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HJF0944 History repeats itself with a S&W classic. Mike Venturino Jan/Feb 2009 The S&W .357 Magnum 44
HJF0948 John reminds us of our vulnerability. John Fasano Jan/Feb 2009 Why I Finally Bought a Gun Safe 48
HJF0950 This Notta’ Glock shows its stuff! Sammy Reese Jan/Feb 2009 Robar’s Alloy Extreme 50
HJF0958 The perfect trail gun? S&W’s 329PD .44 Mag. Sam Fadala Jan/Feb 2009 Security in the Niche 58
HJF0960 Compelling and sexy, check out these hot new knives. Pat Covert Jan/Feb 2009 The Mantis Strikes! 60
HJF0965 The “eyes” have it when it comes to safety. John Connor Jan/Feb 2009 Protection for Your Peepers 65
HJF0966 Handgunner Christmas Guide Circle ‘em and leave it where they can see it! John Connor Jan/Feb 2009 Puttin’ the “Ho-Ho” in it: 66
HJF0969 Gifts for your favorite heros. John Connor Jan/Feb 2009 The 2008 Grunt Gift Guide 69
HJF0970 A teacher’s trust. Dan Wilson Jan/Feb 2009 My Teacher’s Gun 70
HJF0973 Guns of the Davis Museum. Jason Schubert Jan/Feb 2009 Kolibri Mini-Mousegun 73
HJF0974 Another Louder Than Words raffle for a good cause. Steve Bailey Jan/Feb 2009 Win a Stunning CCW Package! 74
HJF0908 Letters to the Editor Roy Huntington Jan/Feb 2009 Speak Out 8
HJF0920 Ron Power’s inventions. Alex Hamilton Jan/Feb 2009 Pistolsmithing 20
HJF0922 The fabric duty rig revolution. Massad Ayoob Jan/Feb 2009 Cop Talk 22
HJF0924 Obsolete = ineffective? Mike Venturino Jan/Feb 2009 Shooting Iron 24
HJF0926 The little ones; Freedom Arms J.D. Jones Jan/Feb 2009 Handgun Hunting 26
HJF0928 Springfield’s EMP .40 Dave Anderson Jan/Feb 2009 Winning Edge 28
HJF0930 Imagination in practice. Clint Smith Jan/Feb 2009 Reality Check 30
HJF0932 .327 Fed. Charter Arms Patriot. John Taffin Jan/Feb 2009 Taffin Tests 32
HJF0936 Rafter L Leather. Sammy Reese Jan/Feb 2009 Carry Options 36
HJF0938 The .45 ACP. Part I: Autos John Taffin Jan/Feb 2009 Handloading 38
HJF0940 Signs of a good life. John Connor Jan/Feb 2009 Guncrank Diaries 40
HJF09106 Amateurs and experts. Roy Huntington Jan/Feb 2009 The Insider 106
HJF0918 Good outcomes: cop shout-outs. Massad Ayoob Jan/Feb 2009 The Ayoob Files 18
HJF0934 Practical police what? Dave Anderson Jan/Feb 2009 Better Shooting 34
HJF0942 Classic great leather. John Taffin Jan/Feb 2009 The Sixgunner 42
HJF0995 Bowen Rough Country sights, Friction Defense gun oil and Hideaway Knife Roy Huntington Jan/Feb 2009 Gunnysack 95
HJF0998 Spot Satellite Personal Tracker John Connor Jan/Feb 2009 Gunnysack 98
HMA0954 Ammo: and you can shoot it too! John Conner Mar/Apr 2009 World’s Most Stable Currency 54
HMA0956 The long and the short of the fabulous P-35. Roy Huntington Mar/Apr 2009 Hi-Power Perfection 56
HMA0962 Formula One pistolsmithing for anyone. Roy Huntington Mar/Apr 2009 S&W Performance Center 62
HMA0964 But wait … there’s more! A behind the scenes peek. Roy Huntington Mar/Apr 2009 S&W Museum and Engraving 64
HMA0966 World Shoot-Off What’s it take to win? Teruhiko “Terry” Yano Mar/Apr 2009 STI/American Handgunner 66
HMA0970 Duke takes a hard look – with surprising results. Mike Venturino Mar/Apr 2009 WWII Handguns 70
HMA0974 We take a close look “behind the scene” of this industry icon. Roy Huntington Mar/Apr 2009 Brownells 74
HMA0978 Revolutionary – but for real! Pat Covert Mar/Apr 2009 Diamondblade Knives 78
