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The new and perhaps final version of the AK-12 is very different from the gun the Russians unveiled in 2012.

AK-12: Is This The Final AK?

The AK-12 has improved ergonomics and modularity over the AKM, AK-74 and AK-74M.
Short and quick, the steel Henry .45-70 is the epitome of modern big-bore lever-actions.

Big-Bore Lever-Actions: Steel Henry .45-70 Is Golden

Economical, effective and just plain powerful, the Henry .45-70 is the epitome of a modern big-bore lever-action.
The AR was a rifl e, fi ring the intermediate cartridge. Only later was it produced as a carbine with a 16-inch barrel. The AK was designed for the 7.62x39 cartridge, and is a large submachine gun.

Which Is The Right Choice?: AR-15 Vs. AK-47

Like day and night, the AR-15 and AK-47 were designed for different purposes and achieve their ends disparately. Which one is right for you?
Performance-AR-SBR-Truck-Gun-LEAD-1021 Here is a ready-to-go SBR, a Sig M400 with a factory 11.5-inch barrel. Put a compact can on it and you have a very handy package. Or, build a clone of it.

Custom AR-15 SBR Truck Gun Build

When you really need a short, handy AR-15, nothing beats an SBR truck gun.
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Gun Review: Browning’s X-Bolt Pro Proves No Lightweight

Browning’s X-Bolt Pro gives hunters magnum firepower in an attractive, lightweight, go-anywhere package. It might just be Browning’s best turnbolt hunting rifle yet.
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Gun Review: Dead Accurate Rock River Arms’ BT-3

The new tack-driving BT-3 from Rock River Arms performs as good as it looks
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Gun Review: The Big Shot — Wilson Combat’s .458 HAM’R

Pitching a massive hunk of lead at a greater velocity than in nearly anything in its class, Wilson Combat's .458 HAM'R Ultimate Hunter puts other large-bore ARs to shame.
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7 Salty Takedown Rifles For Any Survival Situation

These seven takedown rifles will have you prepared to tackle any situation, survival or otherwise.
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The Sweet Swede: Ode To The 6.5×55

Even with the recent accent of 6.5 cartridges, the original 6.5x55 seems to be overlooked. But this old-timer is more than capable of going the distance.
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AR Review: Franklin Armory’s F17-L Breaks Boundaries

Franklin Armory’s F17-L is a rimfire AR that offers performance above its weight class.
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New Gun: Daniel Defense Goes Small With DDM4V7 P

Daniel Defense goes small in a big way with the release of the extensive DDM4V7 P AR-15 pistol line.
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Reloading: Cup-And-Core, The King Of Deer Bullets?

There's no need to overthink deer bullets. Classic cup-and-core bullets still do the job.
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Gun Review: Ruger’s Updated Precision Rifle In 6mm Creedmoor

Ruger’s newly updated Precision Rifle has the goods to go the distance.
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Modern Survival Guns: Walther Colt M4 OPS .22

The Walther Colt M4 OPS .22 LR is a dedicated AR-style survival gun. Exclusively chambered in .22 LR, its function and accuracy excel over ordinary .22 conversion kits.
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AR Basics: The Futile Forward Assist

If you need the forward assist to close your AR’s bolt, something is wrong with the gun.
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New Rifle: Springfield M1A In 6.5 Creedmoor

Springfield is shooting for the long-range crowd, releasing its flagship M1A in the ballistically gifted 6.5 Creedmoor.
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