Gun Digest Annual TOC: 1987

The Gun Digest – 1987

 Table of Contents
Features
The Essence of the Dueller by Wilfrid Ward 6
The Ramdom . . . Toughtest 9mm ever by Jim Thompson 17
Cal. 50 Super Snipers by Konrad F. Schreier, Jr. 22
Solving the Problem of the Western Rifle by John Barsness 28
Remembering John by tribute to John T. Amber 33
The Glaser Safety Slug Story by Hal Swiggett 38
The Machine Gun Comes of Age by M. L. Brown 44
Our First Gun Law by Stephen P. Halbrook 52
The Care & Feeding of Pistol Magazines by Donald M. Simmons 56
Making Mr. Sharps’ Rifles Today by Bill Bigelow 65
In Defense of the Magnificent BB by Edward A. Matunas 72
Black Powder Reivew by Rick Hacker 82
The Gunmakers of Austria by Stuart M. Williams 86
The Nylon Revolution by Bob Arganbright 97
Early Days of the Pistol by Fielding Greaves 102
P.P.C.’s Lug Recess Insert by Ed Matunas 108
Handloading Update by Dean A. Grennell 110
Revolvers for the 45 ACP by John Malloy 117
Shotgun Review by Larry S. Sterett 129
Handguns Today: Autoloaders by J. B. Wood 136
What’s A Gun Without A Ghost? By Roger Barlow 1471
Airgun Update by J. I. Galan 144
Custom Guns 150
Rifle Review by Layne Simpson 154
The World’s Best-Kept Gun Secret by John A. Masters 161
Handguns Today: Sixguns and Others by Hal Swiggett 166
The Evolution of the Rib by Don Zutz 175
Scopes and Mounts by Bob Bell 182
The Art of the Engraver 193
Hunting Help . . . Is not always what it should be by Sidney Du Broff 196
Slinging the Hunting Rifle by Clarence E. Ellis 202
The Shows of Europe by Raymond Caranta 206
One Good Gun Selection Granny’s Colt Is It For Me by Charlie Smith 208
Brownings T-Bolt I Like by G. N. Ted Dentay 211
Testfire:
Ruger’s First-Born In The New Family by Hal Swiggett 212
The First All-Plastic Pistol by R. A. Lesmeister 215
Special Report
Sam Colt Was Left-Handed by Hal Swiggett 216
Filling in Remington’s Scorecard by Ken Warenr 218
The NRA Front . . . Not exactly quiet by Ken Warner 220
The Return of the Broomhandles by Ken Warner 222
Holland & Holland Celebrates Everything by Ken Warner 224
Wafer-Float That Rifle’s Barrel by Joe Larimore 226
The Significance of Gertrude Hurlbutt by Ken Warner 228
Ammunition, Ballistics and Components by Edward A. Matunas 229
Ammunition Tables 238
Shooter’s Marketplace 241
Departments
The Complete Compact Catalog 251
GUNDEX 252
Handguns – U.S. and Imported 260
Rifles – U.S. and Imported 302
Shotguns – U.S. and Imported 351
Black Powder Guns 381
Air Guns 402
Chokes and Brakes 420
Metallic Sights 421
Scopes and Mounts 424
Periodical Publications 434
Arms Library 436
Arms Associations 453
Directory of the Arms Trade 455

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