The Gun Digest – 1989

 Table of Contents
Features
Why Big Scopes Make The Difference by Bob Bell6
The Easy Whitetail by Donald Hamilton12
Dahlgren Guns and Ericsson Ships by Gad Rausing17
Free Pistols For Collectors? By Wilfrid Ward22
On The Block Again by R. L. Wilson33
I Sold All My Lovely Wood by David E. Petzal40
40 Years in Production by Duncan Long44
Early Rivals of the Model 1911 45 Automatic by John Malloy54
Make Your Muzzleloader Work For You by Sam Fadala65
Double Rifles Had Galmour by Howard E. French70
Custom Guns78
Art Art Of The Engraver82
Security Guns by Clay Harvey86
Small Game Centerfires by Holt Bodinson92
My Grandaddy’s Shotgun by Charles E. Petty97
Handguns Today: Sixguns And Others by Hal Swiggett100
Handguns Today: Autoloaders by J. B. Wood108
Repli-Guns: Blasts From The Past by Rick Hacker113
The Guns Of Europe by Raymond Caranta118
Of Power And Placement by H. V. Stent124
The Academic Smith by Frank C. Barnes129
My Mountain Magnum by Pete Nelson133
My Big Little Magnum by Paul A. Matthews136
Shooting And Hitting by Roger Barlow140
Some Truth About The Western Plains by John Barsness142
One Good Gun Section
Any Animal, Any Weather, Almost Anywhere: The 35 Whalen by Norm Nelson147
Two Good 22s by Richard Bass150
A Joy To My Eyes by Sam Fadala152
Rifle Review by Layne Simpson154
Blackpowder Could Have Been White Or Yellow . . . Or Pink! By Edward M. Yard161
Budget Scout Rifles by Jim Thompson165
Shotgun Review by Larry S. Sterett170
Handloading Update by Dean A. Grennell178
Scopes And Mounts by Bob Bell185
Larry Smith’s Little Guns by David Phillips193
Black Powder Review by Doc Carlson198
The Man Who Sculptures Airguns by David Wayland203
Testfire:
An Airgun Fit Fot An Editor by J. I. Galan206
Taurus 92 And 99 Stay The Course by Jim Thompson208
Browning’s Heavy Buck Mark Varmint by Hal Swiggett210
Ammunition, Ballistics and Components by Edward A. Matunas211
Ammunition Tables223
Shooter’s Marketplace226
Departments
GUNDEX242
Handguns – U.S. and Imported250
Rifles – U.S. and Imported293
Shotguns – U.S. and Imported345
Black Powder Guns375
Air Guns393
Chokes and Brakes417
Metallic Sights418
Scopes and Mounts421
Spotting Scopes431
Periodical Publications433
Arms Library435
Arms Association453
Directory of the Arms Trade455