The Gun Digest – 1983

 Table of Contents
Features
Six Working Guns by Robert K. Sherwood6
How Choke Works by Arvid B. Pedersen12
Make That Big Trip Now by Stuart Williams18
The Holes In Stopping Power Theory by Leon Day24
Crumpler! By Jeff Cooper29
GUN DIGEST Discussion No. 2: The Shape of Stocks by Norm Nelson34
GUN DIGEST Discussion No. 2: The Shape of Stocks by Dave Petzal35
Elko Arms Double Rifle by John T. Amber40
Troublesome Cartridges by Edward A. Matunas46
Computers Look At Accuracy For You by David Leestma54
Black Powder Review by Rick Hacker60
The Maligned .410 Bore by Marshall R. Williams67
Early 22 Auto Pistols by Charles E. Petty72
Sixty Million Guns by L. R. Wallack80
How It Was In The Medium Good Old Days by Roy Dunlap89
Handguns Today: Sixguns and Others by Hal Swiggett94
Handguns Today: Autoloaders by J. B. Wood103
Long Guns In Review by Layne Simpson116
Delightful Doubles by Don Zutz126
Great Guns and Accessories in full color129
The Pneumo-Nimrod At Work by J. I. Galan153
Handloading To Date by Dean A. Grennell159
A New Slice of Zeiss by Harold A. Murtz164
The Ultimate Turkey-Shoot Pistol by Ashley Halsey, Jr.168
Scopes and Mounts by Bob Bell174
Great Arc of the Wild Sheep Guides by James L. Carkhuff183
Small Game Takes A Small Bore by Toby Bridges190
Murata Types 13 and 18 by Charles S. Small196
The One That Never Was by Tom Turpin200
The Sauer 38H Story by Donald M. Simmons204
Sporting Arms of the World by Larry S. Sterett216
One Magnum That Works by Norman Rowcliff222
Is An Ounce Of Shot Enough? By Dave Duffey227
Especially Good Books232
Testfire: Three Short Shotguns236
FIE’s Super Titan II238
Short 1100 Magnum239
The Beeman/Webley Vulcan240
Mayflower Drawtube Scope241
Sanftl Schuetzen Rifle242
Rossi’s 62 SAC243
Interdynamics KG-9244
Lenard M. Brownell (1922-1982)245
The Hunter Specials by Lowell Manley246
Custom Guns248
Custom Revolvers: A Special Look by Ken Warner250
Seminars 1981: Remington252
Seminars 1981: Winchester253
Seminars 1981: Colt’s New Mark V254
Seminars 1981: Sturm, Ruger, Inc.256
Art of the Engraver258
The Shows of Europe: IWA ’82 / Hunfishow ’82 by Raymond Caranta260
World Hunting Exposition by Sidney Du Broff262
O.K. Corral Commemorative Gun by Don Shumar263
Shooter’s Showcase264
Ammunition, Ballistics, and Components by Edward A. Matunas266
Ammunition Tables275
Departments
The Complete Compact Catalog279
Handguns – U.S. and Imported280
Rifles – U.S. and Imported317
Shotguns – U.S. and Imported362
Black Powder Guns392
Air Guns411
Chokes and Brakes427
Metallic Sights428
Scopes and Mounts431
Arms Associations438
Arms Library440
Directory of the Arms Trade453