Gun Digest Annual TOC: 2008

The Gun Digest – 2008

Table of Contents
John T. Amber Literary Award 3
Introduction 4
Features
Fifty Years In Boy Scout Shooting by John Malloy 8
22 Dreamin’: Kids, Rimfire Rifles, & The Wild West by Jesse L. Wolf Hardin 22
Rimfires From CZ USA Performance, Looks and Value by James & Kathleen House 26
Seventy Years of the Model 70 by Wayne Van Zwoll 31
Robert L. Hillberg: Profile of a Firearms Designer by Don Findley 42
Walter Hudson – Krag Specialist by Jim Foral 48
Fill Your Hand! . . . The Best of the Biggest Revolvers by Wayne Van Zwoll 58
A Veteran’s Story by the Veteran, with George Creed 66
The Art of Engraved & Custom Guns by Tom Turpin 70
Restored to Life by Terry Wieland 78
You, Me and the CMP by Charles W. Karwan 87
The Remington Model 700 Limited Edition Classic, Production History & Cartridge Chronology by Steve Gash 97
Are Your Guns Insured? By Larry Sterett 112
Winchester 22 Caliber: Rifles Post World War I to 1963 Period by Hollis M. Flint 114
Testfire
Charter Arms “Undercoverette” in 32 H&R Magnum by Dave Workman 125
Switzerland’s Impressive Karabiner 31 by Holt Bodinson 129
Czechoslovakia’s Revolutionary Roller-Locker by Holt Bodinson 133
Olympic Arms’ Journeyman by Dave Workman 136
One Good Gun
Ol’ No. 7 by Steve Gash 141
“Pa Was A Pump Gun Man” by Gerald Peterson 143
Reports From The Field:
Autoloaders: Handguns Today by John Malloy 145
Six-guns & Others: Handguns Today by John Taffin 159
Rifles Today: Rifle Review by Layne Simpson 172
Rifles Today: Single-Shot Rifle Review by John Campbell 181
Rifles Today: Shotgun Review by John Haviland 190
Today’s Muzzleloading: Blackpowder Review by Doc Carlson 196
The Optics Field in 2007 by Wayne Van Zwoll 202
Handloading Update by Larry Sterett 216
The Guns of Europe: One Century of the 25 ACP by Raymond Caranta 224
Amunition, Ballistics & Components by Holt Bodinson 230
Ammunition, Ballistic Charts & Prices Centerfire Rifle, Centerfire Handgun, Rimfire & Shotshell 237
Catalog of Arms and Accessories
GUNDEX 249
Handguns
Autoloaders, Service & Sport 259
Competition 285
Double Action Revolvers, Service & Sport 289
Single Action Revolvers 297
Miscellaneous 305
Centerfire Rifles
Autoloaders 307
Lever & Slide 319
Bolt Action 325
Single Shot 346
Drillings, Combination Guns, Double Rifles 358
Rimfire Rifles
Autoloaders 361
Lever & Slide-Action 364
Bolt Actions & Single Shot 366
Competition Rifles
Centerfire & Rimfire 373
Shotguns
Autoloaders 380
Slide & Lever Actions 390
Over/Unders 395
Side-by-Side 409
Bolt Actions & Single Shot 415
Military & Police 419
Blackpowder
Pistols: Single Shot, Flint & Percussion 421
Revolvers 423
Muskets & Rifles 426
Shotguns 437
Airguns
Handguns 438
Long Guns 440
Accessories
Metallic Cartridge Presses 444
Shotshell Reloading Presses 450
Scopes / Hunting, Target & Varmint 453
Laser Sights 466
Scope Rings & Bases 468
Metallic Sights 472
Spotting Scopes 480
Chokes & Brakes 482
Reference
Website Directory 483
Periodical Publications 490
Arms Library 492
Arms Associations 526
Directory of the Arms Trade
Table of Contents 529
Product & Service Directory 530
Manufacturer’s Directory 546

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