Rifles

A little love for the Mini-14

While the AR-15 is now the undisputed king of the civilian semi-auto rifle market, there is a segment of the gun-buying population who will always prefer the curves and contours of the Ruger Mini-14 over the more angular feel o...


Now available from Sharps Rifle Company: the Relia-Bolt

Wyoming-based Sharps Rifle Company, inventors of the promising new AR round, the .24-45 are now selling their Relia-Bolt AR bolts. According to the company product page, the bolts are machined from S7 tool steel, coated with NP...



The rifle that aims itself

With all the recent controversy surrounding so called “smart guns,” we thought it would be interesting to take a look at one of the “smartest” small arms invented to date. To summarize, the Tracking Point rifle system n...



The world of benchrest competition

Been interested in giving bencherest competition a try? Better start saving. This video takes a look at the equipment required to participate in the ultra-precision, high dollar, merger of man and machine known as benchrest com...


Ruger adds “Predator” version of American Rifle series

Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. announced last week the addition of a Predator version of its affordable American Rifle to the company’s product line. In addition to standard American Rifle features, the Predator version...



Using the gun you have for personal defense

We’ve entered an age where black, tactical, high capacity, semi-auto rifles and pistols are all the rage and rule the personal defense market. This makes sense. After all there is a reason soldiers no longer go into battle wi...



New from Blaser: The Bockdrilling BD14

Here’s one for drilling* and combo gun fans. Germany’s Blaser recently announced the release of their Bockdrilling BD14, a triple barrel, double trigger work of art that’s ready to take on all manner of game, large or sma...


The ARES Defense SCR: another AR that’s legal everywhere

It seems that an increasing number of manufacturers are attempting to corner a niche market of AR platform enthusiasts who live in a state (like New York) that has banned most or all of the features that make an AR an AR (pisto...



Black Rain Ordnance circumvents the SAFE Act with NY compliant ARs

The recent passage of the NY SAFE act in New York State effectively banned citizens from possessing standard AR-15 rifles. Specifically, the law banned the possession of all semi-automatic rifles that accept detachable magazine...


The Troy Sporting Rifle: A pump action AR-15

Love the AR-15 but live in a place that makes ownership of standard ARs difficult or impossible? Troy Defense has a possible solution with their pump action Troy Sporting Rifle-PAR. The rifle has the look and feel of a standard...