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World's hottest rimfire: tale of the tape: the .17 Winchester Super Mag. is the No. 1 speedburner in its class. Boddington, Craig Product/service evaluation Sep 28, 2013 2147
A stand-alone sporter: Sauer's 101 classic XT is a whole lot more than a no-frills follow-on to the company's flagship S202. Simpson, Layne Product/service evaluation Sep 28, 2013 2054
So compact, it's almost cute Gemtech Outback IID: what better way to get into the world of suppressed firearms than with a compact unit for .22 Long Rifle? Sweeney, Patrick Product/service evaluation Sep 1, 2013 1911
Daniel Defense V7: this Georgia company has ridden the AR wave from obscurity to major market success in little more than a decade. Here's an offering that pushes all the right buttons for the current black gun buyer. Kokalis, Peter G. Product/service evaluation Aug 1, 2013 5643
The Walther LGV rises again! After a hiatus of 40 years, Walther brings back its finest spring-piston air rifle, Gaylord says this one is better than ever! Gaylord, Tom Product/service evaluation Jul 20, 2013 4451
CZ 612 HC-P: this Turkish-made tactical pump shoots well, runs smooth and doesn't cost an arm and a leg. Miller, Payton Product/service evaluation Jul 1, 2013 1175
Fortier looks at two polish submachine guns: he was mainly there to look at AKs, but Fortier enjoyed the chance to try out some classic Polish SMGs when he visited the factory. Fortier, David M. Product/service evaluation May 20, 2013 2740
"Dial seven six two": AR aficionados if twenty-two just won't do, S&W now has a .30-caliber solution to your needs--the M&P-10. Sweeney, Patrick Product/service evaluation May 1, 2013 3246
ArmaLite's AR-30A1: a cure for the panic buying blues: ARs and AKs bought out in your area? Bored with conventional bolt guns? Try a little something different with lots of long-range potential. Fortier, David M. Product/service evaluation Apr 20, 2013 2177
6.5x54 Mannlicher-Schoenauer: this deep-penetrating classic was a "giant killer" during the early part of the 20th century. Simpson, Layne Product/service evaluation Mar 24, 2013 1277
The perfect predator package? Rifle, ammo, optics: Nosier enlisted the talents of Noveske and Leupold to offer an upscale, all-Oregon varmint setup. Boddington, Craig Product/service evaluation Mar 24, 2013 2313
Umarex Morph 3X an adaptive BB gun. Gaylord, Tom Product/service evaluation Mar 20, 2013 1670
Well worth the weight: Kimber's Mountain Ascent carries light and shoots tight. Boddington, Craig Product/service evaluation Feb 21, 2013 2287
Savage's Long Range 6.5mm Creedmoor Precision rifle: if you want gilt-edged accuracy right out of the box, Fortier says this combination of cartridge and rifle will get it done. Fortier, David M. Product/service evaluation Feb 20, 2013 2262
The Remington-Lee small bore military rifle: this one was an interesting rifle with appealing lines, but came out just in time to compete with the '98 Mauser, to which it was clearly inferior. Scarlata, Paul Product/service evaluation Feb 20, 2013 2148
.358 Winchester: this venerable "thirty-fiver" puts medium-range muscle in the .308 case. Simpson, Layne Product/service evaluation Dec 1, 2012 1130
Super-sonic steel: Remington's new shot is perfect for long-range connections. Brezny, L.P. Product/service evaluation Dec 1, 2012 1046
Sturmgewehr: GSG-StG44: you could have a nice car for the price of a real one, and the ammo's expensive and hard to find. How about a convincing reproduction that shoots ammo you can buy at Walmart? Hunnicutt, Robert W. Product/service evaluation Nov 20, 2012 2467
The Portuguese Mod. 1904 Mauser Vergueiro: with the 98 Mauser just introduced, would you have gone back to the split-bridge receiver of the Gew 88? Portugal did, and the Mod. 1904 served for decades. Scarlata, Paul Product/service evaluation Oct 20, 2012 2071
