The Gun Digest -1979

 Table of Contents
The Remington Model 51 by Donald M. Simmons, Jr. 6
The Browning Centennials, by John T. Amber 20
Sporting Arms of the World by Larry S. Sterett and the editors 25
Friedrich Wilhelm Heym – a return to excellence by Tom Turpin 38
Handguns Now! By George C. Nonte, Jr. 44
Crosswind Deflections – a cast bullet anomaly by Kenneth L. Walters 55
Gardone Valtrompia and the proof of Italian firearms by Mario Abbiatico 60
Match Air Pistols by Robert E. Fleming 63
Folding Knives by Sid Latham 68
Alex Henry and his falling block rifles by Wal Winfer 76
Gun Proof in India by Lee Kennett 84
Gun Proof in India – an historical account by A. G. Harrison 86
European Hunting & Shooting Exhibition 1978 by John T. Amber 91
Two Inches of Pleasure and Problems by Peter Barrett 100
NRA Report 1978 by John T. Amber 103
Testfire Report by Larry S. Sterett 109
Let The Gun Talk by Lucian Cary 114
The Gatling Gun by Ernest Lisle Reedstrom 131
Steel Shot Update by Wallace Labisky 136
The Model 77 Ruger Rifle by Daniel Peterson 140
Electronic Night Sight by James D. Mason 146
Bob Emmons – Stockmaker by Ken Waters 152
The Hunting Rifle Stock by Bob Hagel 154
Glow Plug Guns by Robert W. Metze 160
Browning’s New Pump Shotgun by Wallace Labisky 162
Scopes and Mounts by Bob Bell 168
Want more ducks? Build a Blind by Paul T. Hennig 175
The 444/308 – another 94 Winchester Wildcat by Myron Rockett 177
The Double Rifle – Its care and feeding by Jack Lott 181
Slug, Mike, Match by Robert Sherwood 194
Diminutive But Deadly by Clair F. Rees 196
The Sleeping Bag by Bob Bell 199
Firearms and the English Language by Edward Damon 207
New Wheels for the Hunter by Roger Barlow 209
Long Gun Report by Larry S. Sterett 213
Blue Magic Shotshells by James Neill 219
Hornady’s Frontier Ammo by Jon R. Sundra 221
Steyr-Daimler-Puch/Gamba Austria and Italy join forces 224
New Engraving Tool by Harry Phillips 226
Handloading Report by George C. Nonte, Jr. and the editors 227
Custom Guns and their makers 234
Double Action Auto Test by Kenneth L. Walters 240
Economy Double Guns – and how to buy one by Wm. Hovey Smith 243
Art of the Engraver masters of metalwork 248
Shooter’s Showcase new products reviewed 254
American Bulleted Cartridges by Kenneth L. Walters 258
Ammunition Tables 264
Handguns – U.S. and Imported 268
Rifles – U.S. and Imported 299
Shotguns – U.S. and Imported 337
Black Powder Guns 366
Air Guns 383
Chokes & Brakes 397
Metallic Sights 398
Scopes & Mounts 401
Arms Library 408
Periodical Publications 430
Shooting Publications 431
Arms Associations in America and Abroad 432
Directory of the Arms Trade 434