Gun Digest Annual TOC: 2011

The Gun Digest – 2011

Table of Contents
John T. Amber Literary Award3
Introduction4
Features
TR’s “Big (Fire) Stick” by Tom Caceci8
The Innovative Winchester Model 59 by Bernard H. DiGiacobbe, M.D.14
The French Service Revolver Models of 1873 and 1874 by Raymond Caranta18
The N-Frame S&W Revolver by Paul Scarlata22
The Mighty (?) 9mm Rimfire by Phillip Peterson28
Smith & Wessons of the Great War by Tom Osborne32
The Mossberg Brownie (1919-1932) by Jack A. Myers40
The Ars of Olympic Arms by Steve Gash44
On the Trail of “Small Deer” with Allyn Tedmon by Clarence Anderson50
Custom and Engraved Guns by Tom Turpin56
The “Other” Autoloaders by Nick Hahn66
Unusual Remington Military Rolling Block Rifles by George J. Layman70
The Bull Dog Pack: Variations of the Breed by Gordon Bruce76
Life Begins at .40 by Dr. George E. Dvorchak, Jr.86
A Robert Hillberg Cornucopia by Robert Hillberg91
Resurrection of the .500 Jeffery by Tom Tabor98
The Old & Newer Winchester Model 88 Rifle & Carbine by Bernard H. DiGiacobbe, M.D. and George E. Dvorchak, Jr. M.D.103
The Colt 1911: The First Century by John Malloy108
The .38 S&W: The Little Round That Refuses to Die by David J. LaPell118
The West and the Gun by Jim Foral122
Light Cartridges for Deer by L. P. Brezny129
All About the .45 Auto Rim by Robert H. Campbell134
The Return of the Krieghoff Luger by Jim Dickson140
Rifle Sights of Iron and Their Management by Sam Fadala146
Military Rifle Accuracy: A Comparison by John T. Butters150
The Top 20 Cartridges by Wayne Van Zwoll156
An Inside Look at an American Classic: Speer Bullets by Steve Gash166
The Smallest Revolvers by Jeff Quinn170
Buying Bullet Alloy on the Internet by Kenneth L. Walters173
The “Other 1911″ – The Winchester 1911 Shotgun by John Malloy178
Reports From The Field:
Revolvers and Others by Jeff Quinn180
Rifles by Tom Tabor192
Semi Auto Pistols by John Malloy202
Guns and Gear for Women by Gila Hayes216
Muzzleloaders by Wm. Hovey Smith224
Optics by Wayne Van Zwoll232
Shotguns by John Haviland246
Airguns by Tom Caceci256
Editor’s Picks by Dan Shideler266
Gunsmithing Products by Kevin Muramatsu270
Handloading by Larry Sterett274
Ammunition, Ballistics and Components by Holt Bodinson284
One Good Gun
Pappy’s Squirrel Gun by Steve Gash292
My Nine Lives Mauser 98 by Andy Ewert297
My Sporterized Mauser – At Last by Harvey T. Pennington300
Only One by Andy Ewert307
Marlin’s 1894-CL Classic by John W. Rockefeller312
The Mossberg 146B by Eric Matherne316
Testfire
The New S&W Shotguns by Dr. George E. Dvorchak, Jr.318
The 4″-Barrel .45 Colt Ruger Redhawk Revolver by Jim Dickson322
The Model 392 Benjamin/Crosman Air Rifle by Chris Libby328
Pocket Parabellum: The 9mm Kel-Tec PF-9 Pistol by Jim Dickson332
.22 LR Ammunition: CCI Standard Velocity by Mike Thomas336
The Lyman Plains Pistol by Chris Libby342
Ballistics Tables
Average Centerfire Rifle Cartridge Ballistics & Prices348
Centerfire Handgun Cartridge Ballistics & Prices355
Rimfire Ammunition Ballistics & Prices358
Shotshell Loads & Prices359
Catalog of Arms and Accessories Contents361
Handguns
Autoloading362
Competition387
Double Action Revolvers390
Single Action Revolvers398
Miscellaneous404
Rifles
Centerfire – Autoloaders405
Centerfire – Lever & Slide414
Centerfire – Bolt Action419
Centerfire – Single Shot434
Drillings, Combination Guns, Double Rifles440
Rimfire – Autoloaders442
Rimfire – Lever & Slide Action445
Rimfire – Bolt Actions & Single Shots446
Competition – Centerfire & Rimfire450
Shotguns
Autoloaders454
Slide & Lever Actions460
Over/Unders464
Side-by-Side471
Bolt Actions & Single Shot474
Military & Police476
Blackpowder
Single Shot Pistols – Flint & Percussion478
Revolvers479
Muskets & Rifles481
Shotguns489
Airguns
Handguns490
Long Guns492
References
Web Directory497
Arms Library511
Directory of the Arms Trade
Manufacturer’s Directory541

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