Archive for rifles and muzzleloaders

A Nation of Plinkers

A lot of fun and inherently American, plinking can improve accuracy and is a perfect summer activity for shooters of all ages.

June 20, 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

Chiappa Rhino 60DS

It's never a bad idea to carry a backup gun when you are hunting, and the Rhino 60DS fills the role admirably—with a .357 Mag. punch.

May 30, 2012

Thompson/Center Venture Predator

The latest varmint rifle from Thompson/Center offers hunters a dedicated predator gun at a good value.

May 09, 2012

Traditions Pursuit Ultralight XLT Review

The newest offering from Traditions packs tons of features into a lightweight, yet long-barreled, modern in-line muzzleloader.

March 28, 2012

Rock River Coyote Carbine Review

Its superb accuracy and high-capacity magazine make the Coyote Carbine a great rifle for varmints or self-defense.

February 21, 2012

Weatherby Vanguard Series 2 Review

With a new stock design and a two-stage trigger, the Vanguard Series 2 puts an unorthodox twist on the modern hunting rifle.

February 06, 2012

Recap of New Products from 2012 SHOT Show

In case you missed something cool, check out our full recap of all of the exciting new products showcased at the 2012 SHOT Show in Las Vegas, Nev.

February 01, 2012

GAMO Silent Stalker Whisper Review

The GAMO Silent Stalker Whisper is a precision air rifle that features IGT and Whisper technology, and delivers serious velocity for under $300.

December 22, 2011

Thompson/Center Fire Storm Muzzleloader

The Fire Storm combines traditional functionality with modern components and performance.

December 16, 2011

My Favorite Hunting Rifle: Steven Rinella

After years of lugging around hand-me-down rifles, the author learned the value of shooting his very own gun with the purchase of a custom 7 mm Rem. Mag.

December 15, 2011

Customizing Your Deer Rifle

When customizing a firearm, it’s important to have a clear objective—are you trying to improve accuracy or aesthetics, shave weight or all of the above?

November 29, 2011

Savage M11 Lightweight Rifle

This short-action M11 Lightweight in 6.5mm Creedmoor is smartly engineered, well built, quick, accurate and a delight to carry.

October 21, 2011

Bullshooters: Lightweight Rifle Project

Keith Wood tackles the often-perpetuated myth that lightweight rifles aren't accurate in this 10-part Bullshooters blog series.

October 11, 2011

Review: Ruger Gunsite Scout Rifle

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

June 20, 2011