Thinking about putting a hot new rifle under the tree this Christmas for your favorite shooter? Find the perfect bullseyes driller for them with our best rifle reviews, lists and videos from 2019.
The Yuletide season is also gun-buying season. Contrary to what some news organizations say, gun enthusiasts spend money at a record-breaking pace this time of year stocking up on rifles, pistols and shotguns. What better gift? Even if it happens to be a personal holiday present for yourself.
It’s understandable why this time of year the smell of gun oil has become as common as the aroma of gingerbread. For the next two months or so, gun retailers cook some of the most rock-solid deals you’re likely to come by for the next 365 days. While most are money savers, not every hot buy is worth the coin. Not every gun makes the perfect gift, especially for shooters champing at the bit to unwrap a particular make and model.
We’re here to help make certain you don’t come up short with your high-velocity stocking stuffer this year. We’ve compiled our 22 best rifle reviews, lists and videos from 2019 to give you a solid handle on the hot tack drivers out today. So, whether it’s a functional masterpiece from Turnbull, a hair-splitting accurate 6.5 Creedmoors or a trophy-hanging hunter from Sauer—it’s all here.
There’s no shortage of new rifles for 2019, with models designed for short- and long-distance. Here’s a quick look.
Precision rifles can cost you an arm and a leg, but there are top-notch and highly accurate options that will still leave you with money for ammunition.
Choices abound when it comes to top 6.5 Creedmoor rifles. Here are some of the best to get the red-hot round dead on target.
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Combined with a Nightforce ATACR 4-16×42 F1 Scope, the Howa KRG Bravo smashed expectations.
Sako’s Model 85 Bavarian sports a very unique action and stock combination that pair exceptionally well for in-field accuracy.
Affordability + Performance = Sauer Model 100 In 6.5 PRC.
Finished to period-correct specifications, Turnbull's Winchester 1892 Deluxe Takedown is a wall-hanger you've got to shoot.
The 6.5 Creedmoor has swept the rifle world, but is its performance up to snuff in the multi-purpose Steyr Scout rifle?
Beauty is only half the allure of the Rigby Highland Stalker. Its accuracy and reliability are what cement the bolt-action as worth passing down generation to generation.
Refining an already solid system, Springfield Armory produces an immaculate carbine with the SAINT Victor.
Ruger’s bolt-action .44 Magnum Rifle, the 77/44, has all features to make it a modern-day classic.
Tired of hearing about the 6.5 Creedmoor? Then it’s time to meet its hard-punching little brother, the 6mm Creedmoor, in a platform designed to highlight its skillset.
A peek inside the custom AR world with the JP Enterprises SCR-11 — in .224 Valkyrie.
Developed for optimal terminal performance from the AR-15, the Wilson Combat .300 HAM'R shoots to be the modern day .30-30.
An inside-the-action look at the ARK, the Creative Arms AK-47 variant built for long-range accuracy.
A custom-level production gun, the Montana Rifle Company X3 Extreme isn't just another lightweight hunter. It's tailor-made to excel in the most rugged backcountry conditions.
The CMMG Guard series of pistol-caliber carbines offers a unique operating system that's right on target.
Ruger’s Hawkeye FTW Hunter has proven itself at jaw-dropping distances. Your skills determine where the line is drawn.
Chambered in 6.5 Creedmoor, Mossberg’s Patriot Revere rifle combines old-school good looks with high-ballistic-coefficient performance — at a price the masses can afford.
The Strasser RS14 Evolution wears a creatively unique design with a long list of excellent features tucked into each nook and cranny.