Archive for rifles

Extreme-Weather Gun Care

Late-season hunting usually means extreme weather, and that can be rough on your rifle. Weather attacks generally come in two forms: temperature and moisture. Address these issues and you have most potential problems under control.

December 18, 2014

A Shooting Lesson from a Navy SEAL

Want to make more effective shots at deer? Take a lesson from a Navy SEAL. Then take his advice to the range and practice, practice, practice before you hit the woods.

December 16, 2014

Colt Hosting AR901-16S Holiday Giveaway

Colt's Manufacturing Company is hosting a special holiday giveaway featuring its AR901-16S.

December 15, 2014

Hardware: LHR Redemption

Until the economy tanked, there were several muzzleloaders on the market, but nowadays there are only a handful hunters can count on to outfit themselves for it. LHR Sporting Arms now offers one.

December 10, 2014

Savage Arms, Federal Ammunition Announce $25 Rebate

Savage Arms and Federal Premium Ammunition have launched a new mail-in rebate program that could net dedicated customers $25 back.

November 05, 2014

Hardware: Weatherby Mark V Ultra Lightweight RC

While building a lightweight, accurate production rifle sounds like a no-brainer, it’s often easier said than done. That’s why Digital Managing Editor Justin McDaniel was intrigued when Weatherby announced its new Mark V Ultra Lightweight RC.

November 03, 2014

Wilson Combat Announces .308 Caliber AR-Style Rifles

Wilson Combat has announced the availability of its new, large format BILLet-AR rifles in .308 Win.

October 23, 2014

Rifle Hunting the Bugle in Northwest Colorado

With the bulls bugling and the aspens at their golden height, where else would you rather be than the "Elk Hunting Capital of the World" with an elk tag in your pocket? Digital Managing Editor Justin McDaniel found himself in that enviable position in late September as he headed to the mountains northeast of Craig, Colo., for his first elk hunt.

October 21, 2014

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