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The General-Purpose Handgun: One Concept to Consider

What does a true general-purpose handgun look like? Here's one take on this issue.

Review: Steyr AUG A3 M1

The A3 M1 of the Steyr AUG is available in two stock varieties—the traditional version and a STANAG magazine-compatible model.

The AR-15: Best Home-Defense Gun?

We sat down with one of the nation’s elite combat veterans, now a renowned tactical trainer, and asked him why he thinks the AR-15 is the best home-defense gun you can buy.

Building a Modernized M1 Garand

The M1 Garand is one of the iconic battle rifles of the 20th century, but with some modification, could it be a great general-purpose rifle for the 21st? Here's our attempt to modernize the M1 Garand.

6 Reasons to Reconsider M14 & M1A Rifles

For many, the M14 and the commercial M1A are the rifles that people love to hate. Is such criticism justified, though? Here, we take an objective view of the platform and what it offers to today's firearm enthusiasts.

Custom Gun Build: A Field-Ready Precision Rifle

While there are many rifle options on the market, getting the exact gun you want might require a build. Here's one idea for a field-ready precision rifle.

Book Preview: The Scout Rifle Study—The History of the Scout Rifle and Its Place In the 21st Century

Enigmatic to most, and downright irresistible to a dedicated band of enthusiasts, the “scout” rifle continues to make inroads among the shooting populace as more models emerge from major firearm manufacturers.

The Self-Loading Scout Rifle: Worth Its Weight

American Rifleman's Brian Sheetz convened at Gunsite Academy to explore the latest developments in Scout rifles.

The State of the Scout Rifle

In July, a group of writers, firearm manufacturers and private students met at Gunsite Academy (gunsite.com) near Paulden, Ariz., to explore the current state of the Scout rifle.

Throwback Thursday: The Scout Rifle Realized

From the Sept. 1998 American Rifleman, Mark Keefe authored this article about the Steyr Scout rifle and how Jeff Cooper’s dream of a modern, “general purpose” rifle suitable for the rifleman, big-game hunter, soldier on a long-distance mission or law-enforcement officer was finally a reality.

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