Archive for rifles

Thompson/Center Issues Recall for Three Rifle Models

A mechanical condition that may cause safety levers to bind and not fully engaged has prompted a recall of all Icon, Venture and Dimension rifles that were produced before June 13, 2013.

June 14, 2013

The .405 Winchester

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June 07, 2013

Ruger 10/22 Takedown

The Takedown can be disassembled by locking back the bolt, pressing the locking lever forward and twisting the barrel section 45 degrees.

March 25, 2013

Tony Knight, Founder of Knight Rifles, Passes Away

The founder of Knight Rifles and the "father of in-line muzzleloading" has passed away at the age of 67.

March 20, 2013

Nosler 48 Legacy

The Model 48 Legacy is everything the late John A. Nosler envisioned the ideal rifle to be.

March 07, 2013

9 Reasons to Consider Weatherby's Hog Reaper Rifle

Weatherby has entered the hog hunting market, and Brian McCombie has tested it. He's offered nine reasons you should be paying attention to the Hog Reaper.

March 04, 2013

Great News!

Gun owners have been taking a beating lately—both in the media as well as from some legislatures. But we've recently scored a victory. My home state of Wyoming passed a bill to decriminalize the use of suppressors while hunting wildlife. We joined 24 other states that recognize that it should not cost one his or her hearing just to be a hunter.

March 04, 2013

BOG-POD

By Bob Robb

As a rifle hunter you know that when the time comes to the a shot few things are more important than being able to take a solid, steady rest. Many times a good rest is right there for the using—the rail on an elevated stand or shooting house, for example. Often, though, a solid rest either isn’t where you need it to be, or isn’t available at all. This is a common problem for westerners who hunt both flat, open ground and steep mountains that might require a cross-canyon shot.

February 19, 2013

Henry Repeating Arms Has Record Month in January

After closing temporarily due to Hurricane Sandy, Henry Repeating Arms is back up and running, and had a record-breaking month in January.

February 06, 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

New CVA OPTIMA V2 Muzzleloading Rifle

This is a cost-effective yet high-quality gun is modeled after the top-of-the-line ACCURA V2.

January 17, 2013

Remington 783

The firearms market has grown increasingly budget conscious in recent years, and for 2013 Remington wanted to roll out a bolt-action rifle that was easy-on-the-wallet, but still lived up to the company's stellar reputation. The result? The new Remington 783. That "7" in the designation is taken from the 700 line of rifles, the "8" a throwback to the model 788 and the "3" is for 2013. It's designed to fill the gap between the company's Model 700 and Model 770 rifles.

January 15, 2013