's Top-Selling Firearms for May 2016

posted on June 23, 2016

What guns were Americans buying in late spring of 2016? Check out this new list by to see best-sellers for May 2016—both new and used. Most of the models have been covered extensively by American Rifleman, and you can learn more about these guns here.

Semi-automatic Pistol  
New: Smith & Wesson M&P Shield 
Used: Smith & Wesson SW9

New: Ruger Blackhawk
Used: Colt Python

Semi-automatic Rifle
 Kel Tec Sub-2000
Used: Ruger 10/22

Bolt-Action Rifle
Ruger Precision Rifle
Used: Marlin X7

Lever-Action Rifle
Henry Repeating Arms
Winchester 94

Semi-automatic Shotgun 

Benelli Super Black Eagle (SBE) II
Used: Browning A5 (Auto 5)

Over-Under Shotgun
 Browning Citori 725
Used: Browning Citori 725

Pump-Action Shotgun
New: Kel Tec KSG
Used: Remington 870 Wingmaster


Walther WMP
Walther WMP

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