Rifles > Bolt-Action

German Resurgence: Mauser 12 and Sauer 101

Haven’t heard much about new German bolt-action hunting rifles recently? That’s because there haven’t been many. But stalwarts Mauser and Sauer each have one and, perhaps not surprisingly, both are accurate and innovative.

March 20, 2014

Rimfires for the Next Generation

Following on the success of its affordable center-fire American Rifle, Ruger has invigorated the .22 LR and .22 WMR long-gun markets with its American Rimfires. And, yes, they use the company’s excellent rotary magazines.

March 14, 2014

The Ruger Guide Gun

Chambered for the potent .375 Ruger cartridge, the Guide Gun is an all-weather, bolt-action rifle designed for hunting large, dangerous game.

February 20, 2014

Weatherby Vanguard Series 2 TRR RC

Sometimes a torture test is the best way to discover a precision rifle’s performance, so the Vanguard 2 TRR RC was tried out on Gunsite’s Sniper Ridge.

December 30, 2013

The Marlin X7

Accurate and reliable, the Marlin X7 bolt-action rifle is so affordable that it leaves you with enough cash to buy a decent scope.

December 11, 2013

Kimber Mountain Ascent: A True Featherweight

Dave Campbell says Kimber’s Mountain Ascent rifle is as pure a lightweight hunting rifle as you’ll ever find.

November 26, 2013

Review: Bergara Long-Range Hunter BCR15

Bergara’s production manager is former Marine Dan Hanus, who before retirement served at Quantico as the Production Chief and Chief Instructor for the Marine Corps Precision Weapons Section. The Long-Range Hunter rifle certainly reflects his background, fitting right into the present American style of such specialized guns.

October 23, 2013

Weatherby-X Vanguard GH2

It fits! The Weatherby-X Vanguard GH2 (Girls Hunt 2) is a rifle built for, yes, girls!

October 16, 2013

Deer Camp Design: Remington's Model 783

The latest Remington bolt-action rifle is affordable, accurate and modern, but the Model 783’s design started with ideas formed by a group of hunters—who also happen to be executives at America’s oldest gunmaker.

October 11, 2013

Going Long Distance

For those who have never shot long distances, nestling behind a rifle for 600-yard or longer shot can seem daunting.

October 04, 2013

Ed Weatherby on Weatherby

NRA Editorial Director John Zent recently sat down with the president of Weatherby, Ed Weatherby, to discuss guns, the company's history and the "Weatherby Mystique."

September 27, 2013

Up For a Challenge? Why Not Build Your Own Gun

Accuracy Speaks offers gun enthusiasts an opportunity to customize existing firearms, even perform full builds, under the supervision of experienced gunsmiths.

September 23, 2013

Ruger Introduces The American Rimfire

Ruger's new American Rimfire combines its award winning American Rifle design with some of the innovations offered by the iconic 10/22.

August 29, 2013

Savage Arms Model 11/111 Lady Hunter

Building a rifle to fit women requires more than simply shortening the length of pull. A woman’s physique is different from a man’s, so Savage consulted with lady hunters to learn what was desired in lady’s rifle.

August 27, 2013

Teamwork

By working together, Winchester Ammunition and Savage Arms have brought to market the .17 Winchester Super Magnum (WSM), a cartridge that is poised to redefine the role of rimfires.

July 24, 2013