The Gun Digest – 1963

 Table of Contents
Features
The Shotgun – A full history, James E. Serven4
U.S. Handguns, 1962-1963, Pete Kuhlhoff13
U.S. Rifles & Shotguns, John T. Amber19
Foreign Firearms, 1962-1963, John T. Amber30
This Magnum Kick, Lou B. Bretton36
The Shotshell Grows Up! Warren Page41
John Farquharson’s Rifle, L. E. Harthan48
Testfire! A Field Survey, Kenneth L. Waters56
17 Caliber Rifles and Cartridges, Atkinson & Marquart64
Turkey Shoot a la Mexicana, Robert T. Shaw65
Buffalo! Norman B. Wiltsey68
High Country Grouse Hunting, William Curtis77
Magnum Shotgunning, Francis Sell80
Redfield 3x-9x Variable, Bob Bell84
Long Shots at Big Game, Bob Hagel86
Crows in the Snow, Don Shiner90
Rare Stock Woods, Dick Simmons93
Caribou! Bradford Angier98
The 222 on Rehbock, Col. G. O. Ashley101
Ballistic Bull, John Maynard105
Gun Calibers for Game Callers, Russell Tinsley110
Let’s Collect Cartridges! Stuart Miller113
The 256 Magnum Finds a Home! Bob Wallack118
The Mossberg Story, Pete Brown120
Magnum Megalomania, Robert Chatfield-Taylor125
Shooting Steel, Rex Stanley129
Inventory Your Guns, Larry S. Sterett134
The 25 Krag Improved, Hal Stephens136
Kids Want to Shoot, Herb Parsons141
Cast Bullets on Game, Jack McPhee143
Rifle Stocking Made Easy, John R. Stacy145
Good Gun Manners, Bill Clede150
Sharps 4-Barrel Pistols, Frank M. Sellers153
The Baby Nambu, Roy D. Strengholt158
Southern Highland Whitetails, Joe Gaines161
The Hornet’s Big Enough, George Lindsay167
The Ruger Carbine in Africa, Pete Kuhlhoff172
FFFg Military Arms and Loads, Frank Barnes176
The Smith & Wesson 38 Master, Gil Hebard184
Reloading the S&W 38 Master, Kent Bellah189
Distance Does It, Carlos Vinson190
Reloading the 22 Jet, Kent Bellah194
American Bulleted Cartridges, Kenneth L. Waters196
Artistry in Metal, a gun engraving sampler204
Custom Guns, The gunsmith’s art208
Exploded Drawings, a GUN DIGEST Bonus353
Departments
U.S. Rifles212
U.S. Handguns233
U.S. Shotguns248
Chokes & Brakes264
Pellet Guns267
Foreign Arms in America273
Ammunition Tables293
Scopes & Mounts300
Metallic Sights309
Reloading Tools313
The Arms Library327
Periodical List336
Shooter’s Showcase337
Arms Associations342
Glossary for Gunners343
Directory of the Arms Trade345
Index352