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Best AK47
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Best AK-47

One of the favorite firearms that I use at the range is the AK-47. I enjoy shooting it, especially when doing tactical drills. I also bet this is a favorite with many other enthusiasts. The AK-47’s reliability in harsh conditions, simple operations, combined with its outrageous power, has made itself a legacy. In addition, the ... Read more
man with survival rifle
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7 Best Survival Rifles

A survival firearm is something that you can rely on in situations where stuff-hits-the-fan (SHTF). It could be intruders or disasters, either way, a rifle can be the ultimate weapon. If I’m in a tight spot, I’d take a rifle any day over a handgun or shotgun. Why? Because a rifle can be used to ... Read more
Scorpion EVO 9mm Carbine
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Best 9mm Carbines [Hands-On Tested]

Pistol caliber carbines have graced the hands of shooters since the dawn of the self-contained cartridge. They saw heavy use during the settlement of the American West, as ranchers and outlaws alike saw the value and convenience of having their rifles and pistols shoot the same ammunition. Whether it is a 9mm carbine or another ... Read more
GAMO Swarm Fusion 10X GEN2 comp
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Best Linear Compensator for Bullpup, Rifle and Shotgun

If you regularly shoot guns with shorter barrels, then you’re aware of the noise and flash they produce. You might also notice that short-barreled firearms can be more difficult to handle. Luckily, adding a linear compensator can help tame your bullpup, rifle, and shotgun. It minimizes gunshot noise and reduces explosive flash. Getting one can ... Read more
The 4 Best DMR Scopes
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The 4 Best DMR Scopes

Designated Marksman Rifles (or DMR, for short) are a unique type of gun with the qualities of both a rifle and a sniper. It plays a particularly influential role in both police enforcement and the military. A DMR needs a good DMR scope, which has a few unique capabilities. This is a review of what ... Read more
rossi 22 lever action rifle side by side
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5 Best .22 LR Rifles [2021]

The .22 LR Rifle is a great starter firearm for new gun enthusiasts. The small caliber size makes it manageable even for small shooters. The .22 LR Rifle serves many purposes like hunting, pleasure shooting, and home defense. It became famous as far back as 1857 when it was made for the Smith & Wesson ... Read more
Ruger MPR Review [AR 556 Expert Hands On]
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Ruger MPR Review [AR 556 Expert Hands On]

Summary Ruger and rifles. It doesn’t sound right, at least to those of us who cut their shooting teeth on Ruger revolvers and semi-auto pistols. After all, Ruger’s first products were handguns, right? It started in 1949 with the MK I Standard .22 pistol and then went to the .357 Magnum Blackhawk. From there, it ... Read more
Close up of the excellent Ruger Scout Rifle shown with ammunition and targets.
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Ruger Scout Rifle Review [Hands on with photos]

The Ruger Scout rifle started with Jeff Cooper. In case you don’t know who Jeff Cooper was, allow me to point you to a website that will help you understand what this former Marine Lt. Colonel contributed to the shooting sports. Part shooter, part statesman and part philosopher, Jeff helped found what became Gunsite Academy ... Read more
Henry Big Boy 44 Magnum rifle title photo
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Henry Big Boy Review [Hands on]

Introduction Henry. The name sort of says it all, eh? From the brand’s beginnings in 1860 to today, Henry has earned a reputation for building reliable, stout guns that exhibit excellent workmanship, material, fit and finish. I mean… just look at the Henry Big Boy rifle above. Top-grain American walnut stock, highly-polished brass receiver, deep-blued ... Read more
Ruger Precision Rifle In 22LR
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Ruger Precision Rimfire 22 LR – Buy or Avoid?

