1998 Articles

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HJF9822 The Sixgunner Taffin, John Jan/Feb 1998 Finally bagged gobbler with Freedom Arms new Model 97. 22
HJF9829 Taffin Tests Taffin, John Jan/Feb 1998 Burning controversy continues: Unique vs Universal shootout. 29
HJF9834 American Handgunner Club 100 Jan/Feb 1998 Complete guide of top pistolsmiths in US. 34
HJF9844 Better Shooting Anderson, Dave Jan/Feb 1998 Tips & techniques for better shooting. 44
HJF9852 10 Deadly Competition Habits Stanford, Andy Jan/Feb 1998 Combat matches could instill fatal habits. 52
HJF9858 1997 IHMSA Internationals Scotto, Mary Jan/Feb 1998 Over 100,000 rounds shot. Steve White wins Iron Man award. 58
HJF9860 Straight From the Box Colts Cumpston, Mike Jan/Feb 1998 What’s this, three 1911s with no modifications. 60
HJF9862 The First Fighting Handgun Taffin, John Jan/Feb 1998 Capt. Sam Walker of the Texas Rangers and his mightly sixgun behemoth. 62
HJF9864 Fantom F-15 Hopkins, Cameron Jan/Feb 1998 Caspian hi-cap makes stealthy carry gun. 64
HJF9870 The Minus of +P Petty, Charles E. Jan/Feb 1998 Extra velocity trade-off: muzzle blast & recoil. 70
HJF9874 Q’s PPK Petty, Charles E. Jan/Feb 1998 If 007’s armorer built custom guns, this is it. 74
HJF9882 Test Report: T&T Finishes Arnold, Dave Jan/Feb 1998 Texas plater offers tough, corrosion resistant Nickel T finish. 82
HJF9884 Test Report: S&W Model 696 Taffin, John Jan/Feb 1998 Short barrel, 5 shot .44 Special on L-frame. 84
HJF9886 The Ayoob Files: Don’t Make Us Shoot You: The Blake Hubbard Incident Ayoob, Massad Jan/Feb 1998 Political agendas distort the truth, turning justifiable homicide into fMurder One. 86
HJA9822 Taffin Tests Taffin, John July/August 1998 Shooting heavy bullets in the .41 Magnum. 22
HJA9851 The Sixgunner Taffin, John July/August 1998 What’s right about cowboy shooting. 51
HJA9854 Better Shooting Anderson, Dave July/August 1998 The whys and wherefores of taking shooting lessons. 54
HJA9860 Navigating the Nile Covert, Pat July/August 1998 Engraving reaches pinnacle with gun/knife theme set. 60
HJA9864 Black Gun, White LIght Stanford, Andy July/August 1998 SureFire introduces a new integral flashlight for Glocks. 64
HJA9872 Tomcat Ayoob, Massad July/August 1998 Beretta’s new .32 ACP pocket pistol is big in small way. 72
HJA9876 Encore Taffin, John July/August 1998 T/C’s new single-shot pistol comes in .30-06! 76
HJA9878 IDPA Winter Nationals Ayoob, Massad July/August 1998 A box-stock Beretta 92 wins at S&W’s new shoot. 78
HMA9832 What Is Practical? Leatham, Nyle March/April 1998 All this fuss about IPSC and “real wrold” gunfights misses the point. 32
HMA9836 Taffin Tests Taffin, John March/April 1998 Herrett revolvere grips offer custom quality at affordable prices. 36
HMA9843 Test Report: Ruger Single Six Taffin, John March/April 1998 The new Single Six compares favorably to Taffin’s old 1950 Flat Gate. 43
HMA9846 The Ayoob Files: The Death of an Exchange Student Ayoob, Massad March/April 1998 Mistaken identity shooting: don’t say “trickor treat” to a .44 Magnum. 46
HMA9852 Southern Draw Schmid, Lee March/April 1998 Blade-Tech’s ultra-stealth concealment rig for deep cover. 52
HMA9854 Pistolsmith Profile: Frank Glenn Anderson, Dave March/April 1998 Truly a master of shooting, Glenn is also the champion’s armorer. 54
HMA9856 A Sneaky Primer to Concealed Carry Bane, Michael March/April 1998 Some tricks for packing without a holster. 56
HMA9858 Better Shooting Anderson, Dave March/April 1998 Can you perform a “Bill Drill”? 58
HMA9864 Kustom Kahr Ayoob, Massad March/April 1998 Bill Wilson renders a Kahr into custom classic. 64
