Gun Digest Annual TOC: 2012

The Gun Digest – 2012

Table of Contents
John T. Amber Literary Award3
Introduction4
Italy’s Double Barrel Bargains8
Guns for the Great North18
Smith & Wesson: American Pioneer22
The Kautzky Dynasty31
Me & My Dad & Gun Digest34
Custom & Engraved Guns38
PCSACs: Pistol-Cartridge Semi-Auto Carbines49
HK: A History of Innovation57
My 33 Years with the .338 Magnum71
The Express Bullet in America75
In Search of the Perfect Upland Autoloader82
Addicted to Military Iron87
In the Service of the Crown97
America’s Forgotten Big Game Rifle101
Protecting Your Collection Investment108
The Garin Surestrike System110
Fit for a Lady119
The French Service Revolver Model of 1892124
Bolt-Action Baloney128
A Big Bad Ball Gun136
My Pistolas of the Contra War141
Warthog Rifles and Cartridges147
That Custom Touch153
A Labor of Love of a Love of Labor?161
The Winchester Model 1887 Lever-Action Shotgun167
The Husqvarna and the Zebra173
A Mysterious Stranger from Canada175
The Beretta S680 Series Over/Under179
What’s Up Down Under186
Cape Buffalo Really Are Tough195
Reports from the Field:
New Rifles201
New Shotguns210
New Semi-Automatic Pistols222
Revolvers (And a Few Others)245
New Gunsmithing Products257
The Feminine Perspective262
Airguns267
Ammunition, Ballistics and Components273
Blackpowder Update286
Handloading295
New Optics305
One Good Gun:
A Century Old Hammer Gun321
Remington Model 11-48 28 Gauge324
Grandpa’s Guns328
Bob’s 270332
The Rhino Revolver337
Cooper Firearms Model 54342
Space Gun!348
Leupold FX-11352
The I.O. Inc. AK-47 and .380 Pocket Pistol358
The CzechPoint vz. 61 Skorpion365
Ballistics Tables:
Average Centerfire Rifle Cartridge Ballistics & Prices368
Centerfire Handgun Cartridge Ballistics & Prices375
Rimfire Ammunition Ballistics & Prices378
Shotshell Loads & Prices379
Handguns:
Autoloading382
Competition412
Double-Action Revolvers416
Single-Action Revolvers424
Miscellaneous430
Rifles:
Centerfire – Autoloaders432
Centerfire – Levers & Slides442
Centerfire – Bolt-Actions447
Centerfire – Single Shots462
Drillings, Combination Guns, Double Rifles468
Rimfire – Autoloaders470
Rimfire – Lever & Slide Actions472
Rimfire – Bolt-Actions & Single Shots473
Competition – Centerfires & Rimfires477
Shotguns:
Autoloaders480
Slide & Lever Actions488
Over/Unders493
Side-by-Sides501
Bolt Actions & Single Shots504
Military & Police506
Blackpowder:
Single Shot Pistols – Flint & Percussion508
Revolvers509
Muskets & Rifles511
Shotgunss519
Smokeless Muzzleloaders519
Airguns:
Handguns520
Long Guns522
References527
Directory of the Arms Trade
Manufacturer’s Directory536

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