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HJF0408 Letters to the Editor Jan/Feb 2004 Speak Out 8
HJF0420 Beretta’s Nifty 92 Dave Anderson Jan/Feb 2004 Winning Edge 20
HJF0422 Ninjas? Clint Smith Jan/Feb 2004 Reality Check 22
HJF0424 The .500 S&W Magnum Cartridge John Taffin Jan/Feb 2004 Taffin Tests 24
HJF0428 Gun Jam! The silent killer … Massad Ayoob Jan/Feb 2004 The Ayoob Files 28
HJF0430 What’s This “Essence” Crap? John Connor Jan/Feb 2004 Guncrank Diaries 30
HJF0432 Mining Gunsmith Gold. Alex Hamilton Jan/Feb 2004 Pistolsmithing 32
HJF0434 Koenig’s trigger control secrets — revealed! Dave Anderson Jan/Feb 2004 Better Shooting 34
HJF0436 Leather Leaders: Milt Sparks Dave Douglas Jan/Feb 2004 Handgun Leather 36
HJF0440 “There is Room for Almost all of Gods four legged creatrues on this planet — preferably right next to the mashed potatoes.” J.D. Jones Jan/Feb 2004 Handgun Hunting 40
HJF0442 S&W Cop Guns Massad Ayoob Jan/Feb 2004 Cop Talk 42
HJF0444 A lawman’s street-worn Model 29 rises from the ashes. Clint Smith Jan/Feb 2004 Born Again 44
HJF0446 Silhouette is alive and well and still as fun as ever! Jim Harris Jan/Feb 2004 Sunrise or Sunset 46
HJF0449 Dust-off that Contender or sixgun and get to shootin’. Jim Harris Jan/Feb 2004 Handgun Silhouette 49
HJF0451 These are the boys who make the hunts happen. Mark Hanten Jan/Feb 2004 Red Creek Outfitters 51
HJF0452 William Henry’s top-dog folders are more than just eye-candy. Pat Covert Jan/Feb 2004 Cutting Class 52
HJF0454 CZs new cop-pistol is living proof the “wunder-nine” still rocks! Roy Huntington Jan/Feb 2004 CZ P-01: The Legend Lives 54
HJF0462 S&W .500 Master-Blaster magnum manages mayhem. John Taffin Jan/Feb 2004 King of the Magnums 62
HJF0467 S&W X-Frame .500 Magnum takes on the big boys. Mark Hampton Jan/Feb 2004 To Africa With A .500 S&W 67
HJF0472 Put the heavy iron away to fix these pesky widgets. Chick Blood Jan/Feb 2004 Grip Bushing Overkill 72
HJF04100 Product Review Charles E. Petty Jan/Feb 2004 Gunnysack 100
HJF04114 The Reports of Its Demise Are Premature. Roy Huntington Jan/Feb 2004 The Insider 114
HMA0408 Lettes to the Editor. Mar/Apr 2004 Speak Out 8
HMA0420 Should You Simply Buy A Kazoo? Clint Smith Mar/Apr 2004 Reality Check 20
HMA0424 Loading The .500 S&W Charles E. Petty Mar/Apr 2004 Handloading 24
HMA0426 Lanyard Love Ken Hackathorn Mar/Apr 2004 Tactical Advantage 26
HMA0428 How Do You Spell Accurate? John Taffin Mar/Apr 2004 Taffin Tests 28
HMA0430 Live the four gun-safety rules. Dave Anderson Mar/Apr 2004 Better Shooting 30
HMA0432 Full-auto shoot-out: The Gary Fadden Incident. Massad Ayoob Mar/Apr 2004 The Ayoob Files 32
HMA0436 Rusty Colts Alex Hamilton Mar/Apr 2004 Pistolsmithing 36
HMA0438 From Super Vel to The .375 JDJ J.D. Jones Mar/Apr 2004 Handgun Hunting 38
HMA0440 FAQ: The Costs Of A Shooting? Massad Ayoob Mar/Apr 2004 Cop Talk 40
HMA0442 Eagle Grips and Gallagher Leather. John Taffin Mar/Apr 2004 The Sixgunner 42
HMA0444 CZ ST IPSC Model Dave Anderson Mar/Apr 2004 Winning Edge 44
HMA0448 From trash to triumph, Dough Turnbull’s talents border on the impossible! Mike Cumpston Mar/Apr 2004 Raider of The Lost Arts 48
