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.
Mossberg announced its new Patriot bolt-action rifle at SHOT Show 2015, and the positive response was immediate. Our friends at American Rifleman have further honored the Patriot in naming it an NRA Gun of the Week. You can get a closer look at the new release in the video embedded above.
So, you don’t have $2,000 to spend on a switch-barrel, piston-driven Ruger SR-556? No problem, as Ruger’s AR-556 is a direct-gas impingement carbine that offers most of the features AR buyers are looking for at a little more than a third of the price.
Six years ago Remington released its newest version of the gas-operated, semi-automatic shotgun, the Versa Max. More recently, the company added a turkey-specific variant to the line. Learn more about it with this video.
Magnum Research has made the Desert Eagle for the better part of 30 years, but it wasn’t until 2016 that the company released a lightweight version of its behemoth pistol.
Due to the size of the .300 Win. Mag. cartridge, pairing with an AR-15 or AR-10 receiver is impossible, so NEMO (New Evolution Military Ordnance) Arms took to the drawing board to create a rifle that houses qualities of the AR platform, and did so around a magnum cartridge that’s been a favorite among long-range shooters and hunters.
Just a few years before the United States entered the second global war, the U.S. service rifle changed from the bolt-action M1903 Springfield, to the gas-piston-operated semi-automatic M1 Garand.