Archive for bolt action

Hardware: Browning AB3 Composite Stalker

The hip and happening trend with bolt-action hunting rifles right now is to go cheap, but still go big on performance. It seems like every manufacturer has a low-end price-point rifle, and they all seem to shoot pretty well. Browning’s hat in this ring is the new AB3 Composite Stalker.

December 08, 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

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

Cartridge Control

Controlled-round feed relates to the way in which the bolt handles a cartridge as it is stripped from the magazine and fed into the chamber.

April 01, 2014

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

Winchester Celebrates 75th Anniversary of Model 70

Known as "The Rifleman's Rifle," the Model 70 has turned 75.

August 09, 2012