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Shooting Sportsman, March/April 1996

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Tube Talk

Topics: Gun barrels are the most important part of a gun. Advice from two gunsmiths on barrel condition.

  • By: Laurie Morrow

Gathering Soft Hackles

Topics: Why hunt spruce grouse? Because they're therea'and good eating too. Dealer(s): Alaska AK Dog Type(s): Spruce Grouse

  • By: Ken Marsh

'Hup' that Pup

Topics: 'Hup' or 'sit' is the most important command for a flushing dog.

  • By: John Falk

L.L. Bean Hunter's Hotline

Topics: Ask a fellow hunter questions at the L.L. Bean hunters hotline.

  • By: Laurie Morrow

Into the Third Dimension

Topics: Master engraving Winston Churchill has produced a limited edition bronze sculpture titled "Master's Reward". Gauge: Winston Churchill

  • By: Steven Dodd Hughes

Going Light: Too Much of a Good Thing

Topics: Be careful when buying an ultralight shotgun. Sometimes you get more than you bargained for.

  • By: Steve Smith

Protocol at Purdey's

Topics: The buyer of a new Purdey probably never know that over 600 hours of labor went into producing his gun. Gunmaker Craftsmen: Purdey

  • By: Michael McIntosh
  • and David Trevallion

Views of the Game

Topics: The future of sporting clays hinges on introducing newcommers to the game.

  • By: Barry G. Davis

More than Meets the Eye

Topics: Details the tools and technique of the engraver.

  • By: Steven Dodd Hughes

1995 Readers & Writers Wingshoot

Dealer(s): South Dakota SD

  • By: Ralph P. Stuart

Punt Hunts

Topics: Bill Kerr's 230-pound punt gun is one of the biggest in the business. Dealer(s): Scotland Dog Type(s): Wigeon Teal

  • By: Worth Mathewson

Bands to Boots

Topics: "Products reviewed: Swiss Army Field watch, Hatchbag, boots, waxed gun slip, upland apparel and brush pants" Manufacturer(s): "Stafford's,Schnee's,Hatchbag, Inc.,Swiss Army Brands,Galco International,"

  • By: Tim Leary

A Beastly Business

Topics: "Holland & Holland presentation guns: the men, the myths, the maker" Gunmaker Craftsmen: Holland & Holland

  • By: Douglas Tate


Topics: Unwanted children (puppies) sometimes make the best gundogs

  • By: Joel Vance

Seeing the Mussles

Topics: "If you are seeing the barrels on some shot, don't feel bad about it. A lot of us are doing the same thing." Breed(s): Labrador Retriever Dealer(s): "Michigan MI,Iowa IA" Dog Type(s): Grouse Pheasant

  • By: Steve Smith

Buffered Loads

Topics: "Buffered shot can improve shot pattern, especially for bismuth shot. "

  • By: John Brindle

Graham's Old Fulton

Topics: My father's gun was more than an heirloom; it was a gift of self Gunmaker Craftsmen: Hunter Gunmaker Manufacturer(s): Fulton

  • By: John Coley

J & J Rutten

Topics: The Rutten model 285 is versital and in no need of babying. Gamebird(s): 12 Gunmaker Craftsmen: Rutten Gunmaker Manufacturer(s): "model 285,model 100"

  • By: Michael McIntosh

Lessons from a Bird Feeder

Topics: Watching humming birds can teach valuable lessons a'at least aesthetic ones.

  • By: Robert F. Jones

A Batch of Bests

  • By: Stephen Bodio

My Shotgun Is Quick

Topics: What if Mickey Spillane wrote about grouse hunting

  • By: Michael McIntosh

The 'New' A.H. Fox 16-Gauge

Topics: Connecticut Shotgun Manufacturing Co. introduces a new A.H. Fox 16-gauge shotgun. Gamebird(s): 16 Gunmaker Craftsmen: "Fox, A.H."

  • By: Laurie Morrow


From the Editor

Topics: On getting shot. Silvio describes a shooting accident. Launch of new columna'Technicana with Michael McIntosh and Davide Trevallion.

  • By: Silvio Calabi
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