Gun Digest Annual TOC: 2009

The Gun Digest – 2009

Table of Contents
John T. Amber Literary Award 3
Introduction 4
Features
Smith & Wesson’s M&P Pistol For USPSA by Paul Scarlata 8
All You Need Is A 300 Savage by Harvey T. Pennington 14
Sorting 22 Rimfire Ammunition: Worth the Trouble? By Mike Thomas 22
Origins of the 220 Swift by Robert Keen 27
The Overlooked Savage Model 99 by David R. Pierce 35
The Double-Action Revolver for Concealed Carry by Jerry Ahern 40
The Art of Engraved & Custom Guns by Tom Turpin 48
Handgun Sights – Better than Ever! By Robert K. Campbell 58
A New Budget Rifle for an Old African Veteran, the 9.3×62 by Tom Turpin 62
The Forgotten 45 by Ron Terrell 70
The Punitive Expedition and Its Small Arms by James W. Hurst 78
The Rebirth of “Old Reliable” – The Sharps Rifle by Toby Bridges 84
Nitro Express by Terry Wieland 93
What Works – The Secrets of the Accurate Blackpowder Cartridge Revealed by Markus F. Moll and David J. Joses 100
The Ruger 10/22 Goes Tactical by Jerry Ahern 107
A.H. Hardy – Local Boy Makes Good by Jim Foral 117
About Dueling and Dueling Pistols by Norm Flayderman 124
Rifle Scopes That Make Sense by Wayne Van Zwoll 132
30-30: Short Magnum for the Frontier by Wayne Van Zwoll 139
Cape Buffalo – Why Not? By Bill Pace 146
Testfire
Sig Sauer’s P250 by Dave Workman 152
Remington Arms R-15 VTR by L. P. Brezny 156
Ruger’s Charming Charger by Dave Workman 159
Weatherby Mk. XXII by Layne Simpson 162
First Strike: Ruger SR9 by Brad Fitzpatrick 165
One Good Gun
A Savage Model 99 by Jim Romanelli 168
Ruger Single Six by Steve Gash 170
Reports From The Field
Autoloaders: Handguns Today by John Malloy 172
Six-guns & Others: Handguns Today by John Taffin 186
Rifles Today: Rifle Review by Layne Simpson 198
Shotguns Today: Shotgun Review by John Haviland 206
Today’s Muzzleloading: Blackpowder Reiew by Wm. Hovey Smith 210
Hunting & Shooting Optics by Wayne Van Zwoll 218
Handloading Upday by Larry S. Sterett 228
The Guns of Europe: The New Walther PPS by Raymond Caranta 235
Ammunition, Ballistics & Components by Holt Bodinson 238
Ammunition Ballistic Charts & Prices Centerfire Rifle, Centerfire Handgun, Rimfire & Shotshell 245
Catalog of Arms and Accessories
GUNDEX 258
Handguns
Autoloaders, Service & Sport 267
Competition 291
Double Action Revolvers, Service & Sport 294
Single Action Revolvers 301
Miscellaneous 308
Centerfire Rifles
Autoloaders 310
Lever & Slide 321
Bolt Action 326
Single Shot 343
Drillings, Combination Guns, Double Rifles 353
Rimfire Rifles
Autoloaders 355
Lever & Slide Action 358
Bolt Actions & Single Shot 360
Competition Rifles
Centerfire & Rimfire 365
Shotguns
Autoloaders 371
Slide & Lever Actions 379
Over/Unders 384
Side-by-Side 396
Bolt Actions & Single Shots 401
Military & Police 404
Blackpowder
Pistols: Single Shot, Flint & Percussion 406
Revolvers 408
Muskets & Rifles 411
Shotguns 421
Airguns
Handguns 422
Long Guns 424
Accessories
Metallic Cartridge Presses 428
Shotshell Reloading Presses 435
Scopes / Hunting, Target & Varmint 438
Laser Sights 450
Scope Rings & Bases 452
Metallic Sights 458
Spotting Scopes 468
Chokes & Brakes 471
Reference
Website Directory 472
Periodical Publications 483
Arms Library 486
Arms Associations 530
Directory of the Arms Trade
Table of Contents 533
Product & Service Directory 534
Manufacturer’s Directory 549

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