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FN-49: The Last Old-School Battle Rifle

The Fabrique Nationale FN-49 was one of the last military rifles made of forged, blued steel and walnut the old-school way. Today, they are favorites among shooters and collectors alike.

Early Semi-Automatics: Winchester's First Self-Loading Rifles

Though not well known today, Winchester’s first semi-automatic rifles saw service in and above the trenches of World War I, faced big and dangerous game, and set the stage for the modern sporting rifle.

'A Grizzly Surprise:' Classic Ads for the Remington Model 8

No bear spray? How about a five-shot autoloading rifle designed by John Moses Browning? Here's how they marketed the Remington Model 8 way back when.

The Keefe Report: India Retires Its Last Lee-Enfields

Though most users of the SMLEs traded their bolt guns in long ago, the policemen of Uttar Pradesh, a state in northern India, turned in their Lee-Enfields in January 2020.

5 Reasons Why an AR is the Perfect Platform For Her

It’s called “America’s Rifle” for a reason! If you've ever doubted whether the AR can be aptly handled by women, read on.

The Mystery of Sarah Winchester’s House

The movie "Winchester" is set to release in theaters on Feb. 2, 2018. Before you butter the popcorn, learn the true story behind Sarah Winchester's Mystery House.

Editors’ Picks 2017: Hornady 6 mm Creedmoor

Hornady has legitimized another Creedmoor cartridge, this time of the 6 mm variety.

Rifleman Q&A: Why Have A Forward Assist?

Back in 1968 I was a recently graduated engineer assigned to the M16 Rifle Group at Rock Island Arsenal. It was tasked with getting the M16 rifle into production at Colt Industries, along with addressing the bombardment of technical issues associated with the rifle coming out of Vietnam.

K&M Arms M17S Rifle Review

Self-loading rifles of bullpup configuration, in which the firing mechanism lies behind the pistol grip, are in use worldwide among militaries and, in semi-automatic form, are gaining in popularity among American shooters.

Royal Marine Sniper vs. Warship: Sniper Wins

Twenty-two British Royal Marines—including a sniper—took on and took down a warship and a helicopter, part of an Argentine Navy task force, during the Battle of Grytviken, a nasty fight in the opening of the Falklands War in 1982.

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