The Gun Digest – 1984

 Table of Contents
Features
Rating Handgun Power by Edward A. Matunas6
After We Won The War by Roy Dunlap15
The Colt Sharps Story by Les Bowman18
There is a 101st Gentleman! By Roger Barlow28
The Assault Rifle Syndrome by Ken Warner31
Who Needs An Assault Rifle? By Edward A. Matunas32
You Don’t Need A Bass Boat Either by Ken Warner37
The Scout Rifle Idea by Jeff Cooper40
The Assault Rifle and Survival Shopper44
The Cultural Heritage of Hunting by Stuart M. Williams47
The French MR-73 by Raymond Caranta50
Gun Collecting’s Heyday by R. C. House56
Handling Mini-Revolvers by Dave Reynolds64
Scopes and Mounts by Bob Bell68
The Mobile Muzzle Loader by Rick Hacker76
American Air Power Today by J. I. Galan83
How High Can You Go? By Claud S. Hamilton88
Rifle Review by Layne Simpson92
Horses Help The Mountain Rifleman by Melvin P. Espy98
Murata Type 22 by Charles S. Small104
Secrets Of Black Powder Patches by Sama Fadala110
A Good Rough Rifle by Ray Ordorica114
How To Collect Sporting Books by James Handcock118
Benelli’s B76 by Donald M. Simmons123
Great Guns and Accessories in full color129
Pre-Winchesters by James E. Serven137
Shoot Better Offhand With A Curved Rifle Buttplate by Francis E. Sell144
Handguns Today: Autoloaders by J. B. Wood148
Handguns Today: Sixguns and Others by Hal Swiggett154
Shotgun Review by Ralph T. Walker161
Hunting In Georgia And England by Sidney Du Broff166
Black Powder Review by Rick Hacker170
The Peep Sight by Marshall R. Williams174
One Good Gun Section: The 45-70 In The Brush by Frank Marshall, Jr.178
Remington 513-S by Kenneth Bolin181
Winchester 63 by Art Bevan184
Ruger’s Little Beauty by Robert K. Sherwood187
Are Long Barrels Obsolete? By John Malloy190
The Bolt Action Stopper Stock by Jack Lott193
The Sporting Martini by John McCadden202
Handloading Update by Dean A. Grennell208
The Invisible Sport by Edward Baxter216
Testfire: M6 22/110 Survival Gun226
Testfire: Benelli B-76227
Testfire: Thompson/Center Rifle Model 83228
Testfire: Model 94 Angle-Eject for Scopes229
Testfire: Alpha I Is Fun229
Testfire: Remington Model Seven230
Testfire: Rottweil 72231
Custom Guns232
Art of the Engraver235
Shooter’s Showcase238
The Shows of Europe: IWA ’83 / Hunfishow ’83 by Raymond Caranta240
Mini-Lathe Gunsmithing by John E. Traister242
Ammunition, Ballistics and Components by Edward A. Matunas244
Ammunition Tables254
Departments
The Complete Compact Catalog258
GUNDEX260
Handguns – U.S. and Imported268
Rifles – U.S. and Imported310
Shotguns – U.S. and Imported357
Black Powder Guns386
Air Guns406
Chokes and Brakes423
Metallic Sights424
Scopes and Mounts427
Periodical Publications434
Arms Library436
Arms Associations449
Directory of the Arms Trade451