HMA0450 Pistolsmiths Heinie and Vickers go retro on us with this pair of classic .45s. Roy Huntington Mar/Apr 2004 Fight or Fun? 50
HMA0456 If you can see ’em, you can hit ’em — defensive handgunning “out there.” Clint Smith Mar/Apr 2004 Reach Out & Touch ’em 56
HMA0460 A lightweight .22 fun-fun from Kimber — who says a 1911 is boring, anyway? Charles E. Petty Mar/Apr 2004 Kimber .22 Fun Gun 60
HMA0462 Master of Defense builds knives that look like space ships — for a reason. Pat Covert Mar/Apr 2004 The M.O.D. Edge 62
HMA0466 Pistolsmith Fred Craig: Metalsmith Magician shows his stuff with this hand-built wonder gun. Roy Huntington Mar/Apr 2004 Gas-Gun Extraordinaire 66
HMA0475 All the news that is news in the bullets and bang department. Charles E. Petty Mar/Apr 2004 Ammo Updates 75
HMA0477 Step outside and introduce somebody to shooting. We did! Russ Thurman Mar/Apr 2004 Shooting Industry Masters 77
HMA0479 This battle-weary Colt rode the river for real. Gary Paul Johnston Mar/Apr 2004 Colt Border Patrol Revolver 79
HMA0480 A good idea can keep going, and going … Baer’s Thunder Ranch Special goes over the 2,000 mark! Roy Huntington Mar/Apr 2004 The Magic Mark 80
HMA04124 Product Review Charles E. Petty Mar/Apr 2004 Gunnysack 124
HMA04138 Editor’s Column Roy Huntington Mar/Apr 2004 The Insider 138
HMJ0408 Letters to the Editor. May/Jun 2004 Speak Out 8
HMJ0422 Hunting with CCW Handguns? J.D. Jones May/Jun 2004 Handgun Hunting 22
HMJ0424 Eating Laser-Flavored Crow. Ken Hackathorn May/Jun 2004 Tactical Advantage 24
HMJ0428 On Gun Shows John Connor May/Jun 2004 Guncrank Diaries 28
HMJ0430 Catastrophic Catastrophes Charles E. Petty May/Jun 2004 Handloading 30
HMJ0432 Guns of Police Chiefs Massad Ayoob May/Jun 2004 Cop Talk 32
HMJ0434 Near Miss: The Andrew Patti Incident. Killers meet their match. Massad Ayoob May/Jun 2004 The Ayoob Files 34
HMJ0436 When is a rifle a sixgun? John Taffin May/Jun 2004 Taffin Tests 36
HMJ0440 Mental Discipline — think and do better! Dave Anderson May/Jun 2004 Better Shooting 40
HMJ0442 A PH.D. in Holsters Dave Douglas May/Jun 2004 Handgun Leather 42
HMJ0444 Ceecurets of Shootin’ Clint Smith May/Jun 2004 Reality Check 44
HMJ0446 The model 97 from Freedom Arms is proof kids and guns do mix. John Taffin May/Jun 2004 The Sixgunner 46
HMJ0448 A marriage of craftsmanship and functionality in this exciting duo. Clint Smith May/Jun 2004 Yin And Yang of Mark Morris 48
HMJ0458 Enter to win the Guild’s superlative Hi-Power. May/Jun 2004 American Pistolsmiths Guild Gun 58
HMJ0460 2,000 rounds fast, a champ, a grudge match and more. Roy Huntington May/Jun 2004 STI/Handgunner World Shoot 60
HMJ0462 his engraved 1911 beauty belies its fighting heritage. Roy Huntington May/Jun 2004 The League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen 62
HMJ0470 Ten quick and “dirty” tips to make the chore easier. Carolee Boyles May/Jun 2004 Top 10 Cleaning Blunders 70
HMJ0472 Mercworz: A ground-breaker in high quality knife design. Pat Covert May/Jun 2004 Dynamic Thrust! 72
