American Handgunner May/June 2003 PDF


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COVER STORY: THE OLD AND THE NEW — Pistolsmith Fred Craig Shows His Stuff — With Caspian Steel And Titanium — In This 1911 Extravaganza.

TRAIL GUN EXTRAORDINAIRE — Taurus’ .45 ACP Tracker Totes Tidily On The Trail.

SPECIALIZATION IS FOR INSECTS — Pocket Tool Madness! These Handy Widgets Can Be A Pistolero’s Friend.

IRON VS. STEEL — The Steel Challenge Match Takes On All-Comers — Guess Who Wins?

MAGAZINE SPRING MADNESS — Elastic Limits And “Sets” — What’s The Real Truth About Pistol Magazines, Anyway?

MASTER FORGER! — Blacksmith Kirk Rexroat Forges Blades — And A Relationship With Al Mar Knives.

GUN JUICE AND ELBOW GREASE — Is There More To Cleaning Technology Than Hoppe’s No. 9? You Bet!

WALTHER’S P-38 — This Tough Old War-Horse Can Still Shoot With The Big Dogs.

JUST DO IT — S&W’s Magical First Revolvers Is Too Valuable To Actually Shoot … So We Did! Check Out The Results.

HANDGUN HUNTING — .500 S&W Magnum.

COP TALK — What You Said Isn’t What I Learned.

REALITY CHECK — Hand-Me-Downs.

BETTER SHOOTING — Simply Bad Shots.

THE AYOOB FILES — Lead And Diamonds: The Richmond Jewelry Store Shootout.

TACTICAL ADVANTAGE — Have Gun — Can Still Lose.


PISTOLSMITHING — Exotic Gunsmithing: Part One.

HANDLOADING — Don’t Try This At Home, Kids.

TAFFIN TESTS — New Leather Designs For Concealement And Hanting.

HANDDGUN LEATHER — The 1911 Turbo Holster.

THE SIXGUNNER — Rescuing A Classic.

THE 10-RING — “It’s As Plain AS Poo On Your Shoe”.

GUNNYSACK — Novack “Extreme Duty” 1911 Magazines.

GUNNYSACK — Kart Ez-Fit Barrel.

GUNNYSACK — Shooting Specs.

GUNNYSACK — Nikon Stabileyes.

THE INSIDER — On Credibility.


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