HMA9870 Cutting Edge Knifemaker Covert, Pat and Hopkins, Cameron March/April 1998 Meet Ernest Emerson, dean of tactical knives. 70
HMA9876 Typhoid Norbert and the Chihuahua Cumpston, Mike March/April 1998 Norbert was a diligent dry-firer. Too diligent. 76
HMA9877 Test Report: Daewoo.22 Petty March/April 1998 Resonably priced plinker from Korea. 77
HMA9878 1997 AH Postal Match March/April 1998 Young gun from France wins world’s biggest IPSC match. 78
HMJ9832 Better Shooting Anderson, Dave May/June 1998 Tips and techniques to make you a better shooter. 32
HMJ9834 The Ayoob Files: The Doctor and the Crackhead Ayoob, Massad May/June 1998 Fire neither warning nor chaser shots. Don’t trust point shooting. 34
HMJ9843 The Sixgunner Taffin, John May/June 1998 A rusty old Colt in a gun shop turns into a classic sixshooter. 43
HMJ9844 Taffin Tests Taffin, John May/June 1998 Specialty loads for cowboy shooting. 44
HMJ9860 Return of the Steel Challenge Anderson, Dave May/June 1998 Speed shooting is back. 60
HMJ9870 Living on the Edge Hopkins, Cameron May/June 1998 State-of-the-art technology from the lone star state. STI. 70
HMJ9878 A Triple Crown Winner Leatham, Nyle May/June 1998 Todd jarrett wins the Big Three IPSC matches in a single year! 78
HMJ9882 Stopping Power Petty, Charles May/June 1998 What’s the best defensive ammo for a handgun? 82
HMJ9884 HK Compact Petty, Charles May/June 1998 Small is as small does-the new USP for 10 round world. 84
HMJ9888 The 1998 Guild Gun A.H. Staff May/June 1998 Tour de force of pistolsmithing excellence. 88
HND9856 Better Shooting Anderson, Dave Nov/Dec 1998 How to shoot with the proper stance. 56
HND9860 The Sixgunner Taffin, John Nov/Dec 1998 History 101: The origin of the .357 Magnum. 60
HND9872 Super Tuned Petty, Charles Nov/Dec 1998 Springfield Armory offers quasi-custom 1911 out of box. 72
HND9876 Automatic Chiefs Special Ayoob, Massad Nov/Dec 1998 Legendary Chief is whole new actor in semiauto. 76
HND9882 Bullish On Brazil Taffin, John Nov/Dec 1998 Taurus introduces the world’s first DA .454 Casull. 82
HND9888 Taffin Tests Taffin, John Nov/Dec 1998 Hot new .40 caliber cartridges. 88
HND9889 1998 Single Stack Classic Adam, Rob Nov/Dec 1998 Rob Leatham owns this match. 89
HND9892 The Quest for Accuracy Petty, Charles Nov/Dec 1998 How much accuracy is lost when fitting a match barrel? 92
HND9894 How Good Were the Gunfighters? Tillman, Barrett Nov/Dec 1998 Wyatt Earp, for example, was a lousy shot. 94
HND9896 Blade Runner Covert, Patrick Nov/Dec 1998 Allen Elishewitz on leading edge combat folder design. 96
HND98102 Big Bores Go Commercial Williams, Dick Nov/Dec 1998 Factory loads available for Linebaugh’s wrist-snappers. 102
HSO9847 Taffin Tests Taffin, John Sept/Oct 1998 Meet Bob Munden, the world’s fastest gun. 47
HSO9857 The Sixgunner Taffin, John Sept/Oct 1998 In search of the perfect sixgun, Taffin finds .41 Special. 57
HSO9858 The Ayoob Files: Lessons of Prince’s Gate Ayoob, Massad Sept/Oct 1998 Terrorist take-over: The SAS embassy rescue. 58
HSO9860 .41 Whitetail Goodman, Doug Sept/Oct 1998 Neck down a .45 Colt to .41 for perfect deer round. 60
HSO9866 Real World Fighter Covert, Pat Sept/Oct 1998 Breathtaking blades of Walter Brend are pure lethality. 66
HSO9868 .32 Magnum Cumpston, Mike Sept/Oct 1998 It’s the cartridge everyone loves to hate. 68
HSO9869 Test Report: The Bag Taffin, John Sept/Oct 1998 Green Mountain’s shooter’s bag comes with everything. 69
HSO9870 Accuracy Got You Over a Barrel? Petty, Charles E. Sept/Oct 1998 Revealing look at match grade 1911 barrels. 70
HSO9874 Better Shooting Anderson, Dave Sept/Oct 1998 Time to train with a shooting timer. 74
HSO9882 Shooter’s U. Stanford, Andy Sept/Oct 1998 A hard look at top 6 shooting schools in the country. 82
