Hardcover: 256 pages
Publisher: Lyons Press; 1st edition (March 1, 2003)
Product Dimensions: 10.5 x 7.1 x 0.8 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.7 pounds
Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
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I was so excited to find a book that covered everything I was interested in. Luckily, I was able to get mine from the Library. First, when I saw the pictures and started reading, I though the book was a reprint of some 1970's articles. The pictures were dark, often not informative or even in sync with the page they were on. The sketches were crude and many lacked basic information like dimensions, materials, etc. Second, devoting 7 pages to building a muzzleloader, then 30 pages to making fishing lures does not complete instructions make. I couldn't write an article on making a pop gun under 7 pages. At best this book is a basic guide to outdoor gear. I found it to be inspirational, supplemental to other better constructed books. Definitely not for the novice or to pack in the survivalist bag unless you need tinder or TP.
I take it camping and even when i go on hunting and fishing trips theres always a tip I can use in this book. Great book for any outdoors person.
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