The Gun Digest – 1981

 Table of Contents
Features
Walnut: Nonpareil For Gunstocks by Stuart Williams6
The Afghan and His SMLE by Jack Lott12
My Triumphs In Gun Collecting by John T. Amber18
Frontier Firepower: 1836-1872 by Rick Hacker26
Shoot Your Own Convertible 45 by C. E. Harris36
Steel Shot 1980 by Wallace Labisky41
Handguns Today: Sixguns and Others by Hal Swiggett44
Handguns Today: Autoloaders by Ralph C. Glaze54
How Wide Are Shotgun Patterns? By Nick Sisley59
The Truth About Bird Guns by Dave Duffey62
The Savage Pocket Automatic Pistol Model 1907 by Donald M. Simmons68
The Cylindrical Bullet Kills Better by Robert K. Sherwood86
Handloading To Date by Dean A. Grennell90
The Remarkable Guns of M. K. Jurek by Jerry Evans94
Firearms In Apache Tribal Use by D. C. Cole98
Cop-Proof by Colin Greenwood106
The Greatest of All Webley Collectors by R. Bretnor109
Scopes and Mounts by Bob Bell116
Shotguns Slugs At Long Range by Joe Krieger126
Two-Gun Hunter Matches by Tom Turpin134
Walther’s P5 Pistol by James P. Cowgill138
Blackpowder by Edward M. Yard142
7mm-08 Remington: Gun and Cartridge by Layne Simpson152
Accurcy In 22-Caliber Target Pistols by Kenneth L. Walters158
Remington’s XP-100 Silhouette Pistol by Hal Swiggett167
The First Short Magnum: The 425 Westley Richards Magnum by Jack Lott170
The Hunter In The 20th Century by Roger Barlow178
Trends In The World Of Air Guns by J. I. Galan184
Kimber Model 82 by Robert A. Painter192
The 32-20 Never Said Die! By Robert S. L. Anderson195
The Buffalo and The Chapuis, by Ken Warner200
Long Guns In Review by Larry S. Sterett204
Especially Good Books210
Recall: How The Firearms Industry Responds by Jim Crossman212
Custom Guns218
Winchester’s Model 70 XTR by Frank Marshall Jr.222
The Sinistral Problem Solved by John T. Amber224
Sporting Arms of the World by Larry S. Sterett227
Spanish Doubles In Classic Style by John T. Amber233
Art of the Engraver236
FIE’s Combo 20 ga./30-30 by C. E. Harris240
Testfire: Winchester’s Model 94 Big Bore Carbine; Franchi’s Model 530 Autoloading 12 Gauge Trap Gun by Larry S. Sterett242
Bolt Action Brush Guns For Deer by Frank B. Petrini246
Custom Knives Today250
Shooter’s Showcase253
American Bulleted Cartridges by Ken Waters258
Departments
Ammunition Tables265
Handguns – U.S. and Imported269
Rifles – U.S. and Imported298
Shotguns – U.S. and Imported337
Black Powder Guns365
Air Guns384
Chokes and Brakes398
Metallic Sights399
Scopes and Mounts402
Arms Association in America and Abroad409
Periodical Publications411
Shooting Publications412
Arms Library413
Directory of the Arms Trade431