The Gun Digest – 1982

 Table of Contents
Remington’s 721-722: The Story of a Success by Stuart Otteson 6
Long Rifles With Smooth Bores by Ashley Halsey, Jr. 14
Advices To Young Collectors by John T. Amber 19
Ballistic Coefficients For Selected 22 Long Rifle Cartridges by W. Wayne Blackwell and M. H. Kitano 22
A Fresh Look At The Old Standards by Layne Simpson 27
The Bren Ten: Intended To Be Better by Jeff Cooper 33
Carmichael On Rifles by Jim Carmichael 36
Colt Shotguns by Don Hardin 40
H-K: One Good Idea . . . Leads To Many Others by Ken Warner 44
As Authentic As A Hawken by Rick Hacker 47
Shooting Silenced Rifles by Raymond Caranta 54
Try A Single by Ken Warner 57
My Ideal Plinker by Ed Park 61
The Case For Paper Cartridges by Bill Bennington 64
Swivel Guns Of Southeast Asia by John W. Sanders 68
Modern Cartridge Failure And Success by Bob Hagel 76
Shotgun Choke – Its History and Mystery by Wallace Labisky 82
Elk Rifles: No Simple Formula by Pete Nelson 90
Heavier Artillery by John Brindle 97
Handguns Today: Autoloaders by J. B. Wood 100
Handguns Today: Sixguns and Others by Hal Swiggett 106
One Man’s Fancy by Robert Keffer 114
Whitetails: North America’s Real Challenge by Dan L. Flores 116
Airgun Accessories: A Review by J. I. Galan 122
Boots In The Uplands by Dave Duffey 129
Guns For The Twenty Percent by James T. Fender 134
The $4000 Spike by Bob Bell 137
GUN DIGEST Discussion No. 1 140
Sporting Arms of the World by Larry S. Sterett 146
I Hunt Timber: I Vote Variable by Norm Nelson 152
Handloading To Date by Dean A. Grennell 156
Pyrodex: Five Years Down The Road by John Bivins 160
Scopes and Mounts by Bob Bell 166
Hunt the Waterholes by Charles J. Farmer 174
Single-Action Safety by Donald M. Simmons 179
Long Guns In Review by Larry S. Sterett 184
Henry Harrington: A Cutler Who Made Guns by James E. Serven 193
Shooting the M1911’s Spanish Cousins by Wm. Hovey Smith 198
Target and Short Range Shooting Devices by Paul Klatt 204
How Accurate Is Your Handgun? By Claud Hamilton 210
To Smith Or Not To Smith? By Richard Allen 213
20th Century Powder Horns by Rick Jamison 218
Raising Kids With Guns by Bill Davidson 222
Testfire: S&W Model 586 Distinguished Combat Model by Hal Swiggett 225
Marlin Model 1894 – 357 Magnum by Larry Sterett 227
Winchester’s 101 Winchoke by Ken Warner 228
Remington Model Six 30-06 Pump Action Rifle by Larry Sterett 230
Armsport 12 Gauge Unsingle Trap by Larry Sterett 232
The Benjamin Model 347 by J. I. Galan 234
Four New 22 Mini-Matics by J. B. Woods 236
The Shows of Europe by Raymond Caranta 240
Custom Guns 243
Art of the Engraver 248
Shooter’s Showcase 253
Steel Shot 1981 by Wallace Labisky 257
American Bulleted Cartridges by Ken Waters 259
Ammunition Tables 265
The Complete Compact Catalog 269
Handguns – U.S. and Imported 270
Rifles – U.S. and Imported 301
Shotguns – U.S. and Imported 340
Black Powder Guns 370
Air Guns 388
Chokes and Brakes 402
Metallic Sights 403
Scopes and Mounts 406
Arms Associations 413
Periodical Publications 415
Shooting Publications 416
Arms Library 417
Directory of the Arms Trade 432