BOLT-ACTION

The Krag M98

As the United States service rifle, the Norwegian-designed Krag-Jorgensen was produced at the Springfield Armory from 1894 to 1904.
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Harry Caldwell's Tigers

A .303 Savage would be far down my list for dangerous game, but Caldwell made it work for two reasons.
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Guns of the ‘Original’...

With those 10 simple words in 1977, an obscure 33-year-old filmmaker named George Lucas legitimately changed the world.
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Tikka T3X Lite Roughtech

Sneaking around to the other side of my horse, I pulled the Tikka out of the scabbard as we readied for the hunt.
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Cast Bullets and Old...

As this is written, the United States is perhaps experiencing the worst ammunition and reloading component shortage since World War II.
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CZ 457 Rimfire Rifle Series

Firearms made in the Czech Republic enjoy a reputation for excellent design and high quality construction.
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Palma Rifle Competition

The jaws immediately drop. “You shoot 1,000 yards? With iron sights?” It’s amazing how many people think it’s impossible.
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Battle-Damaged Weapons

The canteen likely does more to sustain a soldier’s life in combat but a soldier’s individual weapon is his most cherished possession.
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Christensen Arms Ridgeline...

Few things stir my imagination and motivate me to adventure more than a fine hunting rifle.
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Duke’s years as a...

Readers of my work over the decades may be surprised to learn my primary rifle interest in the late 1970s to early 1980s was varmint rifles and many of my...
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Bergara Premier Competition Rifle
Bergara & MPA Team Up for...

The latest in Bergara’s Premier series, the Premier Competition Rifle is built on MasterPiece Arms' BA Competition Chassis, combining the best offerings...
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.450 Bushmaster Ruger...

The .450 Bushmaster is descended from the “Thumper” concept popularized by Jeff Cooper.
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Savage Impulse...

“Shoot again!” I bellowed, with no one nearby to zipper my mouth. Silence might have improved the outcome.
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In Praise of the .257...

My .257 Weatherby, that is. Actually, I like the .257 for hunting in most locations, but I associate it most with Africa
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The .300 Savage

A swatch of color reined me in. Over the next hour several elk winked in and out of timber below but the slope was rock-rolling steep.
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Just Exactly What Is the...

Usually around this time of year, I’ll haul out a calendar and start telling myself deer hunting season is only about eight months away, and it’s time...
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M1891 Carcano Rifle

Like cats, people seem to dislike Carcanos for no good reason. Unfortunately, the weapon’s main claim to fame among Americans is forever tied
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Thompson/Center Compass II

So my wife and I were filling out applications for Wyoming antelope tags when she caught me off-guard. We both enjoy hunting speed goats in the wide open...
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CZ-USA 457 Varmint Precision Trainer MTR
Four New Rimfire Rifles...

With the widespread shortage of popular calibers and increased price of ammunition, there’s never been a better time to shoot rimfire firearms. Here are...
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Savage IMPULSE Rifle Family

Long ago, probably in a galaxy far away, I clobbered my first buck with a Savage Model 99 lever-action rifle, a straight-shooting specimen with the original...
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The .22-250

Big-case .22 centerfires such as the .220 Swift, .22-250 Rem. and .223 WSSM aren’t in big demand at present.
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Savage IMPULSE Predator rifle
Savage Lets Go on...

Combining the confidence and accuracy of a traditional bolt-action with the speed of a semi-automatic, the new Savage IMPULSE is a straight-pull rifle...
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Springfield Armory...

Planet Earth doesn’t need another bolt rifle. But, when the east wind brought scent of this one, I had to look twice at its origin — Springfield Armory.
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Ruger Customizes Ruger...

Introduced in 2015, the Ruger Precision Rifle has become popular as an entry-level platform for hunters and competitors interested in long-distance...
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CZ-USA 557 Eclipse...

“The total or partial obscuring of one celestial body by another,” in the shadow of the popular push-feed centerfire bolt-action, the new CZ-USA 557...
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CZ 457 Bolt Action .22 Rimfire

I saved my pennies and bought my first BB gun, a no-frills lever-action Daisy, from our local Otasco at age seven. The first handgun was an 1851 Colt Navy...
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Backcountry Xtreme Series:...

A modern take on the Model 110, the Savage Backcounty Xtreme Series — including new 110 Timberline and 110 Ultralite Camo — was designed with today’s...
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Thompson/Center...

Living in a rural area has its advantages and disadvantages. We don’t have any large sporting goods stores nearby.
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The Czech G24(t) Rifle

There is a curious institutional intimacy associated with the practice of medicine. As a physician I am frequently called upon to get fairly deeply into...
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Springfield Armory Sets...

Built on a new action, Springfield Armory Model 2020 Waypoint rifles are the first of a new family of hunting bolt-action rifles for the firearms...
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