HMA0908 Letters to the Editor Roy Huntington Mar/Apr 2009 Speak Out 8
HMA0924 Recalcitrant rimfires. Alex Hamilton Mar/Apr 2009 Pistolsmithing 24
HMA0926 Herrett’s custom handgun stocks. John Taffin Mar/Apr 2009 Taffin Tests 26
HMA0928 Mika’s pocket holster. Sammy Reese Mar/Apr 2009 Carry Options 28
HMA0930 Why a holster? Other methods. Clint Smith Mar/Apr 2009 Reality Check 30
HMA0934 Glocken-Shooters! Dave Anderson Mar/Apr 2009 Winning Edge 34
HMA0936 Reloading the .45 ACP Part 2: Sixguns John Taffin Mar/Apr 2009 Handloading 36
HMA0938 News from SIG SAUER. P250 vs. SP2022. Massad Ayoob Mar/Apr 2009 Cop Talk 38
HMA0940 9mm Luger. Mike Venturino Mar/Apr 2009 Shooting Iron 40
HMA0942 No soda, no ice. Just plain, straight-up talk. John Connor Mar/Apr 2009 Guncrank Diaries 42
HMA0948 Forgotten high-vel king. J.D. Jones Mar/Apr 2009 Handgun Hunting 48
HMA09114 Okay, now everyone calm down. Roy Huntington Mar/Apr 2009 The Insider 114
HMA0944 Mike Seeklander’s secrets. Dave Anderson Mar/Apr 2009 Better Shooting 44
HMA0950 Suicide by cop. Massad Ayob Mar/Apr 2009 The Ayoob Files 50
HMA0952 The sixguns of Alan Harton. John Taffin Mar/Apr 2009 The Sixgunner 52
HMA09104 C&S Recoil Plunger and Competition Electronics. Roy Huntington Mar/Apr 2009 Gunnysack 104
HMJ0939 Help us find the origins of this little Colt. Frank Karl May/Jun 2009 1908 .380 Mystery Pistol 39
HMJ0940 A 1911 “Heirloom Precision” style. Clint Smith May/Jun 2009 Sublime Steel Artistry 40
HMJ0947 An “Ultimate” set of 1911 raffle guns. Roy Huntington May/Jun 2009 APG Guild Gun 47
HMJ0948 The designs of Bram Frank. Pat Covert May/Jun 2009 Measured Force 48
HMJ0950 Duke breaks our of black powder and tests S&W’s tiniest auto. Mike Venturino May/Jun 2009 S&W’s Sub-compact Pro-series 50
HMJ0958 From goop to gear, here’s what’s new in cleaning kits. John Connor May/Jun 2009 Clean that Cannon, Cowboy! 58
HMJ0960 Fast and accurate, an affordable auto from “over there.” Mike Cumpston May/Jun 2009 STI GP6 Euro-Tech 60
HMJ0962 Knives, knives, knives and more knives! What’s new? John Connor May/Jun 2009 Buddy System Blades 62
HMJ0964 Got grey in your mustache? You probably have one of these in your holster box! Bob Arganright May/Jun 2009 A Gallery of Classic Combat Leather 64
HMJ0908 Letters to the Editor Roy Huntington May/Jun 2009 Speak Out 8
HMJ0920 Bo-Mar. An industry icon – lost. Alex Hamilton May/Jun 2009 Pistolsmithing 20
HMJ0922 M&P = production class. Dave Anderson May/Jun 2009 Winning Edge 22
HMJ0924 A hunter’s take. The spectrum. J.D. Jones May/Jun 2009 Handgun Hunting 24
HMJ0928 The ultimate handgun accessories: buying full auto. Mike Venturino May/Jun 2009 Shooting Iron 28
HMJ0930 NAA’s tiny B/P wheelguns. John Taffin May/Jun 2009 Taffin Tests 30
HMJ0932 The quick peek technique. Massad Ayoob May/Jun 2009 Cop Talk 32
HMJ0934 Springer’s XD. Clint Smith May/Jun 2009 Reality Check 34
HMJ0968 Go ahead – amaze yourself. And the best thing to be amazed with is – you! John Connor May/Jun 2009 Guncrank Diaries 68
HMJ0970 Rancher Magnum carry. My .44 Mag. Sammy Reese May/Jun 2009 Carry Options 70
HMJ0974 The big black powder dud. John Taffin May/Jun 2009 Handloading 74
HMJ09106 Coming to America. Roy Huntington May/Jun 2009 The Insider 106
HMJ0926 Drawing tips from the pros. Dave Anderson May/Jun 2009 Better Shooting 26
