American Rifleman - October 2016 - 4

NRA PUBLICATIONS
OFFICIAL JOURNAL OF THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA

Wayne R. LaPierre, Executive Vice President

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A Spanish Belgian?
Colt .41 Derringer

Dope Bag .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 90
Mossberg MVP LR Tactical .308 Win. Rifle
Marlin Model 1895GSBL .45-70 Gov't Rifle
Merkel Model 40E Side-By-Side 20-Ga. Shotgun

I Have This Old Gun .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. . 112
H&R Model 999 Sportsman Revolver

BROWNING AMMUNITION MAKES ITS MARK

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October 2016

The World's Oldest And Largest Firearm Authority

A FIRST FOR

WALTHER
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THE COVER: Walther may have had plans for a doubleaction version of the P.38 pistol chambered in
.45 ACP before World War II, but it never saw
production. Now, using the polymer-frame,
double-action PPQ pistol, for the first time in
company history Walther finally has a .45 in
its catalog. For more on the PPQ chambered
in .45 ACP, turn to Field Editor Wiley Clapp's
report beginning on p. 56. Photo by Forrest
MacCormack. Design by David J. Labrozzi.

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EDITORIAL

John R. Zent
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Mark A. Keefe, IV
Editor In Chief
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Senior Executive Editor
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Senior Executive Editor, Digital
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Managing Editor
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Assistant Editor
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Assistant Editor, Digital
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ART

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Art Director
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Peter Fountain
Photography Director
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Photographer
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Associate Photographer
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