HMJ0477 Secrets are revealed in this look at EGWs 1st-class operation. Ed Carlson May/Jun 2004 Evolution Gun Works 77
HMJ0485 Gerber’s “Freeman Folder” gets the nod from the Commando. Kim Terlecky May/Jun 2004 Check It Out: Freeman Folder 85
HMJ04118 Product Review. Charles E. Petty May/Jun 2004 Gunnysack 118
HMJ04130 The Pyramid Puzzle Roy Huntington May/Jun 2004 The Insider 130
HJA0408 Letters to the Editor. Jul/Aug 2004 Speak Out 8
HJA0426 Langdon’s SIG Magic Dave Anderson Jul/Aug 2004 Winning Edge 26
HJA0428 “Dude-Amatics” and cowboy foolishness. Charles E. Petty Jul/Aug 2004 Handloading 28
HJA0430 Ninja-fied. John Connor Jul/Aug 2004 Guncrank Diaries 30
HJA0432 New Year’s Eve Fireworks: Lady cop vs. serial rapist. Massad Ayoob Jul/Aug 2004 The Ayoob Files 32
HJA0434 Double Action Angst Ken Hackathorn Jul/Aug 2004 Tactical Advantage 34
HJA0438 Barbecues & Picatinney Rails Dave Douglas Jul/Aug 2004 Handgun Leather 38
HJA0440 About The Election Massad Ayoob Jul/Aug 2004 Cop Talk 40
HJA0442 The Big 3. Clint Smith Jul/Aug 2004 Reality Check 42
HJA0444 Mike Voigt on Speed Loading. Dave Anderson Jul/Aug 2004 Better Shooting 44
HJA0446 Blunders. J.D. Jones Jul/Aug 2004 Handgun Hunting 46
HJA0450 Tiny and tough, this handsome duo spell pocket performance. Roy Huntington Jul/Aug 2004 Lilliputian-Style Elegance 50
HJA0454 S&W’s Hi-Tech Model 329 .44 Magnum — a kick on both ends. Charles E. Petty Jul/Aug 2004 Can You Say Recoil? 54
HJA0456 Not just for kids anymore — ‘air’ pistols are adult-sized fun. John Connor Jul/Aug 2004 Passing Gas 56
HJA0458 Mike Snody’s knives carve a niche of their own. Pat Covert Jul/Aug 2004 Future Force 58
HJA0459 Snody knives without the custom price. Pat Covert Jul/Aug 2004 Slick Factory Snody’s 59
HJA0462 EAA’s Bounty Hunter morphs into a monster handgun. Will Dabbs MD Jul/Aug 2004 The .72 Magnum 62
HJA0464 Guncrafter Industries’ .50 GI — the old .45 ‘Biggie-Sized’. Charles E. Petty Jul/Aug 2004 Big Bad .50 64
HJA0470 A full-house custom Ruger with bear on the brain! Roy Huntington Jul/Aug 2004 .475 Bruin Medicine 70
HJA0473 Dick tells you the ABCs of arranging your own bear hunt. Dick Williams Jul/Aug 2004 How To Do It 73
HJA0474 Gentleman Jerry Miculek goes after a world record! Charles E. Petty Jul/Aug 2004 How Fast Is Fast? 74
HJA0483 Tactical Box Openers? Buck Strider and Camillus Dominator rip it up! Kim “Commando” Terlecky Jul/Aug 2004 Check It Out 83
HJA04118 Product Review Charles E. Petty Jul/Aug 2004 Gunnysack 118
HJA04130 Buy A Gun! Roy Huntington Jul/Aug 2004 The Insider 130
HSO0408 Letters to the Editor. Sep/Oct 2004 Speak Out 8
HSO0422 Para Power Extractor Punch Dave Anderson Sep/Oct 2004 Winning Edge 22
HSO0426 Loading the .60 GI Charles E. Petty Sep/Oct 2004 Handloading 26
HSO0428 The Legacy of Grank McGee Massad Ayoob Sep/Oct 2004 Cop Talk 28
HSO0430 Ocular Options J.D. Jones Sep/Oct 2004 Handgun Hunting 30
HSO0432 Elements of Concealed Carry Clint Smith Sep/Oct 2004 Reality Check 32
HSO0436 The Gunsmith Dream Alex Hamilton Sep/Oct 2004 Pistolsmithing 36
HSO0440 It’s Time For Some Gun-Rich Zones John Connor Sep/Oct 2004 Guncrank Diaries 40
