FNH has added to its line of direct-impingement AR-15s, the FN 15 series, with the introduction of the Competition. Featuring a distinctive blue anodized receiver and an 18” chrome-lined, cold hammer forged barrel, the Competition was conceived from the drawing board with use in 3-Gun in mind. Furnished in a 16” Mega Arms handguard and a Magpul SL buttstock, the rifle comes from the factory with a Timney Competition single-stage trigger and a Surefire ProComp556 muzzle brake. For more information on FNH’s FN 15 series of rifles, visit fnamerica.com.
NEW! FNH FN 15 Competition Rifle
When loading rounds tailored for a precision rifle, ensuring the bullet is loaded until it sits just off the lands is a crucial component of accuracy. Measuring this distance involves the use of a bullet comparator tool.
Prominent rare-coin and precious-metals dealer Michael Fuljenz of Beaumont, Texas, an NRA Golden Ring of Freedom member, is the 2023 recipient of the Chester L. Krause Distinguished Service Award—the highest honor bestowed by the congressionally chartered American Numismatic Ass’n, the largest organization of coin-collecting enthusiasts in the United States.
According to advanced Colt collectors, only about 35 or so of the original 400 factory Colt 1911s chambered for .38 Super have surfaced in the United States postwar, with only about a dozen of those remaining in their issued condition with their original finish, and given that the war officially ended on August 14, 1945, and since the OSS was dissolved on October 1, 1945, it isn’t likely any of them were issued before the Armistice.
Springfield Armory’s Hellcat Pro is a slightly larger, yet still easily carried, version of its micro-compact Hellcat for personal defense, and the gun’s flush-fit magazine capacity was also increased to 15 rounds.
Watch American Rifleman staff on the range this week to get a close look at an improved X-Bolt rifle from Browning. The Target Max is the latest iteration of the famed X-Bolt action, and it’s designed for long-range work, thanks to its Target Max customizable stock, adjustable trigger, bull barrel and more.