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Book: The Rifleman's Rifle by Roger C. Rule, New, signed by the author
The Rifleman’s Rifle by Roger Rule, New, signed by the author, soft cover
The definitive work on the Winchester “Pre-64” Model 70, authorized by Winchester (both Olin Corporation and U.S. Repeating Arms Co.) with over 350 pages and more than 500 photographs (many in full color) is an in-depth study of the Winchester Model 70, 1936-1963, and presents information on the predecessor rifle, the Model 54, and the successor, the new Model 70. Factory blueprints, records of “New Orders Received,” shipping ledgers, and the company’s “Basic Nomenclature List” were analyzed, along with marketing catalogs for every year were studied. In short, this the MOST COMPLETE REFERENCE BOOK PUBLISHED ABOUT THE MODEL 70.
Jim Carmichel, Outdoor Life, “Let me tell you that I think your book on the Model 70 Winchester rifle is absolutely wonderful. The work you put into this book is astounding.”
Frank De Haas, Bolt Action Rifles, “WOW, what a book! The Rifleman’s Rifle – it is grand. You were the right person to have written it…
Harry Chamberlain, U.S. Repeating Arms Co., “I never cease to be amazed at your knowledge and experience on the Model 70.”
C.R. Suydam, The Gun Report, “The ultimate necessity for collectors of any item is a book which tells them what they have and what they need… this book meets that need for the Model 70.”
American Rifleman, “Books in Brief,” …the Winchester pre-’64 Model 70 rifle is covered in exhaustive detail – 368 p. [later in an article on the Model 70 – American Rifleman – “For those who would like to delve further into the history and development of the Model 70, we recommend The Rifleman’s Rifle by Roger C. Rule.”
Lewis Yearout, Book Review, The Winchester Collector , “A very definitive, concise, and exhaustive study of the complete history of the Winchester Model 70 Rifle… and it should truly remain as the Model 70 Bible.”
Joseph J. Macewiez, The New Gun Week, “Authoritative New Book on the Winchester Model 70” – “To create this definitive work, Rule has examined Winchester’s company records, drawings, catalogs… [and] has been able to personally interview key Winchester managers that actually designed, manufactured, and sold the Model 70.”
Jack Lucarelli, Guns & Ammo, December 1987, “To learn the technical aspects of the Pre-’64 Model 70, I find the book, The Rifleman’s Rifle by Roger Rule, the easiest and most comprehensive way to absorb that all-important knowledge that you’ll need to avoid sometimes costly mistakes.”
R.L. Wilson, Winchester An American Legend, “A Model 70 book with exhaustive information is Roger Rule’s The Rifleman’s Rifle, a tome every Model 70 collector must have.”
Printed 1982, 1996, and 2009 (Photograph 4 below)
The 1982 and 1996 editions were hard cover, the 2009 edition is only available in solf cover and we have no hard cover editions available.
Soft cover, acid-free paper, signed by the author
$99.95 plus $14.35 shipping for priority flatrate mail (total $114.30)).
Payment by MO, certified check, or personal check with wait for validation, made out to the author.
For questions, call (808) 989-1863