The Gune Digest – 1978

 Table of Contents
Features
Dress for the Deluxe Double by Mario Abbiatico6
Smaller Wheels for the Hunter by Roger Barlow13
Lee versus Ransom – A Comparison of Handgun Machine Rests by Kenneth L. Walters16
All Purpose Defense Gun: Colt 45 Auto or Charter 44 Bulldog? By Richard Allen24
Make That Hunting Trip Pay! By Tom Brakefield29
D. B. Wesson’s Revolvers and Rivals by Bill Barlow Fors32
Heat It and Beat It! By Guy L. Aurand38
Hammers and Fences by Gough Thomas42
Remington Report 1977 – Winchester News 1977 by Bob Steindler48
Armi Famars, Gunmakers to the World by John T. Amber55
The 577 Tranter Revolver by Elmer G. Coffey59
The Old Man Who Fixes The Guns by Lucian Cary62
Scope That Air Rifle! By J. I. Galan69
Matchlocks in Spanish Florida by M. L. Brown72
Hunting in Europe – 1976 by John T. Amber82
Sportsmens Blades – from razor to machete by Robert L. Burmeister90
A Century-Old Razor by Samuel J. Rosenberg93
The Auto Mag Story. Part Two by Kent Lomont95
Free-Float That Barrel by Tom Hayes105
Scopes and Mounts by Bob Bell108
The Steel Shot Story by Wallace Labisky115
European Autoloading Pistols by John Robinson121
A Pair of Aces by John Jobson124
Gun Proof in Belgium by Lee Kennett129
Sporting Arms of the World by Larry S. Sterett and the editors139
Farey International Traps by Roger Barlow151
Trapshooting’s Stock Artists by Clarence Massey161
European Hunting & Shooting Exhibition 1977 – The AYA Classic Double, Cross-Eyed Purdey Double – Victor Sarasqueta Double Rifle – Foreigners at the NSGA 1977 by John T. Amber164
Double Bullets! By V. R. Gaertner171
NSGA ’77 – U.S. Rifles and Shotguns by Bob Steindler179
Peep Show by A. M. Wynne, Jr.184
The 220 Swift – Saint or Sinner? By John E. Ross188
Long Gun Report ’77 by Larry Sterett194
Handgun Report by George C. Nonte, Jr. and the editors202
Money in the Bank by V. P. Kisner215
Handloading Review by George C. Nonte, Jr. and the editors218
Tuning & Shooting Ruger’s Blackhawk by Guy Lautard225
Testfire Report by Larry S. Sterett230
Silhouette Scope Test by John T. Amber and A. M. Wynne236
Federal’s Premium Loads by Clifford R. Dempster238
Day’s Flintlock Double by Ron Wozny241
Walther’s G.S.P. Match Pistol – Cal. 32 S&W Long by John Robinson243
The Congressional Connection by John A. Mosher245
Custom Guns and their makers246
The Wicliffe ’76 by Bob Steindler251
Poor Man’s Double by Harold O. Davidson254
French Military Collection by Raymond Caranta257
Art of the Engraver masters of metalwork258
Shooter’s Showcase new products reviewed263
American Bulleted Cartridges by Kenneth L. Waters265