Hundreds of wildcat cartridges have come and gone through the years-some with ridiculous names and others with little ballistic benefit over factory offerings. But a few have offered real advantages and gone mainstream. Here, a veteran handloader reminisces about some of his favorites.
Decades old and still vastly popular, Ruger's Mini-14 has few limits. There’s a lot to say about any gun with that much history, so we decided to track down a few things you might not know about the famous rifle.
Rendered in blued steel and walnut, Winchester’s .224-cal. Light Weight Military Rifle could well have become the U.S. Army’s standard arm. But the company gave up on the project in the face of competition from Armalite and its futuristic AR-15.
Simplicity and timeless design has kept this first Browning rifle in the marketplace.
Chambered for the same round as the AK-47, this rifle and optics package is comfortable and affordable to shoot.