HSO0442 Snap-On, Snap-Off Dave Douglas Sep/Oct 2004 Handgun Leather 42
HSO0444 “Shhh” … Landgon’s fitness secrets. Dave Anderson Sep/Oct 2004 Better Shooting 44
HSO0446 Steeet shoot-out: Cop vs. motivated thug Massad Ayoob Sep/Oct 2004 The Ayoob Files 46
HSO0448 Magnum sixgun hunting. Clint Smith Sep/Oct 2004 Quadruple Quest 48
HSO0452 Ground-breaking quality in a factory 1911. Massad Ayoob Sep/Oct 2004 Sigarms GSP 52
HSO0459 Knife clones and copies can get you killed! Roy Huntington Sep/Oct 2004 Rip-Off! 59
HSO0462 Rohrbaugh: 9mm Pocket Power for real. Roy Huntington Sep/Oct 2004 The Professional’s Pistol. 62
HSO0470 Gussie-up your gat with these goodies. John Connor Sep/Oct 2004 Happy Birthday Roscoe! 70
HSO0472 Darryl Ralph and Ryan Wilson team-up for tacticals. Pat Covert Sep/Oct 2004 Double Trouble 72
HSO0476 That very special .44 Special. John Taffin Sep/Oct 2004 Cartridge of the Century? 76
HSO0481 Columbia River Knife and Tool battle blades. Kim “Commando” Terlecky Sep/Oct 2004 Check It Out 81
HSO0484 Bowling For Columbine — Part II Jeff Snyder Sep/Oct 2004 Gun Rights 84
HSO04118 Product Review. Charles E. Petty Sep/Oct 2004 Gunnysack 118
HSO04130 Ronals Wilson Reagan — American Roy Huntington Sep/Oct 2004 The Insider 130
HND0408 Letters to the Editor. Nov/Dec 2004 Speak Out 8
HND0420 The new .68 REM SPC. J.D. Jones Nov/Dec 2004 Handgun Hunting 20
HND0422 Something Different This Way Comes. Dave Anderson Nov/Dec 2004 Winning Edge 22
HND0424 Cops & The 9mm Massad Ayoob Nov/Dec 2004 Cop Talk 24
HND0426 Triggermeister Rob Letham tells all. Dave Anderson Nov/Dec 2004 Better Shooting 26
HND0430 Loading Those “Dash” Cartridges. Charles E. Petty Nov/Dec 2004 Handloading 30
HND0432 Glock Pistol Mods Alex Hamilton Nov/Dec 2004 Pistolsmithing 32
HND0434 “Freeze!” — stopping a street killer. Massad Ayoob Nov/Dec 2004 The Ayoob Files 34
HND0438 Kydeky-Leather. Dave Douglas Nov/Dec 2004 Handgun Leather 38
HND0440 Right or Wrong? Clint Smith Nov/Dec 2004 Reality Check 40
HND0444 Letters From You Loons. John Connor Nov/Dec 2004 Guncrank Diaries 44
HND0446 Bowling For Columbine — Part III Jeff Snyder Nov/Dec 2004 Gun Rights 46
HND0448 “Hammer the Hammer” with Iver Johnson Mike Cumpston Nov/Dec 2004 Can You Say Hoot? 48
HND0450 Devel: Talen and innovation cut-short. Jeremy D. Clough Nov/Dec 2004 Ahead of Their Time 50
HND0458 Handgunners “Guncrank” takes a look at hunting goodies. John Connor Nov/Dec 2004 Just Add Guns & Stir 58
HND0462 Perfect Packin’ big bores. John Taffin Nov/Dec 2004 Huntington’s Hunting Handguns 62
HND0464 Thunder Ranch and S&W conspire on this very special .44 Special. Roy Huntington Nov/Dec 2004 Resurrection 64
HND0472 Steel Challenge 2003: Win, lose and plenty of drawing. Mike Dalton Nov/Dec 2004 The Big Tent 72
HND0476 Thunder Ranch moves to Oregon: Here’s the true-scoop. Roy Huntington Nov/Dec 2004 T/R’s Big Adventure 76
HND04107 Product Review. Charles E. Petty Nov/Dec 2004 Gunnysack 107
HND04134 Exercise Your Rights. Roy Huntington Nov/Dec 2004 The Insider 134
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