Archive for Richard Mann

Hardware: Gamo Whisper Fusion Pro

Gamo’s Whisper Fusion Pro air rifle possesses a rather futuristic appearance—especially if your idea of an air rifle is a Red Ryder BB gun. But times change, and the recreational airguns of the 1960s and ’70s have evolved into serious shooting machines, some even suitable for small-game hunting. The Whisper Fusion Pro exemplifies that development.

October 09, 2014

Review: Ruger American Rimfire

The Ruger American is a perfect example of the American tradition of firearm manufacturing and it's a hit with hunters, which is undoubtedly why Ruger recently introduced the American Rimfire.

January 30, 2014

Weatherby Back Country S2

It used to be if you wanted a lightweight rifle you had to opt for open sights or a very compact scope. Weatherby said, “Not if you want to hunt with us.”

October 21, 2013

Nightforce 2.5X-10X-32 mm NXS Compact

Richard Mann tests out the Nightforce 2.5X-10X-32 mm NXS Compact riflescope.

August 22, 2013

Bond Arms Snake Slayer

It's not uncommon for hunters to carry a handgun for backup. Could a modern day derringer fill that role? Richard Mann put that question to the test with the Snake Slayer from Bond Arms.

April 02, 2013

Rossi Rio Grande

The lever-action rifle is inherently American, and Rossi tried to capture as much of the design's history as possible with its Rio Grande.

January 25, 2013

Leupold BX-3 Mojave 12x50 Review

When hunting in the West you'll need binoculars that have a high magnification. Leupold's BX-3 Mojave series will give you that, without breaking the bank.

December 20, 2012

Forbes Rifle

The new Forbes Rifle delivers a performance that's on par with far pricier custom rifles and comes with 27 years of proven reliability and customer satisfaction.

July 19, 2012

Norma-USA Ammunition

Newly formed Norma-USA is bringing top-shelf performance to American hunters at a very competitive price.

June 15, 2012

The Mossberg MVP

Looking for a bolt-action rifle that's sized specifically for .223 Rem. cartridges? Mossberg has delivered it.

May 30, 2012

Weaver K-Series Scout Scope

The Weaver K-Series Scout scope is compact, lightweight and has generous eye relief.

April 20, 2012

The .223 Remington

The .223 Rem. is a very versatile round with loading options for everything from varmints up to whitetails and even self-defense.

August 17, 2011

Review: Ruger Gunsite Scout Rifle

Versatility is the basic concept behind the scout rifle as originally conceived by Jeff Cooper.

June 20, 2011

New Ultra Light Arms Model 20 Short

Melvin Forbes' weight-shaving design, with its hand-built carbon-fiber/Kevlar stock, has influenced the entire lightweight hunting rifle market.

May 24, 2011

.22 Winchester Magnum

With a wide range of loads offering different terminal performances, hunters can perfectly match their ammunition to the game being hunted.

February 10, 2011