RIFLES

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Daniel Defense...

The Delta 5 is the first bolt action produced by uber black-rifle builder Daniel Defense and was formally introduced to a select group of gun writers
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‘Value’ Rifles

One of the most obvious trends in sporting rifles over the past several decades has been the appearance of moderately priced “value” models, generally...
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The Optical Triangle

It’s not as inscrutable as the Bermuda Triangle. Shooters who ignore it won’t disappear. But the three legs of the optical triangle do affect what you...
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The Original...

To generations of American shooters and hunters, the Winchester Model 1894 rifles and carbines and the .30-30 cartridge are nigh-on synonyms. That said, a...
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The Fabulous .45-70

The year 2024 is the 150th anniversary since the advent of the .45-70 — and if there was ever a cartridge or rifle to fire it that deserved to last a...
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The Hellion

With the classic AR-style and design seeming to be the benchmark of a defensive rifle today, why try to gain market share with a design apparently at odds...
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Semi-Auto

The Hellion

With the classic AR-style and design seeming to be the benchmark of a defensive rifle today, why try to gain market share with a design apparently at odds...
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Springfield...

Springfield Armory is a powerhouse in the contemporary American gun world. Resurrected in 1974 from the ashes of the venerable 200-year-old government armory,
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Thompson...

By the summer of 1934, life was getting tough for John Dillinger. The fame he had so vigorously courted now threatened to literally kill him. J. Edgar...
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When I was about 10 living in Australia, my dad used to take me hunting rabbits on local ranches (or “stations” as they were called). Rabbit populations...
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Triple Threat

LWRC took their 7.62x51 Rapid Engagement Precision Rifle to the next level.
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Israeli Defense...

It was June 6, 1982. Chaim Abelman and his fellow Israeli Defense Force (IDF) Golani commandos were arrayed at the base of Beaufort Castle overlooking the...
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Bolt-Action

Daniel Defense...

The Delta 5 is the first bolt action produced by uber black-rifle builder Daniel Defense and was formally introduced to a select group of gun writers
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Springfield...

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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Kelbly Koda

Ultimate is thrown around a lot but not too many things live up to the hype. The “ultimate defensive handgun,” the “ultimate long-range rifle,” the...
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Things Change

The argument can be made rifles haven’t changed much. If I were to show up for a deer hunt driving a Model T, my fellow hunters would think I must have...
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Lee-Enfield No. 4 Mk 1 (T) sniper rifle
The Lee-Enfield...

The Lee-Enfield No. 4 Mk 1 (T) sniper rifle was shot was arguably the most refined precision combat rifle used during World War II. It was the ultimate...
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The Ward-Burton

By 1870, the Trapdoor Springfield had been around ever since 1865. Simple, rugged and very accurate, it was a successful in-house design and well received...
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Lever-Action

Marlin Model...

Lever loonies are rejoicing over the wonderful job Ruger is doing with the Marlin line of lever guns. Overall, these rifles are slimmer, smoother and more...
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Winchester Model 150

I’ve used many Winchester rimfires of ’30s, ’40s and ’50s vintage that — more or less — fit the description of “budget” .22.
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Taylor's &...

Quick, what 130-year-old product do you still use in its original form? A car? Nope. Airplane? Nope. Train? Nope. Radio, TV set, computer, socket set,...
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Things Change

The argument can be made rifles haven’t changed much. If I were to show up for a deer hunt driving a Model T, my fellow hunters would think I must have...
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The Winchester...

It’s funny how incidents in early life stick with us. In the late 1950s/early 1960s, I was a preteen moppet. I had a BB gun and a pellet rifle and could...
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Rossi R92 .454...

As American as Chevy’s 454 big-block engine, the lever gun has been around since before the Civil War. Nothing stirs the spirit of a rifleman more than a...
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Rimfire

Winchester Model 150

I’ve used many Winchester rimfires of ’30s, ’40s and ’50s vintage that — more or less — fit the description of “budget” .22.
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When I was about 10 living in Australia, my dad used to take me hunting rabbits on local ranches (or “stations” as they were called). Rabbit populations...
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DIY Custom Ruger...

I’ve always admired the remarkable Ruger success story of the 10/22 rifle. When I bought my first 10/22 in about 1973, I realized it was “pretty good”...
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Ruger 10/22...

With the recent launch of Ruger’s Custom Shop, we wondered what would be rolling out the door.
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Winchester Model...

If a .410 simply isn’t meeting your standards of sub-gauge snobbery anymore, may I suggest Winchester’s vintage Model 36? What we’re talking about...
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.22 sporter
Why So Few .22...

Why complain, if contemporary rifles function well and shoot accurately? Well, to enthusiasts, a .22 isn’t a tool. It doesn’t belong with brooms or...
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Airgun

New-Age Game-Getter

The ancient art of shooting arrows was given a contemporary blast of air when Crosman introduced the Benjamin Pioneer Airbow
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The Bug-A-Salt...

The Bug-A-Salt looks like a toy, but it is so much more. For starters, the thing is fairly heavy, much heavier than the kiddy toys it apes. These guns are...
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Air To-Go

Think about it. By using a microphone as a primer or sorts, or bait if you will, we could lure an infinitely long line of politicians within range of some...
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Cape Buffalo...

OK — it wouldn't be smart to hunt Cape Buffalo with a BB gun but some folks have done it — successfully — with an air rifle. In today's episode, we...
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New Products...

Davidson’s now offers two variants of the 1873 Western Revolver. The new Davidson’s Pietta Exclusives are convertible models — each has two cylinders.
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Umarex Origin...

Pre-charged Pneumatic (PCP) rifles are the Ferarri Enzo of the air rifle world. What’s not to love?
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MISC. RIFLES

The Optical Triangle

It’s not as inscrutable as the Bermuda Triangle. Shooters who ignore it won’t disappear. But the three legs of the optical triangle do affect what you...
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The Hellion

With the classic AR-style and design seeming to be the benchmark of a defensive rifle today, why try to gain market share with a design apparently at odds...
Read Full Article
Springfield...

Springfield Armory is a powerhouse in the contemporary American gun world. Resurrected in 1974 from the ashes of the venerable 200-year-old government armory,
Read Full Article
Things Change

The argument can be made rifles haven’t changed much. If I were to show up for a deer hunt driving a Model T, my fellow hunters would think I must have...
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Just One …

Wanna’ know what really gets my goat? It also raises my dander and just plain annoys me! It’s when someone asks the overused, cliché question — “If...
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Stone-simple...

From its 1864 founding through its eventual 1920 absorption by Savage, the Stevens Arms Company was responsible for several signature creations — the...
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