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Shooting Sportsman, March/April 2000

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Theft-Proofing to Water-Proofing

Topics: "Products reviewed: Platinum Series gun safe from Browning, a multi-tool from Leatherman Tool Group, Woolrich's StormSeal parka and a water purification system from Safe Water Anywhere." Manufacturer(s): "Browning,Safe Water Anywhere,Leatherman Tool Group,Woolrich, Inc."

  • By: Tim Leary

"TIG Welding, Part I"

Topics: "For gun repair, proper welding technique is only half the TIG process. The other half is gunsmithing. "

  • By: Steven Dodd Hughes

Winchester Unveils New Over/Under

Topics: "Browning SA in Herstal, Belgium produces a low to medium priced 12-gauge shotgun under the Winchester name." Gamebird(s): 12 Gunmaker Craftsmen: Winchester Gunmaker Manufacturer(s): Supreme

  • By: David J. Moses

Albert Brown Obituary

Topics: Gunmaker Albert Brown Dies. Dealer(s): "England,Great Britain,"

  • By: Vic Venters

"Going Once, Going Twice... "

Topics: "The highs & Lows of buying guns at auction. Today, consumer laws help protect the buyer, however, this article provides important information that will help insure a positive buying expierience."

  • By: Douglas Tate

Small Consolations

Topics: A lifetime of grouse shooting can't prepare a man for tiny targets (Valley Quail) seemingly traveling at the speed of light. Breed(s): Brittany Dealer(s): "Washington,WA" Dog Type(s): Valley (California) Quail

  • By: Ken Marsh

John Dickson Premises Restored

Topics: "John Dickson & Sons, united with James MacNaughton & Sons, has restored its historic Edinburgh premises." Dealer(s): Scotland Gunmaker Craftsmen: Dickson MacNaughton

  • By: Vic Venters

Advice for Wood-Be Breeders

Topics: The intent of breeding should be to produce healthy pups and not dilute a breed's gene pool. Raising a litter of puppies.

  • By: George Hickox

The Loving Chase

Topics: "Books Reviewed: A Shooting Man's Creed by Sir Joseph Nickerson, As I Look Back by Robert Braden and Legendary Sporting Guns by Eric Joly."

  • By: Bruce Buck

Superbrittes: Old & New

Topics: Prices of old and new Superbrittes. Gunmaker Craftsmen: "Francotte, Auguste"

  • By: Vic Venters

A Sinister Missive

Topics: Fictional view of hunting from the woodcock's point of view.

  • By: Charles Fergus

Colter's Wheat

Topics: Ritual of cleaning birds after the hunt.

  • By: Rick Bass

A Pair for a King

Topics: "Juan Carlos I orders a pair of shotguns from Grulla Armas. For Grulla, it was a well-deserved stamp of approval. Overview of the Basque gunmakers with emphasis on Grulla Amas. " Dealer(s): "Spain," Gunmaker Craftsmen: Grulla AyA (Aguirre y Aranzabal) Arrieta Garbi Gunmaker Manufacturer(s): Super

  • By: Terry Wieland

Concentration Complications

Topics: Concentration is essential to good shootinga'but it can be a double-edged sword.

  • By: Barry G. Davis

Game Fair 2000 Preview

Topics: Preview of the 2000 Game Fair. Dealer(s): "England,Great Britain"

  • By: Silvio Calabi

The Superbritte

Topics: Francotte resurrects a side-opening over/under. Response to the reintroduction of the Superbritte has been positive. Dealer(s): "Belgium," Gunmaker Craftsmen: "Francotte, Auguste"

  • By: Vic Venters

The New High Velocity Powders

Topics: Recent introduction of two new powders have given hand-loaders the ability to safely produce the fastest loads ever. Manufacturer(s): "Hodgdon Powder Co., Inc.,Alliant Powder Co.,Ballistic Products, Inc.,Buck RunSports Supply,Precision Reloading, Inc.,Reloading Specialties, Inc."

  • By: Les Greevy

The Winchester M-24

Topics: "The M-24's lines lack grace, the fit and finish is rough and the American walnut used for the stock can best be described as "military" grade, but it has it's share of virtuesa'low cost being one of them." Gunmaker Craftsmen: Winchester Gunmaker Manufacturer(s): M-24

  • By: Vic Venters

The Dr. Lanny Samson Collection Sale

Topics: "Auction resultsa'J.C. Devine, Inc. November 7, 1999 sale." Gunmaker Craftsmen: "Lefever Purdey Smith, L.C."

  • By: Silvio Calabi

Bashieri & Pellagri F2 Velocity

Manufacturer(s): B&P America

  • By: Barry G. Davis

Losing Your Grip

Topics: "If ther is virtually no such thing as a stock that's beyond repair, as suggested in an earlier techniciana article, then if follows that there is virtually no shch thing as an impossible alterationa'even turning a straight grip into a pistol grip."

  • By: Michael McIntosh
  • and Trevallion

Readers & Writers Wingshoots 2000

Topics: Appeal to sign up for one of three Readers & Writers Wingshoots. Dealer(s): "Maine ME,California CA,South Dakota SD"

  • By: Tim Leary

A Vintage Day

Topics: "Photo essay of a Vintager shoot at Pheasant Ridge in Greenwich, NY." Dealer(s): "New York,NY"

Big Two-Hearted Bird Hunt?

Topics: By all accounts Hemingway loved wingshooting even more than trout fishing. Why then did he never create a pteraplegic parallel to "Big Two-Hearted River"? Dealer(s): "Idaho ID,"

  • By: Robert F. Jones

Star(t)ling Discoveries

Topics: "Starlingsa'they're smaller than pigeons, quick and maneuverable, smart and legal to shoot."

  • By: Michael McIntosh

Look for the Silver Lining

Topics: Delivering the Major's monthly check in Missouri.

  • By: Galen Winter

Winchester's X-pert Steel

Topics: Winchester's new Xpert steel-shot ammunition reviewed. Manufacturer(s): Winchester

  • By: Steven Dodd Hughes


From the Editor

Topics: Editorial: Responding to complaints about too much emphasis on foreign topics. Addressing reader's complaint that article on buying guns at auction (in England) didn't include all related costs.

  • By: Ralph P. Stuart
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