The Gun Digest – 1991

 Table of Contents
Features
The Perfected Boxlock by Nikitas Kypridemos6
Straight-Pull Rifles: A Brief Overview by Finn Nielsen14
The 44-Caliber Charter by M. L. McPherson21
A Classic Calls Home by Peyton Autry28
The First Magnum by Keith R. Schmidt33
The Weapons of the Mail Coach by Wilfrid Ward38
The Finallly Proper Pronghorn by Donald Hamilton48
The Mini-Thirty . . . Another 30-Caliber Success by John V. Miller, Jr.54
Kalthoff’s Flintlocks . . . The Repeaters of 1657 by Gad Rausing62
NSSF: 30 Years on the Line by Steve Lightfoot65
Those Plastic Remingtons by Donald M. Simmons68
What’s a Pinfire? By F. W. Hulbert78
One Good Gun: For Mine, It’s an Old 45 Carbine by Frank Marshall, Jr.83
My 25 Years With a Winchester 52 by G. Rodney James85
My Model 12: Good, But Not Fancy by Lee H. Arten88
Scopes and Mounts by Bob Bell90
Shooting the Smoothbore Rifle by Sam Fadala97
The Loser’s Gun by Bob Arganbright102
Custom Guns104
Rifle Review by Layne Simpson110
Gun Finishes For the 21st Century by Holt Bodinson118
On the Air-Power Front by J. I. Galan124
Handguns Today: Sixguns and Others by Hal Swiggett129
Too Good Too Soon by John Haviland137
Holstering the Hard-to-Holster by Bob Arganbright141
The Making of a Goose Dinner by Francis E. Sell146
Signs of Pressure by Jim Peck150
Handguns Today: Autoloaders by J. B. Wood153
Special Purpose Shotshells160
Make a Mule Minié: If That’s What it Takes to Get a Replica to Shoot by Robert K. Sherwood161
Security Guns by Clay Harvey165
It Is What You Use That Counts by Don Zutz169
Shotgun Review by Larry S. Sterett173
The Ergonomic 71 by Karl Bosselmann179
The Art of the Engraver184
The Guns of Europe by Raymond Caranta188
Blackpowder Review by Doc Carlson193
Testfire:
Armsport’s Trilling by Larry S. Sterett199
T/C’s Scout by Hal Swiggett202
Hämmerli 280 by Raymond Caranta205
A Tough Simmons Scope by Hal Swiggett207
Iiandloading Update by Dean A. Grennell209
Ammunition, Ballistics and Components by Edward A. Matunas214
Last-Minute ABC News219
Ammunition Tables221
Shooter’s Marketplace225
Departments
GUNDEX249
Handguns – U.S. and Imported257
Rifles – U.S. and Imported309
Shotguns – U.S. and Imported362
Blackpowder Guns394
Air Guns412
Paint Ball Guns430
Metallic Sights433
Chokes and Brakes437
Scopes and Mounts438
Spotting Scopes450
Periodical Publications452
Arms Library454
Arms Associations473
Directory of the Arms Trade475
Production Directory476
Manufacturer’s Directory486