Since its acceptance for use in the service rifle class of competition by both the DCM and the NRA in 1974, the .308-Win.-cal. M1A and, to a lesser degree, other such M14 clones have risen from obscurity to ubiquity in the hands and minds of shooters ranging from Vietnam vets to ranchers to highpower rifle competitors.
Having a long gun that accepts the same cartridge as your handgun has made good sense for 150 years, but some of today’s modern pistol-caliber carbines take the idea a step further by sharing the same magazine.
Ruger's Precision Rifle took the third-place slot in GunBroker's list of top-selling bolt-action rifles of 2020.
The Desert Tech MDR was the third best-selling semi-automatic rifle on GunBroker in 2020.