The powerful, big-bore "Texan" from AirForce Airguns features a two-stage trigger that releases a sizable burst of air from its 490cc removable and refillable air tank, driving .457-cal. projectiles in excess of 1000 fps. It's purported to be the most production air rifle on the market. But does that claim hold water? Find out with in the video embedded above, as American Rifleman's Christopher Olsen hosts the latest episode of NRA's Gun of the Week.
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.
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.