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Is Walnut Dead? Synthetic vs. Wood Stocks

A well-sealed walnut stock will stand up to most hunting conditions, though a wood stock is not as rigid or easy to produce as a synthetic stock. Many of the today’s wood stocks are plain looking, and the highly figured stocks come at a premium. Has the synthetic stock won after all?

Top 5 Lever-Action Rifle Cartridges

Let's take a closer look at five of the best lever-action rifle cartridges.

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Marlin Firearms

Drawing closer to its landmark 150th birthday, Marlin Firearms remains one of the preeminent lever-gun manufacturers in the industry. Here are 10 things you might not have known about the company's history.

Lever-Gun 101

A quick-handling lever-action excels in situations where seconds count, but like any rifle is only as good as the hunter who’s carrying it.

8 Best Charge-Stopping Bear Cartridges

Over the decades, several cartridges have proved themselves as worthy against charging bears in North America. Here’s a look at the best bear defense cartridges ever made.

SHOT Show 2019: Hornady LEVERevolution .348 Winchester Ammo

Hornady has added the classic .348 Winchester to its popular LEVERevolution line, using the 200-grain FTX bullet. With its proprietary Flex-Tip meplat, the FTX bullet is perfectly safe to use in the tubular magazine of the Model 71—and many other lever guns—yet offers the downrange benefit of a spitzer bullet.

Hardware: Henry Single Shot Rifle

The Henry Single Shot Rifle is a nifty little tool that is handy and accurate. While it is definitely not the rifle you can load on Sunday and shoot all week, there’s no need; the one-shot, one-kill rifle is coming back into style.

Head to Head: .30-30 Winchester vs. .35 Remington

Between the .30-30 Win. and the .35 Rem., which is the more useful cartridge for hunters? Contributor Philip Massaro compares the two and picks the winner.

10 New Guns to See at the Great American Outdoor Show

Here are 10 new guns on display at Great American that you’ll want to check out. We’ve even put them in order by booth location, starting near the entrance to the Shooting Sports Hall in the Cameron Street lobby and working across the aisles from right to left.

Top 5 American-Made Hunting Rifles

As we approach the anniversary of the announcement of our independence, and the greatest upset in history, let’s take a look at the five most iconic American hunting rifle designs.

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