Go big or go home: all-NATO all the time: Colt's LE901-16S delivers .308/5.56 upper-interchangeability. Sweeney, Patrick Product/service evaluation Sep 23, 2012 2723
LWRCI's 5.56MM M6A2 SBRS: if you haven't tried an SBR yet, now's the time, and this one could be the right choice. Maryland manufacturer LWRCI is making big noise in the AR world with innovative, well-built rifles. Kokalis, Peter G. Product/service evaluation Sep 20, 2012 6022
Stag Arms Executive Survivor's Kit: the company's M2 AR serves as the centerpiece of this upscale "bug-out bag.". Miller, Payton Product/service evaluation Sep 1, 2012 936
CZ 455 FS: euro-elegant: this sleek, Mannlicher-style bolt action makes a first-rate platform for the .22 WMR. Miller, Payton Product/service evaluation May 22, 2012 1129
One-upmanship: Luxus brings a classy and versatile entry into the single-shot rifle scene. Boddington, Craig Product/service evaluation Mar 23, 2012 1034
M4-177: Multi-pump pneumatic. Gaylord, Tom Product/service evaluation Jan 20, 2012 1689
Game gun: although Stag's 3G is purpose-built for tactical competition, it'll handle most any AR application. Sweeney, Patrick Product/service evaluation Dec 28, 2011 2038
Sako Model 85 Kodiak: Scandinavia's best rifle? This new .375 surely makes the short list. van Zwoll, Wayne Product/service evaluation Dec 28, 2011 907
The one-rifle Rifle: Ruger takes a serious run at Jeff Cooper's signature concept with the Gunsite Scout Rifle. Metcalf, Dick Product/service evaluation Nov 22, 2011 1835
LMT.308 AR: this precision-plus-power platform offers the ultimate in versatility. Sweeney, Patrick Product/service evaluation Nov 22, 2011 1944
Stand-out accesories for the AR: the world is awash in AR accessories, but Fortier says these really stand out from the crowd. Fortier, David M. Product/service evaluation Nov 20, 2011 2876
Are kalashnikov magazines as robust as their reputation? He tormented a selection of AR magazines last year, now he takes on the AK. The results you may find surprising. Fortier, David M. Product/service evaluation Jul 20, 2011 4146
AR SBR or pistol? Some like 'em short, and both SBRs and pistols have their advantages, Fortier says. Which one's for you? Read on and see! Fortier, David M. Product/service evaluation Jul 10, 2011 3552
Big iron little iron: CZ's bank-vault bolt-action rifles that handle calibers such as the .505 cibbs & .500 Jeffery how have a petite sibling. van Zwoll, Wayne Product/service evaluation Jul 1, 2011 1633
Rossi Rio Grande: lever lovers take note: here's a solid imported take on an American classic. Gash, Steve Product/service evaluation Jul 1, 2011 1033
Sometimes bigger is better Les Baer Custom's new .308 Ultimate Match Rifle: want a rifle that combines firepower and one-hole accuracy? Don't need much change from three grand? Les Baer has the gun for you. Fortier, David M. Product/service evaluation May 20, 2011 3092
The Hungarian Gyalogsagi Puska 1935.M: the last military Mannlicher! You might have thought there wasn't much room for a Mannlicher design after World War I, but here's one that was adopted a year before the M1 Garand. Scarlata, Paul Product/service evaluation May 20, 2011 3154
Del-Ton DTI-15: all tricked out and ready to roll. Sweeney, Patrick Product/service evaluation May 17, 2011 1082
An AK that really reaches out: think it can't be done? There's nothing intrinsically inaccurate about an AK; just get one in the right caliber with the right gunsmithing, and long-range performance is yours. Fortier, David M. Product/service evaluation May 10, 2011 3751
Extreme AR testing: the author evaluates the vaunted reliabilty of piston-driven ARS. Don't do this at home or anywhere else, for that matter. Sweeney, Patrick Product/service evaluation Apr 21, 2011 2070
