Built for a 2,000-Yard Beatdown: Hornady's 300 PRC Goes the Distance

Starting with a McRees Precision chassis and other premium components, the author's 300 PRC build does Hornady's new match load justice.

Build Your Own Precision Bolt-Action Rifle

Precision bolt-action rifles used to be exclusively in the realm of custom riflesmiths, but these days they’ve become a legitimate DIY proposition—one that can be deeply rewarding.

Product Preview: Bighorn Arms 12-Point Barrel Nut

Barrel-securing locknuts for bolt-action rifle builds are typically machined in the Savage pattern, which features thin longitudinal grooves engaged by a stamped-steel wrench.

AR Component Companies You Should Know

After extensive experience with home-build ARs, Field Editor B. Gil Horman shares some of his favorite components manufacturers.

NRA Gun Gear of the Week: Precision Hunter Build—The Theory

American Rifleman's Joe Kurtenbach purchased his own bargain-bin bolt gun and sets a goal to build a precision hunting rifle.

Product Preview: Mission First Tactical Minimalist Stock

The AR-15 was originally conceived to be a comparatively lightweight firearm, and many modern enthusiasts of the platform choose to take that notion to the extreme by selecting ultra-light components for their rifle builds.


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