American Rifleman - November 2015 - (Page 2)

Contents NOVEMBER 2015 VOLUME 163, NO. 11 NRA EXPERTS IN THE FIELD The NRA, the foremost guardian of the traditional American right to "keep and bear arms," believes every law-abiding citizen is entitled to the ownership and legal use of firearms, and that every reputable gun owner should be an NRA Member. features Armed Self-Defense "Rare?" Hardly. . .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..18 Chris W. Cox Despite recent anti-gun "studies," honest data and practical experience make it clear that Americans frequently use firearms for the defense of themselves and others. U.S. Semi-Automatic Rifle Caliber .30 M1 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..53 The M1 Garand used in World War II wasn't exactly the same rifle adopted in 1936. Cold War Warrior. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..54 Bruce N. Canfield Fearing nuclear war, Uncle Sam tasked International Harvester to make M1 Garands. Breaking With Tradition .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..62 Brian C. Sheetz Benelli's innovative 828U proves the Italian maker still has some tricks up its sleeve. A Pair Of Les Baer M1911s. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..68 Jim Wilson The Hemi 572 and Monolith Stinger Heavyweight are the latest in Les Baer's line of precision M1911s. Pushing The Envelope: The PolyCase ARX Bullet .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..74 B. Gil Horman Use injection molding to make bullets? Yep, they are inexpensive and perform, too. Bucket List: L.C. Smith .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..80 MEMBER PROGRAMS: (800) 672-3888 Known as "Sweet Elsie," the sidelock L.C. Smith is an American classic. 62 74 nramuseum.org photo 80 Photo by Richard Mann 54 Photo by Forrest MacCormack Photo by Forrest MacCormack Rick Hacker Photo by Forrest MacCormack OFFICIAL JOURNAL OF THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA 129th Year of Publication http://www.nramuseum.org

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