Photo Gallery: 2016 New Rimfires and Airguns


In addition to being fun to shoot, rimfire guns and airguns are excellent training tools for new and youth shooters. Here are several great new rimfires and airguns for 2016.

Smith & Wesson M&P 15-22 Sport II

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An updated version of its popular and reliable M&P 15-22 Sport, the Smith & Wesson M&P 15-22 Sport II now comes with a slimmer, ergonomic forend that has M-LOK attachments. It still has a Picatinny rail on top and an adjustable stock. The gun’s sights are updated to Magpul MBUS folding sights, and it comes with one 25-round magazine where legal. It’s available in basic black, Kryptek Highlander or Muddy Girl patterns. State compliant versions are also available, which include a fixed stock and a standard 10-round magazine. ($449;

Editor's Note: This article originally appeared in the Spring 2016 issue of Gun Digest the Magazine.

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