HSO9886 Maximizing the Ruger Mk. II Cumpston, Mike Sept/Oct 1998 It’s not easy for traditional sixgunner to scope a pistol. 86
HSO9888 AH Website Showcase Sept/Oct 1998 Find the hottest handgun sites on the Internet. 88
HSO98138 Bianchi Cup XX Leatham, Nyle Sept/Oct 1998 20 years after inception, premier event going strong. 138
HAN9806 Rugged Rigs Taffin, John AH Annual 1998 Leather for America’s favorite— the single action sixgun. 6
HAN9827 Uzi’s Bird Of Prey Rees, Clair AH Annual 1998 Carries prestige and power of submachinegun cousin. 27
HAN9835 Three’s Company Ayoob, Massad AH Annual 1998 Guns you really need if limited to 3 handguns. 35
HAN9844 Multiple-Threat Magnum Rees, Clair AH Annual 1998 Powerful and versatile, up to any challenge. 44
HAN9852 Para-Ordnance’s Limited Edition Anderson, Dave AH Annual 1998 Become a part of Para’s exclusive club. 52
HAN9859 Cheap Shots Galan, J.I. AH Annual 1998 Combat pistol training with airguns. 59
HAN9882 Born for the Hunt Taffin, John AH Annual 1998 Handgun hunting guns—history, loads. 82
HAN9891 The Incredible Shrinking SIG Petty, Charles, E. AH Annual 1998 SIG’s latest entry in super small concealment gun race. 91
HAN9898 Bullseye! Petty, Charles E. AH Annual 1998 Browning’s Buckmark is right on target. 98
HAN98101 When Your Eyes Are Crossed Ayoob, Massad AH Annual 1998 Cross dominant training tips. 101
HAN98106 Combat Hideout Holsters Huntington, Roy AH Annual 1998 Ultimate concealed carry rigs. 106
HCA9807 King Kydex Karwan, Charles W. AH Combat Annual 1998 The synthetic hoster comes of age with thermoplastic materials and innovative new designs. 7
HCA9811 Top Seven Steps for Survival Taylor, Chuck AH Combat Annual 1998 Tips for defending your home and loved ones from attack in today’s violent world. 11
HCA9818 The Dog Days of Concealed Carry Farrell, Scott AH Combat Annual 1998 Hot weather carry. 18
HCA9828 Nite Lite .45 Petty, Charles E. AH Combat Annual 1998 Home-defense perfection @Springfield’s Custom Shop. 28
HCA9832 The Sharper Image Ayoob, Massad AH Combat Annual 1998 A knife may be your ultimate concealed carry weapon. 32
HCA9845 The Tactical Touch Hackathorn, Ken AH Combat Annual 1998 Improve your self-defense handgun with these simple custom modifications. 45
HCA9852 Fist Full of .45 Ayoob, Massad AH Combat Annual 1998 The Glock 30 combines big bore power with an ultra-concealable package. 52
HCA9860 Get Your Head in the Game Stanford, Andy AH Combat Annual 1998 The most effective self-defense weapon is a realistic and determined combat mindset. 60
HCA9865 Deepcover Gun Anderson, Dave AH Combat Annual 1998 Pros and cons of a full-size, -power pistol, & light, easy snubbie for dangerous duty and undercover carry. 65
HCA6571 Seasoned Warriors Hackathorn, Ken AH Combat Annual 1998 Yesterday’s police service sidearm is today’s self-defense workhorse. 71
HCA9883 The Trigger Effect Karwan, Charles W. AH Combat Annual 1998 DA firearms are wave of the future in combat handguns. 83
HCA9892 Hostile Environment Anderson, Dave AH Combat Annual 1998 State-of -art materials and manufacturing techniques make the HK USP the perfect gun when facing a … 92
HCA9895 A Few of My Favorite Things Ayoob, Massad AH Combat Annual 1998 Sentiment, history, technology and needs blend tomake selecting a pet handgun a very personal choice for us. 95
HCA98106 Global Intelligence Karwan, Charles W. AH Combat Annual 1998 Surplus combat handguns are buy of the millenium. 106
HCA98116 In Your Face Stanford, Andy AH Combat Annual 1998 Tactics for nose to nose gunfights, where they really are. 116
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