The Gun Digest 1951 Table of Contents

Rifle Section
Rifles and Shotguns of American Make, Maj. Gen. J. S. Hatcher2
Choosing the Big Game Rifle, Jack O’Connor7
High Velocity vs. Heavy Bullets: Killing Power – Roy E. Weatherby12
Pumpkin Rolling, Elmer Keith13
The Story of Winchester, Harold F. Williamson18
Big Game Rifles, models and prices23
Custom Rifle Conversions – Charles T. Haven32
Gilt Edge Rifles and Ammunition, Col. Townsend Whelen39
The National Rifle Association, Paul B. Cardinal44
The Rifle, Vol. I, No. 147
Woodchuck Rifles and Cartridges, C. S. Landis53
Small Bore Rifles, models and prices57
Black Powder Rifles in Pennsylvania, E. Stanley Smith70
Single Shot Rifles78
Shotgun Section
The Upland Game Gun, Bill Ryan83
Choosing the Trap and Skeet Gun, Jimmy Robinson86
Skeet, the Yearlong Shooting Game, Charles Askins90
Ducks Unlimited, Wendell A. Teague91
Duck Guns, Loads and Chokes, H. M. Salisbury93
The Story of the Shotgun Choke, A. G. Ormsbee98
Models and prices99
Shotguns, models and prices101
Handgun Section
Handguns Today, Charles Askins112
The Peacemaker and Its Rivals, John E. Parsons117
Pistols and Revolvers, models and prices121
The Secrets of Double Action Shooting, Bob Nichols128
Foreign Firearms
Military Small Arms131
Foreign Guns: GI Souvenirs, Phil Sharpe136
Foreign Sporting Arms, Charles T. Haven140
Recent Importations143
Foreign Arms in America, with prices144
Special Articles
The Arms Collector and His Field, Ray Riling149
Outfitting for the Rockies, Jack O’Connor152
A Gunbug’s Paradise, Phil Sharpe158
Chronographs and Their Use162
Gun Care, Repair and Bluing, Maurice H. Decker164
* The Story of Winchester18
* Black Powder Rifles in Pennsylvania70
* Single Shot Rifles78
* The Peacemaker and Its Rivals117
* Bullet Making172
* Modern Gunpowders181
* Loading the Charcoal Burners186
* Maynard Cartridges188
Handloading Section
The Art of Handloading Ammunition, Phil Sharpe168
Bullet Making, Sam Clark, Jr.172
Bullet Making Tools, with prices175
Reloading Tools, with prices177
Modern Gunpowders, Maj. Gen. J. S. Hatcher181
Loading the Charcoal Burners, E. M. Farris186
Cartridges
Maynard Cartridges188
Ammunition Guide, Maurice H. Decker190
Ballistic Tables, with prices202
Foreign Cartridges, with prices204
Sights – Telescope and Metallic
Telescope Sights, A Review206
Scope Chart, with prices210
Scope Mounts, with prices212
Spotting Scopes, with prices214
Metallic Sight Chart, with prices215
Sighting in the Rifle221
Manufacturers’ Directory223