One for the Ladies: The Savage Lady Hunter Rifle

January 26, 2012

What does it mean when a gun is deemed a "women's rifle?" For some it simply means cutting down the length and painting it pink, but Savage's new Lady Hunter rifle challenges that tendency, offering performance and durability in an attractive, lightweight package. Savage achieved a lighter, shorter barrel by removing weight from the forend, and included a higher comb to better suit women's necks. 

Superior Performance: Ram Special Services Truck

January 26, 2012

Not just for outdoorsmen and women anymore, Ram introduced its new Special Services Law Enforcement Truck at the 2012 Media Day at the Range.

Zeiss: New Products for 2012

January 26, 2012

Shannon Jackson of Zeiss Optics was kind enough to corral some of the company's new products for 2012 and walk Editorial Director John Zent through the features that set them apart.

Trying Out the New Zeiss Conquest Duralyt Scope

January 26, 2012

NRA Publications Editorial Director John Zent gets acquainted with Zeiss' new Duralyt scope and highlights some of its features at the 2012 Media Day at the Range.

Starting Over with the Leupold VX-2 Riflescope

January 26, 2012

American Rifleman Managing Editor Aaron Carter talked with Pat Mundy of Leupold at the 2012 Media Day at the range and got the low-down on the new features that make the Leupold VX-2 Riflescope better than ever.

Celebrating 50 Years of the Remington Model 700

January 26, 2012

The E-Media Editors tracked down John Fink of Remington Arms at the company booth, and he was kind enough to show off some of the new rifles Remington has introduced for 2012.

Go Hog Wild with Winchester Razorback XT Ammo

January 26, 2012


There's no denying it—wild hog populations have skyrocketed in recent years... and so has the interest in hunting the surprisingly resilient boars.

Day 3 SHOT Show Recap

January 19, 2012

Day 3 of SHOT Show has drawn to a close, and while the staff is in desperate need of nap, our team has put together a list of all the great new products, news and celebrity sightings we stumbled upon while pounding the show floor.

Thompson/Center Dimension Bolt-Action Platform

January 18, 2012

Thompson/Center is changing the way consumers think about bolt-action rifles with its new Dimension bolt-action platform. The Dimension features interchangeable barrels and other components that allow users to to change calibers—.204 Ruger to .300 Win. Mag.—while still maintaining Minute-of-Angle accuracy.

Rock River Arms Fred Eichler Varmint Rifle

January 18, 2012

Despite all of the bright lights and eye-catching new products at every turn on the SHOT Show floor, the Fred Eichler Series varmint rifle from Rock River Arms hooked us and drew us in. New for 2012, this .223-caliber rifle features a 1:8 twist, 16-inch mid-length stainless steel cryogenically treated barrel and a low-profile hidden gas block.