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Behind The Shine Of Chrome-Lined Barrels

Chrome-lined barrels may glitter, but are they gold? The author weighs their pros and cons to measure their utility.

Best Sniper Rifle Options Available Today (2024)

Looking for the best sniper rifle there is? Here are the the sharp shots available today. What are the best sniper rifles available today: Barrett...
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Back In Black: Marlin 1895 Dark Series Review

The author tests out the Marlin 1895 Dark Series, a .45-70 Gov’t lever-action with a tactical twist.
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The Mitchell Defense DOC AR-15 Line: Good Medicine

A quick look at Mitchell Defense, its DOC line of AR-15s and what sets them apart from the rest.
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The Essential AR-15 Checklist

AR-15 wizard Patrick Sweeney reveals the critical things he checks on every AR he brings home.
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Best 9mm Carbine: Affordable PCCs (2024)

Test the waters with these economical 9mm carbine options.

10 Best Long-Range Cartridges of All Time (2024)

The best long-range cartridges are those that are flat shooting, feature aerodynamic projectiles and have enough power to go the distance. Find out which ones made the cut.

Building A Midrange Rifle

Specific golf clubs are made for specific distances, and so are guns. Here the author goes over what makes a good midrange rifle.
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The Best .243 Winchester Rifles: A Buyer's Guide (2023)

The .243 Winchester is an extremely versatile and capable hunting cartridge, so here are the six best .243 Winchester rifles to shoot it with. 

First Look: Sig Sauer CROSS Magnum

Sig Sauer is expanding the CROSS bolt-action rifle line with the CROSS Magnum, initially available in .300 Win. Mag.
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Behind The Brand: Badlands Rifle Company

A look at the Badlands Rifle Company, a group that offers custom rifles, training, education, hunts and more.

The M4 Carbine: The Fighting Rifle (Arguably) Perfected 

The M4 carbine is arguably the best all-around fighting rifle ever made, so here we’re looking at exactly how it came to be.
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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.

PSA AK-74 Review: American-Made Russian Thunder

Imported 5.45x39mm rifles have been scarce and expensive lately, so we’re taking a look at the more affordable American-made PSA AK-74.

6.5 Creedmoor Ammo: 15 Red-Hot Options (2023)

Be it a long-shot at next season's whitetail or something to beat the snot out of the bullseye, we've got the top 6.5 Creedmoor ammunition for any application.