'll appreciate more than savings in the building society.
I'll look around for a pistol book...better not spend any more money today or I could be in trouble!
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Post by tagnut69 » Mon Jan 14, 2013 8:54 am

I have just bought the Hiller air rifle book from amazon for just over £15, and the pistol one new for £8 from differnt sellers though

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Post by eredel » Mon Jan 14, 2013 11:27 am

Good prices...the cheapest pistol one was over £12.
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Post by tagnut69 » Mon Jan 14, 2013 11:28 am

It was only last week too, I guess Igot the last cheap ones

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Post by pmh » Mon Jan 14, 2013 6:14 pm

Well remembered, I'd forgotten all about that book!

Next on my book list.

The John Walter books are a must have though.

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Post by notlob » Mon Jan 14, 2013 9:05 pm

Another highly recommended  book is Air Rifle and Air Pistol Maintenance and Repair by Q Cobham 2006

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Post by pmh » Mon Jan 14, 2013 9:17 pm

This reminded of Gerald Cardew's books:-

The Airgun from Trigger to Muzzle
The Airgun from Trigger to Target

Not read either of these, but have read some excerpts.

Alas, Gerald passed away back in 2004.

Somewhere, I have one of his guns reviews, for the BSA Super Meteor, which he posted to me back in the early 80s.

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Post by notlob » Mon Jan 14, 2013 10:32 pm

The Airgun from Trigger to Muzzle
The Airgun from Trigger to Target

Trigger to Target is still available from his sons, recently ordered it, just waiting for it to turn up.

They no longer have any copies of Trigger to muzzle

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