The Gun Digest – 1986

 Table of Contents
The M16A2: New World Standard For Infantry Rifles by C. E. Harris 6
The Eight Dangerous Myths of Self-Defense by Massad Ayoob 14
Baker Bores ‘Em Big by Don Zutz 18
Up The Sprout With John And Ken by Roger Barlow 23
The Legendary French 75 by Konrad F. Schreier, Jr. 26
The Model 94 and the 30-30 by Sam Fadala 33
A First Featherweight by E. B. Martin 40
Last Chance Buffalo by Spence Dupree 42
Twenty Years of Gunleather by Bob Arganbright 47
GUN DIGEST Discussion No. 3: I Won’t Hunt With Single Shot Rifles by E. A. Matunas 52
I Do Hunt With Single Shot Rifles by Layne Simpson 52
Guns We Never Should Have Sold by David Petzal 58
Get A Good Ready by Sam Fadala 61
Remembering Clyde by Dick Eades 65
Early Pump Guns by John Malloy 68
Pump Guns In The Real World by Peter Nelson 80
The Truth About The Cavalry by G. N. “Ted” Dentay 85
Scopes and Mounts by Bob Bell 90
The Ansley H. Fox Gun by Don Hardin 97
The Springfield 1903 Rifles: Excerpts by William S. Brophy 101
The Nazis’ Gustloff Pistol by Dr. Bruno Brukner 106
Sing A Song Of Bullets by Reginald Bretnor 112
Picking Your Go-Along Gun by Don L. Johnson 118
Handguns Today: Sixguns and Others by Hal Swiggett 123
Rigby’s by Jerry Evans 129
The Cautious Converter by Russ Gaertner 135
Shotgun Review by Ralph T. Walker 140
Killing Hogs by Ken Warner 144
Extra-Quick Black Powder Guns by J. W. “Doc” Carlson 146
The Man Who Builds Punt Guns by David J. Baker 152
Rifle Review by Layne Simpson 155
Black Powder Review by Rick Hacker 161
Big News In Airguns by J. I. Galan 164
The Extraordinary Glock by Raymond Caranta 168
All-Out Autoloader by Ken Warner 172
Are You Ready For The Big 10? By Francis E. Sell 174
Handguns Today: Autoloaders by J. B. Wood 178
The Dragons of Bruton Street by James W. Williams 184
The Guns of ’85 186
Handloading Update by Dean A. Grennell 188
Auxiliary Cartridges and Other Such Stuff by Elmer Kurrus 193
One Good Gun Section
A Good Gun Is A Good Gun by Bob Bell 200
S&W Trail Masterpiece by Terry Murbach 203
Life With My Ultra-Featherweights by Clarence E. Ellis 204
The .30 What? By Roy F. Dunlap 208
A New Sniper Round by Larry S. Sterett 209
The Burgess of Conyers by Ken Warner 211
Norway’s Chamber Loader by Nils Kvale 212
Custom Gun Guild’s One-Piece Rifle 216
Wolf Ears and a 30-30 Derringer 218
Pennsylvania’s Slug Barrel Shoots Well 219
Walker Chokes and the APS 220
Ultra Light’s Model 20 Really Is Ultra Light 221
The Art of The Engraver 222
A Really Unique Model 70 225
Custom Guns 226
The Shows of Europe by Raymond Caranta 230
Ammunition, Ballistics and Components by Edward A. Matunas 232
Ammunition Tables 241
Shooter’s Marketplace 245
The Complete Compact Catalog 251
Handguns – U.S. and Imported 261
Rifles – U.S. and Imported 304
Shotguns – U.S. and Imported 353
Black Powder Guns 384
Air Guns 405
Chokes and Brakes 423
Metallic Sights 424
Scopes and Mounts 427
Periodical Publications 437
Arms Library 439
Arms Associations 455
Directory of the Arms Trade 457