HMJ0936 Sixguns of Hamilton Bowen. John Taffin May/Jun 2009 The Sixgunner 36
HMJ0972 The killing of Ike Clanton. Massad Ayoob May/Jun 2009 The Ayoob Files 72
HMJ0992 Streamlight, 888 Professional, 5 Shot Leather and Leupold Sammy Reese May/Jun 2009 Gunnysack 92
HJA0942 Gemini Customs raises the bar. Roy Huntington Jul/Aug 2009 An Ultimate J-Frame 42
HJA0946 WWII autos face-off in “soft” form. J.I. Galan Jul/Aug 2009 Going Airsoft 46
HJA0948 Is this heresy? Will Duke get away with this? Mike Venturino Jul/Aug 2009 The .44 Special Ain’t So Special 48
HJA0952 Sringfield pulls out all the stops! Roy Huntington Jul/Aug 2009 A Custom XD(M) Duo 52
HJA0958 Reloading tips for beginners and pros. Dave Anderson Jul/Aug 2009 Feeding the Habit 58
HJA0964 Old world tradition and hi-tech collide. Pat Covert Jul/Aug 2009 The Boker Explosion 64
HJA0966 Bags, sacks, rucks and packs for totin’ yer gun-gear. John Connor Jul/Aug 2009 Stuffin’ It Smart 66
HJA0908 Letters to the Editor Jul/Aug 2009 Speak Out 8
HJA0912 Shot Show: Flashbacks. Massad Ayoob Jul/Aug 2009 Cop Talk 12
HJA0922 Culling Lessons. J.D. Jones Jul/Aug 2009 Handgun Hunting 22
HJA0924 Your guns will live. Alex Hamilton Jul/Aug 2009 Pistolsmithing 24
HJA0926 Ruger’s .22 single-six. John Taffin Jul/Aug 2009 Taffin Tests 26
HJA0928 Red dot delight. Dave Anderson Jul/Aug 2009 Winning Edge 28
HJA0930 The .44 Ruskie. Mike Venturino Jul/Aug 2009 Shooting Iron 30
HJA0932 Dark Moon Rising. John Connor Jul/Aug 2009 Guncrank Diaries 32
HJA0935 Light deviation. Rail-tech. Clint Smith Jul/Aug 2009 Reality Check 35
HJA0936 Blade-Tech meets 5.11. Sammy Reese Jul/Aug 2009 Carry Options 36
HJA0938 Keith bullets. John Taffin Jul/Aug 2009 Handloading 38
HJA09106 Shame on us. Roy Huntington Jul/Aug 2009 The Insider 106
HJA0920 Vogel’s voice. Dave Anderson Jul/Aug 2009 Better Shooting 20
HJA0940 SSK’s groundbreaking guns. John Taffin Jul/Aug 2009 The Sixgunner 40
HJA0962 Retired marine vs. hold-up thugs. Massad Ayoob Jul/Aug 2009 The Ayoob Files 62
HJA0992 PACT AR trigger, CRKT and DMT sharpener Roy Huntington Jul/Aug 2009 Gunnysack 92
HJA0995 LockSAF Dave Anderson Jul/Aug 2009 Gunnysack 95
HSO0944 Ruger raised the bar with a polymer-frame revolver! Dave Douglas Sep/Oct 2009 Ruger LCR 44
HSO0948 Classics from the old school. Pat Covert Sep/Oct 2009 Cowboy Pocketknives 48
HSO0951 The passing of a legend. Jeremy Clough Sep/Oct 2009 In Memoriam: Jack Weaver 51
HSO0952 Mike lets us in on some secrets about loading with lead. Mike Venturino Sep/Oct 2009 I’ve Always Shot Cast Bullets 52
HSO0956 One inch at 50 yards – Les Baer delivers. Massad Ayoob Sep/Oct 2009 Les Baer Premier II .45 56
HSO0962 Why look down at the lowly .380? Pat Cascio Sep/Oct 2009 Beer Budget .380s 62
HSO0967 “Glory Knife” honors a hero. Shari LeGate Sep/Oct 2009 A Blade of Courage Benchmade’s 67
HSO0968 From GPS to electronic sights, these are the good old days! Dave Anderson Sep/Oct 2009 The High-Tech Advantage 68
HSO0976 Customize your Ruger Blackhawk. Hamilton Bowen Sep/Oct 2009 Power Custom Grips 76
HSO0908 Letters to the Editor Sep/Oct 2009 Speak Out 8
HSO0920 The sixguns of Mag-na-port. John Taffin Sep/Oct 2009 Taffin Tests 20
HSO0924 Extraordinary gun leather: Mitch’s favorites. Sammy Reese Sep/Oct 2009 Carry Options 24
HSO0926 The other side of the gun counter. Clint Smith Sep/Oct 2009 Reality Check 26