Vanguard Sporter .338: an upscale version of Weatherby's economical alternative to the Mark V proves itself a first-rate elk rifle. Gash, Steve Product/service evaluation Apr 21, 2011 1232
Custom-built coyote rig MG Arms K-Yote: it's guaranteed to shoot into 2 inches at 600 yards, and the price reflects that level of accuracy. If you are really serious about predator hunting, it rates a look. Fortier, David M. Product/service evaluation Apr 20, 2011 2817
Rimfire sniper Savage Mk II TR: those cases of .308 don't come so cheap these days. Fortier says it's time to try downsizing your rifle practice. And you don't have to sacrifice looks or performance. Fortier, David M. Product/service evaluation Mar 20, 2011 3357
Shaw Mark-VII: a barrelmaker now offers a tackdriving semi-custom bolt action with an almost limitless option menu. Gash, Steve Product/service evaluation Feb 15, 2011 860
Ruger 10/22: sticking an Aimpoint Micro red-dot sight on a weather-resistant version of a rimfire classic somehow makes sense. Miller, Payton Product/service evaluation Feb 15, 2011 1047
Guns of the Spetsnaz part II sniper rifles: the wide-open spaces of Afghanistan were made for sniper warfare, and the Soviets made good of the SVD sniper rifle. Vorobiev, Marco Product/service evaluation Jan 20, 2011 3618
The Portuguese Mo. 1886 Kropatschek rifle it's bad to buy too early: if they'd have waited a few years, the Portuguese could have had a modern clip-loading rifle. Instead, they soldiered on with a tubular magazine well into the 20th century. Scarlata, Paul Product/service evaluation Dec 20, 2010 2884
Pumped on precision: Kriegoff's Semprio sets new standards in slide-action accuracy. Boddington, Craig Product/service evaluation Nov 20, 2010 1198
Kimber's peerless 84L: ok, so "peerless" may be a bit of hyperbole. But few rifles come as close to that elusive ideal as this graceful classic. van Zwoll, Wayne Product/service evaluation Nov 20, 2010 1406
Ruger No. 1-S .475 Linebaugh. Gash, Steve Product/service evaluation Sep 21, 2010 1103
ATI GSG-5 Carbine. Wood, J.B. Product/service evaluation Aug 20, 2010 808
State-of-the-art short-stroke piston-operated urban carbine: SBRs are the hot ticket these days, and Kokalis found that a shorty from POF was a lot more accurate than you might expect. Kokalis, Peter G. Product/service evaluation Jul 20, 2010 6159
DSA SA-58 Para Tactical Rifle. Kokalis, Peter G. Product/service evaluation Jul 1, 2010 6974
FN'S PS90 Standard: same fun, lower price: if you have found FN's distinctive PDW just a bit out of your price range, here's a new variant that cuts the sticker and lets you mount your choice of optics. Fortier, David M. Product/service evaluation Jun 20, 2010 2869
Versatility isn't always pretty: even a dyed-in-the-wool traditionalist concedes that the ever-evolving AR is shooting more accurately, hitting harder and reaching farther. van Zwoll, Wayne Product/service evaluation Jun 19, 2010 1351
The Savage Edge: do we need another bolt-action sporter? Before you answer, check the features on this one. And the price. Van Zwoll, Wayne Product/service evaluation Jun 19, 2010 1956
The economic impact: Thompson/Center's innovative inline combines accuracy, simplicity and a very reasonable price tag. Gash, Steve Product/service evaluation Jun 19, 2010 1766
No 4 Lee Enfield: the ultimate economical military sniper rifle, part 1: a stroll through the Numrich gun parts catalog got coffield to thinking about a way to put some old Enfield parts to use. Here's an economical project that will yield a fun-to-shoot rifle. Coffield, Reid Product/service evaluation Jun 10, 2010 3555
Redical looks combined with .338 Lapua Mag. performance: If you're ready to step up to the power, range (and expense) of the .338 Lapua Mag., here's a rifle that will deliver all the performance you can afford. Fortier, David M. Product/service evaluation May 10, 2010 4464
