Archive for rifles and muzzleloaders

Why We Name Our Guns

Shooters and hunters name their firearms for a variety of reasons, such as love, respect and old-fashioned amusement.

June 14, 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

The Return of Knight Rifles

The company that pioneered the modern inline muzzleloader is back in business and looking to be a player once again.

May 09, 2011

Winchester Model 70 Safari Express

The Model 70 has undergone a number of transformations, and the current Model 70 made by FN in South Carolina is the best Model 70 ever produced.

March 17, 2011

How to Fix Your Gun in the Field

Here are a few of the more common gun problems that can occur in the field and how to deal with them without ending your hunt.

February 14, 2011

Blaser R8

Like its predecessor, the R8 utilizes a straight-pull action that doesn’t require lifting and rotating the bolt.

February 10, 2011

CVA Accura V2

The main advancement of the V2 is CVA's use of the Quick-Release Breech Plug, one that is truly quick and easy, requiring only finger pressure to remove.

February 10, 2011

SHOT Show's 10 Best Hunting Guns

After fondling more than our share of new deer slayers and duck killers at the 2011 SHOT Show, we've picked the ten best hunting guns for this calendar year.

January 28, 2011

Marlin Big Bore 1895SBL

The 1895SBL, a serious big-bore lever-action gun that can take it as well as dish it out, is destined to become another Marlin 1895 legend. 

January 11, 2011

Les Baer Custom Super Varmint

The Les Baer Custom Super Varmint makes an excellent rifle not only for varmint hunters but for benchrest shooters and police SWAT units as well.

January 11, 2011

Anschütz 1770

The Model 1770 is the first newly designed centerfire rifle from Anschütz in more than 30 years, and it is beautifully made and super-accurate.

January 07, 2011

Sauer 202 TD Hatari

With the Sauer 202's in-line design, cartridges feed smoothly and reliably, a virtue that cannot be overstated in a dangerous-game rifle.

January 04, 2011

CVA Apex

The Apex is a break-action, single-shot rifle that lends the shooter the capability of switching barrels to meet specific needs.

January 04, 2011

How To Take Care of Your Muzzleloader

There’s nothing worse than a muzzleloader that goes “Pfffttt” instead of “Boom!” And why does it seem that failures occur most often during late-season hunts?

December 17, 2010

Youth Shotguns and Rifles: Give the Gift of a Gun

If your kids are mature enough to start shooting while they're in grade school, that's the time to put a gun in their hands and get them hooked.

December 08, 2010