1990 Articles

1990 American Handgunner Magazine Articles

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Item Article Author Issue Title Page
HJF9020 Ayoob Files, The Ayoob, Massad Jan/Feb 1990 High-volume running gunfight 20
HJF9032 Revolver vs. Auto Askins, Col. Charles Jan/Feb 1990 The legendary gunfighter compares the best combat handguns 32
HJF9040 Taffin Tests Taffin, John Jan/Feb 1990 Testing favorite loads for the .44-40 40
HJF9044 .41 Action Express Petty, Charles Jan/Feb 1990 The hottest new auto pistol cartridge comes alive in the FIE TZ-75 44
HJF9050 Lady’s Choice Ayoob, Massad Jan/Feb 1990 A custom .380 Colt Auto for a lady’s self-defense pistol 50
HJF9058 1989 Masters, The Hopkins, Cameron Jan/Feb 1990 Brian Enos wins the richest professional handgun tournament 58
HJF9066 Beretta’s M-10 9mm Fender, James E. Jan/Feb 1990 The facts on the controversial Army pistol— finally 66
HJF9091 Witchita Revolver Comp Petty, Charles Jan/Feb 1990 A nifty add-on compensator for S&W revolvers 91
HJF9096 Learning to Shoot with Rob Leatham Taffin, John Jan/Feb 1990 Take a class with world champion Rob Leatham 96
HJF90108 CCI Blazer Ammo Hipes, Mark Jan/Feb 1990 High quality ammo at reload prices 106
HJA9022B Dubious Achievement Awards Ayoob, Massad July/August 1990 The worst of the Eighties, a look at the wild and wacky handgun failures 22B
HJA9034 Model 52 Smith & Wesson Wood, J.B. July/August 1990 Still the classic target pistol 34
HJA9035 Handgunning Hints Viken, Bennett and Robin Sutton July/August 1990 Taking up the issue of raising your sights 35
HJA9042 Taffin Tests Taffin, John July/August 1990 High performance favorite loads for the new 10mm Auto 42
HJA9044 Ayoob Files, The Ayoob, Massad July/August 1990 A fast .38 beats a slow .45— the Paul Huebl incident 44
HJA9056 Custom Combat Commander Anderson, Dave July/August 1990 If looks could kill, this classy carry gun from Kim Ahrends would be deadly 56
HJA9060 Dueling Ward, Wilfrid July/August 1990 A look back at the gallant days when gentlemen fought pistol duels 60
HJA9080 Ruger Collector’s Classic Bisley AH Staff July/August 1990 Check out the combined efforts of three master craftsmen 80
HMA9032 Para-Ordnance .45 Anderson, Dave March/April 1990 A high capacity .45 frame holds 13 rounds of the big manstoppers 32
HMA9034 Cottage in the Sharow, The Pickles, Al March/April 1990 Meet holstermaker Andy Arratoonian 34
HMA9040 Hanfle! Taffin, John March/April 1990 A bolt-action rifle transformed into a handgun is a “hanfle” 40
HMA9044 Taffin Tests Taffin, John March/April 1990 High performance favorite loads for the .38 Special 44
HMA9048 Handloading Tracers Lesce, Tony March/April 1990 How to handload handgun tracer ammunition 48
HMA9051 National Championship, The Hopkins, Cameron March/April 1990 Practical shooting’s greatest challenge and Rob Leatham wins… again 51
HMA056 Colt’s Double Eagle Ayoob, Massad March/April 1990 A double-action conversion of the Government Model flounders 56
HMA9066 Nova Crist, Stanley C. March/April 1990 A miniature 9mm pistol recreated from a Star BKM by Tim La France 66
HMA9068 Technicolor Guns Moritz, Mark March/April 1990 How about a pink pistol 68
HMA9074 Combat Corner Clifford, Casey March/April 1990 Exciting new products for combat shooters 74
HMA90104 Ayoob Files, The Ayoob, Massad March/April 1990 A knife in a gunfight… and guess who wins 104
HMA9026 The Sixgunner John Taffin March/April 1990 Shoot smart…magnum loads toned down 26
HMJ9024 FBI’s New 10mm Lite, The Walsh, Walter May/June 1990 An inside look at the controversial new FBI 10mm pistol test 24
HMJ9032 Pistolsmith Profile: Jim Garthwaite Anderson, Dave May/June 1990 Meet one of the hottest new talents in custom pistolsmithing today 32
HMJ9042 Handgunning Hints Viken, Bennett and Robin Sutton May/June 1990 An instructive look at shooting positions and shooter stability 42
HMJ9047 Smith & Wesson .22 Masterpiece Petty, Charles May/June 1990 A K-22 Masterpiece gets a whole new look 47
HMJ9054 Jim Boland’s Steel Sensation Hopkins, Cameron May/June 1990 An utterly unbelievable custom Colt .38 Super 54
HMJ9064 Quarter-Minute Handgun Johnson, Tim May/June 1990 Remarkable groups of less than an inch at 300 yards! From a handgun! 64
HMJ9084 Taffin Tests Taffin, John May/June 1990 High performance favorite loads for the .41 Action Express 84
