Barrett, a manufacturer long known primarily for its .50-cal tactical rifles, branched into a whole new market in 2016 with the addition of the Sovereign line of double-barrel shotguns, and the Tennessee-based company has done it again this year with the introduction of the Fieldcraft, a lightweight, bolt-action hunting rifle. Available at launch in five short-action chamberings and four long-action chamberings, each model’s action is scaled to the dimensions of its cartridge, with weights ranging between only 5 and 6 lbs. Available in both right- and left-handed configurations, the new bolt-gun features a rigid yet light carbon-fiber stock and a magazine capacity of four rounds. barrett.net
Editors’ Picks 2017: Barrett Fieldcraft Rifle
The Happy Trails Children's Foundation is raffling off a beautifully engraved pair of classic firearms, along with a leather holster and belt inspired by the "Have Gun, Will Travel" TV show.
When the battleship U.S.S. California was sunk during the attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, several M1903 rifles still in her hull were salvaged after the attack, as revealed thanks to the efforts of the Archival Research Group.