The Ruger Precision Rimfire rifle (RPR) is something of a phenomenon! In the world of precision rifles, Ruger has a respectable presence. But usually, they are associated with calibers such as .308 and 6.5 Creedmoor. We don’t typically put “.22 LR” and “precision rifle” in the same sentence. But, as Bob Hope said, I gotta ... Read more
Title shot of the Mossberg 464 SPX on the gun bag
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Mossberg 464 SPX review – traditional meets tactical [2021]

It was with great interest that I opened the long box from Mossberg. I know, many of you have opened similar boxes from that company and have been pleased at the shotgun contained therein. But – I wasn’t opening the box to retrieve a shotgun. Mossberg doesn’t make just shotguns. They make rifles (here, too) ... Read more
rossi 22 lever action rifle side by side
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Rossi’s New Rio Bravo .22 lever action rifles

Rossi is known for, among other things, its lever action Winchester 1892 replicas. Of course, they are modernized versions which include lawyer-recommended safety features and other newer construction techniques and materials. But they feel really great in your hand and come to your shoulder effortlessly. I know because I owned one for a long time. ... Read more
M4 Carbine
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Best M4 Lower Receivers

Are you looking for the best lower receivers for your M4? If so, you’ve come to the right place. Best Budget Pick: KE-15 Stripped Lower Receiver The KE-15 Stripped Lower Receiver is a good pick for a budget lower receiver. Built out of lightweight and yet durable 7075 aluminum with a hard coat anodized finish, ... Read more
Heckler & Koch HK416
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[Review] HK416: H&K’s Magnificent Rimfire

If you are into rimfire guns, .22s, then you should definitely take a look at this one. There – I said it. I have always liked .22s, preferably of the handgun persuasion. Sure, I’ve got the obligatory Ruger 10/22, and an accurate thing it is. I even painted mine camo for the squirrel woods. With ... Read more
.300 Blackout rifle
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Best .300 Blackout Magazines

Are you currently looking for the very best magazines for your .300 Blackout rifle? If so, you’ve come to the right place and your search is about to come to an end. Best Budget Pick: D&H Industries .300 Blackout Magazine The D&H Industries .300 Blackout magazine is built out of a high quality 6061-T6 aluminum ... Read more
6.5 Creedmoor AR-10 Build
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Best 6.5 Creedmoor Magazines

Are you currently looking for the best magazines for a 6.5 Creedmoor rifle? If so, you’ve come to the right place. Best For AR-10: Magpul 5 Round PMAG AC Magazine The lightweight and durable Magpul PMAG AC magazine is one of the very best choices of magazine for an AR-10 in 6.5 Creedmoor. It’s affordable, ... Read more
.458 SOCOM Ammo
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Best .458 SOCOM Muzzle Brakes

Are you looking for a way to reduce recoil on your .458 SOCOM rifle? If so, you’re come to the right place. Best Value Pick: Vais .458 SOCOM Muzzle Brake The Vais .458 SOCOM Muzzle Brake is a solid choice for a muzzle brake thanks to its solid stainless steel construction and intricate system of ... Read more
Remington 870 shotgun
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Best Remington 870 Barrels

Are you looking to upgrade your Remington 870 with a new barrel? If so, you’ve come to the right place. Best Budget Pick: Remington 18.5 inch Parkerized Barrel with IC Bead Sight For the money, the factory Remington 18.5 inch parkerized barrel with an IC bead sight is a solid choice. It’s very rust and ... Read more
Ruger PC Carbine 9mm and ammo
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[Review] Ruger PC 9mm Carbine

Last time, we looked at a Hi-Point model 995 9mm carbine. This time, we’ll look at the Ruger version of the 9mm carbine (also available in .40 S&W). In terms of variations, there are 20 different models listed on Ruger’s website, counting the various distributor guns and different stock finishes available. Now, let’s take a ... Read more
GAMO Swarm Fusion 10X GEN2 on bags
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[Review] GAMO Swarm Fusion 10X GEN2

With the recent pandemic-related buying frenzy, all of a sudden we see bare gun cases and and empty ammo shelves. I haven’t seen anything like this since the Obama “scare” several years ago, and people who pay attention to such things say that the most recent buying frenzy sold many more guns than were sold ... Read more

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