Tactical Rifles


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13 Affordable 9mm Carbine Options (2022)

Test the waters with these economical 9mm carbine options.
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Tactical Lever-Action Rifle: Best Of The New Old School

When legislation or preferences steer a shooter away from a semi-auto carbine, it's time to go with Plan B: The tactical Lever-action rifle.
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5 Best Scout Rifles To Seriously Consider For Survival

The scout rifle needs to be short, lightweight, handy and chambered in .308 Win./7.62 NATO — a rifle to do just about anything needed from hunting to self-defense.
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AR-10 vs AR-15: How Stoner’s Rifles Stack Up

When it comes to AR-10 vs. AR-15 the right choice is a matter of application.
At just a hair over 27 inches, this complete 16-inch rifle chambered in 6.5 Creedmoor is a capable 1,000-yard accuracy machine that has some of the best parts available today, along with some of the most advanced carbon-fiber technology.

Racket Case Rocket: Building A Portable Precision Rifle

What's a portable precision rifle? How about something you can sling in a shoulder bag and reach out 1,000 yards and beyond.
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Best .30-06 Rifle: Semi-Autos Options In The Classic (2022)

While gun stores aren't bristling with .30-06 rifles of the semi-auto variety, they can be found and are spectacular. Find out the top six!
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Springfield Armory 2020 Waypoint Review

Springfield Armory is back in the bolt gun business with the 2020 Waypoint. It has the looks, but does the rifle perform?
Aftermarket triggers are an easy way to change the feel of the rifle with minimal cost and relative ease.

Precision Rifle Upgrade: From Stock To Sniper Superstar

No need to go top shelf out of the gates. Invest in the right precision rifle upgrades you can take a base model and go the distance.
U.S. Navy Boatswain's Mate assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit Eleven (EODMU-11), shoots a McMillan TAC-50 sniper rifle during weapons training at a range in Iraq.

McMillan TAC-50: A True AMR/Anti-Personnel Sniper Rifle

Few shoulder-fired .50-calibers have proven more adept at long-range precision than the McMillan TAC-50 sniper rifle.
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Heckler & Koch Reboots The SL8 Rifle

Civilian variant of Heckler & Koch's G36, the SL8, is making a comeback after a more than 10-year absence from the American market.
Armalite makes a 7.62 rifle. The older version uses modified M14 magazines.

Decoding The Nuances Of The AR-10 Lower

Understanding the AR-10 lower receiver is key to getting the rifle you want.
Berret's M82 has had a long, strange career in the military. With some the longest recorded kills to its name, the rifle has become a legend. Though orignially taking out enemy combatants was never its aim.

Barrett M82: Improbable Legend Among Sniper Rifles

Storied as the Barrett M82 is, its reputation as the ultimate .50-cal. sniper rifle is somewhat unlikely.
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M&P15T II: Smith & Wesson’s Next Gen Tactical AR

Slimmed down and dolled up, Smith & Wesson's next-gen M&P15T II improves on an already solid model.
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Zastava M57 and M70A: The Yugoslavian Tokarevs

Just like with their Kalashnikovs, the Yugoslavians put their own twist on a famous Soviet weapon when they developed their M57 Tokarev pistol. Widely available both as original military surplus and new production, these guns are more than historical relics.
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Tikka T3x: Three New Models For 2021

Tikka keeps new T3x rifles rolling with three new models, each with interesting twists to the popular design.
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Zastava ZPAP: Zero Compromises

Zastava has undoubtedly dominated the American AK market this past year, but is that because of their superior quality? Or was it merely because their ZPAP rifles were the most consistently available?

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Tactical rifles, including AR-15 reviews, sniper rifles and carbines for tactical use in professional contexts and for home defense and personal protection. The term tactical rifles encompasses a vast array of guns, including precision rifles, sniper rifles and even some carbines used by military and law enforcement. But it also includes those used by everyday people for self-defense of property and life. In short, tactical guns are for serious business. Also see: Gun ReviewsHandgunsRiflesShotgunsMuzzleloadersAR-15sConcealed Carry


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