HND9020 Handgunning Hints Viken, Bennett and Robin Sutton Nov/Dec 1990 The subtleties of shooting a derringer 20
HND9026 Understanding Revolver Timing Smith, Toren Nov/Dec 1990 Inside the wheelgun ticks a mechanism that’s as fine as a watch 26
HND9028 Custom Grips of Roy Fishpaw, The Hopkins, Cameron Nov/Dec 1990 Simply put, the finest custom handgun grips. Period 28
HND9042 Thad Rybka: Holstermaker Extraordinaire Taffin, John Nov/Dec 1990 Here’s a leathermaker who knows how to stitch a rugged, versatile rig 42
HND9044 Smith & Wesson Mini Nine Ayoob, Massad Nov/Dec 1990 A probing analysis of the new Model 3913 compact 9mm pistol 44
HND9049 A Crtical Look at Compact 9mms Ayoob, Massad Nov/Dec 1990 Is a “high-capacity compact” pistol an oxymoron? Ayoob tells it straight 49
HND9050 Bianchi Cup ’90 Leatham, Nyle Nov/Dec 1990 A surprise ending was in store for the exciting 1990 Bianchi Cup competition 50
HND9058 Guns of Springfield Armory, The Hopkins, Cameron Nov/Dec 1990 Inside the new custom shop, great guns are being made 58
HSO9024 Quality Beyond the Name Pickles, Al Sept/Oct 1990 A look at the quality leathergoods of Galco International 34
HSO9036 RCBS Piggyback Petty, Charles Sept/Oct 1990 A nifty conversion that turns your Rock Chucker into a progressive 36
HSO9042 Wyoming Combination Holster Taffin, John Sept/Oct 1990 A unique holster that can be carried three different ways 42
HSO9044 Aimpoint 3000 Petty, Charles Sept/Oct 1990 Taking a hard look at the newest red dot scope from the original Swedish maker 44
HSO9046 Handgunning Hints Viken, Barrett and Robin Sutton Sept/Oct 1990 Some helpful hints on setting your sights 46
HSO9050 Ayoob Files, The Ayoob, Massad Sept/Oct 1990 Armed citizen fires back at street gangs in dirve-by shooting 50
HSO9052 Taffin Tests Taffin, John Sept/Oct 1990 High performance favorite loads for the .401 Herter’s Magnum 52
HSO9056 Lil’ Rugers Taffin, John Sept/Oct 1990 Andy Horvath’s custom .44 Special “shrink job” of a Ruger single-action 56
HSO9058 Secret Guns of Claudio Salassa, The Hopkins, Cameron Sept/Oct 1990 Africa’s premiere gunsmith finally debuts his magnificent pistols in America 58
HSO9064 Steel Challenge 1990 Hopkins, Cameron Sept/Oct 1990 They call him the Jet. Meet the incredible 18-year-old speedster who won it all 64
HSO9084 Massad Ayoob’s Class Hopkins, Cameron Sept/Oct 1990 You’ve read his work, now you can take his class 84
HAN9006 Amazing New Auto-Mag III Petty, Charles E. AH Annual 1990 The world’s first successful .30 Carbine auto pistol. 6
HAN9010 Flying With Firearms Fender, James E. AH Annual 1990 Practical tips and saavy on how to travel with guns. 10
HAN9020 Contender Super 16 Taffin, John AH Annual 1990 The newest single-shot from Thompson Center comes in .45-70. Whoa! 20
HAN9027 Pocket Pistols For Personal Protection Lesce, Tony AH Annual 1990 A probing perspective on potent persuaders. 27
HAN9034 S&W .45 ACP Little Big Bore Ayoob, Massad AH Annual 1990 The Model 4516 is Smith’s compact .45. 34
HAN9040 Combat Shooting in Africa Leatham, Nyle AH Annual 1990 Take a ringside seat at the Champion of Champions IPSC match in darkest Africa. 40
HAN9049 Dot Scopes Anderson, Dave AH Annual 1990 Follow the bouncing red dot as we analyze all the dot scopes on the market. 49
HAN9054 .45 Super McLennan, Bill AH Annual 1990 This remarkable new wildcat gives magnum performance to the .45 auto! 54
HAN9057 Zero Ammunition Petty, Charles E. AH Annual 1990 High performance ammo at a reasonable price— you can’t go wrong! 57
HAN9068 Anschutz Exemplars Taffin, John AH Annual 1990 A precision target pistol for silhouette fdrom geremany. 68
HAN9072 The Complete Story of the .44 Magnum Taffin, John AH Annual 1990 Everything you need to know about the “make my day” magnum. 72
HAN9086 The Best Guns for Handgun Hunting Hampton, Mark Hampton, Mark AH Annual 1990 A safari veteram takes a hard look at the best guns for hunting the wary and the grim. 86
HAN9090 American Handgunner Club 100 AH Annual 1990 A complete listing of the top 100 pistolsmiths in North America. 90
HAN9097 Auto vs. Revolver For Self-Defense Ayoob, Massad AH Annual 1990 A hard look at the best guns of both breeds for self defense. 97
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