Gun Digest Annual TOC: 1998

The Gun Digest – 1998

 Table of Contents
Features
Winchester’s Anonymous Single Shot: The Low Wall by John Campbell 5
About the 35 Whelen by John Haviland 12
A Gun Writer and His Mail by Frank de Haas 16
UMC Thomas: A Recognition by Jim Foral 20
Spanish Military Pistols of the Twentieth Century by Gene Gangarosa, Jr. 33
Savage’s Model 12 Lookalikes by Don Zutz 40
The 8-Bore Today by Larry S. Sterett 44
Set Triggers by J. Terry Riebling 54
The Mystique of Killing Power by Sam Fadala 58
Mauser’s WWI Antitank Rifle by Konrad F. Schreier, Jr. 65
No Second Shot by Gary Pallas 69
The Most Important Shot Ever Fired by Bob Bell 72
Careful! The Old Man’s Got a Pistol by Howard McCord 74
The Armory Hornets by Mark K. Benenson 82
Holsters of the 20th Century by Bob Arganbright 92
American Rifle Games: 1840-1900 by Russell S. Gilmore 109
The Winchester Model 52 by Konrad F. Schreier, Jr. 120
38 Snubbie or the 9 by Ralph Mroz 126
What to Look for in a New Airgun by J. I. Galan 133
The Mississippi Rifle by Edward R. Crews 136
Custom Guns 140
Art of the Engraver 142
Ruger’s 22 Autos: The First 50 Years by Don Findley 145
The Other Model 1911 by Gary M. Brown 158
Coping with an Evil Eye by R.L. Aufdemberge 174
22 Hornet: It Made Me a Rifleman by Norm Nelson 180
Mannlicher’s Model 1895 Straight-Pull Action by Paul S. Scarlata 196
The Sophisticated STEN by Chuck Taylor 206
Barrel Treatments for the ’90s by Holt Bodinson 210
Departments
Expert Reports ’98
The Guns of Europe: Fifty Years of European Design by Raymond Caranta 79
Blackpowder Review by Doc Carlson 129
Scopes & Mounts by Bob Bell 152
Handguns Today: Autoloaders by John Malloy 161
Handguns Today: Sixguns by Hal Swiggett 170
Shotgun Review by Don Zutz 193
Handloading Update by Larry S. Sterett 200
Rifle Review by Layne Simpson 212
Ammunition, Ballistics and Components by Holt Bodinson 217
One Good Gun
Me and the Family Marlin by Holt Bodinson 97
A Hundred-Dollar Sixgun by Massad Ayoob 98
A Mossberg 144 on Silhouettes by Ed Hertfelder 100
Rifle of the Century by Bobbie Johnson 102
A Pair of Ithacas by Tom Boyle 104
One Mossberg and 42 Years by Jerry Goldstein 106
Grandad’s 22 Hornet by Steve Gash 107
The Family Beretta by Gene Gangarosa, Jr. 108
Testfire
The BAR: Model 1918A3 by Larry S. Sterett 182
The 45 ACP Llama Minimax by Gene Gangarosa, Jr. 184
Ruger’s Multi-Purpose Semi-Auto Carbine by Jerry Burke 186
Bill Hanus’s Classic 20-Bore by Larry S. Sterett 188
American Arms’ High-Tech 375 by Larry S. Sterett 190
Ruger’s Model 96 Levergun by Jerry Burke 192
Shooter’s Marketplace 229
Catalog
GUNDEX 244
Handguns
Autoloaders 255
Competition 285
Double-Action Revolvers 294
Single-Action Revolvers 305
Miscellaneous 312
Rifles – Centerfire
Autoloaders 316
Lever & Slide Actions 321
Bolt Actions 326
Single Shots 343
Drillings, Combination Guns, Double Rifles 348
Rifles – Rimfire
Autoloaders 351
Lever & Slide Actions 354
Bolt Actions & Single Shots 356
Competition Centerfires & Rimfires 361
Shotguns
Autoloaders 368
Slide Actions 373
Over/Unders 378
Side-by-Sides 390
Bolt Actions & Single Shots 394
Military & Police 398
Blackpowder Guns
Single Shot Pistols 401
Revolvers 403
Muskets & Rifles 407
Shotguns 421
Airguns
Handguns 423
Long Guns 429
Warranty Service Center Directory 441
Metallic Sights 452
Chokes & Brakes 455
Scopes & Mounts 456
Scope Mounts 466
Spotting Scopes 470
Periodical Publications 472
Arms Library 474
Arms Associations 495
Directory of the Arms Trade
Product Directory 498
Manufacturers’ Directory 515

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