Gun Digest Annual TOC: 1981

The Gun Digest – 1981

 Table of Contents
Features
Walnut: Nonpareil For Gunstocks by Stuart Williams 6
The Afghan and His SMLE by Jack Lott 12
My Triumphs In Gun Collecting by John T. Amber 18
Frontier Firepower: 1836-1872 by Rick Hacker 26
Shoot Your Own Convertible 45 by C. E. Harris 36
Steel Shot 1980 by Wallace Labisky 41
Handguns Today: Sixguns and Others by Hal Swiggett 44
Handguns Today: Autoloaders by Ralph C. Glaze 54
How Wide Are Shotgun Patterns? By Nick Sisley 59
The Truth About Bird Guns by Dave Duffey 62
The Savage Pocket Automatic Pistol Model 1907 by Donald M. Simmons 68
The Cylindrical Bullet Kills Better by Robert K. Sherwood 86
Handloading To Date by Dean A. Grennell 90
The Remarkable Guns of M. K. Jurek by Jerry Evans 94
Firearms In Apache Tribal Use by D. C. Cole 98
Cop-Proof by Colin Greenwood 106
The Greatest of All Webley Collectors by R. Bretnor 109
Scopes and Mounts by Bob Bell 116
Shotguns Slugs At Long Range by Joe Krieger 126
Two-Gun Hunter Matches by Tom Turpin 134
Walther’s P5 Pistol by James P. Cowgill 138
Blackpowder by Edward M. Yard 142
7mm-08 Remington: Gun and Cartridge by Layne Simpson 152
Accurcy In 22-Caliber Target Pistols by Kenneth L. Walters 158
Remington’s XP-100 Silhouette Pistol by Hal Swiggett 167
The First Short Magnum: The 425 Westley Richards Magnum by Jack Lott 170
The Hunter In The 20th Century by Roger Barlow 178
Trends In The World Of Air Guns by J. I. Galan 184
Kimber Model 82 by Robert A. Painter 192
The 32-20 Never Said Die! By Robert S. L. Anderson 195
The Buffalo and The Chapuis, by Ken Warner 200
Long Guns In Review by Larry S. Sterett 204
Especially Good Books 210
Recall: How The Firearms Industry Responds by Jim Crossman 212
Custom Guns 218
Winchester’s Model 70 XTR by Frank Marshall Jr. 222
The Sinistral Problem Solved by John T. Amber 224
Sporting Arms of the World by Larry S. Sterett 227
Spanish Doubles In Classic Style by John T. Amber 233
Art of the Engraver 236
FIE’s Combo 20 ga./30-30 by C. E. Harris 240
Testfire: Winchester’s Model 94 Big Bore Carbine; Franchi’s Model 530 Autoloading 12 Gauge Trap Gun by Larry S. Sterett 242
Bolt Action Brush Guns For Deer by Frank B. Petrini 246
Custom Knives Today 250
Shooter’s Showcase 253
American Bulleted Cartridges by Ken Waters 258
Departments
Ammunition Tables 265
Handguns – U.S. and Imported 269
Rifles – U.S. and Imported 298
Shotguns – U.S. and Imported 337
Black Powder Guns 365
Air Guns 384
Chokes and Brakes 398
Metallic Sights 399
Scopes and Mounts 402
Arms Association in America and Abroad 409
Periodical Publications 411
Shooting Publications 412
Arms Library 413
Directory of the Arms Trade 431

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