Some shooters call Federal Premium’s new .224 Valkyrie, a “.223 on steroids.” While that may sound cliché, the point is this new cartridge is the world’s first supersonic, 1,300-yard cartridge designed for AR-15s.
Nesika may be a name that’s relatively unknown to hunters, but the brand is well respected among benchrest shooters. In the past, the company only marketed actions. Now, though, it offers three complete rifles: the Sporter, Long Range and Tactical. All are production rifles, yet have features fitting of a custom job. Adam Heggenstaller discusses the Sporter model in this latest edition of Gun of the Week.
In reviewing "bargain" bolt-action rifles for American Rifleman, Managing Editor Joe Kurtenbach couldn’t help but think that, much like a stripped AR, these guns may make great foundations for personalized rifle builds. To test the theory, he purchased his own bargain-bin bolt gun and set a goal to build a precision hunting rifle.
Although American Hunters may not be familiar with Lithgow Arms, the manufacturer has been making firearms in Australia since 1912. Now, Legacy Sports International imports three Lithgow models—the LA101 Crossover rimfire, LA102 Crossover centerfire sporter and LA105 long-range precision rifle—to the United States.
Next week a lot of people who normally give no thought to hunting will hear reasoned arguments for all the good it does. A nationwide audience including representatives from the media, academia and public-policy institutions will be paying attention on Wednesday, May 4, from 6:45–8 p.m., when the syndicated radio program Intelligence Squared U.S. (IQ2US) hosts a live debate titled “Hunters Conserve Wildlife” at New York City’s Kaufman Center.