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NEW! Ammo Encyclopedia 6th Edition  Michael Bussard
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Title: 6th Edition Ammo EncyclopediaFor All Rimfire and Centerfire Cartridges, Plus Shotshells

Author: Michael Bussard

Editiors: John Allen, David Kosowski, and Charles F. Priore, Jr.

Release Date: May 15, 2017

Publisher’s Suggested List Price: $39.95

Page count: 1,008

Format 8½ x 11 in. softcover


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Tom Toupin

Blue Book Publications, Inc.

952-854-5229 Ext. 2000

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This newest 6th Edition Ammo Encyclopedia – For All Rimfire and Centerfire Cartridges, Plus Shotshells has now established itself as the most comprehensive and up-to-date book available for both current and obsolete cartridges and shotshells.

This new 6th Edition has been thoroughly updated and includes the following:

  • Expanded to over 1,000 pages and contains 100+ chapters!
  • Over 1,675 individual cartridges/shotshells are listed with historical information in addition to cartridge images with dimensions!
  • The increased 16-page color section now depicts over 320 current rimfire/centerfire cartridges and shotshells in actual size.
  • 10 pages of comprehensive Indexes make finding specific cartridges and information both quicker and easier!
  • Cartridge profiles/drawings and ballistic charts have been expanded to include all the new factory cartridges.
  • Even Nosler’s new cartridges have been included!

If you are a shooter, hunter, or even an ammunition collector, the 6th Edition Ammo Encyclopedia - For All Rimfire and Centerfire Cartridges, Plus Shotshells will provide you with the most up-to-date information, facts, and ballistic charts, ensuring you make the right ammunition choices for your particular needs.



“What a great reference work – you have outdone yourselves yet again!”

- J.B. Hodgdon, Chairman, Hodgdon-IMR Powder Co., Inc.



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Blue Book Publications, Inc.

8009 34th Ave. S., Ste. 250

Minneapolis, MN 55425 USA

P: 800-877-4867, ext. 1300


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