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Best Thermal Scopes [2021]

As hunters and shooters alike, it’s important to fire accurate shots toward our targets. In many situations like a pitch-black night or densely foggy morning, this can be impossible. Even with night vision. Now thermal scopes solve a lot of those issues, but they come at a steep price. We’ve looked at five of the ... Read more
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Best Shooting Bench | A Complete Guide

Hunting can take hours, especially when you’re waiting for your prey or chasing after it. The hours can also wear you down. So you might be tempted to rest for a bit while waiting. However, you can miss your kill opportunity the moment you put down your weapon — this is where a shooting bench ... Read more
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[Review] DS Arms FAL SA58

The Fusil Automatic Léger (FAL) is a popular rifle both in Europe and the United States. Although its name translates to “light automatic rifle,” this is a semi-automatic. Nowadays, the company DS Arms makes all-American modern-day FALs under the SA58 series. I’ve had the chance to review one of them. With a hefty price tag ... Read more
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The 3 Best Gun Vises

A gun vise is an indispensable item when it comes to cleaning your gun or performing any other work on it. No matter how you do your regular gun cleaning or adjust a scope, a vise makes this process a lot easier. So, if you are planning on working on the weapon of your choice ... Read more
Rossi R92 357 Magnum Lever Action Rifle - receiver right
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15 Best Lever Action Rifles [2021]

The lever-action rifle started as a lethal weapon during the American Civil War, but they are now collected and used by many firearms enthusiasts. Folks don’t call it America’s rifle for anything — it holds a lot of history. Lever-action rifles have a classic Western look and feel. It also makes you think about cowboys ... Read more
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Best .458 SOCOM Muzzle Brakes

As you are here you probably know that one of the best ways to reduce felt recoil on any firearm is to install a muzzle brake on the end of your rifle. Even though it adds a little bit of weight and length to your rifle, there’s really no accessory that will make your rifle ... Read more
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The 4 Best 1-6x Scopes

The 1-6x scope is an all-around versatile scope that can be used from running through 3-gun competitions, tactical situations, or even in the field hunting game. These scopes are becoming even more popular for AR firearms where higher powered optics are needed than the traditional iron sights. What the 1X-6X scope provides is a perfect ... Read more
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The 4 Best Scopes For M1A and M14

The M14 and the semi-automatic variant currently sold by Springfield Armory under the name M1A have long had a popular following in the United States. Because of the long-range, hard-hitting potential of this rifle, there has also been a fifty-plus-year quest to find the best scope for the M1A rifle. Of course, the answer ranges ... Read more
The 4 Best .22lr Rifle Scopes
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The 4 Best .22lr Rifle Scopes

The .22lr is one of the most bought and shot calibers in the United States. This caliber is available in a variety of rimfire cartridges and is used from casual plinking to small game hunting. In any shooting situation, the use of a .22lr scope can be extremely beneficial. Because of this, it is in ... Read more
The 4 Best Double Rifle Cases
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The 4 Best Double Rifle Cases

Ah, so you need to carry your rifle and some gear to the range? What’s that? You have two rifles? Well, then you’ll have to buy yourself a double rifle case! We’ve selected some of the best double rifle cases on the market (and what’s best for the money). The biggest factor you’ll need to ... Read more
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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
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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
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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

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