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The AK: Rifle for the Motherland

The AK-47 is a storied rifle design with a long and compelling history. It has grown from simple origins to one of the most prolific rifles of all time.
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Gallery: 10 Most Influential Rifle Designs

There have been many influential rifle designs over the years, but which have had the most pronounced and lasting effect on rifle development?
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Simpler is Better: The AK’s Design

The AK is pretty simple in design, which is what makes the resilient battle rifle a masterpiece.
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Photo Gallery: Sneak Peek at Morphy’s Upcoming Gun Auction

Check out some of the gems at Morphy's Upcoming Gun Auction.
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Ask the Editor: How to Use Guns & Prices 2016

An insider's Q&A with Jerry Lee, editor of the newly released Official Gun Digest Book of Guns & Prices 2016, 11th Edition, to learn why every gun buyer and seller needs this book.
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Which Firearms Price Guide is Right for You?

You wouldn't buy a rifle for concealed carry. Then why would you buy a firearms price guide that's not tailored to your needs?
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Firearms Still Hot, RIA February 2016 Gun Auction Tops $7.3 Million

Rock Island Auction Company’s 2016 February Regional gun auction was the largest event in the company’s history, with more than 9,000 firearms and over 4,400 lots.
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IWI Introduces Bolt-Action Sniper Rifle

Israel Weapons Industries continues to make plenty of waves in the tactical world. Its most recent, a new bolt-action sniper rifle, is a marked break from the company's previous precision platforms.
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Market Trends: Bull Market for Tavor SAR Bullpup in Texas

Tavor SAR Bullpup is still a relatively new rifle, but in some spots has already developed a strong following. For a Texas-based retailer the spunky tactical tool has been flying off the shelves this winter.
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Ammo: Reloads or Factory?

Have the benefits of reloading been outpaced by modern factory-loaded ammo?
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