Sako TRG-42: the quest for cold-bore accuracy stops here. Poole, Eric R. Product/service evaluation Apr 29, 2010 2565
Combat carbine: colt's "service shorty" M4 has evolved and improved to occupy a preeminent position in our military smallarms hierarchy. Kolesar, Robert Product/service evaluation Apr 27, 2010 1253
Mauser 2447 An interesting pedigree of quality. Product/service evaluation Apr 20, 2010 579
Warrior's rifle? When a sniper off to the wilds of Afghanistan asked for an exceptionally accurate and reliable rifle, this Arizona gunsmith chose the Colt LE 6940 as a starting point. Arrington, Phil Product/service evaluation Apr 20, 2010 2673
Black rifle, Italian style: got all the ARs you can handle? How about something with a distinctive look and an unusual operating system? Kokali, Peter G. Product/service evaluation Apr 1, 2010 4217
Wilson Combat 6.8 SPC Recon more bang for the buck: Kokalis says the 6.8 is in no danger of supplanting the 5.56mm in military service, but it offers some distinct advantages for the savvy civilian. Kokalis, Peter G. Product/service evaluation Mar 20, 2010 4847
Springfield Armory's M1A National Match the classic wood-stocked semi-auto competition rifle: you might not pick one to shoot Camp Perry, but Fortier says there's still a lot to like about this classic 1950s design. Fortier, David M. Product/service evaluation Mar 20, 2010 3363
It all adds up: one new-to-the-market Redfield 4-12X riflescope plus one Ultra Light Arms .280 equal one first-rate hunting combination. Boddington, Craig Product/service evaluation Mar 1, 2010 1401
A Baer of an AR: Les Baer's latest rifles offer pure precision and topflight accuracy. And in 6.5mm no less! Sweeney, Patrick Product/service evaluation Mar 1, 2010 1929
State-of-the-art: LWRC International's piston-driven M6 series proves just how far the AR platform has evolved. Sweeney, Patrick Product/service evaluation Mar 1, 2010 2169
T/C Venture. Wieland, Terry Product/service evaluation Mar 1, 2010 1120
Colt/Umarex rimfire ARs. Redriguez, Greg Product/service evaluation Mar 1, 2010 794
New scatterguns:.the latest pump guns from Weatherby and Remington. Simpson, Layne Product/service evaluation Mar 1, 2010 1448
Not so good--but it'll have to do! M1903A4: Springfield sniper rifle. Scarlata, Paul Product/service evaluation Feb 20, 2010 2578
Sometimes, they do things right! The Benjamin Legacy 12 foot-pound rifle. Gaylord, Tom Product/service evaluation Feb 20, 2010 1834
Ruger goes tactical: for a long time, Ruger had an ambivalent relationship with fans of tactical arms. Those days are past. Here Fortier takes a look at the new M77 Hawkeye Tactical. Fortier, David M. Product/service evaluation Jan 20, 2010 2803
The new K-22 combat masterpiece. James, Frank W. Product/service evaluation Jan 10, 2010 1517
Swiss SIG 510: elegant roller-locked battle riffle: this Swiss product was one of the sexiest-looking battle rifles ever, but sales were dissappointing outside South America. Kokalis details some of its unusual features. Kokalis, Peter G. Product/service evaluation Dec 20, 2009 4623
LWRC's M6 series: Shotgun News puts a refined short-stroke gas-piston system to the test. Fortier wasn't an early adopter when it came to gas-piston ARs, but LWRC's take on the breed he finds much more intriguing. Fortier, David M. Product/service evaluation Dec 10, 2009 3540
Colt's new monolithic rail LE6940: new thinking from the original AR maker: finding an authentic Colt AR hasn't been easy in recent years, as the manufacturer has concentrated on military sales. If you can locate one, here's what to expect. Fortier, David M. Product/service evaluation Oct 10, 2009 3370
AR-15 sniper weapon system: Les Baer Custom Ultimate AR .223 super match model--the sniper version: like other Baer products, it's not cheap, but Kokalis says if you want no compromises on accuracy, this is your rifle. Kokalis, Peter G. Product/service evaluation Oct 1, 2009 4818
