The Gun Digest – 1962

 Table of Contents
Features
Spencer’s Great 7-Shooter by Norman B. Wiltsey4
New and Hot Little 22s by Edward M. Yard14
Dead Center! by Pete Kuhlhoff17
Good Old Guns by Henry Stebbins21
Cold Comfort by Col. Townsend Whelen25
Bear Hunting With Hounds by Carlos Vinson29
Newest Safari Country by Tom McNally32
New Loads Make News! by Robert Hutton37
U.S. Rifles and Shotguns by John Amber40
U.S. Handguns 1961-1962 by Kent Bellah51
Knock Down Nothing by Warren Page57
Foreign Arms 1961-1962 by John Amber60
Military Rifles by Frank Barnes66
All-Round Gun by Pierre Pulling74
How to be a Handgunner by Gil Hebard78
Testfire! A Field Survey by Kenneth Waters85
English Shotguns by John du Mont91
Fast Draw vs. Quick Draw by Charles M. Heard95
Don’t Blow Your Head Off! by G. R. Hunter100
Rocky Mountain Bighorn by Jim Ryan102
Kitchen Table Handloads by Don Martin105
Proof Marks in Great Britain by A. Baron Engelhardt109
Submarine Guns Today by Larry S. Sterett114
The Truth About Twist by John Maynard123
Hollow Point Homily by Crawford Hollidge127
Brand Names on Firearms, a GUN DIGEST Feature131
Stick to Your Guns by Pete Brown134
Handgun Bullet Swaging by Kent Bellah137
New Cases From Old, by George C. Nonte140
Short Shorts by Jim Horton146
357 – Most Practical Handgun by Robert V. Thompson147
Milton Farrow and His Rifles by Richard H. Chamberlain152
Civil War Gun Catalog, a GUN DIGEST Bonus161
Kentucky Rifles by Robert Held193
Plastic Shotshells by Jim Horton200
Moose! by Bradford Angier202
Are Wildcats Dead? by P. O. Ackley206
Hunting the Sea Otter by Jack McPhee213
Teen Hunters Club by Dick Miller217
Variable Power Scopes by Bob Bell218
Rifle and Shotgun Care by Bob Tremaine225
American Bulleted Cartridges by Kenneth Waters227
Artistry in Metal, a gun engraving sampler234
Custom Rifles, the gunsmith’s art238
Exploded Drawings, a GUN DIGEST Feature318
Departments
U.S. Rifles – models and prices242
U.S. Handguns – models and prices262
U.S. Shotguns – models and prices276
Chokes & Brakes, with prices290
Pellet Guns – models and prices293
Foreign Arms in America298
Ammunition Tables325
Scopes & Mounts, with prices332
Metallic Sights, with prices341
Reloading Tools, with prices345
Arms Associations359
Contributors360
The Arms Library361
Periodical List370
Shooter’s Showcase371
Glossary for Gunners376
Directory of the Arms Trade378
Index384