American Handgunner Nov/Dec 2001 PDF


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COVER STORY: RISE OF THE HOUSE OF KAHR — How An Upstart Gun Company Captured The Ultra-Compact CCW Market.

TAFFIN TESTS — Beartooth Bullets Offers Original Style Keith Semiwadcutters.

THE IPSC POWER FACTOR — Why Did IPSC Lower The Power Factor? Bullets And Ammo Are Better.

THE .22 MAGNUM AS A REVOLVER CARTRIDGE — The .22 WMR Can Be Effective In Wheelguns, Despite Lower Velocities.

THE AYOOB FILES — The “Reflexive Draw Stroke” And How It Saved A Cop’s Life.

BETTER SHOOTING — How To Avoid Excused On Your Path To Being A Better Shooter.

CLASSIC TEST REPORT — The Venerable Model 27 Is Still The All-Time Best .357 Magnum From S&W.

ABBREVIATED BROWNINGS — Custom “Chopped” Hi-Powers From Bill Laughridge.

BLOOD OF THE CUT — What Mental Preparations Are Necessary To Deal With An Edge Weapon.

POET IN STEEL — The Amazing Howard Viele And His Masterpiece Knives.

S&W’S NEWEST HAND EJECTOR — The Performance Center Brings Back A Legend.

POWER POSITION — What Happenss To A Cartridge As The Powder Moves Position In The Case?

THE SIXGUNNER — Grips Galore From Leading Custom Makers.

PISTOLSMITHING — Inside The Pressure Cooker.

COP TALK — Mr. Popular Comes To America.

COMBAT SHOOTING — Practicing With The Practical.

TACTICAL ADVANTAGE — More Practice, Less Fuss.

GUN RIGHTS — “Safety” Is Not Even Worthy Of Our Consideration As An Issue.

HANDLOADING — How To Get The Most Out Of A Progressive Press.


THE 10-RING — They Used Their 38s, But No Firearms.

HANDGUN LEATHER — A Vulcan Mind-Meld Holster.

GUNNYSACK — Ahrends Revolver Stocks.

GUNNYSACK — Colt Steel Knives.

GUNNYSACK — JR’s Hearing Muff Sweats.

GUNNYSACK — Uncle Mike’s Kydex Gear.

THE INSIDER — Handguns Lead Declining U.S. Gun Production.


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