HSO0928 Knowing who we are. John Connor Sep/Oct 2009 Guncrank Diaries 28
HSO0930 When you die your guns will live: part II. Alex Hamilton Sep/Oct 2009 Pistolsmithing 30
HSO0932 Blast from the past. Massad Ayoob Sep/Oct 2009 Cop Talk 32
HSO0934 Pocket plenty. Tiny autos galore. Dave Anderson Sep/Oct 2009 Winning Edge 34
HSO0936 Sixgun/levergun combinations: the .357 magnum. John Taffin Sep/Oct 2009 Handloading 36
HSO0938 Long-range. What’s accurate? J.D.’s favorite. J.D Jones Sep/Oct 2009 Handgun Hunting 38
HSO0940 That gnarly Nagant. But why? Mike Venturino Sep/Oct 2009 Shooting Iron 40
HSO09114 Warts and all. Roy Huntington Sep/Oct 2009 The Insider 114
HSO0922 Moving and Shooting Dave Anderson Sep/Oct 2009 Better Shooting 22
HSO0942 Dear Handgunner – 1933? John Taffin Sep/Oct 2009 The Sixgunner 42
HSO0974 Misunderstood case: the Jay Olsen/Shonto Pete shooting. Massad Ayoob Sep/Oct 2009 The Ayoob Files 74
HSO09103 Break Out Safety Tool, Safe Direction Case and Bob Allen Gloves Roy Huntington Sep/Oct 2009 Gunnysack 103
HSO09106 Insight Light John Connor Sep/Oct 2009 Gunnysack 106
HND0948 Benchmark preservation, plus a bit of magic. Roy Huntington Nov/Dec 2009 Turnbull Restoration 48
HND0952 Can Duke be wrong about this? John investigates. John Taffin Nov/Dec 2009 The .44 Special is Still Special! 52
HND0956 Teaming up in a rifle/handgun shoot-off! Mike Venturino Nov/Dec 2009 .30 Carbine Combo Guns 56
HND0960 Recon Refined, accurate and reliable – what’s not to like? Dave Anderson Nov/Dec 2009 Nighthawk Custom GRP/GRP 60
HND0968 The working knives and tools of Rick Hinderer. Pat Covert Nov/Dec 2009 Duty Tough! 68
HND0971 Bud’s back with another old time cup yarn! Bud Johnson Nov/Dec 2009 The Light Bulb 71
HND0972 What’s new in bright lights – and bad blades. John Connor Nov/Dec 2009 Bright Lights & Beautiful Blades 72
HND0974 Taurus’ 1911 rail-gun: affordable performance. Pat Cascio Nov/Dec 2009 Duty-Ready 74
HND0990 This “original” hi-cap auto almost made it! J.B. Wood Nov/Dec 2009 Almosts: The Mamba 90
HND0908 Letters to the Editor Roy Huntington Nov/Dec 2009 Speak Out 8
HND0922 The FNP: a history lesson. Dave Anderson Nov/Dec 2009 Winning Edge 22
HND0924 A little bit of learning. John Connor Nov/Dec 2009 Guncrank Diaries 24
HND0926 Big sights & 8-shots. Clint Smith Nov/Dec 2009 Reality Check 26
HND0928 Sixgun/levergun combinations: .44 magnum. John Taffin Nov/Dec 2009 Handloading 28
HND0932 Building from scratch. Alex Hamilton Nov/Dec 2009 Pistolsmithing 32
HND0934 Lawman Leather: the real deal. Sammy Reese Nov/Dec 2009 Carry Options 34
HND0936 Analyzing a cop-killing. Early lessons. Massad Ayoob Nov/Dec 2009 Cop Talk 36
HND0938 Guncrafter Goodies. John Taffin Nov/Dec 2009 Taffin Tests 38
HND0940 The long vs. the short of it. J.D. Jones Nov/Dec 2009 Handgun Hunting 40
HND0944 A writer’s worst nightmare. Mike Venturino/ Nov/Dec 2009 Shooting Iron 44
HND09122 Perfect self-defense ammo? Roy Huntington Nov/Dec 2009 The Insider 122
HND0930 The death of Bonnie and Clyde. Massad Ayoob Nov/Dec 2009 The Ayoob Files 30
HND0942 Weak-hand basics. Dave Anderson Nov/Dec 2009 Better Shooting 42
HND0946 “Dear Handgunner”– April, 1936 (part II) John Taffin Nov/Dec 2009 The Sixgunner 46
HND09110 Aluma grips, Fail Zero, Lasermax and Quickstrips. Roy Huntington Nov/Dec 2009 Gunnysack 110
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