The Gun Digest – 1988

 Table of Contents
Features
Newton’s First Rifle by Wilf E. Pyle6
My 50 Years With The Colt Woodsman by Art Bevan14
Military Shotguns of World War II by Eric H. Archer20
My High-Tech Brush Guns by Pete Weizenegger33
The Lever And Why It Lasted by Robert K. Sherwood39
Psyching Your Shooting by Clarence E. Ellis44
A Big-Bore Bull Pup Is An Everything Rifle by H. W. Sakschek52
Sport In The U.K. Can Be Bought Or Earned by Colin Greenwood60
A Second Look At The Glock 17 by Donald M. Simmons65
Theories Of Fast . . . By Bob Arganbright69
Rifles And Cartridges For Fox by Norman E. Johnson76
Handguns Today: Sixguns And Others by Hal Swiggett84
Guns And Pistols Of Kurdistan And The Caucacus by Major Noel Corry92
Heavy 20-Gauge Loads? By Edward A. Matunas97
Rifle Review by Layne Simpson104
Winchester Pump 22s by William S. Snyder110
Handguns Today: Autoloaders by J. B. Wood116
Revolution In Britain by Sidney Du Broff122
Coming To Terms With A Muzzle-Loading Deer Rifle by Francis E. Sell126
A Split-Personality Pump by William A. Rucker129
The Colt Model M Pocket Automatic Pistols by John W. Brunner133
Classic Shots by Howard E. French142
Black Powder Review by Rick Hacker148
Getting Hooked On Air-Soft Guns by J. I. Galan150
The Assault On Palmisano by David D. Brennan154
Handloading Update by Dean A. Grennell161
The 375 On Deer by Paul A. Matthews168
Testfire:
Air-Soft Sub-Gun by J. I. Galan170
Ultra-Light 338 Magnum by Bob Bell171
Deluxe American Fowler by Doc Carlson173
Ruger Mini-Thirty by C. E. Harris176
The Golden Gun . . . By Ladd Fanta178
Shotgun Review by Larry S. Sterett180
Life Begins At 35 . . . By Clay Harvey187
Scopes And Mounts by Bob Bell193
Reb Or Yank? Which Shot Machineguns First? By Ashley Halsey, Jr.200
The Art Of The Engraver206
The Shows Of Europe by Raymond Caranta208
Black Powder Through The Centuries by Gad Rausing209
Custom Guns216
A Little Gun Company Who Can – SAKO by Layne Simpson218
Ammunition, Ballistics and Components by Edward A. Matunas222
Ammunition Tables236
Shooter’s Marketplace239
Departments
The Complete Compact Catalog249
GUNDEX250
Handguns – U.S. and Imported258
Rifles – U.S. and Imported298
Shotguns – U.S. and Imported347
Black Powder Guns376
Air Guns396
Chokes and Brakes418
Metallic Sights419
Scopes And Mounts422
Periodical Publications433
Arms Library435
Arms Associations453
Directory of the Arms Trade455