AR by PGK: the SI Defense AR-15 M4: Kokalis has had a lot of ARs over the years. With this one, he took the chance to make one his way. Kokalis, Peter G. Product/service evaluation Sep 20, 2009 5564
A rimfire M4 that really shoots: made by Walther, imported by Umarex, branded Colt: this M4 offers excellent accuracy and authentic looks in one package. Gaylord, Tom Product/service evaluation Sep 20, 2009 3408
SIG SAUER's Blaser TAC2 sniper weapon system: every Blaser hunting rifle has been a tour de force of Teutonic engineering prowess. Now that skill has been applied to a tactical rifle. Kokalis, Peter G. Product/service evaluation Sep 1, 2009 3982
Building the rapid fire Vz-58 Part 2: he did most of the hard parts in Part 1 (7/20 issue). Now he's ready to complete assembly and test fire. Matthews, Steven Product/service evaluation Aug 20, 2009 5243
Yugoslav M76 sniper rifle: century arms brings a rare, classic ComBloc sniper rifle back to life: a few of the originals were imported, then rounded up by BATF. Now you can own a version that's street legal. Kokalis, Peter G. Product/service evaluation Aug 1, 2009 4915
The JP LRP-07: AR-10 variants have proliferated since the Knight SR-25 came on the scene 15 years ago. JP Enterprises has a new one with some unusual and useful features. James, Frank W. Product/service evaluation Jul 20, 2009 2552
POF P-308 state-of-the-art .308 battle rifle: there are still those who want a .308, and this POF product combines futuristic looks with a short-stroke piston operating system in a distinctive package. Kokalis, Peter G. Product/service evaluation Jun 20, 2009 4280
Going short: an SBR adventure: Guthrie had experimented with just about every off-the-shelf length AR made and finally thought it time to go short. Guthrie, J. Product/service evaluation Apr 20, 2009 3142
William tell meets black rifle: PSE TAC-15 crossbow: almost everything you see in SGN shoots bullets, not arrows. But this new mix of high tech and Middle Ages just might make a surprising addition to your arms room. Hunnicutt, Robert W. Product/service evaluation Apr 20, 2009 3499
What can you do with a drill rifle? Part 1: the army deactivated thousands of M1903 Springfields for ROTC units. Now you can buy them, but what do you do with one? Coffield shows how to make one into a bolt-action .22. Coffield, Reid Product/service evaluation Apr 10, 2009 4250
STG-556: American Combat Bullpup: if you missed the chance to buy an AUG back in the '80s, here's your chance to buy a U.S.-made version with some interesting improvements. Kokalis, Peter G. Product/service evaluation Mar 20, 2009 5467
Les Baer Custom's police special: match-grade AR .223 at an affordable price: always wanted Baer accuracy but couldn't stand the toll? Here's one that's a bit cheaper, but will still outshoot most all black rifles. Kokalis, Peter G. Product/service evaluation Mar 1, 2009 5278
From Russia with love: IZhMASh AK: have you always wanted a genuine Russian AK? Here's your chance, and Kokalis says now's the time to get it while the getting is good. Kokalis, Peter G. Product/service evaluation Feb 20, 2009 4930
I.O. Inc. Kar 98k LSR sniper: it's fun to collect German sniper rifles, though you have to watch out for fakes. Shooting them is another thing. Fortier says a "clone" is the way to go for shooting. Fortier, David M. Product/service evaluation Feb 20, 2009 3308
Para's tactical target rifle: an interesting AR-based design with a twist. Just one more AR? Not exactly: Para USA is offering an AR variant with an unusual gas system and folding/collapsing stock. Fortier, David M. Product/service evaluation Jan 20, 2009 3964
Airforce airguns: match sights. Gaylord, Tom Product/service evaluation Jan 20, 2009 1690

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