Archive for rifles

Hardware: Mossberg MVP Predator

Give an American a handy, accurate, magazine-fed bolt gun in a caliber like .308 Win. and he can do many things, including win battles, defend castles, take deer and wild pigs, and have a blast dinging targets nearly as far as he can see. Keep it under $700, too? Mossberg is onto something.

October 03, 2014

Hardware: Traditions Vortek StrikerFire

Vortek's “StrikerFire” is exactly what it sounds like: The gun is striker-fired. A hammer is replaced with a sliding cocker/de-cocker. How did it hold up when put to the test by American Hunter Editor in Chief J. Scott Olmsted? Find out in this review.

September 19, 2014

Something Old, Something New

Spending four days with a veritable walking encyclopedia will teach you a few things. Dave Campbell explains.

September 17, 2014

Hornady and Gunwerks: Reloading for Long Range

NRA Publications Armorer Christopher Olsen had the chance to spend a few days reloading Hornady ammunition and putting it to good use at Gunwerks' long range shooting course. Get an inside look at what he learned with this gallery.

September 10, 2014

Bumped

Every hunter should know exactly where the point of impact is at 25 yards after he has sighted in his rifle. Need a first-hand account as to why? Let Dave Campbell explain.

September 10, 2014

4 Off-the-Rack Deer Rifle Combos for 2014

It's never a bad time to buy a new firearm. With that in mind, we came up with a list of four rifles, all available in an optics-included package, which will have you hunting whitetail this fall nearly right out of the box.

August 28, 2014

"Be Weatherby" Sweepstakes Offers Chance to Win Rifles, Shotguns

Weatherby has launched a new online sweepstakes, titled "Be Weatherby," that will offer participants the chance to enter a monthly drawing for their choice of a Vanguard Series 2 rifle, WBY-X rifle or PA-08 pump shotgun.

August 13, 2014

Big Horn Armory’s Model 90

Wyoming-based Big Horn Armory has announced its new Model 90, a lever-action rifle chambered in .460 S&W Mag.

August 04, 2014

Gallery: Scenes From The CLA Game Fair 2014

Britain’s incomparable CLA Game Fair serves a vibrant community determined to safeguard and promote all facets of rural life, notably including shooting and hunting. Huge crowds make the Game Fair one of the biggest and best events of its kind around the world.

July 30, 2014

Adjusting the Trigger Pull of the Ruger American Rifle

Gunsite Academy instructor Mike Moore explains how to the adjust the trigger pull of the Ruger American Rifle.

July 30, 2014

Ruger American Rifle/Redfield Revolution Combo Deal

Ruger's Craig Cushman discusses the new combination package featuring the Ruger American Rifle and Redfield's Revolution riflescope.

July 25, 2014

Video: The CVA Accura V2

Chad Schearer talks about the CVA Accura V2 Nitride during a trip to the range with NRA Publications.

July 21, 2014

Video: CVA's Optima V2 Northwest

CVA's Chad Schearer shows off the company's new Optima V2 Northwest muzzleloader during a trip to the range with NRA Publications.

July 18, 2014

Savage Lady Hunter

A number of companies have trimmed the stock of a hunting rifle and called it a "women's" gun—but Savage Arms set out to design a rifle that was truly designed for female hunters and shooters. The company listened to what women had to say, and used that feedback to help create the Model 11/111 Lady Hunter.

June 23, 2014

Ruger Announces Predator Version of Ruger American Rifle

Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. has announced an all-new Predator version of its popular, 100 percent American-made Ruger American Rifle.

May 16, 2014