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Sturm, Ruger & Co, Inc. is introducing a new AR-15 rifle variant, the AR-556 MPR, built for semi-automatic precision shooting. This new AR-15 pattern rifle ships with a factory installed 18-inch carbon fiber Proof Research barrel and comes with a .223 Wylde chamber. Proof Research barrels differ from traditional barrels …

Canik USA is releasing an all-steel version of its popular striker-fired SFx Rival 9mm handgun. This new steel version, the SFx Rival-S, will be unveiled at the upcoming 2023 SHOT Show in Las Vegas, Nevada.  At nearly 43 ounces, the extra weight from the full- size steel frame will soak up …

With so many manufacturers bringing so many new products to SHOT Show every year, choosing a “Best Of” can only be a strictly subjective endeavor, especially as every shooter has his or her own interests and biases. With that disclaimer, and acknowledging that it is impossible to see everything at …

This article appeared originally in the February 2007 issue of American Rifleman. To subscribe to the magazine, visit the NRA membership page and select American Rifleman as your member magazine. The ground was dry and dust trailed behind me as I slowly walked the 100 yards along the bullet’s path. My hand gripped the rifle’s …

Though the Bergara Premier action closely resembles one of the most popular bolt-action rifle designs of the modern era, the Remington Model 700, the Premier also includes a feature many folks are accustomed to seeing in the actions of Model 110s from Savage: the floating bolt head. This feature is …

Cabot Guns about its Gun of the Month subscription program: “The program is for elite collectors, enthusiasts and connoisseurs of the 1911 style.” Cabot Guns on Wednesday announced its 2023 Gun of the Month Club Collection. Subscribers will receive custom limited-edition offerings of the classic 1911 each month of the …

Firearm: Charter Arms Bulldog (MSRP: $452.20) We’ve got an unconventional choice for today’s kit in the Charter Arms Bulldog. While we’re no stranger to five-shot revolvers, they are almost always in the .38 Special or .357 Magnum variety. Some people prefer, as the cliché goes, a firearm which has a caliber starting …

Bundeswehr, the Federal Republic of Germany’s armed forces, will begin receiving shipments of two variants of the Heckler & Koch HK416A8 rifle sometime in 2024. The nation’s military has officially designated the models G95A1 and G95KA1, which will wear 16.5- and 14-inch barrels, respectively. The country’s special forces already field a 14.5-inch …

The last time Savage Arms focused on the M1911 design, the company was on the opposite side of it during the 1907 U.S. Army Pistol Trials, where the company’s Model 1907 Savage pistol, chambered in .45 ACP, underwent a thorough test against what was then the Model 1907 designed by John Browning …

In 1957, Davide Pedersoli launched the business bearing his name in Italy, at first specializing in the production of over-under and side-by-side shotguns for hunting. Word of the quality coming out of his factory quickly spread, though, and a few years later, Val Forgett, Jr. was knocking at the door. It was …